The East Bethel City Council July 16 reviewed a code-violation report following a budget-related discussion earlier this month on whether to add a part-time employee to manage increasing complaint calls. The council must decide on the position before it passes a preliminary budget in September.
The East Bethel City Council May 7 approved the six-month extension of an individual-use permit for Valder Motors to continue doing Internet-based vehicle sales. It first questioned owner Jordan Valder about whether his business has conformed to guidelines of the permit issued two years ago.
The East Bethel City Council May 7 agreed to delay a decision regarding zoning changes until after a May 21 work session.
The East Bethel City Council April 16 approved a gambling-premise permit for the Ham Lake Area Chamber of Commerce to use paper pull tabs, bar bingo and paddlewheel games during events it holds at the Moonshine Whiskey Bar and Grill, 21383 Ulysses St. NE.
During the public comment period of the March 19 East Bethel City Council meeting, resident Greg Bayard asked for clarification on the previous year’s significant city- and school-tax increases. He said they were evident from his increased house payment and wanted to know if the increase had been a “one-time deal” or would happen again.