A certain wetland that borders Columbus and Wyoming may cover enough soil to be considered a lake, but some Columbus city officials and at least one other resident feel Higgins Lake does not allow for the breadth of use and enjoyment of a typical lake.
The Columbus City Council voted 4-1 Dec. 12 to approve a final levy for 2013, and also voted 3-2 to go ahead with further policing from the Anoka County Sheriff’s Office that will include a boost in coverage next July.
Columbus council members voted Nov. 28 to enter the city in a new joint powers agreement with Anoka County and its other cities and townships, as well as school districts, to outline shared costs for the ownership and operation of election equipment.
Columbus City Council members voted Nov. 28 to pay off the balance on road improvement bonds that were outstanding from 2005, a move that will save the city nearly $7,500 in interest costs. The city had approved those bonds to finance the paving of 189th Avenue and Vassar Street, which were formerly gravel, and funded [...]