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On the morning after the Alexandria City Council supported a new idea to pay for street projects, the Douglas County Board also talked about the need for more transportation funding.
The board approved a resolution that encourages the Legislature to enact a law that brings adequate funding to Minnesota’s statewide transportation system.
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will hold a warehouse sale on Saturday, September 15 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items at the sale will include cabinets, trim, interior and exterior doors, windows, sinks, furniture, appliances and some miscellaneous items.
Habitat for Humanity of Douglas County (HFHDC) will hold a warehouse sale this Saturday, July 21 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items at the sale will include cabinets, trim, interior and exterior doors, windows, sinks, furniture and some miscellaneous items.
The boards of directors of the Lakes Area Economic Development Commission and Alexandria Area Economic Development Commission invite citizens and non-resident business owners of Douglas County to a series of public meetings.
Appropriation of legacy funds was unanimously approved by the Senate Thursday in the form of a bill carried by Senator Bill Ingebrigtsen, R-Alexandria.
The bill would commit $5.5 million for Asian carp barriers and $1.8 million for a University of Minnesota aquatic invasive species research center, among funds for a number of other projects and programs.
Danielle Nordine, Echo Press State Capitol Bureau
, March 28, 2012
Eleven highway improvement and infrastructure projects in Minnesota have received preliminary approval for nearly $33 million in funding under a joint pilot program launched by the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) and the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT).
Civic officials across the state are frustrated with how state financial decisions are affecting local budgeting, and with the seeming lack of public outcry about the potential impact on services and taxes.
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