Upsala City Council
Other business that came before the Upsala City Council Monday included: • Extending congratulations to two Upsala wrestlers, the girls basketball team and the boys basketball team for their appearances in state tournaments. “We are very proud of them,” said Mayor Rollie Johnson. “They reall...Read More
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By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com The annual audit of the city of Upsala has brought attention to some account discrepancies. “There is an apparent clerical error that happened in 2011,” said City Clerk/Treasurer Adrian Welle. “It looks like numbers were just entered ...Read More
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By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com Contracted Deputy Clerk Sheri Johnson brought to the Upsala City Council a request for a wage increase Monday. Johnson has been the part-time deputy clerk for about four years, but has been contracted for only one year. Johnson has been paid...Read More
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Other business that came before the Upsala City Council Monday included: • Approving two Bingo permits for St. Mary’s Church, one for quilts Feb. 17 and one for the youth March 17; • Approving the one-year appointment of new Fire Department officers as recommended by the department. They are: ...Read More
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By JENNIE ZEITLER Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com The Upsala City Council approved a resolution for 2013 fees and permits in January, changing only two fees. The cost of using the city’s snow plow increased from $55 per hour to $90 per hour, with a half-hour minimum being charged. “The a...Read More
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By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer jennie.zeitler@ecm-inc.com City records and billing in Upsala have been maintained by a system purchased in the early 1990s. The City Council approved the purchase of a new office computer and software at Monday’s meeting. “We have an antique software system,” ...Read More
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Other business that came before the Upsala City Council Monday included: • Adopting a resolution appointing Dennis Westrich to fill the vacant City Council seat. “We wholeheartedly welcome him,” said Council Member Joan Olson; • Approving an annual liquor license for the Upsala Ballpark Asso...Read More
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Other business that came before the Upsala City Council Monday included: • Hearing that the city wells were checked by Thein Well. “They recommended that pump four, behind the shed, be pulled and checked,” said Maintenance Supervisor Frank Koopmeiners. “It hasn’t been done since 2004, but ...Read More
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Business that came before the Upsala City Council Monday included: • Hearing about a request for bids through Scott Hedlund of Short Elliot Hendrickson (SEH) for an extension of the sewer line on the south side of town to a possible new townhouse development; • Learning that a property maintenan...Read More
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By LIZ VERLEY, Staff Writer Upsala City Administrator Adrian Welle told council members Monday that he has not received any inquires about the open council seat. Former Council Member Lynn Depa tendered her resignation effective Dec. 31, 2010. Depa’s letter of resignation stated, “For personal r...Read More
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