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by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council talked at its Nov. 17 meeting about snow plowing and parking restrictions after Public Works Director Dave Horvath said the storm a week earlier had dumped 13 inches of snow and brought about 20 complaint calls. “It’s very hard for us to do a nice job […]

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• Budget talks will resume on Sept. 8 and 15; final budget expected late 2014   by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council Aug. 18 briefly discussed the preliminary 2015 budget included in their packet that night and slated for discussion at the Sept. 8 and Sept. 15 regular meetings. Final approval of the […]

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• Zimmerman seat will go to the top write-in candidate   by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer An unusual election season will unfold in Zimmerman because, for the first time in at least 20 years, a write-in candidate stands to win a four-year term on the Zimmerman City Council. There are three open seats — one […]

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• Residents, however, will be responsible for   re-constructing fence   by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council decided at its Aug. 4 regular meeting how to resolve problems with the drainage utility in a 19th Street neighborhood and acknowledged that private fencing within the city-owned right of way had contributed to the problem. […]

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• Zimmerman City Council gives new owner approval for liquor license by Debbie Griffin Contributing Writer The Zimmerman City Council approved at its Aug. 4 meeting several license applications for new owners to operate Zimmerman Bowling Alley, the formerly vacant building at 25920 Gateway Drive. The council OK’d applications for a license to operate a bowling […]

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Candidates interested in serving on the Zimmerman City Council may file an affidavit for candidacy from July 29 until Aug. 12, and voters choose the next representatives Nov. 4. Up for re-election are Mayor Dave Earenfight and Councilmembers Tony Brisbin, Beth Merwin, and Karen Michels. Zimmerman City Council members are elected at large and serve […]

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by Nathan Warner Contributing Writer Elk River real estate agent and Zimmerman business owner Beth Merwin was officially sworn onto the Zimmerman City Council Monday. Merwin took over the vacancy left by former City Council Member Greg Laney who resigned suddenly in December over work-related reasons.   Early in January, the council decided to offer […]

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By a unanimous vote Monday, former City Council candidate Beth Merwin, of Zimmerman, was offered the seat of former Zimmerman City Council Member Greg Laney. Merwin said she is pleased with the council’s decision and is eager to get started as Zimmerman’s newest council member. Laney resigned from his seat on the council in December […]

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