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September 21, 2015
Tentative settlements approved: Negotiations began when rainwater leaks were discovered in the Sanford Center's ballroom and service corridor areas
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji moved one step closer Monday to completing litigation work for repairs to fix rainwater leaks at the Sanford Center following the approval of five tentative settlement agreements. The negotiations, taking place between Bemidji and multiple companies,...
September 21, 2015 - 7:59pm
September 14, 2015
Utility rate increase proposed for 2016: 3 percent increase for water and sewer rates will match increased expenses, officials say
BEMIDJI -- In a presentation at a Bemidji City Council work session Monday, Finance Director Ron Eischens explained why city staff are recommending a 3 percent increase for both water and sewer rates in 2016. Eischens said the utility rate data presented Monday was made to reflect...
September 14, 2015 - 8:30pm
GOVERNMENT: Utility rate increase proposed for 2016
BEMIDJI—In a presentation at a Bemidji City Council work session Monday, Finance Director Ron Eischens explained why city staff are recommending a 3 percent increase for both water and sewer rates in 2016. Eischens said the utility rate data presented Monday was made to reflect...
September 14, 2015 - 7:12pm
September 1, 2015
City to act on settlement for Sanford Center work at next council meeting: Other legal negotiations regarding event complex remain ongoing
BEMIDJI -- The city of Bemidji continued its effort Tuesday to complete legal matters pertaining to work done during construction of the Sanford Center. The legal issues the city is working through stemmed from discoveries made at the event complex, such as rainwater leaks in...
September 1, 2015 - 8:29pm
July 20, 2015
Hillside Avenue closure brings out citizens for and against
BEMIDJI—Bemidji residents at Monday's City Council meeting appeared divided on an ordinance to reopen Hillside Avenue Southwest. In...
July 20, 2015 - 9:18pm
July 18, 2015
City Council and School Board to meet Monday on street improvements
BEMIDJI—The Bemidji City Council will start Monday evening off with a joint session with the Bemidji School Board at 5:30 p.m. before its regular meeting at 6 p.m. During the joint meeting, the two governing bodies will seek an agreement on a street improvements as part of...
July 18, 2015 - 6:21pm
July 6, 2015
GOVERNMENT: City to study liquor market as updates needed to municipal stores
BEMIDJI—Aging facilities and a changing liquor market were deciding factors in the Bemidji City Council moving forward with a feasibility...
July 6, 2015 - 9:26pm
June 23, 2015
City hopes for state designation for south shore park: Three weeks added to Paul Bunyan Park renovations
BEMIDJI -- While not originally on the agenda, Bemidji's south shore was brought up during the City Council's special work session Monday. Parks and Recreation Director Marcia Larson asked the council to approve a resolution to apply to designate a South Shore Park as a regional...
June 23, 2015 - 7:12pm
June 22, 2015
Park adjustments total more than $65,000: City Council approves changes to plaza in front of Paul and Babe
BEMIDJI—The 2014 financial audit was the first item on the agenda at a special work session Monday for the Bemidji City Council, but Paul...
June 22, 2015 - 10:20pm
June 17, 2015
Boulder removal around Paul and Babe could start next week: City officials to meet again to address adjustments, costs
BEMIDJI -- The tree stump, mound and boulders that stirred a Paul Bunyan-sized controversy may be gone as soon as next week. The removal...
June 17, 2015 - 4:46pm
June 16, 2015
City Council votes to remove dirt mound, boulders and tree stump in front of Paul and Babe
BEMIDJI -- After several hours of public comment and debate, the Bemidji City Council voted 5-2 Monday night to remove planned structures in...
June 16, 2015 - 9:53am
June 8, 2015
GOVERNMENT: City, school district to meet Wednesday about planned elementary school
BEMIDJI -- Officials from the city and the Bemidji Area Schools will meet Wednesday to discuss issues relating to the future grades 4-5 elementary school. At its work session Monday, City Manager Nate Mathews updated the City Council on the status of the planned school. The Greater...
June 8, 2015 - 8:10pm
June 1, 2015
City closer to opening homeless shelter: Council passes resolutions for property, tax credits
BEMIDJI—The city of Bemidji is one step closer to making a much-needed homeless shelter a reality. The City Council on Monday passed...
June 1, 2015 - 9:21pm
April 21, 2015
City Council approves Chief Bemidji plaque language: Members vote 4-3 to include mention of atrocities against Indians as part of project
BEMIDJI -- After a spirited and sometimes racially charged debate, the Bemidji City Council voted 4-3 to include language on proposed plaques...
April 21, 2015 - 2:27pm
March 9, 2015
City reviews finalists for manager slot: Decision expected at March 16 special meeting
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji City Council on Monday moved closer to deciding whether Nate Mathews or Jeff Cadwell will become the next city manager. The...
March 9, 2015 - 10:59pm