Parks and trails are only a small part of Andover’s 2015-2019 capital improvement plan, but it dominated the discussion at the Oct. 21 Andover City Council meeting before it was approved.
The Coon Rapids Recycling Center has been given the green light by the Coon Rapids City Council to buy a plastic foam processing machine to expand the collection of polystyrene for recycling.
A month after questioning Habitat for Humanity policy on single-family home ownership projects, the Anoka County Housing and Redevelopment Authority unanimously approved a $247,804 reallocation of federal HOME affordable housing dollars for one of its proposals.
St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church has no immediate plans to move from its commercial space to a permanent building, but it owns 33 acres by Central Park that the city may some day want for a larger park.
A land use plan to guide future development and infrastructure improvements for a 100-acre area – generally bordered by Foley Boulevard, Coon Rapids Boulevard and East River Road – hit a snag when it came to the Coon Rapids City Council for approval Nov. 5.
Minnesota Senate Republicans recently elected Sen. Michelle Benson, of Ham Lake, to the role of assistant minority leader. She joins Sens. Gary Dahms, R-Redwood Falls; Paul Gazelka, R-Nisswa; and Warren Limmer, R-Maple Grove, as assistant minority leaders. Sen. David Hann, R-Eden Prairie, will once again serve as the Senate Republican leader.