City of Forest Lake
At its Feb. 9 meeting, the Forest Lake City Council passed a change to its financial policies that would require a citywide referendum on any non-infrastructure project that costs more than 80 percent of the city’s annual budget, provided that the project has a bonding option that allows for a ref...Read More
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Forest Lake Area Schools are hoping to partner with the incoming YMCA on a partnership to enhance the facility’s pool and some other athletic facilities, but some Forest Lake City Council members aren’t sure that residents are getting the best deal. During a work session on Jan. 10, the Forest L...Read More
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As the new Forest Lake City Council set its goals and started the search for a new park and recreation coordinator, the previous coordinator took a parting shot at the body she felt forced her to resign after less than a year on the job. Former Park and Recreation Coordinator Nicole Schossow’s las...Read More
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The Forest Lake area had a big year in 2014, with many stories capturing the public’s attention. Development projects came to the area, citizen groups got together to help set and protest policy, and schools posted gains even as the Forest Lake Area Schools facilities referendum failed. Read on fo...Read More
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Forest Lake Park and Recreation Coordinator Nicole Schossow announced her resignation from her city position on Dec. 26. Her last day will be Jan. 9. In her resignation letter to City Administrator Aaron Parrish, Schossow made it plain that the reason she was resigning was due to the recent city bud...Read More
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The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 at its Dec. 15 meeting to remove around $540,000 from its preliminary 2015 general fund budget, bringing it in line with the similar cut from its preliminary levy of made last week. The biggest single source of the cuts comes from utilizing an expected surplus ...Read More
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The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 at its Dec. 15 meeting to remove just under $550,000 from its preliminary 2015 budget, bringing it in line with the similar cut from its preliminary levy made last week. The biggest single source of the cuts comes from utilizing an expected surplus of $230,000 ...Read More
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