Work on Hansen Pond will replace the current city-built dam with a new, taller structure. RCWD said water levels would have to rise more than 4 feet to crest the new dam. (Mike Munzenrider/Bulletin)
$4.8 million plan goes for water quality and flood mitigation
Plans to drain and dredge the Hansen Park Pond in New Brighton are moving forward, the results of which will create the city's newest island, through improved area water quality and flood mitigation is the aim.
With the temperatures in the mid 60’s, folks enjoyed the beach at Long Lake Regional Park in New Brighton on March 14. Ice is still on the lake, but the shore is thawing fast — better get those shorts and sandals ready! (Linda E.
New Brighton is splitting its former five voting precincts into eight in order to reduce the number of potential voters each precinct serves. The Pulte Homes development at the New Brighton Exchange will be in P5. Polling places for the new precinct map have yet to be determined; city staff expect to have them nailed down by summer. (Map courtesy of the city of New Brighton)
Polling places yet to be determined, new map has eight precincts
New Brighton is nearly doubling its number of voting precincts in order to reduce the number of voters that each precinct serves, with the goal of reducing processing errors and voter confusion.