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afton city council
March 16, 2016
No wedding bells in Afton
Well it won't be happily ever after for Afton and the Hoelderles. Afton City Council denied an ordinance amendment, presented by Tom and Clare...
March 16, 2016 - 12:52pm
March 15, 2016
The wedding is off in Afton -- again
Afton Planning Commission decided it couldn't say "I do" to a resident's request. During its March 7 meeting Afton Planning Commission voted...
March 15, 2016 - 1:51pm
SavATree permit moves forward
St. Croix SavATree is one step closer to calling Afton home. Afton Planning Commission gave the greenlight to SavATree's conditional-use permit...
March 15, 2016 - 1:37pm
March 1, 2016
Museum offers hope for future of Afton’s cemeteries
Afton is home to a number of cemeteries from the past, but due to time and the Minnesota elements they are starting to go into disarray, which is why Afton City Council is taking steps to preserve their future. Afton City Council discussed how to maintain its cemeteries during its...
March 1, 2016 - 12:50am
February 28, 2016
CenturyLink hopes to connect 100 percent of Afton this fall
It’s looking like there’s a strong possibility that every home in Afton will have high-speed Internet access by the end of the fall. City...
February 28, 2016 - 12:46am
St. Croix SavATree receives siding, landscape buffer variances from city
In a rare move Afton City Council went against Afton Planning Commission’s recommendation last week. Afton City Council approved two variances...
January 28, 2016 - 12:00pm
January 1, 2016
Tri County granted storage
Afton City Council approved a request from Tri County, the city’s plowing contractor, to lease space at the city’s Public Works Building...
January 1, 2016 - 12:03am
December 31, 2015
Office assistant recognized
Afton’s office assistant Pat Joyce will be well remembered. Afton City Council passed a resolution during a special meeting on Dec. 8 recognizing...
December 31, 2015 - 12:03am
December 30, 2015
Afton denied grant for high-speed Internet
Afton had experienced a bit of a connectivity interruption. This summer Afton City Council agreed to move forward with applying for a grant,...
December 30, 2015 - 11:52am
Comp Plan preparation begins
Afton City Council took the first step in updating its comprehensive plan for 2018. City Council began discussing the process for updating...
December 30, 2015 - 12:02am
December 28, 2015
Afton approves 9 percent tax levy increase
Afton residents will see a hefty increase on their tax statements next year. Afton City Council approved its 2016 budget and tax levy during...
December 28, 2015 - 12:00am
December 4, 2015
Liquor license renewals approved
Afton City Council approved two liquor license renewal requests during its Nov. 17 meeting. The liquor license renewals for 2016 are for Sail...
December 4, 2015 - 12:51am
December 2, 2015
New restroom for Afton park costs an estimated $67,300
Afton’s Town Square Park will be getting a new restroom facility. Afton City Council approved $27,000 in funding for a new permanent restroom...
December 2, 2015 - 12:51am
November 30, 2015
Brush burning regulations approved
Afton City Council approved a new set of burning regulations during its Nov. 17 meeting. The new regulations relate to brush burning in the...
November 30, 2015 - 12:50am
November 28, 2015
Trees to be transplanted
Afton City Council approved the transplant of three trees during its Nov. 17 meeting. Currently there are three trees sitting in the right-of-way...
November 28, 2015 - 12:49am