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The City of Alexandria is looking for input on face coverings

By Sara Stadtherr | July 17, 2020

The City of Alexandria is interested in hearing from the public for an upcoming City Council discussion regarding the use of face coverings in the Alexandria community. Specifically, if you believe that a mandate should or should not be given to require face coverings in public. To give input, please email [email protected] or call to…

Dog Licensing And City Park Events

By Sara Stadtherr | August 14, 2017

All dogs over the age of six months kept, harbored, or maintained by their owners in the City, shall be licensed and registered with the City. Licenses are annual and run from Jan 1 thru Dec 31. Please stop at City Hall to register and please bring proof of current rabies vaccination. If you are…

Recreational Fire Pit Regulations

By Sara Stadtherr | April 14, 2017

Recreational fires. Recreational fires shall NOT be conducted within 25 feet (7620 mm) of a structure or combustible material unless the fire is contained in a barbecue pit or a noncombustible fire ring no larger than 3 feet in diameter (914 mm) and 2 feet (610 mm) or in height. Conditions which could cause a…

Landlord Ordinance Upcoming Hearing

By Sara Stadtherr | March 17, 2017

The Alexandria City Council will conduct a public hearing on March 27, 2017, at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Alexandria City Hall, located at 704 Broadway in Alexandria, Minnesota to consider the adoption of an ordinance amending the Alexandria City Code relating to residential rental property owners responsibilities. The draft ordinance may…

City of Alexandria is looking for your input

By Sara Stadtherr | August 1, 2016

Douglas County Fairgrounds creating a Master Plan for future work Alexandria, MN, August 1, 2016– The Douglas County Fairgrounds is underway in developing a Master Plan that will create a vision for many years to come. The planning group is asking for public feedback. Please join the many voices of input at the Planning Commission…

City Assessor named to Minnesota State Board of Assessors

By Sara Stadtherr | July 29, 2016

Reed Heidelberger to represent Alexandria at state level Alexandria, MN, July 29, 2016– At the July 26th meeting of the Minnesota State Board of Assessors in St. Michael, Reed Heidelberger, City of Alexandria Assessor, was named to hold a seat on that prestigious board “Having Reed represent Alexandria by sitting on this board is not…

Missing Link Pilot Project

By Sara Stadtherr | July 11, 2016

In the midsummer of 2016, a temporary pedestrian/non-motorized vehicle demonstration project was installed on Agnes Boulevard/North Broadway between Second Avenue and Third Avenue in Downtown Alexandria. Read the full article

Increase in City of Alexandria Stormwater Utility Fee

By Sara Stadtherr | July 14, 2015

In 2015, the City of Alexandria Stormwater Management Committee reviewed their projected revenue and expenditures over the next several years and determined that additional revenue is needed to address the ongoing stormwater needs within the City of Alexandria. The stormwater fee is responsible for funding stormwater components of City Capital Improvement Projects, high priority construction…

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