city water and sewer: Ham Lake City Council Candidates Embracing Rural Character or City Utilities? Better Find Out Before Voting! - 10/27/08 12:06 PM
Four options on the ticket, two seats up for grabs, do you know enough about the candidates to make an educated decision on whom to vote for next Tuesday? To be honest with you, I did not until this past Saturday. A copy of Lakes and Loons arrived in our mailbox this week with information regarding our four choices. I know quite a bit about the incumbent, council member, Gary Kirkeide. He has never waivered in his dedication to maintaining the rural character in Ham Lake and keeping our taxes low while continuing to provide excellent services. It was a pleasure … (8 comments)

city water and sewer: East Bethel to Discuss Hwy 65/Viking at Council Meeting Wednesday June 4 - 06/02/08 12:56 AM

Attention East Bethel, Ham Lake and Wyoming residents interested in the Hwy 65/Cty 22 intersection development!
The Community of East Bethel adopted the comprehensive plan in August 2007 that was submitted to the Met Council. Included in the plan is a city sewer and water proposal centered on the development of a town center at Hwy 65 and Viking Blvd. (County 22).  
Now the real work is beginning! The proposed development of this intersection is on the agenda at this week's city council meeting-June 4 at East Bethel City Hall, 7:30 PM. As always these meetings are open to … (2 comments)

city water and sewer: Fireworks are not Always in July—City Water/Sewer Discussion Ends Amid Controversy - 05/01/08 02:23 AM
Fireworks are not limited to celebrations in July. The City of Ham Lake's Mayor was at the center of a hullabaloo due to a misused metaphor that was construed as bigoted. The spark of controversy was amplified by local media last week when Mayor, Paul Meuiner as voiced his frustration as the only one on the bandwagon for development proposal including a town center and city water and sewer.
Read the full story of Mayor Meunier's controversial racial comment HERE.
That situation aside, the real news is that city water and sewer and the town center appears to be off the table … (13 comments)

city water and sewer: Forum on City Sewer and Water Hosted by Ham Lake Chamber of Commerce - 03/02/08 10:51 AM
Last Monday, the Ham Lake Chamber of Commerce hosted a discussion on the proposed Ham Lake development. The discussion was lead by Ham Lake's Mayor Paul Meunier along with East Bethel's Mayor, Greg Hunter. Several commercial Realtors and developers were invited and on hand for the discussion. Though not widely publicized, several dozen members of the public were in attendance at the informal discussion as well.The two hour Q&A event on February 25 was held in the Ham Lake Senior Center just downstairs from City Hall. Mayor Meunier gave a brief introduction to East Bethel's Mayor Hunter and then proceeded with … (8 comments)

city water and sewer: Town Hall Meeting Update—More Questions than Answers as the City Water/Sewer Debate in Ham Lake Continues - 02/15/08 12:56 PM
It was a full house at Ham Lake City Hall this past Tuesday night. People from all over the city came to view the five options for growth being considered by the Task Force. Most of the standing room only audience was there to hear about the potential for city water and sewer as Ham Lake is currently a community with 100% individual septic systems and wells. The cost estimates for assessments running into the tens of thousands, brought out many concerned residents.The Town Hall meeting regarding possible changes to the City of Ham Lake was brief but thorough. It was … (4 comments)

city water and sewer: Ham Lakers Have Spoken—City Water and Sewer may be the Mayor's Dream, But Not Theirs! - 02/11/08 12:59 AM
In a somewhat biased Lakes and Loons survey, Ham Lake residents were allowed the opportunity to log on and give their opinion on the proposed ideas for city water and sewer in Ham Lake, MN. What was their opinion? In a word, NO! The Lakes and Loons staff did what they could to verify one vote per resident so there is some legitimacy to the polling process. At this first chance for Ham Lake residents to voice their opinion on the subject, the response was overwhelmingly in favor of leaving things as they are. With 186 respondents, a whopping 183 said … (18 comments)

city water and sewer: Ham Lake Residents Town Hall Meeting—View City Water and Sewer Plans - 01/30/08 10:56 AM
Do you have an opinion on the vision for Ham Lake's future? Take time and attend the town hall meeting to see the five proposed plans that the task force has outlined. On Tuesday February 12 starting at 7:00PM, there will be an opportunity for all of Ham Lake's residents to see the five comprehensive plan proposals that are currently being considered by the task force appointed by the city council.
According to the February 2008 issue of the Ham Laker newsletter, there will be a short presentation describing each of the five alternative visions for Ham Lake.
Mixed-Use Village Center
Develop 115 … (10 comments)

city water and sewer: Tale of Two Headlines—City Water and Sewer for Ham Lake? - 01/10/08 01:22 AM
A day or two before Christmas, our copy of the January 2008 Ham Laker Newsletter arrived from the City of Ham Lake. I noticed it nestled between the holiday cards and did a quick glance over the headline, "Please Answer our Community Survey", before tearing into the envelopes that held the photos, wishes and good tidings from our family and friends. It wasn't until the Christmas gift wrap had been cleared that I had a chance to sit down and actually read it. Being a Realtor who likes to blog to keep residents informed on Ham Lake and Anoka County, I … (16 comments)

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