City of Forest Lake
City topics from parks to public transportation to business development were discussed during a strategic planning workshop of the Forest Lake City Council on March 30. Following a joint meeting with other city committees on March 25, the council convened again March 30 to discuss city priorities an...Read More
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What’s the way to grow Forest Lake into the future? At a joint meeting of city leaders last week, the consensus seemed to be to make the city as welcoming and easy to work with as possible. “I think we all have a responsibility when we’re talking with citizens or residents or even developers o...Read More
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With the future of the Forest Lake compost site still in doubt, city officials are working to set up temporary options for residents with composting needs. During the City Council’s March 16 work session, council members and staff discussed option for residents who wish to compost. City Administra...Read More
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After positive feedback from the City Council, Forest Lake city staff are working on code changes that would allow taprooms and brewpubs to come to town. At their March 16 meeting, council members said they would be open to allowing on- and off-sale liquor licenses to be granted to breweries and mic...Read More
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A partnership between the Forest Lake Area Schools and the YMCA to expand the aquatic center at the incoming Forest Lake nonprofit facility is looking unlikely after a vote by the Forest Lake City Council. Citing concerns about costs, city representation and the ability of the proposed partnership t...Read More
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A partnership between the Forest Lake Area Schools and the YMCA to expand the aquatic center at the incoming Forest Lake nonprofit facility is looking unlikely after a vote by the City Council against amending its own YMCA plan. Citing concerns about costs, city representation and the ability of the...Read More
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There is a problem with Everton Avenue. However, what the problem is and what should be done to fix it is up in the air after the Forest Lake City Council decided not to act on recommendations for realigning the stretch of road near the entrance to Cub Foods and the adjacent Havelka Court strip [......Read More
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