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November 21, 2016
City hopes snow fence will keep drifts off Flagstaff
Drifting snow on Flagstaff Avenue has become a regular headache for drivers, as there's nothing in the open farm fields to stop the frigid northwest...
November 21, 2016 - 2:55pm
November 20, 2016
Farmington garbage collection dates changed for Thanksgiving
Farmington residents will need to put out trash a day early or a few days late due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Farmington city offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24 and Friday, Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving. Thursday customers should put out trash a day early on Wednesday, Nov....
November 20, 2016 - 5:30am
November 18, 2016
City council accepts election results at special meeting
Following state law, Farmington held a special meeting Nov. 14 in which the city council officially accepted the results of the municipal election. At this meeting, the final tallies of all the votes from all six precincts are presented, as are the results of those votes. Todd Larson,...
November 18, 2016 - 1:01pm
November 16, 2016
New e-notification program let's residents get city info by email
If you've ever wrestled your recycling bin out to the curb, only to look around and notice that none of your neighbors have theirs out, the city of Farmington's new e-notification program may be just what you need. Residents who enroll online by providing an email address can get...
November 16, 2016 - 1:30pm
November 9, 2016
Trump heads for White House after stunning defeat of Clinton
Republican Donald Trump stunned the world by defeating heavily favored rival Hillary Clinton in Tuesday's presidential election, ending eight...
November 9, 2016 - 8:36am
November 8, 2016
Bond sales save city $1.9 million in future interest payments
Farmington continues to pay down its debt, and the day before the general election seemed to be a great day for refinancing bonds. The city refinanced...
November 8, 2016 - 3:52pm
October 31, 2016
Dayton, leaders plan meeting to talk about soaring health insurance
ST. PAUL — Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton and legislative leaders are discussing how they can deal with soaring health insurance premiums. Dayton spokesman Sam Fettig said the governor plans to meet Tuesday morning, Nov. 1, with House Speaker Kurt Daudt, R-Crown. The governor's...
October 31, 2016 - 4:22pm
October 24, 2016
Farmington City Engineer takes job in Colorado to be closer to family
City engineer Kevin Schorzman was born near Denver, Colorado. And, while he may have wandered far from home, he always hoped to return. A job...
October 24, 2016 - 5:09am
October 19, 2016
City of Farmington tax increase may be reduced to 3.99 percent
The 2017 tax levy for the city of Farmington may not be as high as expected. City staff and the Farmington City Council held a work session Oct. 10 with a goal of reducing the proposed levy to 3.99 percent. In September, the city council approved a preliminary tax levy increase of...
October 19, 2016 - 5:30am
October 5, 2016
City of Farmington's second quarter budget better than last year
The city of Farmington's budget is on track, with revenues exceeding budgeted expectations in the second quarter report. "The city's mid-year fund balance position is stronger than one year ago," said Robin Hanson, finance director. She presented the report to the Farmington City...
October 5, 2016 - 4:28pm
September 7, 2016
Farmington property taxes to go up in 2017
For the fourth year in a row, the Farmington City Council has voted to raise property taxes. In 2017, taxes could go up 4.94 percent or $52.72 annually for the average household. The council has until Dec. 5 to finalize the amount. The decision came at Tuesday night's council meeting,...
September 7, 2016 - 12:20pm
September 2, 2016
Farmingon city administrator earns council's praise and gets a raise
Farmington's City Administrator David McKnight got the City Council's stamp of approval and a raise in his recent performance evaluation. "I'm happy with the job David has been doing," Mayor Todd Larson said. "He brings a lot of great qualities to the city, things like big picture...
September 2, 2016 - 5:30am
June 23, 2016
Council sets goals for the year ahead
The Farmington City Council announced its four-pronged goals for Farmington at Monday’s meeting, a planning exercise done annually. Priorities for 2016-17 can be grouped into four categories: financial, development, partnerships and service delivery. Under financial, the city plans...
June 23, 2016 - 4:30pm
Superintendent will take an extended leave
Farmington School District superintendent Jay Haugen will take an extended leave in June and July to spend more time with his wife, the district announced last week. Janet Haugen was diagnosed with cancer 2 ½ years ago. She recently discontinued her treatment and has entered hospice....
June 23, 2016 - 10:08am
Council considers a new code of conduct
The Farmington City Council took the first step Monday toward crafting a code of conduct for itself and all members of city boards, commissions and staff. The purpose, according to city administrator David McKnight, is to eliminate conflicts of interest and provide standards for conduct...
June 23, 2016 - 5:59am