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News and Announcements

2017 Mill and Overlay and Full Depth Reclamation Improvement Project

As you may or may not be aware of, the City Council of the City of Baxter held a public hearing on the evening of May 8, 2017 to allow for public comment on the proposed public improvements known as Improvement No. 4417.

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Music in the Park

Please mark your calendar for an evening of Music in the Park.  A free concert will be put on by the talented Executive Director of the Lakes Area Music Festival, Scott Lykins.  Lakes Area Music Festival Artistic Director, John Taylor Ward, will join Lykins.  Lykins and Ward will present an evening of live music outdoors at the Oscar Kristofferson pavilion on Wednesday, July 19, 2017.  Please check back for more information and a start time.

Hydrant Flushing

Citizens may observe public works staff performing routine maintenance of fire hydrants starting on Monday, April 24th and will continue for approximately 3 weeks. Flushing will occur between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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Spring Leaf Disposal

Beginning on Monday, April 17, 2017, Hengel’s Ready Mix and Construction, Inc. will be accepting leaves and grass clippings at no charge to Baxter residents during the following times:

  • Monday – Friday                            8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday                                        8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

If residents drop off leaves or grass clippings during any times other than the specified collection dates and times listed, residents will be charged a fee.  Hengel’s Ready Mix and Construction is located west of Baxter on State Highway 210. Follow signs once inside the yard.  The site will be open  four to six weeks.

 

 

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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Recent Agendas

City Council

05.16.2017 (11.3 MB)

05.16.2017 Work Session (3.3 MB)

05.02.2017 (5.4 MB)

05.02.2017 Work Session (2.3 MB)

04.18.2017 Work Session (26.9 MB)

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Meeting Calendar

May 2017

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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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  • Cemetery Commission Meeting
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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Parks & Trails Commission
  • Long Range
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  • Special Council Meeting
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Meeting Calendar

May 22, 2017
  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm

  • Long Range @ 6:00 pm