#The City Council

Mankato, MNthelandonline.com

Location revealed for planned Mankato pickleball palace

MANKATO — A large indoor pickleball facility to be located along North Victory Drive just east of Highway 22 in Mankato is moving through the municipal permitting process with a groundbreaking planned for the fall. Preliminary approval from the Mankato City Council is expected in just more than a week...
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Madison, WImadison

Madison needs to finally get homeless shelter done

A vacant retail building by East Towne Mall in Madison was narrowly rejected in May. A former child care center fell through when the seller backed out in October. Before that, a city storage building Downtown was considered, then abandoned. Proposed sites for a modern men’s homeless shelter in Madison...
Natchitoches, LANatchitoches Times

Council business includes leasing airport hangar

The only thing of note at the City Council meeting Monday was that Councilperson-at-Large Betty Sawyer-Smith presided at the meeting in the place of Mayor Ronnie Smith Jr., who was out of town. There were no ordinances to be voted on and only two new ones were introduced. The first...
Davenport, IAQuad-Cities Times

Editorial: We must meet the moment

Just a few days ago, we got a raw look at how some people are forced to live in the Quad-Cities – and the hard choices they often have to make. As Tom Barton reported, for nearly two years, renters at Crestwood Apartments on East 37th Street in Davenport "have lived in apartment buildings infested with mold, mildew and bed bugs, with leaking roofs and plumbing, missing or inoperable smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, exposed wiring and ‘questionable’ gas-fired furnaces."
Scotts Valley, CAtpgonlinedaily.com

Tina Friend Heads to Coronado as City Manager

Scotts Valley City Manager Tina Friend has accepted a new job as city manager in Coronado in Southern California, which will mean changes for her husband, Second District County Supervisor Zach Friend, and their six-year-old son. She will start in September. “The pandemic helped solidify the importance of family,” she...
Mankato, MNthelandonline.com

Pilot project coming for three-lane Riverfront Drive

MANKATO — A narrowing of Riverfront Drive from four lanes to three in part of Mankato’s Old Town business district could be coming as soon as 2024. But first, the City Council wants to try a test run to see how the changes would affect traffic, whether it would push more vehicles to Second Street and if Mankatoans like the overall effect of a more pedestrian-friendly Old Town.
Lowell, MALowell Sun

City Council pursues Duck Island improvement strategy

LOWELL — Following recent untreated sewage discharges into the Merrimack River, the City Council is asking for information on what it would take to upgrade the city’s wastewater treatment facility. The council approved a motion by Councilor Sokhary Chau on Tuesday that asks City Manager Eileen Donoghue to investigate the...
Beaverton, ORbeavertonresourceguide.com

Our Town: Beaverton Night Market | Community Vision Survey | Block Grants (Building a Better Beaverton)

Beaverton Night Market Moves to New Location in Downtown. The Beaverton Night Market will be back in person this summer in a new location! The market will take shape this year on the streets of downtown Beaverton at Southwest 1st Street and Southwest Tucker Avenue on two back-to-back days, Friday, Aug. 13 and Saturday, Aug. 14. In addition to vendors, performers and designated food courts, this year’s Beaverton Night Market features an exciting collaboration with the La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival. Two of the festival’s sites will be within the market area and feature live artists and performers during the hours of the market so attendees can experience both events when they visit.
Columbia Falls, MTDaily Inter Lake

More business expansion planned in downtown C-Falls

Downtown Columbia Falls will see more changes in the coming months, as two businesses plan more expansion. The former First Citizens Bank and Hellroaring Fitness Building will be coming down, developer Mick Ruis told the Hungry Horse News recently. Ruis, who owns the city block, said the building will make...
Lancaster County, PALancaster Online

Lancaster County without plan for American Rescue Plan funds as Lancaster city, other counties move forward

Lancaster County government is still without a roadmap to spend over $100 million in pandemic relief funds as other communities move forward with spending plans. Commissioner Craig Lehman, the three-member board’s lone Democrat, has outlined a proposal and timeline for deciding how to use the funds. But the majority Republican commissioners have said there are still too many unknowns and have suggested Congress should redirect the money toward infrastructure.