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City of Lake Elmo Seeking Committee Members – February 12, 2015

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The City of Lake Elmo currently has openings for members of the finance committee and the human resource committee. There are two positions available for each committee. Applicants must be residents of Lake Elmo and possess experience in a relevant field.

The role of the finance committee is to aid the City Council in the administration of financial operations of the City of Lake Elmo through the regular audit of financial statements, creation & maintenance of relevant/compliant financial policy; and the development of the annual operating budget.  The role of the human resources committee is to aid the City Council in the administration of personnel policies and staffing through productivity audits, human resource policies, & procedures, wage & rate administration, benefit review and disciplinary procedures.

To apply, download an application by clicking on the appropriate link below. Complete the application and return to the City Clerk.

Click here to download a finance committee application
Click here to download a human resource committee application

February 9, 2015 Planning Commission Meeting CANCELLED

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The Planning Commission meeting originally scheduled for Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 7:00pm has been cancelled.

The next Planning Commission meeting will be on Monday, February 23rd, 2015.

Please contact Community Development Director Kyle Klatt (651-747-3911) if you have any questions.

Municipal Consent Unanimously Approved – Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

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Municipal Consent for Phase I of the Downtown Street and Utility Project was approved unanimously at a special council meeting held on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015. Municipal Consent is the point at which the City Council acknowledges that the preliminary design process performed is complete and has determined that the project is feasible and should proceed into final design. Once the final design is complete the city and county will advertise for public bids in May. Should the county and city receive favorable bids, the project would likely be awarded in June, allowing for construction to begin.

Public Hearing Cancelled

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The Public Hearing for Tuesday, February 3, 2015 for the consideration of an Off-Sale Intoxicating Liquor License to Elmo Liquor, Inc. has been cancelled.

Council to Consider Municipal Consent on Phase I of Downtown Improvements Thursday, February 5, 2015

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Old Village Phasing Plan Map 1009x1024 Council to Consider Municipal Consent on Phase I of Downtown Improvements Thursday, February 5, 2015The City Council to consider municipal consent for Phase I of the Downtown Street and Utility Project on Thursday, February 5, at 7 pm. The meeting will be held at City Hall.

Phase I of the Downtown Street and Utility Project includes the installation of sanitary sewer and storm sewer, replacement of existing watermain, and street reconstruction on Laverne Ave. N., Upper 33rd St. N. and 36th St. N. (click to enlarge map, pictured at left). In addition, Phase I of the Downtown Project would include the initial improvements for a regional storm water system for the Village Area. Phase I of the Downtown Project is scheduled to begin construction in June or July of 2015.  Should the City Council proceed with municipal consent, final design and engineering for the project can be initiated.