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News and Announcements

Fall Leaf Disposal

Hengel’s Ready Mix and Construction, Inc. will accept leaves and grass clippings from Baxter residents starting on October 6 through October 31.

Disposal times are:

Monday-Friday 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Baxter residents will be charged a fee to use the disposal site outside of the specified dates and times.

Brush, tree trimmings, and garbage will not be accepted.

Hengel’s Ready Mix and Construction, Inc. is located five miles west of Baxter on the north side of State Highway 210. Once inside the yard, follow the signs to the Baxter disposal site.

Local Option Sales Tax Extension Informational Meeting

The City of Baxter will be hosting informational meetings on the extension of the city’s existing local option sales tax.  At the November 4, 2014 general election, voters will be asked to consider extending the sales tax to continue to pay for infrastructure improvements.  The informational meetings are being held to provide residents the opportunity to learn more about the proposed sales tax extension and have their questions answered.

What?      Local Option Sales Tax Informational Meeting

Where?   Baxter City Hall, 13190 Memorywood Drive

When?     Monday, October 20 at 7:00 p.m. or Tuesday, October 28 at 6:00 p.m.

Have your questions answered at the informational meeting.  Make an informed choice at the November 4th election.

For more information on the local option sales tax extension, click here.

Mountain Ash Dr Road Closure

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

MOUNTAIN ASH DRIVE ROAD CLOSURE

The City of Baxter is issuing the following notice in regards to a road closure. Any questions or concerns should be directed to the City of Baxter Public Works Department at (218) 454-5115 or publicworks@baxtermn.gov.

Mountain Ash Drive will be closed at Wedgewood Drive for utility maintenance work starting at 7:00 a.m. on Monday, September 29, 2014 and will remain closed until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 3, 2014. Please drive with caution around the construction zone and follow the signed detour route.

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, September 22nd 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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Inglewood Dr Closure

The City of Baxter is issuing the following notice in regards to an upcoming road closure. Any questions or concerns should be directed to the City of Baxter Public Works Department at (218) 454-5115 or publicworks@baxtermn.gov.

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Meeting Calendar

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  • Cancelled Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
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  • Council Work Session @ 5:30 pm
  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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  • Utilities Commission @ 4:00 pm
  • Council Budget Work Session @ 6:00 pm
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  • Planning & Zoning Commission @ 6:00 pm
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  • Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
  • Isle Drive Informational Meeting @ 6:00 pm
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  • Sales Tax Extention Informational Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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  • Council Budget Work Session (If Needed) @ 6:00 pm
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  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm
  • Long Range @ 6:00 pm
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  • Sales Tax Extention Informational Meeting @ 7:00 pm
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Upcoming Meetings

  • October 2, 2014
    • Cancelled Architectural Review Commission @ 7:30 am
  • October 7, 2014
    • Council Work Session @ 5:30 pm
    • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm
  • October 8, 2014
    • Utilities Commission @ 4:00 pm
    • Council Budget Work Session @ 6:00 pm