WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL: Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetTuesday, June 16, 2009 6 to 7 p.m. Work Session – HPB Joint Meeting with City Council AMENDED CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7 p.m. 1. Roll Call 2. Public Forum – 15 minutes (3 min/person)Three Rivers Park District Update – Commissioner Sara Wyatt 3. Approval of Minutes: Minutes of June 2, […]

East Neighborhood to be closed to through traffic

The proposed East Neighborhood closing, which had been delayed until 2010, was revisited at the June 2, City Council meeting. In the new proposed plan, advanced signage could be put up the week before the Fourth of July and be closed the week after, according to City Engineer Mike Kelly. Work will begin immediately, and […]

WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL: Meeting Agenda for Tuesday, June 2, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetTuesday, June 2, 2009 6:00-7:00 PM Work Session – PUD on Rice Street – John Adams CITY COUNCIL MEETING 7:00 p.m. 1. Roll Call 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) 3. Approval of Minutes: Minutes of May 20, 2009 4. Public Hearing a. Consider On-Sale Liquor License “Sakana” […]

WAYZATA CITY COUNCIL RECAP: May 20th, 2009

Wayzata Community Room, 600 Rice StreetWednesday, May 20, 2009 7:00 PM CITY COUNCIL MEETING 1. Roll Call Bader absent. 2. Public Forum – 15 Minutes (3 min/person) None. 3. Approval of Minutes: Minutes of May 5, 2009 Approved. 4. Public Hearing a. Public Hearing for First Reading of Ordinance No. 696 Amend City Charter –Orsen […]

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 […]

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 CITY COUNCIL RECAP: May 5th, 2009

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 […]

WAYZATA CRIME PREVENTION: Don’t Cut The Police Force

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]