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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
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    Whipple Beach Playground at Whipple Beach Recreational Area

News and Announcements

2018 Spring Road Restrictions

Each year during the spring thaw, State, County and local highway authorities impose axle weight restrictions to protect their roadways. This year the City of Baxter is imposing road restrictions starting on Friday, March 16 for all city streets south of T.H. 210 and starting on Monday, March 19 all city streets north of T.H. 210. Please contact the Public Works Department at (218) 454-5115 with any questions or concerns.

 

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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Meeting Calendar

June 2019

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  • Public Informational Meeting: 2019 Memorywood Dr. and M&O FDR Improvements Projects
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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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  • Canceled Cemetery Commission
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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Special Council
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  • Parks & Trails Commission
  • Long Range
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Meeting Calendar

June 24, 2019
  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm

  • Long Range @ 6:00 pm