Upsala City Council
By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer [email protected] Mary Backlund of Schlenner, Wenner presented a report of Upsala’s annual audit Monday, alleviating concerns the City Council had regarding discrepancies in fund balances which had been carried over from previous years. The discrepancies we...Read More
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By JENNIE ZEITLER, Staff Writer [email protected] Elmdale Township Supervisor Duane Harren recommended to the Upsala City Council Monday that calcium chloride be applied to a half-mile stretch of 50th Avenue that is in the city but not paved. “We would like to see it done again,” Harren...Read More
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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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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 [email protected] 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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