WSB hired to update Elk River’s comprehensive plan

WSB and Associates of Minneapolis has been hired to update the city of Elk River’s comprehensive plan, which dates to 2004.

WSB’s proposal of $68,446 was the lowest of five submitted. They highest was $79,782. The city had budgeted $80,000 for the work.

Elk River Community Operations and Development Deputy Director Jeremy Barnhart told the City Council that they wanted a strong public outreach component in the plan update process, and WSB had the best presentation in that area.

The City Council voted 5-0 Monday, May 6, to approve WSB as the consultant. The council also agreed that council members Barb Burandt and Paul Motin will serve on a Citizen Advisory Committee overseeing the plan update.