Health insurance rates for Anoka County employees will increase an average of 5 percent in 2015 and dental health premiums will go up 1.5 percent effective Jan. 1, 2015.
The city of Blaine could collect $3.12 million more in 2015 than it did in 2014, but a constant tax rate and a lot of new construction coming on the tax rolls will help offset some of the increases.
The Blaine City Council would like a professional survey done to gauge citizen support of a community center.
Anoka County has received a state grant for two prairie and oak savanna restoration projects, one in Mississippi West Regional Park and the other in Rum River Central Regional Park.
Twenty year Andover resident, James Goodrich, is running for Andover City Council.