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April 28, 2009
County may get help for I-94 corridor transit study funding
Washington County got some good news from Washington D.C. this past week. Congresswoman Betty McCollum (DFL-St. Paul) informed county officials that her office is submitting a request for $4 million in federal funding for a planned I-94 corridor transit alternatives study. The funds...
April 28, 2009 - 1:25pm
April 21, 2009
Board votes to continue Dial-A-Ride services as is
The Washington County Board of Commissioners made it clear that the county is not in the business of operating transit services when it voted 5-0 Tuesday, April 14 to endorse a Metropolitan Council plan to continue to allow Metro Transit to manage Dial-A-Ride services in the county. Commissioners...
April 21, 2009 - 1:48pm
March 18, 2009
Officials debate site of park and ride lot
The future of the Red Rock commuter corridor and growth in Newport intersect, officials say. But where? A growing demand for express bus service to St. Paul and Minneapolis and an influx in state and federal dollars means southeast metro commuters could soon be able to park and ride...
March 18, 2009 - 8:12am
February 5, 2009
Hearing will happen on transit plan
The chairman of the Senate transit subcommittee reversed directions Wednesday, now promising to consider a bill that would take $95 million out of Twin Cities transit funding and spread it among school bus programs statewide. "Please accept my sincere apology for my remarks dismissing...
February 5, 2009 - 12:00am
December 8, 2008
County staff recommends transit-tax funds go to bus routes, I-94 study
The first fruits of the county's quarter-cent sales tax increase should be allocated to two commuter bus routes from Forest Lake and one transit study. Those were the staff recommendations given to Washington County commissioners last week during a board workshop on how to spend...
December 8, 2008 - 12:00am
November 19, 2008
Viewpoint: Let's work together for a fair transit allocation
As your state senator, I welcome the opportunity to listen to, learn from and work with other elected officials on issues of shared concern to our communities. This bipartisan cooperation has been most evident in the work local officials and business leaders have accomplished...
November 19, 2008 - 12:00am
October 8, 2008
Come see the big trucks
Children, their parents and caregivers are invited to grab their camera and stop by to see trucks of all types at "Truck Day," Saturday, Oct. 11, from 9 to 11 a.m. in the R.H. Stafford Branch Library east parking lot, 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury. Trucks include a fire truck,...
October 8, 2008 - 12:00am
September 17, 2008
Letter: Weik will prioritize county expenses
I totally fail to see why Washington County should spend $5 million a year just for the opportunity to be "at the table" when the Transit Improvement Board (TIB) makes its decisions about how to spend the quarter percent sales tax money from the five metropolitan counties. Washington...
September 17, 2008 - 12:00am
August 27, 2008
Viewpoint: An investment in the county's future
Throughout my service on the Washington County Board of Commissioners, I've had to make my share of difficult decisions. The vote this spring concerning the statewide transit tax was one of the tougher ones. No one wants to pay more taxes and I'm no different in that respect. By...
August 27, 2008 - 12:00am
August 13, 2008
Letter: Shares Weik's view on tax increase
I am in strong agreement with the viewpoint expressed by Lisa Weik in last week's edition (July 30) of the Woodbury Bulletin. The tax increase that went into effect July 1 is said to ensure representation for the county as Metro Transit allocates its budget and makes future plans....
August 13, 2008 - 12:00am
August 6, 2008
County board supports transit fare hike
If you ride the bus to work you'll likely be paying more to do so in the near future -- and the Washington County Board of Commissioners is OK with that. The board voted Tuesday on a resolution to support a Metropolitan Council-imposed 25-cent increase in transit fares that would...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
Hargis named to advisory committee
Since he first became mayor of Woodbury in 1993, Bill Hargis has been focused on transportation. He found out early in his tenure that Woodbury was more than a bedroom community for people working in nearby St. Paul. "I remember when I first started door-knocking I learned that...
August 6, 2008 - 12:00am
March 27, 2008
County board moves meeting time to discuss transit tax
On the afternoon of Tuesday, April 1, the Washington County Board of Commissioners will host a public meeting concerning a proposed transit tax. Particularly, the board faces a decision of whether to join other metro counties in imposing a quarter-cent sales tax to fund transit programs,...
March 27, 2008 - 12:00am
March 26, 2008
Sellner joins Michael Lee team Michael Lee Remodeling has added Gregg Sellner to its design and sales force. He comes to Michael Lee with 10 years experience and a wealth of residential interior design and sales experience from positions he's held with some premier firms in Minneapolis....
March 26, 2008 - 12:00am
March 18, 2008
Board gets view into metro area transit plans
As a reminder that Washington County fits into a larger plan for transit pathways in the metropolitan area, the county board received an update on Metropolitan Council plans for those pathways March 11. The 2030 Transit Master Study has plans for a "strengthened bus system," evaluations...
March 18, 2008 - 12:00am