City of Columbus
Mark Daly said he started knocking on doors in Columbus in September, introducing his campaign to residents and hearing their concerns almost every night and weekend.  That effort must have paid off because the planning commission member and electrical contractor earned 1,083 votes (40.71 percent) ...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter Neighborhood roads are newly paved in two areas of Columbus, and City Council members approved assessments for more than 50 land owners at a hearing Oct. 23. The bills are lower per single lot than what City Engineer Larry Bohrer estimated they might be last summer for...Read More
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Fall colors are out in full force in the area, including on 165th Avenue NE, Columbus City Park and the Carlos Avery Wildlife Management Area....Read More
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Paul Rignell News Editor As they had discussed at an earlier meeting, Columbus City Council members agreed Sept. 24 to approve preliminary 2015 levies totaling $2.29 million for general funding and debt service. Including other levies related to the city’s Economic Development Authority and the Su...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter Columbus received competitive bids Sept. 4 for road paving this fall in two neighborhoods, as six companies submitted bids below the city engineer’s estimate. City Council members on Sept. 10 awarded the work to Rum River Contracting, of Princeton, at a price of $299...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus Reporter While Columbus continues to study other future options for police patrol, the council members voted 4-1 Aug. 27 to approve a one-year extension for the city’s agreement with the Anoka County Sheriff’s Department. The county will receive $299,283 in the service year...Read More
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Paul Rignell Columbus reporter After a split council vote at an Aug. 13 city meeting, Columbus is joining Anoka County to plan construction of a traffic roundabout at Broadway Avenue and Kettle River Boulevard next year. An official joint powers agreement is pending minor amendments that are being d...Read More
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