Aitkin City Council setting Truth & Taxation, Annexation meetings from October 4th meeting

Aitkin City Council setting Truth & Taxation, Annexation meetings from October 4th meeting

October 6, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkin@rjbroadcasting.com (10/6/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council continued discussion on the 2021 City Improvement Project and reviewed options for Camera installation at the Aitkin City Park during their regular meeting from Monday, October 4th.

The Council did give approval for a gambling permit for the Brainerd Lakes Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation for an event on December 27th, 2021 and the resolution to authorize an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Public Safety for traffic enforcement projects through September 30, 2022.

After setting the Truth and Taxation meeting for December 6th at 6pm, The Council heard from Clerk Jen Thompson on setting a public hearing for the City’s annexation process.

Aitkin Mayor Megan Workman read an email from Bolton & Menk Engineer Phil Martin for the 2021 City Improvement Project.

Lon Nicko from the Street Department added to the Improvement Project the continuing conflicts over mailbox placement.

Council member Amanda Lowe addressed the Park Cameras starting with the need for internet services.

Lowe also presented more information on the Your Six Estimate which included the approximate number of cameras needed.

The Council approved the agreements and moved to send a resolution to District 10B State Representative and Senator Carrie Ruud regarding the plans for the Cameras at the Aitkin City Park.

The Aitkin City Council is scheduled to meet again on Monday, October 18th at 6pm from the Community Room of the Aitkin Public Library.