In its ongoing effort to find a way to keep the city’s tax levy from increasing at all in 2013, the East Bethel City Council may actually end up with a levy amount that is less than the current year’s.
East Bethel City Council
The city of East Bethel will soon be replacing its 15-year-old, storm-damaged billboard at the intersection of Highway 65 and Viking Boulevard with a new electronic reader board.
The city of East Bethel is replacing two of its fire engines and will have the new equipment within a year, according to Fire Chief Mark DuCharme.
The East Bethel City Council July 18 hired a contractor for the reconstruction of multiple streets within the Coon Lake Beach neighborhood as well as the overlay of two roads elsewhere in East Bethel.
There was a lot of interest at the Linwood Town Board meeting June 26 as Peter Schaub of Great River Energy presented the final route for the extension of the 69 kilovolt (kV) transmission line from Athens Township to the Martin Lake substation on Typo Creek Drive NE (CR-85).
East Bethel is in the process of looking for a new building official.
To cut down on the inconvenience of road work for two consecutive years in the same general area, the East Bethel City Council April 18 decided to move some 2013 Coon Lake Beach neighborhood road projects to 2012.
The city of East Bethel will be repairing a number of roads this summer. The list of roads that need a new seal coat, cracks sealed or new striping was approved April 4 by the East Bethel City Council.
The East Bethel City Council wants to shut down the Castle Towers wastewater treatment plant and move to a Metropolitan Council sewer treatment system in the northern part of the city.