Lake Elmo

Wed
16
Jul

Lake Elmo council on board with three new development projects

Lake Elmo’s evolution from a rural town dotted with farms to a more fully developed suburb quickened a bit earlier this month.

Thu
26
Jun

Lake Elmo moves to Monday-Thursday garbage pick up July 14

In an effort to reduce daily neighborhood traffic and preserve the local street system, the city of Lake Elmo and its six affiliated residential garbage haulers (Maroney’s, Tennis, Allied, Republic

Wed
25
Jun

Lake Elmo gets a bonding upgrade

Lake Elmo’s bond rating was raised to AA+ from AA earlier this month, allowing the city to borrow money for projects at a lower interest rate.

Wed
18
Jun

Lake Elmo holds quality of life discussion

The Lake Elmo City Council devoted last week’s council workshop meeting to a discussion on the quality of life in the city in 2014.

Wed
11
Jun

Lake Elmo Days cancelled

The city of Lake Elmo recently announced it would no longer be hosting Lake Elmo Days, previously known as Fall Festival, which has taken place the weekend after Labor Day since 2007.

Wed
04
Jun

Lake Elmo to control its own growth

Met Council backs off  mandate to triple population
A contentious relationship between the Metropolitan Council and Lake Elmo that began in 2005 has officially come to an end.
 

Sun
01
Jun

Lake Elmo Library receives grant from Stillwater Elks

Funds will support early literacy program
The Stillwater Elks Lodge 179 recently awarded the Lake Elmo Public Library with a $1,500 grant that will be used to fund its “1,000 Books before Kindergarten” an early literacy program.

Wed
28
May

Lake Elmo’s water line supported through state bonding bill

Last week local and state officials celebrated the passage of legislation that will award the city of Lake Elmo $3.5 million in state bonding to build a 2 1/2-mile water main line down Inwood Avenu

Tue
20
May

Lake Elmo neighborhood parks meetings scheduled

Elected officials will be bringing local government to the people in four different neighborhoods on four separate days this summer.

Wed
14
May

Lake Elmo says ‘I do’ to commercial wedding venues, with strings attached

The Lake Elmo City Council approved an ordinance that will allow homeowners to rent out their properties for marriage ceremonies at its May 6 council meeting. The council’s approval of the ordinance follows a unanimous vote by the city’s planning commission last month to recommend passage of the ordinance. It will allow residents to use their properties as commercial wedding venues, but just for the exchange of wedding vows, not to host receptions.

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