The City Council last week addressed two more positions of the wide-ranging city staff reorganization plan approved last fall. To date, the four-phase plan has been implemented on a reactive basis through retirements and resignations. The latest action stems from the resignation of Park Director Renae Reedy and the retirement of building secretary Caroline Norelius.
Two city of Forest Lake positions were filled as the City Council signed off on recommendations at its Feb. 24 meeting. Chad Payment will fill the city’s first building official and firefighter position, while Dan Undem is the choice for the recently modified deputy city clerk position. Both men will report on Monday, March 24.
Dan Mike was recently honored as the 2013 Firefighter of the Year during the Forest Lake Fire Department’s annual dinner. Chief Gary Sigfrinius lauded Mike’s significant contributions to the organization in 2013 and said Mike is a talented and dedicated firefighter. Mike’s emergency response percentage is among the highest in the department. The following [...]
FLFD puts out pickup camper blaze Clint Riese News Editor Several simultaneous calls for service in the wake of a storm threw the Forest Lake Fire Department into action on Sunday, July 7. “We had a couple busy hours there,” said Chief Gary Sigfrinius. Two small fire threats emerged from the storm. Lightning hit [...]