YMCA
The Forest Lake area had a big year in 2014, with many stories capturing the public’s attention. Development projects came to the area, citizen groups got together to help set and protest policy, and schools posted gains even as the Forest Lake Area Schools facilities referendum failed. Read on fo...Read More
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After a whirlwind month-and-a-half process of debate, the Forest Lake City Council has approved the development agreement and bond sale to bring a YMCA facility to town. The 3-2 vote secured $9 million in city funding for the $14 million structure on Forest Road North, but residents are left waiting...Read More
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Editor’s note: The Forest Lake City Council voted Oct. 7 to approve the bond sale and development agreement to bring a YMCA to town, with a city contribution of $9 million and a land donation. This article was written for the Oct. 9 issue of the Forest Lake Times. Because of the timeline for p...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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If the city of Wyoming could turn back the clock on the process of finding a site for a YMCA in the Forest Lake area, it would ask the nonprofit organization for a bit more communication. That was the message of Mayor Eric Peterson and Councilwoman Linda Nanko Yeager, who told the Forest Lake Times ...Read More
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