City of Scandia

Katie Morford Scandia Reporter After receiving nine applications from the public for the Log House Landing Improvements Special Committee, the Scandia City Council appointed Ray Burris, Pam Plowman Smith and Dave Hebert to the committee at the council’s Oct. 21 meeting. The council decided to create this special committee after significant disagreement at the council’s [...]

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Lights, siren, ticket. If this is your image of a police officer, you’re not alone. But if you live in Scandia, your image may have changed over the years. Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy Chris Majeski has served as Scandia’s patrol officer for seven years, ever since New Scandia Township became the city of Scandia. In [...]

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After much community activism by residents who want to preserve the scenery and feel of the Log House Landing area, the Scandia City Council is moving to form an advisory task force to recommend solutions that may be different from the original city plans for the area. The Log House Landing Improvements Special Committee will [...]

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Scandia can probably hold onto a $200,000 Minnesota Department of Natural Resources grant while customizing its boat launch project to preserve the area’s rural character, according to the Friends of the Log House Landing. On Wednesday, Sept. 3, the group presented a counterproposal to elected officials and staff of the city of Scandia and Carnelian-Marine-St. [...]

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The Scandia City Council voted 4-0 to certify a maximum 2015 levy of approximately $2.23 million, a 2.1 percent increase over the current year. Council Member Jim Schneider was absent from the meeting Wednesday, Sept. 3. Between Sept. 30, when the maximum levy must be certified with the Washington County auditor, and Dec. 31, when [...]

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A preliminary survey for Scandia’s boat launch on the St. Croix River identifies one pine and 19 deciduous trees that need to be cut to widen the road before paving. In addition to the pine, which is 24 inches in diameter, one 18-inch dead pine would also come down. The deciduous trees range from 6 [...]

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