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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 Fire Season

As Spring approaches, we are anticipating a dry and dangerous fire season. With that in mind, please use the following links to get the latest fire conditions from the DNR, to learn more about the Baxter leaf burning ordinance and apply for an online burning permit.

DNR Fire Danger & Burning Permit Restrictions

DNR Open Burning Permit Online Service

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Hydrant Flushing

The City of Baxter’s Public Works Department will be flushing water mains in various sections of Baxter. Flushing will begin on Monday, April 13th and will continue for approximately 3 weeks. Flushing will occur between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

On rare occasions, customers may notice some discoloration of their water. The Public Works Department recommends that you run your water a few minutes until it clears up. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the City of Baxter Public Works Department at 454-5115.

Spring Load Restrictions

Spring Load Restrictions, for the City of Baxter, will go into effect on Thursday, March 12, 2015. The beginning and end dates are set by the MnDOT Commissioner of Transportation and the City of Baxter follows MnDOT’s schedule of imposing these restrictions. Typically, the restrictions last approximately six (6) weeks.

Potholes

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Despite our hard work to maintain the City of Baxter streets, potholes push their way to the surface of our streets from time to time. Often potholes are caused by the spring “freeze/thaw cycle”, when water seeps into the cracks in the driving surfaces and expand to damage the pavement.

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Warming House Hours

The Baxter Outdoor Skating Rinks and Warming Houses are closed for the season.

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Meeting Calendar

March  2015
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Events on March 3, 2015
  • City Council Work Session @ 5:30 pm
  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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Events on March 4, 2015
  • Utilities Commission @ 5:00 pm
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Events on March 5, 2015
  • Canceled Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
  • Special City Council @ 6:00 pm
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Events on March 10, 2015
  • Planning & Zoning Commission @ 6:00 pm
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Events on March 12, 2015
  • Canceled Special City Council @ 6:30 pm
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Events on March 17, 2015
  • City Council Work Session @ 6:00 pm
  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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Events on March 19, 2015
  • Canceled Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
  • Special Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm
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Events on March 23, 2015
  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm
  • Canceled Long Range @ 6:00 pm
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Events on March 31, 2015
  • Special Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm
 

Upcoming Meetings

Events on March 31, 2015
Special Council Meeting @ 6:30 pm
Events on April 1, 2015
Utilities Commission @ 5:00 pm
Events on April 2, 2015
Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am