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    Berrywood Park Berrywood park located south of College Rd
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    Whipple Beach Playground at Whipple Beach Recreational Area

News and Announcements

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

Storm Water Rate Change

What is the Storm Water Utility?

The storm water utility fee is charged against all developed parcels within the City based on the premise of “contributors pay.” Where land is in a natural state, most rain soaks into the ground or is retained in small depressions. Where development has been prevalent, rooftops, driveways, and parking lots prevent rainfall from soaking into the ground. The rain runs off into streets, ditches, ponds and lakes, creating the need for drainage systems and to protect the quality of our water resources. Developed parcels with water and/or sewer utility service pay this fee monthly; developed parcels without water and/or sewer service pay this fee annually.

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Hannah’s Library

Miss Teen Baxter United States, Hannah True, has installed a little library at City Hall.  Ms. True has aspired to make reading more accessible and enjoyable to the community’s children and adults.  Please take a book from Hannah’s Library and return it when you are finished or replace it with a couple of your own books. 799 - Copy

Utility Bill Auto Pay Now Available

What is the Utility Bill Auto Pay Program?

For your convenience, the City of Baxter’s Utility Bill Auto Pay program

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Meeting Calendar

October 2018

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  • City Council Meeting
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  • Utilities Commission
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  • Planning & Zoning Commission
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  • Special Council Meeting
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  • Special Council Meeting
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  • Cemetery Commission
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  • Council Work Session
  • City Council Meeting
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  • Mississippi River Overlook Recognition Event
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  • Parks & Trails Commission
  • Long Range
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  • Special Council Bond Sale and Budget Meeting
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Meeting Calendar

October 22, 2018
  • Parks & Trails Commission @ 4:00 pm

  • Long Range @ 6:00 pm