Pleas by residents in northwest Forest Lake for assistance from the city might lead, in a roundabout way, to a 6 percent increase in the utility rate.
In the immediate aftermath of Forest Lake City Councilman Jeff Klein’s resignation at the Aug. 26 meeting, his four former peers seemed in agreement on waiting until the 2014 city election to put the vacated seat up for public vote.
The Forest Lake City Council on Aug. 26 certified the preliminary 2014 property tax levy, due to Washington County by Sept. 15.
A surprising announcement late in Monday’s City Council meeting left a vacant chair on the five-seat board.
Two separate, significant agenda items won approval from the Forest Lake City Council Monday night, ending drawn-out processes.