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    Berrywood Park Berrywood park located south of College Rd
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    Forestview Middle School Aerial view of ISD 181 Forestview Middle School in the Fall
  • Whipple Beach
    Whipple Beach Playground at Whipple Beach Recreational Area

News and Announcements

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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Spring Burning Permits

As spring approaches we will once again see the increased risk of wildfire in our area. We remind all Baxter residents the city has a very strict ordinance regarding open burning.  It is key to the safety of our community that everyone abides by the rules of this ordinance.  The open burning ordinance can be found under Chapter 3, section 4-3 of the city code.

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Story Map

The City of Baxter has just recently added an informational and interactive feature to our city website that outlines natural disasters that have affected Crow Wing County over the years. The feature, called a story map, is an interactive look back at the reported disasters that impacted our community.  The information was provided to us to assist emergency managers and community leaders to better plan and prepare for future disasters.  The story map link can be found under the City Maps tab.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Council Proceeds in the Process of Establishing Utility Franchise Fees

The of Baxter’s street system is one of the most valuable and costly assets owned by the City.  Extending the life of this asset through regular maintenance will provide the lowest possible cost to the City and the stakeholders.  A pavement management program uses actual condition data to estimate the best time to complete maintenance activities.  It is proven that extending the life of streets through regular maintenance will lower the overall cost of the street investment. 

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Comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment for Crow Wing County

Maxfield Research, Inc. completed the attached study of the Comprehensive Housing Needs Assessment for Crow Wing County, Minnesota.  The study projects permanent year-round housing demand for each community in Crow Wing County from 2014 to 2020 and from 2020 to 2030.  The study also provides recommendations on the amount and types of housing that could be built to satisfy demand from current and future residents.

Final Crow Wing County Comp Housing Needs 12-2015

Recent Agendas

City Council

05.16.2017 (11.3 MB)

05.16.2017 Work Session (3.3 MB)

05.02.2017 (5.4 MB)

05.02.2017 Work Session (2.3 MB)

04.18.2017 Work Session (26.9 MB)

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Meeting Calendar

May 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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  • Cemetery Commission Meeting
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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Parks & Trails Commission
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  • Special Council Meeting
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Meeting Calendar

May 22, 2017
  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm

  • Long Range @ 6:00 pm