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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 did not make any official decisions Nov. 24 on the city staff recommendations for $1 million to be cut from the city budget, but members did give preferences about what parts they would like to keep and what parts they would accept giving up. Though council members disag...Read More
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The Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 today to approve the development agreement and bond sale for the city’s share of a $13 million YMCA facility to be built just west of the Hardwood Creek Library on Forest Road North. As has been the case throughout the YMCA approval process over the last ...Read More
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After hearing the thoughts of many residents before a packed house on Sept. 8, the Forest Lake City Council voted 3-2 to take the next steps in bringing a YMCA to town. However, Councilwoman Susan Young, the potential swing vote on the project, told the audience that the decision doesn’t necessari...Read More
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