Aitkin City Councils accepts Administrator’s resignation during August 2nd meeting

Aitkin City Councils accepts Administrator’s resignation during August 2nd meeting

August 4, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (8/4/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — The City of Aitkin remained steadfast with plans to get control of the vandalism at the City Parks while also hearing the end of tenure for an employee during their regular meeting from Monday, August 2nd from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room.

The Council did appoint Trevor Betley to the Planning Commission and approved a proclamation recognizing National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day.

Attorney Joseph Krueger spoke on the City’s Joint Powers Agreement between the City attorney and the Police Department.

The Joint Powers Agreement was approved by the Council as well as grant applications for hangar improvements at the Aitkin Municipal Airport. A consensus was also given to begin the Ordinance Revision procedure for Nuisance, ATV, and Park Curfew within City limits.

City Administrator Rose Beverly also noted during the meeting of her letter of resignation.

The Council did accept the letter and approved the amendment of changing the Liquor Store policy of being 21 years old to enter the facility. Council member Kathy Galliger spoke on a possible grant to address concerns for Slow Moving Vehicles for Seniors.

Council approval was awarded for the Aitkin Fire Department 9/11 Event Permit, a Conditional Use Permit for a greenhouse to be built on property belonging to Jim Fahrenholtz, and special event permit for the Aitkin Riverboat Days Street Days.

Residents from Blackrock Road were on hand to discuss with the Council on possible speed limit changes and postage of signs.

The Council did approve changing the speed limit to 20mph on Blackrock Road and will be purchasing signs for the occurrence.

The Aitkin City Council is next scheduled to meet on Monday, August 16th from the Aitkin Public Library Community Room.