City Council Awards Contract For East 2nd Street Project

The City Council this morning accepted the second lowest construction bid from Breitbach Construction of Elrosa, Minnesota and awarded a contract for the East 2nd Street Improvement Project. The bid from Breitbach Construction was $1,370,676.09, which was $14,000 more than the low bidder, Riley Brothers Construction of Morris. This action ended speculation that Riley Brothers…
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The Morris Black Bear

Did anyone notice there was a full moon last week? The City of Morris had to deal with a situation it had never dealt with before and probably won’t in the future. A black bear wondered into the city, was struck by a car and then took up residency in a huge tree near a…
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Unlicensed Vehicles

You must license your vehicles in Morris. This includes vehicles that are sitting on private property. It is unlawful for a property owner to store an unlicensed vehicle on their property, unless it is in a garage or building. We do this to make sure we don’t have junked vehicles sitting around creating a visual…
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East 2nd Street Project Bidding

Some people may question what the City is doing with the bidding process for the 2nd Street Improvement Project, but actually, short of bidding later in the spring than we normally do, everything is done according to State Statute. The City does not have the ability to deviate from that process. We usually like to…
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Playground Equipment Moves

In the next several weeks, you will see the old elementary school playground equipment moved to East Side Park. The reason for the move has nothing to do with the old elementary school and possible development, but with a safety issue at East Side Park. For at least a year, residents have questioned the placement…
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