St. Paul asks residents to weigh in on alley plowing

In an example of the ever-evolving snow removal plan, collaboration, and community engagement, the City of St. Paul is surveying citizens on whether the city should plow alleys. In Minot, our alleys are maintained by the City but typically only when they become a priority for maintaining services like garbage pick-up. Still, potential revisions to

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Broadway intersection to close for flood protection work

Flood protection work around the Sammy’s Pizza and the new Broadway pump station are going to create a major traffic disruption in May. From May 12 through May 21, the intersection will be closed completely. This 10-day closure will shorten the time of 2-lane traffic by several months. Jill Schramm with the Minot Daily News

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Federal flood protection funding for Minot takes a step forward

Senator Hoeven was in Minot yesterday with U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Chief Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite. After a round table discussion that included representatives from many other federal agencies on the topic of funding Minot’s current and future phases of flood protection, General Semonite signed the Chief’s report — the culmination of a nearly

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In Maryland, pay-as-you-throw trash collection effectively reducing waste and nudging behavior

Landfill expansions, recycling, service days and rates, single-use plastic — they’re all topics that have been front and center for the City of Minot over the past year. That’s appropriate — there are few things more central for a municipality than garbage removal. And it’s on that topic that this story from Maryland is relevant

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This is why downtown Minot matters more

If you’ve been paying attention the past few years, you may have noticed a renewed focus on downtown Minot. It’s coming from the City through intentional investments, it’s coming from private investors taking leaps of faith, and it’s coming from non-profits supporting all these efforts. Over the course of that time, there’s been no shortage

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City Council Agenda, April 15, 2019

The City of Minot’s City Council will meet Monday, April 15th, 5:30 P.M. at Minot City Hall to consider the following agenda. City Council meetings are open to the public or can be live-streamed on Facebook or Youtube through the City of Minot pages. 1. ROLL CALL 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. PERSONAL APPEARANCES 4.

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Ohio asks the question on new roads — to build or not to build?

Traffic engineers are starting to acknowledge a concept called induced demand. It’s simple: the more we widen roadways, the more cars fill them up. So, often the most expensive solution to relieving congestion isn’t a solution at all, and that’s before the maintenance costs are considered. Ohio is not alone in wrestling with these questions;

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Minot City Council Agenda, April 1, 2019

Minot’s City Council will meet for the first of its two monthly meetings on Monday, April 1st, 2019 at Minot City Hall. The agenda for the meeting follows below. 1. ROLL CALL 2. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE 3. PERSONAL APPEARANCES 4. REPORTS: MAYOR 5. REPORTS: CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY Documents: ATTORNEY REPORT- MARCH 19.PDF 6. CONSENT ITEMS

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