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Forest Lake Times
New estimates lessen city tax numbersA better tax capacity projection left the proposed 2016 Forest Lake levy not ch
New estimates lessen city tax numbers
Forest Lake Times / Posted yesterday
A better tax capacity projection left the proposed 2016 Forest Lake levy not changing residents’ taxes as much as expected, but the City Council is still divided on the future of the city’s police department. At the beginning of the council’s third... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Council torn over possible officer cutsAfter asking staff for proposed budget savings, the Forest Lake City Council is
Council torn over possible officer cuts
Forest Lake Times / Posted 15 days ago
After asking staff for proposed budget savings, the Forest Lake City Council is now mulling whether or not to cut two police patrol officers to shave about $200,000 off its 2016 budget and levy. If the police cuts are approved, the department would... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Fate of Imperial unclearThe entirety of Imperial Avenue was planned for paving in 1988 when connecting
Fate of Imperial unclear
Forest Lake Times / Posted 20 days ago
The entirety of Imperial Avenue was planned for paving in 1988 when connecting road 216th Street was paved, but Forest Lake Township ultimately didn’t do the job. “I want the road paved, but cost is a concern,” Kim Corbett said on July 22. Her... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Council torn on cutting two police officersThe Forest Lake City Council, currently in the midst of its 2016 budget talks,
Council torn on cutting two police officers
Forest Lake Times / Posted 21 days ago
The Forest Lake City Council, currently in the midst of its 2016 budget talks, is debating whether or not to cut two police officers in an effort to stem a rising budget and levy. If the officer layoffs were approved, the total savings would be about... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Opinions vary on 2016 budget, possible staff cutsToward the end of the Forest Lake City Council’s Aug. 5 budget workshop, Mayor
Opinions vary on 2016 budget, possible staff cuts
Forest Lake Times / Posted 23 days ago
Toward the end of the Forest Lake City Council’s Aug. 5 budget workshop, Mayor Stev Stegner asked City Administrator Aaron Parrish if, based on council member comments, he had a direction he could take with city staff to revise the 2016 budget in the... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
City Hall for a dollar?Photo by Ryan Howard The city of Forest Lake wants its old city hall property b
City Hall for a dollar?
Forest Lake Times / Posted 28 days ago
Photo by Ryan Howard The city of Forest Lake wants its old city hall property back on the tax rolls, but first, a developer needs to be interested. The old Forest Lake City Hall at 220 Lake St. North is still sitting vacant, seven months after city... Read more
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Forest Lake Times
Downtown improvement put to localsThe revitalization of Forest Lake’s downtown was the subject of a special city
Downtown improvement put to locals
Forest Lake Times / Posted 1 months ago
The revitalization of Forest Lake’s downtown was the subject of a special city meeting July 21 at Vanelli’s by the Lake. If a strong housing component is the spark needed for downtown revitalization, as City Administrator Aaron Parrish believes,... Read more

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