The Oakdale Police Department’s team “Frooozen Oooaks” topped their goal with $2,735 raised for the Polar Plunge presented by Law Enforcement for Special Olympics Minnesota. Donning super hero t-shirts they took the plunge at White Bear Lake Ramsey Beach Jan. 31. Over $300,000 was raised by 1,600 participants for an amazing cause. (Review photos by Linda Baumeister)
New water line construction to begin this summer 3M Company will continue to monitor groundwater quality in the Lake Elmo Park Reserve. The Washington County Board of Commissioners recently granted the Maplewood-based company access to the park reserve to conduct testing for perfluorochemicals in the groundwater.
City’s levy down slightly, county’s goes up
The Lake Elmo City Council approved the city’s final 2015 budget and property-tax levy at its Tuesday, Dec. 2, meeting.
Next year’s general fund operating budget of $3,798,334 was set along with a total levy of $3,137,663.
The resolution to adopt the proposed budget and levy passed unanimously. No one spoke during the public hearing prior to the vote.