Tag: Darrel Olson

City of Baxter Plans Road Projects Overhauling Intersections

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting for the month of May on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get a synopsis. Olson said there was a proposal to add signage to an intersection near the Walmart, which was approved, but Olson acknowledged that the resolution…
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May 6, 2021 0

City of Baxter to Bring Back Triathlons, Farmers’ Market in 2021

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its latest council meeting on April 20, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear about what was discussed. Olson first brought up a renewal of the joint powers agreement between the city of Baxter, the state of Minnesota, and prosecuting attorneys. The city also made…
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April 22, 2021 0

Baxter Council Discusses Storm Water, Walmart Expansion, and More from April 6 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting for the month of April on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. Olson first discussed the city’s storm water application permit, which he added is an important item to get solidified in time for the wet…
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April 8, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Talks College Road Improvements, Water Treatment from March 2 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first council meeting for the month of March on Tuesday, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. Olson said the meeting was fairly routine in general, but that there continues to be thorough discussion regarding continuing improvements with College Road; it is…
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March 4, 2021 0

New Restaurants Coming to the City of Baxter

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its second regular council meeting of the month of February, so we talked with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up. The city discussed and approved restaurant-related business starting with the purchase of Boomer Pizza and its plans for the future. A Jersey Mike’s location has also…
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February 18, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Updates on Land Arrangement, Year to Date from February 2 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first council meeting for the month of February on Tuesday, February 2, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear the latest. Olson said the meeting was short and sweet. The first thing he discussed was the hiring of an intern through Sourcewell for engineering.…
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February 4, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Updates on Road Improvements, New Business from January 19 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — To hear the latest from the council meeting for the city of Baxter this week, we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson, who updated us on the most recent news for the city. Olson said the meeting was relatively routine, but provided some important planning and zoning updates. One was the approval of…
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January 21, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Recaps First City Council Meeting of 2021

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its first regular council meeting of the new year on Tuesday, January 6, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to hear the latest on what was discussed. Olson said the meeting was short, but that the council welcomed in its newest member, John Ward, who is…
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January 7, 2021 0

Baxter Mayor Talks 2020 in Review, December 15 Council Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held its final council meeting of 2020 on Tuesday, December 15, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up to speed. Olson said the meeting was fairly light and short. Much of the meeting was spent reminiscing with councilmember Todd Holman, due to this being…
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December 17, 2020 0

Baxter Mayor Talks Ice Rinks, Trail Improvements from December 1 Meeting

(BAXTER, MN) — The city of Baxter held a regular council meeting on Tuesday, December 1, so we spoke with Mayor Darrel Olson to get caught up to speed. Olson said the meeting was relatively routine. In the work session prior to the meeting, Olson says the city discussed the possibility of opening ice rinks…
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December 3, 2020 0