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News and Announcements

Dellwood Dr and Novotny Rd Closure

Starting on Monday, September 21, 2015, Dellwood Drive will be closed from Whispering Woods Lane to Novotny Road and Novnoty Road will be closed from TH 371 to Dellwood Drive. These roadways are expected to be closed for the construction for approximately 4 weeks. The City of Baxter will send an official notice of the re-opening when construction is complete.

The purpose of this notice is to let you know of this work and to provide advance notice to emergency services to be aware of possible slow traffic or closed roadways. Please drive with caution when in a construction zone and expect traffic delays and detours during this construction phase.

Please contact WSN Engineer Aric Welch at 218-316-3645 or 218-820-7516 or RL Larson Representative Jeff Wipper at 320-980-2523 if you have any questions or concerns. We appreciate your patience during this construction process.

Inglewood Dr Closure

Starting on Wednesday, September 9, 2015, Inglewood Drive will be closed from TH 210 to Excelsior Road. Inglewood Drive is expected to be closed for the construction for approximately 4 weeks. The City of Baxter will send an official notice of the re-opening when construction is complete.

The purpose of this notice is to let you know of this work and to provide advance notice to emergency services to be aware of possible slow traffic or closed roadways. Please drive with caution when in a construction zone and expect traffic delays and detours during this construction phase.

Please contact WSN Project Engineer Aric Welch at 218-316-3645 or 218-820-7516 or RL Larson Representative Jeff Wipper at 320-980-2523 if you have any questions or concerns. We appreciate your patience during this construction process.

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.

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September  2015
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Events on September 1, 2015
  • Council Work Session @ 5:30 pm
  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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Events on September 2, 2015
  • Utilities Commission @ 5:00 pm
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Events on September 3, 2015
  • Canceled Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
  • Special Council Meeting @ 5:30 pm
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Events on September 8, 2015
  • Planning & Zoning Commission @ 6:00 pm
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Events on September 15, 2015
  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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Events on September 28, 2015
  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm
  • Long Range @ 6:00 pm
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Upcoming Meetings

Events on September 8, 2015
Planning & Zoning Commission @ 6:00 pm