WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL RECAP: April 7, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetTuesday, April 21, 2009 6:30 PM – Work Session – Amending the Wayzata City Charter – regarding Section 13 – Vacancies; Section 17 – Council meeting attendance 7:00 PM CITY COUNCIL MEETING 1. Roll Call – Bangert absent. 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) Jeannie Vanda – Bond […]

CITY OF WAYZATA: Seasonal Road Restrictions to be lifted April 20, 2009

From the City of Wayzata: Wayzata’s Seasonal Road Restrictions were lifted on Monday, April 20, 2009 at 12:01 A.M. For up to date information regarding road restrictions in Wayzata, call the City of Wayzata at 952-404-5360. Additional Statewide Seasonal Load Limit information is available on Mn/DOT’s website. a2a_linkname=”Wayzata.com”;a2a_linkurl=”https://www.wayzata.com”;http://static.addtoany.com/menu/page.js

CITY OF WAYZATA: Gardner Street East will be Closed April 20th, 2009 for Installation of Utilities

From the City of Wayzata: Gardner Street East, west of Minnetonka Avenue to the water tower, will be closed beginning at 8:00 A.M. on Monday, April 20, 2009, for the installation of utilities. The closure is anticipated to last into the early evening. The contractor has been given permission to work as late as necessary […]

Wayzata faces $300,000 budget shortfall

Stunted development and tough economic times have contributed to a $300,000 budget shortfall in the city of Wayzata, and council members are searching for the best way to bridge the gap. “Services such as floral displays, communication publications, and TV broadcasts are all on the table,” Wayzata Mayor Ken Willcox said after Tuesday’s budget workshop. […]

City of Wayzata’s Budget Shortfall is $300,000; Council Weighs Options

The Wayzata City Council met Tuesday for a Budget Workshop to deal with the Budget Shortfall. According to Mayor Ken Willcox, the,”shortfall is on the order of $300,000. The problem has been caused by the postponement of substantially all significant development activity in Wayzata since the beginning of the year.“ Willcox expanded on the budget […]

WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL: Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetTuesday, April 21, 2009 6:30 PM – Work Session – Amending the Wayzata City Charter – regarding Section 13 – Vacancies; Section 17 – Council meeting attendance 7:00 PM CITY COUNCIL MEETING 1. Roll Call 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) 3. Approval of Minutes: Minutes of April […]

CITY OF WAYZATA: Workshop on Budget Shortfall Agenda

The Wayzata City Council has schedule a special workshop to deal with the $200,000 – $300,000 Budget Shortfall the City is experiencing due to the lack of development and fees it has received this year. The agenda was emailed by Sandy Langley is below for your review: Tuesday, April 14, 2009City Council Workshop4:30 PMConference Room […]

RECAP WITH THE MAYOR PODCAST: Ken Willcox fills us in on the City Council Meeting from 04/07/2009

City of Wayzata Mayor Ken Willcox joins Dan Gustafson of Wayzata.com to recap all the happenings from the City Council Meeting Tuesday evening. Topics include: Board of Appeals & Equalization Public recognition of Kent Howe 2 Variance requests Authorizing General Obligation Bonds East Neighborhood Closure Study Authorizing Ad for bid of 2009 Street Reconstruction Consider […]

City of Wayzata Contemplates Using Twitter

The Wayzata City Council discussed utilizing Twitter to help communicate with residents last evening. City Manager Al Orsen distributed copies of an article at the behest of Mayor Willcox. “Other communities are tapping into using Twitter as a communication tool…” Orsen describe possible uses such as notification for clean-ups, road closures, etc. Edina, Falcon Heights, […]

WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL RECAP: April 7, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetTuesday, April 7, 2009 **7:00 PM – Local Board of Appeals & Equalization 1. Open Board of Appeals & Equalization 2. Hear Appeals 623 & 630 Bushaway Road – Peter Pflaum indicated that his properties have not been valued according to the pending road construction, and the fact he has […]

WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL: Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetTuesday, April 7, 2009 **7:00 PM – Local Board of Appeals & Equalization 1. Open Board of Appeals & Equalization 2. Hears Appeals 3. Continue to April 21, 2009 (if needed) CITY COUNCIL MEETING – – Immediately after BOR 1. Roll Call 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) […]

CITY OF WAYZATA: Planning Commission Agenda for April 6th, 2009

Wayzata Planning CommissionMeeting AgendaMonday, April 6, 2009Community Room600 Rice Street EastWayzata, Minnesota 7:00 p.m. 1. Call to Order and Roll Call 2. Regular Agenda Public Hearing Items: a. Review and adopt Planning Commission Report and Recommendation on 322 Broadway Avenue North Variance Request 3. Workshop Item a. Design Standards Update b. Bluff District Zoning Study […]

Wayzata.com acquires naming rights to City of Wayzata Water Tower

The City of Wayzata has signed a $1 million, 25-year deal with Wayzata.com, giving the company naming rights for the Wayzata Water Tower. The tower will bear a Wayzata.com logo and will be known as the Wayzata.com Water Tower. Surrounded by Wayzata cheerleaders, and the Wayzata High School marching band, city and website officials stood […]

East Neighborhood works together to solve traffic problem

Kate MyersWayzata.com Editor Like the current economy, the agenda for the Wayzata City Council has been slow. But despite a decrease in downtown activity, the council is moving forward with several projects in the East Neighborhood and area around Lake Street. The East Neighborhood is dealing with traffic issues, specifically speeding cars and what to […]