Mahnomen City Council News & Notes from August 2nd Meeting

Mahnomen City Council News & Notes from August 2nd Meeting

August 4, 2021 News -- KRJB-KRJM-KKCQ 0

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council had their first regular monthly meeting for the month of August on Monday night. At the meeting, they received an update on the search for the next permanent City Administrator. Current Interim City Administrator Kari Kirschbaum says so far they have a good field of candidates and will get that narrowed down over the next couple months.

The Mahnomen City Council also approved a number of change orders for the Fire Hall renovation. Kirschbaum gives an update on how that, and a number of other city led investments, is going in downtown Mahnomen.

Kirshbaum also reported on her recent participation at the Coalition of Greater MN Cities conference. She says some of the common areas of interest amongst greater Minnesota communities included childcare, parks, and mainstreet development.

And Wild Rice Day is being planned in the city of Mahnomen later this month. Kirschbaum says the council approved committing some funds to contribute to those activities.

Wild Rice Day is planned for August 28th.