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.
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.
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.
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.
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.