Alexandria hears good news about state aid money
"A solid year but more work needs to be done."
That's how Elizabeth Wefel, a lobbyist with the Coalition of Greater Minnesota Cities, summed up the last session of the Minnesota Legislature from the perspective of smaller cities such as Alexandria.
In a presentation to the Alexandria City Council Monday, she said a highlight of the legislative session was increasing local government aid (LGA) funding by $80 million, which will be split 50-50 between metro and rural areas.
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