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News and Announcements

Body Worn Camera Discussion

The Baxter Police Department and Council will discuss body worn cameras at the December 19 council work session.  Please check back for the start time of the work session.

The Council will accept comments from the public on body worn cameras during the public comment portion of the regular council meeting to be held on December 19.  The regular Council meeting will start at  7:00 p.m.

Park Restroom and Kitchen Facilities to Close for the Season

Due to forecasted temperatures, the restrooms and kitchen facilities in all city parks will close for the season on October 26-27, 2017.  Please watch the website next spring for opening dates.  Thank you for a great season!

ADA Transition Plan

The City of Baxter is seeking public input and comments on the ADA Transition Plan for facilities located within the public right-of-way. Facilities covered by the transition plan include trails, sidewalks, pedestrian curb ramps and traffic control signals and devices. The draft plan is available for review and can be downloaded by following “Read More” link below. A public presentation of the draft plan will also be made at the at the November 21, 2017 Council Meeting at the Baxter City Hall.

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Baxter K9 Officer “Gator” to Retire

After nine plus years of service to the Baxter Police Department K9 Gator has retired. Our 10 year old Belgian Malinois has worked his last shift for the city and will now get to enjoy a well-deserved stretch of time off.

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City of Baxter Receives Financial Reporting Award

The City of Baxter was awarded the Government Finance Officers Association’s (GFOA) Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for its 2015 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR). The award represents the fifth consecutive for the city.

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Meeting Calendar

December 2017

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  • Special Council
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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Utilities Commission
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  • Planning & Zoning Commission
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  • Architectural Review Commission
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  • EDA
  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Closed at Noon Christmas Eve Observed
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  • City Hall Closed
  • Parks & Trails Commission
  • Long Range
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Meeting Calendar

December 12, 2017
  • Planning & Zoning Commission @ 6:00 pm

December 14, 2017
  • Architectural Review Commission @ 5:30 pm