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Mayor proclaims Oct. 4 ‘SPAM Post 570 Day’

Austin Mayor Steve King proclaimed Oct. 4, 2021, as “SPAM Post 570 Day” during the Austin City Council’s ...

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Assessment hearings, fire apparatus on council agenda

The Austin City Council will be holding public hearings on various assessments during its next regular meeting. The ...

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County sets proposed property tax levy at 3.9%

The Mower County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday established a 3.9% proposed property tax levy for 2022. At ...

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Council adopts 6.8% tax levy increase for 2022

Forwards I-90 bridge design vote to next meeting The Austin City Council unanimously approved the proposed tax levy ...

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2021 county road projects wrapping up

Some bridge projects could be pushed to 2022 as materials become hard to find During the Mower County ...

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2022 tax levy, 4th Street NW bridge on council agenda

The Austin City Council will vote on setting the 2022 tax levy during its next regular meeting. As ...

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County sets preliminary 2022 levy at 3.9%

Long term agreement with the city over LEC operations could drive that higher if not resolved   The ...

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Welcoming Week, stop sign request on council agenda

Austin Mayor Steve King will proclaim Sept. 10-19 as Welcoming Week during the Austin City Council’s next regular ...

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MnDOT updates County Board on future projects, challenges

Officials from the Minnesota Department of Transportation District 6 briefed the Mower County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday ...

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Council discusses 2022 budget at special work session

The Austin City Council held a special work session Monday afternoon to discuss the proposed budget for fiscal ...

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Council makes I-90 bridge recommendation

Reexamining liquor regulations The Austin City Council opted to recommend a single point interchange bridge design for the ...

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Council approves Bruins lease renewal

Transfers park to county The Austin City Council approved a lease renewal with the Austin Bruins for the ...

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Area legislators honored by CGMC

One current and two former Minnesota Legislators from southeast Minnesota were recently honored at the Coalition of Greater ...

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Bruins lease, library construction grant on city council agenda

The Austin City Council will be voting on a lease agreement with the Austin Bruins for the use ...

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Council awards street bid, approves ArtWorks Festival application

The Austin City Council voted unanimously in favor of awarding a street extension project bid to Ulland Brothers, ...

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