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    Whipple Beach Playground at Whipple Beach Recreational Area

News and Announcements

Baxter Drive Closure

Beginning at 6 am on September 17th Baxter Drive will be closed from TH 210 north approximately 500-feet and the detour will be in place.

Access to the Westgate Mall will be through an alternate entrance or by the use the detour. Access to all businesses west of Baxter Drive will be available by using the detour route using Excelsior Road and Conservation Drive.

The map provided below shows the detour route that will be provided.

Please Contact Chuck Rickart at (612) 360-1283, Project Manager, or Chris Sonmor at (320) 241-9439, Project Engineer, if you have questions. We appreciate your patience during this construction process.

2019 Memorywood Drive Improvements

The City of Baxter will be holding a  Public Informational  Meeting at  6:00 p.m.  on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Baxter  City  Hall  to  review  and  discuss the proposed 2019 Memorywood Drive Improvements Project.  The  project includes the entire length of Memorywood Drive from T.H. 210 to  Clearwater  Road  (see attached  Project Area Exhibit).

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2019 South Interceptor, North Forestview and Forestview Stormwater Outlet Improvements Project

The City of Baxter is considering improvements for sanitary sewer, water, storm sewer and roadway improvements to the North Forestview Area in 2019 including but not limited to Forestview Drive, Land O Lakes Road, Laredo Road, Fuschia Drive, Scenic River Drive, Mississippi Road, Camwood Trail and Chestnut Drive.  A map of the project area is attached.

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Sanitary Sewer Smoke Testing

The City of Baxter will be conducting smoke testing of the sanitary sewer system over the next two months. The testing will begin the week of August 27, 2018 and is scheduled to conclude in October.

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Commission Openings

The City of Baxter is seeking citizens interested in becoming more active in their city government by serving on the city’s advisory commissions. Seats are currently open on the Utilities Commission, Planning and Zoning Commission, and Parks and Trails Commission. The advisory commissions recommend policy to the city council and advise the city council on a variety of issues. You must be a resident of Baxter to apply.

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Meeting Calendar

September 2018

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  • City Council Work Sessions
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Utilities Commission
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  • Planning & Zoning Commission
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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • 2019 Memorywood Drive Public Informational Meeting
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  • 2019 South Interceptor & North Forestview Area Public Informational Meeting
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  • Parks & Trails Commission
  • Long Range
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Meeting Calendar

September 18, 2018
  • Council Work Session @ 6:15 pm

  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm

    City Council Meeting

September 19, 2018
  • 2019 Memorywood Drive Public Informational Meeting @ 6:00 pm

September 20, 2018
  • 2019 South Interceptor & North Forestview Area Public Informational Meeting @ 6:00 pm