Elk River City Council
Sept. 17-23 is Constitution Week in Elk River. Mayor John Dietz presented the proclamation Monday to Marilyn Schroeder, of Elk River, representing the Daughters of the American Revolution, Anoka Chapter. Sept. 17 was the 227th anniversary of the drafting of the Constitution....Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor Elk River is submitting three road projects to be considered for funding by the Minnesota Department of Transportation. The state has $25 million available statewide in Corridors of Commerce funding to pay for things like right of way acquisition, environmental studie...Read More
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• Each challenged three more people by Jim Boyle Editor Before tackling the latest budget discussions, members of the Elk River City Council did the Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS. They were all challenged by a fellow council member Paul Motin who had already made good on a challenge issued to him. ...Read More
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by Joni Astrup Associate Editor The Elk River City Council has taken another step toward silencing train horns in the city, by determining how to pay the estimated $1.35 million cost of the “quiet zone” project. With the financing nailed down, Mayor John Dietz asked during Tuesday’s City Counc...Read More
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The Elk River City Council has asked Fire Chief T. John Cunningham to research some issues related to signs in the public right of way and report back by Dec. 1. Signs are not allowed in the public right of way, which is the area approximately 10 feet from the curb into the yard. The [...]...Read More
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The late Tony Belanger has been honored as Elk River’s Volunteer of the Month for August. For 30 years, Belanger was commander of the Elk River Color Guard, which includes the Legion and VFW. He conducted numerous funerals in the Elk River area, with 65 documented from 2012 to present. He ran flag...Read More
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Last year the Elk River City Council, by consensus, maintained the previously existing ordinance prohibiting any type of sign placement in the city right of way. Since then city staff have implemented an education and awareness program to monitor ordinance compliance. The City Council will be discus...Read More
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The Elk River City Council has approved a request to convert 36 proposed townhome units in the Kliever Lake Fields East development to 22 single-family lots. The building sizes and types will be similar to Kliever Lakes Field 4th Addition, which was approved in 2013 and converted 42 proposed townhom...Read More
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