Watch the Water Treatment Plant & Underground Storage Construction by Webcam

The replacement of the water treatment plant and the construction of the 500,000 gallon ground storage, adjacent to the existing water tower on Park Street, can now be viewed via Webcam on the City of Wayzata’s Web site. a2a_linkname=””;a2a_linkurl=””;

WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL: Meeting Agenda for Wednesday, May 20 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetWednesday, May 20, 2009 7:00 PM CITY COUNCIL MEETING 1. Roll Call 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) 3. Approval of Minutes: Minutes of May 5, 2009 4. Public Hearing a. Public Hearing for First Reading of Ordinance No. 696 Amend City Charter -Orsen 5. NEW BUSINESS a. […]

Communications Advisory Group Seeks Input via Survey Included with Wayzata Utility Bills

Submitted by Mary Bader, Wayzata City Council The May utility bills for the City of Wayzata will contain a survey prepared by the volunteer Communications Advisory Group. The purpose of the survey is to evaluate satisfaction levels with the programming on WCTV-Channel 8, the City’s cable television channel. Residents may return the survey with their […]

Greg Rye Delivers Passionate Speech Asking for Time and Input from Wayzata Community to Overcome Budget Shortfall

Last night at Wayzata’s City Council Meeting, Wayzata Citizen Greg Rye spoke very passionately about overcoming the City’s budget shortfall so as to make Wayzata safe. The Council indicated that Greg should meet with City Manager Al Orsen in the very near future to come up with a plan. Here is a transcript of his […]

Wayzata City Council Swings the Axe to Trim Budget Shortfall

At last nights Wayzata City Council meeting, Council members swung the axe to eliminate a number of amenities within the City Budget. Cut half of the flower gardens and save the materials, seed, fertilizer $6,500 No hiring back of two seasonal gardeners $35,000 Suspend publication of the Bay Window for the remainder of the year […]


Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice Street Tuesday, May 5, 2009 7:00 PM CITY COUNCIL MEETING 1. Roll Call All members present. 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) Irene Stemmer from the Heritage Preservation Board spoke about National Heritage Preservation Month, celebrated nationwide. Pick up a pamphlet for a Heritage Tour for a number […]


To the Editor, Due to the city’s budgetary shortfall, it appears that Wayzata City Manager, Al Orsen, is going to recommend to the Wayzata City Council this Tuesday night to eliminate our newest police officer, Bill Matthews. I believe that this decision would be an irresponsible choice to ensure public safety and short-sighted at best […]

Copy of City of Wayzata Manger’s Proposed Budget Cuts

Here is a copy of City Manager Al Orsen’s proposed budget cuts that will be presented and discussed at tonight’s Wayzata City Council meeting. It appears Sonny Clark, Parks Superintendent would be let go, Jan Svensson, Motor Vehicle Supervisor will be axed, Bill Matthews, the newest police officer will be let go, Sandy Langley will […]

WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL: Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, May 5th, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetTuesday, May 5, 2009 7:00 PM CITY COUNCIL MEETING 1. Roll Call 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) 3. Approval of Minutes: Minutes of April 21, 2009 4. NEW BUSINESS a. Consider authorizing ad for bid for Barry Avenue Stormsewer project – Kelly b. Discuss review of survey […]

City of Wayzata’s Spring Clean-Up Sceduled for Saturday May 2nd

If you have extra appliances, box spring mattresses, or other large items in your home, tomorrow is the day to get rid of them if you are a Wayzata resident. The City of Wayzata and Randy’s Sanitation are partnering to provide an opportunity for Spring Cleaning City wide. For more info on this program, visit […]

City of Wayzata Announces Beach Schedule for 2009

The City of Wayzata has released it’s Summer Beach Schedule for the 2009 swimming season. The City beach will open for businesses on June 7th, and will close on August 17th. The bath house will be available for use from dawn to dusk. Wayzata residents can receive a beach sticker free of charge to park […]

City of Wayzata Announces Webcam of Water Treatment Construction Site Coming Soon

The City of Wayzata has announced via it’s website that a webcam of the Water Treatment site is coming soon. Stay tuned to for the status of this interesting and new development. is your City of Wayzata news leader. a2a_linkname=””;a2a_linkurl=””;

City of Wayzata Cuts Print Version of Bay Window Newsletter; Expands Online

The City of Wayzata has announced that the summer edition of the printed Wayzata Bay Window will be reduced in size due to the budget shortfall at City Hall. Expanded versions of newsletter articles will be available on the City of Wayzata website– Additionally, the fall and winter editions of the newsletter will not be […]

City of Wayzata Releases Hydrant Flushing Schedule

From the City of Wayzata: Wayzata’s Hydrant Flushing Schedule for spring 2009: The Wayzata Utility Department will be flushing water mains and fire hydrants from April 20st through May 1st. The purpose of this process is to remove any particulate matter that may have built up in the water mains over the year and also […]