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City Administrator’s weekly Friday Memo of July 23

Joel-WalinskiThe “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City staff, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

The Friday Memo information from the Library, Streets & Parks, and Recreation departments would be of interest to most citizens. This week’s memo (PDF) also includes

  • draft agenda items for August City Council sessions
  • first notice of Public Forum on Budget – August 23, 2010 (check it out!)
  • details on annual water testing

There is a City Council meeting on Tuesday.  You can view all upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.

City Administrator’s weekly Friday Memo of July 16, 2010

At the Nutcracker Museum in Leavenworth, WA

The “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City staff, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

The Friday Memo information from the Library, Streets & Parks, and Recreation departments in particular would be of interest to most citizens.

Nothing huge in this week’s memo (PDF), just updates on smaller projects and various meetings with regional entities (Dakota County, Bridgewater township).

Next week’s meeting schedule includes a joint work session on Monday between the Cities of Northfield and Dundas.  There’s a regular City Council meeting on Tuesday.

You can view all upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.

City Administrator’s weekly Friday Memo of July 9, 2010

Joel-WalinskiThe “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City staff, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

The Friday Memo information from the Library, Streets & Parks, and Recreation departments would be of interest to most citizens. This week’s memo (PDF) also includes the Boards & Commissions report (PDF) for June; you can find the Friday Memo and the Boards & Commissions report on the memo page for the week.

Items of note this week include:

  • No more eyesore! Maybe.  After the amended TIF note financing for the Crossing project closes this week, funds should be available for the City to begin planned site improvements and cleanup.
  • An update on the Highway 19 construction schedule and the link to the MnDOT project website.

There is a City Council work session on Tuesday (which includes the next segment of the new LDC from the Planning Commission), and the third open house (PDF) to review the draft of the new stormwater ordinance.

You can view all upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.

NO City Administrator’s weekly memo July 2

Joel-WalinskiThe “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City employees, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

No memo had been posted on the City website as of noon on Saturday; I don’t know why not. If one turns up I’ll amend this post.

NOTE: The library is closed today, tomorrow, and Monday. The municipal liquor store and City Hall offices are closed Monday. There are regular meetings on Tuesday and throughout the week; you can view all upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.

City Administrator’s weekly memo of June 25, 2010

Joel-WalinskiThe “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City employees, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

In addition to the regular department reports, this week’s memo (PDF) includes:

  • Information about absentee voting, which begins June 28.
  • Update on the annexation request in Bridgewater Township for Mayo Clinic, which will be heard by the City Council on Tuesday MORNING this week.
  • Update on the Safety Center Projects and the proposed meeting schedule for the Steering Committee and Design Team.
  • Update on the Surface Water Management Plan and timetable.
  • Lots of other smaller project updates

There is a special Council Meeting on Tuesday 6/29 at 7:30 AM. You can view all upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.

Help with City Administrator’s Friday Memo of June 18

Joel-WalinskiI’m bogged down in a work project and have not been able to review the memo to do a decent post. Here are the links – can you help out your fellow citizens by highlighting items of note in the comments?  Thank you!

The “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City employees, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

You can find this week’s memo (PDF) here, and find upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.

City Administrator’s weekly memo of Friday, June 11

Joel-WalinskiThe “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City employees, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

In addition to the regular department reports, this week’s memo (PDF) includes:

  • Information regarding preparation for the public hearing on CIP financing options at Tuesday’s City Council meeting (additional information now available on the City website)
  • Background details about the Planning Commission’s public hearing on Thursday regarding the 4.5-acre annexation request from the Mayo Clinic (Bridgewater township supervisors agree that this project would be beneficial for all, and they will sign a  joint resolution for orderly annexation).

You can view all upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.

City Administrator’s weekly memo for Friday June 4

Joel-WalinskiThe “Friday Memo,” written by Northfield City Administrator Joel Walinski, department heads, and other City staff, summarizes the staff activities for the week. The Friday memos are published and archived in PDF form at the bottom of the City Administrator’s web page.

It’s the first Friday of the month, so this week’s memo (PDF) also includes the Boards & Commissions report (PDF) for May. I admit to colossal failure as this is the third consecutive month for which there is no report from the Planning Commission.  I think that’s been remedied for future, i.e. it will be handled by someone other than me.

You can find the Friday Memo and the Boards & Commissions report on the memo page for the week.

Items of note in the Friday Memo include:

  • A timeline for the Mayo Clinic project – annexation request, hearings, etc.
  • Acknowledgment that the downtown recycling cans are ugly
  • Great update on activities from the Housing department
  • Miscellaneous engineering & construction updates – Fourth street, trails, etc.

It’s a busy week at City Hall, including a City Council work session on Tuesday (which includes the next segment of the new LDC from the Planning Commission), and an open house (PDF) to review the preliminary draft of the new stormwater ordinance (more on that to follow in a separate post).

You can view all upcoming City meetings on the City Calendar.