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What's coming up for Alexandria City Council and Pope/Douglas Solid Waste

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Alexandria City Council
Regular Meeting
Monday, Sept. 12

Where: The Mayor and City Council may participate in the City Council meeting remotely via telephone or video. Members of the public may participate via phone or other electronic means. Find more information at and click on the meeting date to display the link. If you wish to provide input to city staff and/or elected officials on matters before the City Council, please email

7 p.m. Pledge of Allegiance, moment of silence, approve agenda. Consent agenda: Approve minutes for Aug. 22 city council meeting, approve minutes for Aug. 22 special city council meeting, approve August 2022 bills

7:05 p.m. Jeff Hess, 2023 Alexandria Housing and Redevelopment Authority levy request

7:15 p.m. Public hearing – THC product sales ordinance


8 p.m. Public input session – Halloween street closure of Douglas Street

8:30 p.m. Bill Thoennes, Public Works Division director, Parks & Facilities

A. Amendment of Rail Bank property lease – Big Ole Central Park
B. Purchase of used front mount unit with broom and snowblower

8:35 p.m. Kreg Anderson, airport manager

A. Alexandria Airport ground lease – Fagen

8:40 p.m. Viking Speedway – additional autocross event Sept. 24

8:45 p.m. Special event permit

A. Recovery Month Walk & Picnic


8:50 p.m. Resolutions and ordinances
A. 2nd reading – charter amendments
B. Resolution in support of calling a special session of the Minnesota Legislature

8:55 p.m. City Engineer Tim Schoonhoven
A. Highway Committee
B. 18th Avenue construction update

9:05 p.m. Community Development Director Mike Weber
A. 2nd reading – Roth annexation ordinance

9:10 p.m. City attorney’s items of business

9:15 p.m. City administrator’s items of business
A. City administrator’s report
B. Closed session: Consideration of acquisition of property for the purposes of a new Minnesota Army National Guard Readiness Center

9:20 p.m. Old and other business

9:25 p.m. Adjournment

Note: The Alexandria City Council will convene a special city council meeting at 4:30 p.m. to discuss the following items: Runestone Community Center expansion Update, Knute Nelson turf project, Alexandria Police Department crisis response vehicle, Ameican Rescue Plan Act priorities, 2023 budget and tax levy, and agreement to conduct building inspections for the City of Forada.


Special note: Members of the public have the right to participate in the meeting by phone or other electronic means. To participate remotely via video, please go to our website, and click on the meeting date to display the link.

The above items are scheduled as of Wednesday, Sept. 7, and are subject to change.

Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management
Thursday, Sept. 29

Location: 2115 Jefferson St., Alexandria

8 a.m.

  1. Call to order
  2. Recite the Pledge of Allegiance
  3. Approve Sept. 29 agenda
  4. Approve minutes of Aug. 18 meetings
  5. Financial reports
  6. WTE plant operations reports
  7. Landfill operations reports
  8. MRF operations reports
  9. Plant maintenance updates
  10. SCORE program updates
  11. Bills
  12. Other business: a. Capital projects, b. Resolution 9 — 2022 market price declaration, c. Tipping fee increase, d. Ash/fines/leachate hauling agreement, e. Updates from Tri-County and Pope Douglas Joint Session, f. November regular meeting and December year-end meeting

This agenda is as of Sept. 7 and is subject to change.
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone, visit To join by phone, call 312-626-6799 and enter Meeting ID 883 3351 4805 and Access Code 213934.
Upcoming meetings
The Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management Joint Powers Board will attend the following meeting to discuss issues of interest and/or concerns of Pope/Douglas Solid Waste Management:

  • 2022 AMC Fall Policy Conference Sept. 15-16 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center, and joint session with Tri-County Solid Waste on Sept.15 at Arrowwood Resort and Conference Center at 7 p.m.
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