THE MINNESOTA BASHAW BLOG Too Many Terrible Streets in Duluth
Why is it every time I drive somewhere I worry if my car will hold up? Probably because every road in Duluth I drive on, has so many pot holes it is a miracle my car survives. Duluth streets just keep... Posted on 2/20/13 at 4:44 AM
Alexandria is not the only city asking the state Legislature for a new way to pay for street projects.
New street improvement district legislation has received the endorsement from 75 city councils from all regions of the state, according to the League of Minnesota Cities, which also supported the measure.
Is it a new tool that Alexandria could use to help pay for much-needed street projects?
Or is it a way for the city to burden residents with another fee?
The Alexandria City Council grappled with the idea at its meeting Monday night.
The person in charge of the crews that maintain streets, fix potholes, plow away snow and tackle other jobs to keep Alexandria’s traffic flowing smoothly, is stepping down.
Bryan Bjorgaard, public works coordinator for the city of Alexandria for the last five years, submitted his resignation, effective June 27, to the Alexandria City Council Monday night.
He’s moving to Idaho Falls where his wife recently landed a job.
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