Elk River City Council
A $200,000 Jobs Incentive Microloan has been approved for Coin-Tainer Co./Stonesthrow Properties. Both the Elk River Economic Development Authority and the Elk River City Council approved the loan Tuesday. Stonesthrow plans to use the money to assist with the contract for deed financing of a buildin...Read More
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Two former Elk River City Council members have been appointed to city committees. Stewart Wilson and Paul Motin were both appointed to the positions on Tuesday. They finished their council terms the end of the year. Motin was appointed by the Elk River Economic Development Authority to a subcommitte...Read More
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Don and Donna Bouley have been named Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for January. Each week, they both serve as volunteer bailiffs at the Sherburne County Government Center and as Elk River Library volunteers. Additionally, Don volunteers with Meals on Wheels and Donna machine embroiders pillow...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor In a final send-off after a 33-year career with the Elk River Police Department, Brad Rolfe was recognized Monday with a day in his honor. The Elk River City Council proclaimed Jan. 5 as Bradley Rolfe Day. Rolfe retired as police chief on Dec. 30. He had been police c...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor It’s official. The Houlton Farm in Elk River now belongs to the city and will be protected as a new conservation area. The Trust for Public Land closed on the deal Dec. 16 and then conveyed the land to the city. The city plans to open it to the public [...]...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Beginning in February or March, Elk River residents will see a new fee on their utility bills. The storm water utility fee will cover the cost of the city complying with new storm water requirements. The Elk River City Council approved establishing the fee Dec. 15. Th...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River will look internally for its next police chief. The Elk River City Council made that determination Monday. Police Chief Brad Rolfe is retiring Dec. 30. Mayor John Dietz and council members Paul Motin, Barb Burandt and Stewart Wilson all favored an internal p...Read More
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With Pinewood Golf Course tied up in litigation, the Elk River City Council has voted to lay off the golf course superintendent. In a memo to the council, City Administrator Cal Portner said with the litigation expected to continue through the 2015 golf season, “there is no need to maintain staffi...Read More
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