City Council Agenda | May 20, 2024

The Minot City Council will hold its regular meeting on Monday, May 20, 2024, at 5:30 PM in the City Council Chambers at City Hall, located at 10 3rd Ave SW. Residents in need of special accommodations are encouraged to contact the City Clerk’s office at 857-4752. This meeting will include the roll call, Pledge

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This is a Flawed Location for a Transit Center; We Can Do Better!

At tonight’s City Council meeting, the Council will take up the proposed location of a downtown transit center. If you’re not familiar with that idea, that’s a central hub to which all the public transportation routes eventually return. It’s basically a start, and end, and a transfer station to other routes. The location proposed by

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City Council Agenda, December 18, 2023

Minot’s City Council will meet tonight at 5:30 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The following agenda will be considered. Minot City Council meetings are live-streamed through the City’s Youtube Channel found here. The meeting will consider the agenda attached below. Notable items include consideration of a suspension of a liquor license for The Spot,

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Begrudgingly, I’m Recycling

Nuance Alert: If you see the world in clear cases of right and wrong, black and white, us and them, you’re going to be confused by what you read next. I color myself fully for the environment. Climate change is real, human impacts are pushing the global environment out of balance, and we should absolutely

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Council Approves Sidewalk Clearing Money

Sidewalk snow clearing has been a regular topic here on TheMinotVoice.com. Back in January, we pointed out the City’s neglect of key pedestrian corridors long after the snow had stopped falling. It’s a story we’ll be revisiting, but in the interim, there’s been action behind the scenes. And as of Tuesday, the City Council approved

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Minot City Council Agenda, February 21, 2023

Minot’s City Council will meet Tuesday, February 21, at 5:30 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The following agenda will be considered. Minot City Council meetings are live-streamed through the City’s Youtube Channel found here. The meeting will consider the agenda attached below. Notable items include an adjustment to a previous MAGIC Fund investment,

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Souris Basin Planning Council’s Business Accelerator Fund recommended for refill

A little economic development tool with big impacts is recommended for a refill. Souris Basin Planning Council manages the Business Accelerator Fund; it delivers a local match for participation in the Bank of North Dakota’s Flex PACE program to buy down interest rates for qualifying businesses. On Friday, the MAGIC Fund steering committee recommended tapping

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It’s Your Community — Get Involved!

Dear Minot: Since being elected as your mayor in June 2022, I’ve learned a great many things. I’ve learned there is a lot going on in Minot that involves the mayor. I’ve learned residents want their voices heard. And I’ve learned that no matter how much I learn, there is always something new around the

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Garbage Rates to Rise March 1

Minot City Council took action on garbage and landfill rates on Monday night. The larger your bin, the larger your rate increase with increases of a dollar for the largest 95-gallon bins and 50 cents for smaller bins. Plus, we’re building a new landfill cell at a cost of $2.35 million. Jill Schramm with The

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Council Opts For Parking Free For All

At last night’s City Council meeting, Minot City Council took up the challenge of parking City employees, literally. When the new City Hall opens later this year, it will house approximately 80 workers. Where they’ll park and who will pay was an open question until last night. Council acted to make the Renaissance Parking ramp

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Let’s Call It Taxpayer Subsidized Parking

City Council meets tonight. The agenda includes more than a few items you should know about; read it here. Perhaps most interesting, two items related to our infamous downtown parking garages will be considered. First, where should the City employees park when City Hall moves downtown later this year? That is a timely question. More

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Minot City Council Agenda, February 6, 2023

Minot’s City Council will meet Monday, February 6, at 5:30 in the Council Chambers at City Hall. The following agenda will be considered. Minot City Council meetings are live-streamed through the City’s Youtube Channel found here.

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Mayor Ross talks flood protection, State of the City with KMOT

Mayor Ross stepped into the KMOT TV studio recently to talk three issues. The recent visit by students of NDSU’s architecture program, flood protection funding, and the upcoming State of the City event. Catch the full interview linked below. 

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City of Minot Settles Lawsuit with 16th Crossing Developer

The City of Minot’s lawsuit with 16th Crossing, owned by Nathan Smith, has been dismissed by agreement of both parties. Smith, along with new owner Stonehaven, LLC, and a new development company, Meritage Communities, are planning a substantial mixed-use development at the 55th Crossing location in southeast Minot to include single-family homes, townhomes, upscale apartments,

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Minot-area water projects get hearing

Minot’s water projects are front and center priorities this legislative session, as they have been for the past several sessions. At stake is state funding for shares of the Mouse River Enhanced Flood Protection Project and the Northwest Area Water Supply project. State dollars are needed to keep the projects moving. Thursday, Mayor Tom Ross

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Minot’s SW Water Tower Wins Award

— Official News Release, City of Minot. — The City of Minot’s southwest elevated water storage tank project has earned an award from the North Dakota Ready Mix & Concrete Products Association. The $4 million project earned the Gold Star Winner award in the Governmental Category. The tower project was completed in conjunction with Landmark

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