Long Term Plan for Pine City Includes Tax Increase, Bonds for Roads

July 28, 2017

News Director

Pine City Long Term Plan 

 

Yesterday the Pine City council were presented with a long term plan for the city.

 

Council members were informed of the strong overall funds available to the city.

 

However, financial advisor EHLERS said that the city would need to issue bonds for new roads if that was something that was to be pursued.

 

Also that the city would need to increase taxes $30 a year over a ten year period to finance required projects and maintain the general fund.

 

Those numbers include borrowing just over 6 million dollars over nine years.

 

 

National Night out in Pine City Brings Community Closer

 

An event that brings the community together to create a safer environment is right around the corner.

 

National Night Out is a community and police awareness-raising event held the first Tuesday in August.

 

The event is an opportunity to get outside and become closer with those in the community.

 

You can also get an up-close look at a squad car and K9 units while interacting with law enforcement.

 

National Night Out in Pine City is Tuesday, August 1st at Robinson Park, starting at 7 pm.

 

 

Community Appreciation Night Held Next Week

 

Community Appreciation night in Rush City is Thursday August 3rd from 5-8 pm at City Park.

 

With demonstrations by local law enforcement including the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office, SWAT team, and Rush City Fire, the night promises to bring the community closer.

 

Free water and hot dogs are also provided, along with a chance to win prizes.

 

Locals are encouraged to bring a nonperishable food item for the food shelf.

 

 

Genealogy Course Offered in Hinckley 

 

Many families long for the opportunity to delve into the background of their family history but don’t know where to start.

 

The Hinckley Library is hosting an Introduction to Genealogy class Tuesday, August 22nd.

 

You can learn tips and techniques on how to research into your family’s history.

 

Class space is limited and registration is required.

 

To sign up call (320)-384-6351 and ask for the Hinckley location, or click here.

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