Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig discusses last night’s council work session regarding the city’s 2020 budget and levy. Considerations are from 7.5% to 11.5% and a brief look at 3%.
Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig discussions last night’s City Council work session which included a Hospital update, the Council’s Strategic Plan and the 2018 street projects.
Northfield became a Charter City in 1910, a time when the seat of government was 2 days away. It gave citizens local control over their destiny. Victor Summa has long been involved in City government as a councilmen, a board and/or commission member, a downtown building owner and as a citizen. He says the Charter is, “the rule book for the City staff and the City Council. And it is the citizens rule book although the citizens aren’t all that involved in it”. Mayor Rhonda Pownell says it’s our “foundational document”. She added, “Now that being said, there are times when we really need to get special advice or [Read more…] about Has Northfield’s Charter run it’s course?; Speeding, seatbelts and motorcycle awareness; Riverwalk Mkt Fair opens
Northfield City Administrator Ben Martig talked with Jeff Johnson about the joint Strategic planning work session with the Nfld City Council, the Planning Commission and the Economic Development Authority.