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RFP: Parks and Trails Master Plan

By Sara Stadtherr | May 13, 2022

The City of Alexandria is looking for applicants for Planning in our Parks Division. All the information is attached here:  Request for Proposals (RFP) For City of Alexandria

Welcoming and Inclusive Community Assessment

By Sara Stadtherr | May 1, 2022

The City of Alexandria announces its partnership with the University of Minnesota and the date for its Welcoming and Inclusive Community Assessment and Our Community Matters campaign. The City of Alexandria’s vision is to be a welcoming, vibrant, diverse, and culturally rich community with opportunities for positive social interaction and inclusivity of all citizens. Working…

2022 Alexandria Spring Metal Pick up day

By Sara Stadtherr | April 5, 2022

As an incentive to help city residents clean up their property this spring, the City of Alexandria and Alex Rubbish & Recycling have partnered together to designate Tuesday, April 26th as free metal pick up day. People with metal objects they wish to dispose of can place the items on their boulevard and have them…

City of Alexandria redistricting information – 2022

By Sara Stadtherr | February 22, 2022

The release of the 2020 Census was the kickoff to the redistricting process that takes place every ten years. Minnesota law requires that congressional, legislative, county and city election district boundaries be redrawn every ten years after the census. This is also an opportunity to review polling place locations to verify that they meet ADA and…

Momentum is Building for the Runestone Community Center Expansion

By Sara Stadtherr | February 9, 2022

Planning for a major effort to fund the Runestone Community Center expansion is underway. The City of Alexandria has been working with an architect to design and develop a construction project that will meet demand for more athletic and community events. Over the past 20 years, Alexandria has experienced considerable growth in ice use and…

Landlord Training Zoom link

By Sara Stadtherr | January 25, 2022

If you are planning on joining the Landlord training on Thursday, January 27th, please use this Zoom link below. You will be required to enter your first and last name to enter the meeting.   Topic: Landlord Training Time: Jan 27, 2022 09:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86137440991?pwd=OU1Pb0JxV2kvTVVtaGszdzBsRklQdz09 Meeting ID:…

Mayor Osterberg’s In the Know column: ALP Utilities provides unique benefits

By Sara Stadtherr | January 12, 2022

ALP Utilities’ 2020 average outage time was 12 minutes, compared to  the industry average of 139 minutes. Written By: Bobbie Osterberg, Alexandria Mayor | 1:02 pm, Jan. 12, 2022 Workers from ALP Utilities put up Christmas decorations along Third Avenue on Monday, Nov. 22, 2021. Contributed photo By Bobbie Osterberg, Alexandria Mayor What literally powers the City of…

Proposed new interchange at Lake Burgen rest stop on I94

By Sara Stadtherr | January 12, 2022

For Detailed information regarding the proposed ideas for the new interchange, see the link below.   http://www.dot.state.mn.us/d4/projects/lakeburgeninterchange/

The City of Alexandria approved 2022 budget information

By Sara Stadtherr | December 14, 2021

The budget is the single most important policy document a local government adopts. Please take a moment to look through the information, by clicking here. Let us know if you have any question, we would love to hear from you!

Volunteer your time to make the community a better place!

By Sara Stadtherr | October 26, 2021

The City of Alexandria is comprised of many Boards, Committees and Commissions. We would love to have you join our work. See the information below and contact Amy Riedel if you have any questions at [email protected]   Boards, Committees and Commissions    

In the Know column: Here’s how city of Alexandria creates a budget

By Sara Stadtherr | October 6, 2021

By Bobbie Osterberg, Alexandria Mayor Today, in less than 600 words, readers will get a peek at the process of creating the city budget for 2022. The budget is the single most important policy document the council adopts. SPOILER ALERT: Math and finance-talk ahead! It starts with the Budget Committee. The city administrator, one council…

Rental Registration information

By Sara Stadtherr | October 4, 2021

For all of the current information and form, please click here: https://alexandriamn.city/rental-registration/    

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