Tag: Mitch Berg

Mahnomen City Council Selects Interim City Administrator

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council has selected Kari Kirshbaum to fill in as Interim City Administrator while they begin the search for a full-time replacement. Kirshbaum, the former Gary Mayor and current Chair of the Norman County EDA, will temporarily take over for the outgoing Administrator Mitch Berg. Berg, who recommended Kirschbaum to…
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May 27, 2021 0

City of Mahnomen to Reinstate Late Fees & Water Shutoffs

Mahnomen, MN — Since the beginning of the pandemic in March of 2020, the City of Mahnomen has been deferring water shut offs and also suspending the collection of late penalties. But as the pandemic comes to an end, the Mahnomen City Council is reversing that decision and will now begin reinstating late penalties and…
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May 24, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Administrator Accepts Position at University of Minnesota-Crookston

Mahnomen, MN — Mahnomen City Administrator Mitch Berg announced he would be stepping down from his position later this summer to take a role at the University of Minnesota Crookston. Berg submitted his resignation at the Mahnomen City council meeting on Monday night, May 17th and announced that he will take over as the new…
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May 20, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council Approves Fire Hall Remodel Bids

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council reviewed and awarded bids for the upcoming Fire Hall remodel project at their regular monthly meeting on Monday night. There were concerns that bids for the estimated $1.5 million dollar project would come in much higher due to high cost of constructions materials and because they only received…
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May 6, 2021 0

Construction Begins for 3rd Phase of Mahnomen CIP Project

Mahnomen, MN — Starting this past week, the city of Mahnomen kicked of their 3rd phase of their Capital Water and Sewer Project and for those impacted they will likely have minimal parking access and could experience temporary loss of service. Mahnomen City Administrator Mitch Berg gives us an update on this year’s project. For…
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April 26, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council Approves Sale of Bonds for Mahnomen Fire Hall Renovation

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council held their 2nd regular monthly meeting on Monday, April 19th. It was an important meeting for the council as they approved a resolution to issue $1.6 million in general obligation capital improvement plan bonds, which essentially gives the green light for the $1.9 million Mahnomen Fire Hall renovation.…
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April 22, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council News & Notes from April 5th Meeting

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council held their first regular monthly meeting on Monday night, April 5th. At the meeting, the council reviewed bids for the sale of bonds for a $620,000 water treatment plant and well project that includes an emergency backup generator. The council eventually approved a bid with the local United…
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April 8, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council Continues Strategic Planning Sessions

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council held their second regular monthly meeting last Tuesday, February 16th where they continued on with the next phase of their Strategic Visioning and Tactical Planning sessions. At the previous meeting, the council established four distinct goals for the city, which include: Encourage Economic Vitality Provide and Maintain the…
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February 22, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council to Discuss Strategic Planning

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council will host their first regular meeting for the month of February tonight, and as part of that they will kickoff the first of four strategic planning sessions for the city. Mahnomen City Administrator Mitch Berg says it’s been a while since the city had updated their strategic plan…
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February 1, 2021 0

Mahnomen City Council News & Notes from 1-19-21 Meeting

Mahnomen, MN — The Mahnomen City Council had discussions regarding the proposed new fire hall, public works staff, and the need for housing at their second regular monthly meeting last Tuesday, January 19th. In regards to the new Fire Hall, the Mahnomen City Council approved the final construction plans so they can move forward with…
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January 26, 2021 0