City Surveys Citizens On Service Quality

The City of Morris is in the process of surveying its Citizens on the quality of service it provides.  The surveys are part of a Performance Measure Program the State of Minnesota implemented last year to determine how satisfied Citizens are with the services their City provides. The surveys in Morris are being distributed through…
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Citizens Pay Attention, The Legislature Is In Session

The 2012 Legislature is now in session, and despite the recent discussions about a Vikings Stadium, there is a lot more at stake.  I’m particularly concerned about the continued battle between the Democrats and Republicans and what now appears to be an effort to use constitutional amendments to run state government.  I don’t think it…
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Minnesota Nice And Parking Courtesy

Recently I was approached by a local resident and questioned  about parking in front of her house.  Does the City require people to park in front of their own house and what happens with rental units full of college students? She was very nice about our discussion, but I don’t think my response was exactly…
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Did Property Values Drop In Morris?

Remember what I said about not getting sticker shock when your property tax statements came out.  Oh, and by the way, they aren’t property tax statements, they are proposed property tax statements.  The actual tax statements will come out next year.  Well, the proposed property tax statements did come out and a new question has…
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The Price Tag Of Government

As we get closer to the holiday season, and the wonder “Black Friday” brings to those who want to shop at midnight, the price tag of government will come to the forefront.  Why?  Because Minnesotans will receive their proposed property tax statements from their CountyAuditors and they probably won’t be happy. Keep in mind when…
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