Twenty days after taking the case under advisement, 10th Judicial District Judge John C. Hoffman last Thursday granted judgement to the defendants in the lawsuit brought by three citizens and the Lakes Area Business Association regarding the issuance of bonds to fund the creation of a municipal campus at the site of Northland Mall.
A visioning session held so architects could draw input from residents about designs for the new city hall/public safety facility nearly veered off course last Monday, March 4. Many in the crowd of about a dozen at the current city hall spent the first half hour questioning the merits of the recently approved project. [...]
Forest Lake’s Economic Development Authority (EDA) and City Council met jointly in a closed meeting Monday night to learn the city’s defense strategy for the lawsuit served concerning the plan to build a $21 million municipal campus.