Water Meter Replacement Project Begins – 1st Bill May Be Higher

Home and business owners in Morris should be receiving a notice shortly from Ferguson Waterworks.  The notice is to inform you that the process of replacing your water meter with a computer read meter has started and telling you how you can make an appointment to let their workers into your house or business.  Everyone…
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Planning Commission To Present Zoning Changes For City Of Morris

The Morris Planning Commission recently completed the Zoning Plan for the area just outside the City limits known as the Orderly Annexation Area.  The work on that plan also included a review of the Zoning Plan for the area inside the City limits.  The Planning Commission identified a number of changes and is now ready…
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City Begins To Clear Alley Rights Of Way

I met with an upset Citizen this week that couldn’t believe the City wacked her shrubs along the alley.  I could understand why she was upset and apologized for what happen.  Then I explained why we are doing the clearing.  The City maintains an alley right of way to allow for things like snow removal,…
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Can Kicked And Morris Loses $524,647 Over Next Two Years

Growing up in Morris, I enjoyed playing the game of kick the can.  However, the result wasn’t as serious as the one the Minnesota Legislature just played.  In one swift motion last night and the stroke of a pen today, Morris lost $524,647 over the next two years.  The bad news is that this action…
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Shutdown Update – City Of Morris To Receive LGA Payment

It’s official, Minnesota government is now shut down.   My bet for how long is two weeks.  Too many things are going to start to come light to ignore.  The most important of them is the workers that now find themselves looking for the unemployment line.  The pressure on the Legislature and the Governor will start…
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