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    Berrywood Park Berrywood park located south of College Rd
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    Forestview Middle School Aerial view of ISD 181 Forestview Middle School in the Fall
  • Whipple Beach
    Whipple Beach Playground at Whipple Beach Recreational Area

News and Announcements

Storm Debris

Baxter residents can haul tree and branch debris to the north water tower site, 15042 Inglewood Dr(corner of Inglewood Drive and Woida Road, map below), until Wednesday, September 30th.  Debris should be unloaded on the existing pile.  The City will not be picking up debris from private property.  City crews are busy cleaning up roadways and public property.

Baxter residents may dispose of wood chips at Oakdale Road and Audubon Way. Please watch for the sign at each location identifying where to dispose of the wood chips. Maps of each location can be found by opening this post.

Please do NOT dispose of stumps at the City sites. 

Commercial contractors are NOT allowed to dispose of debris at the City sites.

Cypress Dr Road Closure

Cypress Drive north of Excelsior Road and Clearwater Road between Golf Course Drive and Cypress Drive will be closed beginning Monday, July 13th at 7:00 a.m. and will not reopen until Friday, July 24th at 5:00 p.m. for underground utility and grading work for the 2015 Excelsior Road Improvement Project. Please plan an alternative route during this time.
Please contact Scott Hedlund at (218) 855-1705 with SEH, Inc. if you have any questions. We appreciate your patience during this construction process.

CSAH 48 (Highland Scenic Rd) Road Closure

County Road 48 between T.H. 371 and Knollwood Drive in Baxter will be closed beginning Tuesday, July 14th.

2015 Seal Coat Project Map

This summer, the City of Baxter in partnership with Crow Wing County, will be sealcoating approximately 5.2 miles of street and 2.2 miles of trails. A map of the project area is available below. The contractor anticipates starting the Baxter portion of the project, weather depending, in mid-July. Residents in the project area will receive notification from the City, before construction begins, that will provide specific construction and contact information.


Woida Road Trail Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

The Baxter City Council invites you to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony and optional bike ride for the Woida Road Trail on Saturday, July 18, 2015.  The ribbon cutting ceremony will begin at 2:00 p.m. followed by a bike ride of the trail and surrounding area.  Please meet at the Journey North Community Church parking lot, located at 6785 Woida Road.

Recent Agendas

City Council

08-18-15 (3.1 MB)

08-04-15 (5.9 MB)

07.07.2015 (669.2 KB)

06.16.2015 (3.9 MB)

06.02.2015 (6.7 MB)

Street Projects


Meeting Calendar

August  2015
Events on August 3, 2015
  • Special Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm
Events on August 4, 2015
  • Council Work Session @ 6:00 pm
  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
Events on August 5, 2015
  • Utilities Commission @ 5:00 pm
Events on August 6, 2015
  • Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
Events on August 10, 2015
  • Mill and Overlay Informational Meeting @ 5:00 pm
  • Long Range Special Meeting @ 7:00 pm
Events on August 11, 2015
  • Night To Unite-OK park @ 5:00 pm
  • Planning & Zoning Commission @ 6:00 pm
Events on August 18, 2015
  • Council Work Session @ 5:30 pm
  • EDA @ 5:30 pm
  • Special Council Meeting @ 5:45 pm
  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
Events on August 20, 2015
  • Cancelled Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
Events on August 24, 2015
  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm
  • Canceled Long Range @ 6:00 pm
Events on August 25, 2015
  • Special Council Meeting @ 6:00 pm

Upcoming Meetings

Events on September 1, 2015
City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
Events on September 2, 2015
Utilities Commission @ 5:00 pm
Events on September 3, 2015
Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am