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    Berrywood Park Berrywood park located south of College Rd
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    Whipple Beach Playground at Whipple Beach Recreational Area

News and Announcements

Spring Leaf Disposal

The City of Baxter will once again have a leaf disposal site at Hengel’s this Spring free of charge, for residents. The schedule is as follows:

Apr. 15 – May 24 

M-F      7am – 5pm

Sat       8am – Noon

Sun      CLOSED

* Leaves and grass clippings ONLY. Small Fee for brush.

** As always, Residents may dispose of brush at no charge at Mike’s Tree Company. Please stop into sales office before dumping. Please call for hours.

Cypress Drive Construction Update

Beginning at 7:00 AM on Monday, April 8th, 2019, Cypress Drive between Industrial Park Road and College Road, and Industrial Park Road at the intersection of Cypress Drive will be closed to through traffic for approximately 6 consecutive weeks, weather dependent, for construction of the street and underground utilities. Property access along Cypress Drive and Industrial Park Road will be maintained during construction. Please monitor the construction signage and drive with caution in the work zone area.

Please contact SEH Consulting Engineer Scott Hedlund at 218.855.1705 or SEH Construction Observer Mark Johannes at 218.821.3940, if you have any questions or concerns. The 24-hour emergency contact for the construction prime contractor is: Clint Christians, Landwehr Construction Inc., Superintendent, 320.248.0889.

Crow Wing County ALERT

Your safety is our top concern. That’s why the City of Baxter and the Baxter Police Department want to make sure you know about emergencies and incidents as they happen. By opting into the Crow Wing County ALERT emergency notification system you will be informed before, during, and after incidents that could impact your safety. Crow Wing County ALERT, powered by Everbridge, will allow us to send you messages about situations as they happen across multiple devices, including your home phone, mobile device, email, and more. Please sign up online at: https://crowwing.us/356/Emergency-Management

Whiskey Creek Update

The City of Baxter has secured a purchase agreement to acquire the southern 13 acres of the former Pine Meadows Golf Course for a very important water quality project.  The subject property is at the outlet of a drainage area of approximately 400 acres of land, most of it developed, that has no organized stormwater treatment system.  The lack of a system makes the subject area and areas upstream and downstream of Whiskey Creek, which is a tributary to the Mississippi River, susceptible to flooding.

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2018-2019 Cypress Drive Improvements Project Update

The 2018-2019 Cypress Drive Improvements project, which includes construction and expansion of Cypress Drive to 4 lanes between College Road and Excelsior Road, will be resuming construction this spring as soon as weather allows. The project prime contractor Landwehr Construction, Inc. of St Cloud spent the 2018 construction season focusing on completing improvements along the State Highway 210 corridor and north of 210 and starting work in off existing roadway areas on the remainder of the project.

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Meeting Calendar

April 2019

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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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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15
  • Special Council
16
  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Canceled Parks & Trails Commission
  • Long Range
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  • Special Council
  • Special Council
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Meeting Calendar

April 15, 2019
  • Special Council @ 6:00 pm

April 16, 2019
  • Council Work Session @ 6:45 pm

  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm

    City Council Meeting