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Twin Valley City Council News & Notes from February 12th Meeting

By Mark Askelson markkrjb@loretel.net (2/13/18)

Twin Valley, MN -- The Twin Valley City Council held their regular monthly meeting on Monday night. At the meeting, the council finalized an agreement with the Minnesota Department of Transportation, who plan on doing a major road construction project north of the Wild Rice River Bridge at Heiberg Park. Twin Valley Mayor Ben Fall says through their working with the DOT, the council discovered that some of their recently purchased park land may not have been as large as they once thought.

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The land in question was reported to be 42 acres according to county tax records. However, it is now known that the land purchased was only 26 acres. Following that discovery, Mayor Fall says that prompted some brief discussion on whether or not the city should look into doing some surveys down the road on other city properties to make sure their records are accurate.

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In other council news, the Twin Valley Fire Department got some generous donations this month from community, which Fall says they will make good use of.

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And the city recently purchased a new PA system with some help from donations from a few local groups and grant money. Fall says the new PA is available for local groups to use throughout the community.

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The Twin Valley City Council also approved purchasing a new computer for the police department, approved selling an additional 100 feet of land to Thomas Thomas, and approved hiring Austin Prestegord for the Skating Rink.