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    Whipple Beach Playground at Whipple Beach Recreational Area

News and Announcements

ADA Transition Plan

The City of Baxter is seeking public input and comments on the ADA Transition Plan for facilities located within the public right-of-way. Facilities covered by the transition plan include trails, sidewalks, pedestrian curb ramps and traffic control signals and devices. The draft plan is available for review and can be downloaded by following “Read More” link below. A public presentation of the draft plan will also be made at the at the November 21, 2017 Council Meeting at the Baxter City Hall.

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Baxter K9 Officer “Gator” to Retire

After nine plus years of service to the Baxter Police Department K9 Gator has retired. Our 10 year old Belgian Malinois has worked his last shift for the city and will now get to enjoy a well-deserved stretch of time off.

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Fall Leave Disposal

This fall Hengel’s Ready Mix and Construction, Inc. will be accepting leaves and grass clippings free of charge from Baxter residents. Hengel’s will charge a small fee for brush disposal.

The 2017 fall schedule is as follows:

October 16 through November 6 (ending date may be earlier, depending on weather)

M-F      7:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Sat       8:00 a.m. – Noon (October 21 & 28 ONLY)

Sun      CLOSED

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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New Animal Shelter

The City of Baxter would like to make everyone aware of a new animal shelter that has recently opened just north of the City of Lakeshore. The Babinski Foundation Animal Shelter is a multi-million dollar facility that has just opened and is looking to assist in serving sheltering needs of animals in our community.

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Recent Agendas

City Council

10.17.2017 Council (14.5 MB)

10.17.2017 (2.5 MB)

10.03.2017 Council (38.6 MB)

10.03.2017 Work Session (50 KB)

09.19.2017 (26.9 MB)

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Meeting Calendar

October 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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  • Council Work Session
  • EDA
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Canceled Parks & Trails Commission
  • Canceled Long Range
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Meeting Calendar

October 17, 2017
  • Council Work Session @ 6:00 pm

  • EDA @ 6:45 pm

  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm

    City Council Meeting