New Hampton City council

In a meeting that lasted a mere eight minutes Monday night, the New Hampton City Council set March 4 as the date for a public hearing on the city’s annual budget and tax levy.What that budget and levy will look like is still up in the air.The Finance Committee that includes Chairman Scott Perkins...
Companies on Milwaukee Street dominated the action at a quick City Council meeting Monday.Zip’s AW Direct President Paul Rottinghaus spoke on the company request to add a pedestrian crosswalk near the intersection of North Maple Avenue across West Milwaukee Street. Economic Development Director...
After investigating emergency snow removal procedures, New Hampton will add more emergency snow removal signs and extend the time to pay before the fine increases.A motion to amend the late payment time frame for emergency snow removal parking tickets from two to five days passed New Hampton City...
A development agreement to share increased tax revenues with a business that built a new warehouse, a curb cut that will cause loss of a parking space by the courthouse, and a tile line repair in a saturated area — barely — were approved in a half-hour meeting of New Hampton City Council on Monday....
New Hampton’s new police chief will have to wait a year to take vacation after the City Council last week did not grant a request from Mayor Deb Larsen to grant Zach Nosbisch two weeks of paid vacation during his first year of employment with the city.“Why do you want to do this,” Councilman Scott...
Mayor Deb Larsen discussed a possible interest in implementing a building code with the New Hampton City Council last week.Larsen said she wanted to first gauge the interest of the council on potentially implementing a building code in order to proceed with a nuisance abatement program.“I’ve had...
New Hampton City Council authorized Street Superintendent Junior Mai last week to purchase a sign to warn of water on the street with verbiage to be determined. The reasoning is to improve the city’s legal footing in case anyone slips in an area or areas where sump pumps are discharging onto city...
Almost as soon as he learned that Mike Anderson would be retiring after 32 years as New Hampton’s police chief, Zach Nosbisch was interested in applying for the job.And now he has it after Mayor Deb Larsen appointed the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office deputy to the position Monday night, and the...
A leak to the main pipe side of the New Hampton water tower was called in earlier this month, and City Council members discussed how to proceed with the issue at last week’s meeting.The City Water Tower Committee was contacted prior to work starting and gave verbal approval.A one-page contract to...
New Hampton City Council heard several comments at a public hearing Monday for the second reading of an ordinance allowing firework sales as a zoning exception in a commercial (C-1) district.The business seeking to set up under the ordinance, Flashing Thunder Fireworks out of Mitchell, is proposing...

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