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    Welcome Welcome to the official website for the City of Baxter, Minnesota!
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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

Skating Rinks and Warming Houses Are Closed

Due to the warm weather, the skating rinks and warming houses have closed for the season.  Thank you for a great season!

ADA Transition Plan

On December 19, 2017, the City of Baxter adopted the ADA Transition Plan.  The ADA Transition Plan regulates facilities located within the public right-of-way. Facilities covered by the ADA Transition plan include trails, sidewalks, pedestrian curb ramps and traffic control signals and devices. The plan is available for review and can be downloaded by following “Read More” link below.

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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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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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Meeting Calendar

July 2018

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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • City Hall Closed
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  • Utilities Commission
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  • Planning & Zoning Commission
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  • 2018 Mill & Overlay Informational Meeting
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  • Cemetery Commission
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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Cypress Drive Improvement Project Open House
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  • Parks & Trails Commission
  • Long Range
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  • Special Council - Budget Work Session
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Meeting Calendar

July 16, 2018
  • Cemetery Commission @ 4:00 pm

July 17, 2018
  • Council Work Session @ 6:30 pm

  • City Council Meeting @ 7:00 pm

    City Council Meeting

July 19, 2018
  • Cypress Drive Improvement Project Open House @ 6:00 pm