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.
Residents in the cities of Andover, East Bethel, Ham Lake, Nowthen and Oak Grove who want to represent their neighbors on their respective city councils will be able to sign up between Tuesday, July 29 and Aug. 12 to include their name on the ballot.
The mid-summer classic East Bethel Booster Days took place this past Friday and Saturday, July 18-19.
Poised at its June 18 meeting to approve the 2015-2019 Streets Capital Improvement Program, the East Bethel City Council said no to a plan for routing traffic from the Classic Commercial Park to Jackson Street Northeast. The park needs a second point of access to alleviate traffic-stacking issues, and the proposed project for 2015 includes completion of Buchanan Street Northeast and 189th Avenue Northeast to reach Jackson.