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Mosquito Spraying

The City of Austin will be spraying for mosquitos on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 or Thursday July 30, 2015 as a rain date. This will be a ground application and spraying will start after 7:00 […]

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National Night Out
Aug 4 @ 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Police Officer Mark Walski talks with Heidi Akkermann and her daughter Stella Akkerman, ninth months, and son Grant Akkerman during National Night Out Tuesday night. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Police Officer Mark Walski talks with Heidi Akkermann and her daughter Stella Akkerman, ninth months, and son Grant Akkerman during National Night Out Tuesday night. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

Lt Holten bite training with Sonic EJ ADH

Aug
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JOINT NOTICE OF INTENT
Aug 17 @ 5:30 pm

JOINT NOTICE OF INTENT
FOR THE ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN LAND FROM
AUSTIN TOWNSHIP
TO THE CITY OF AUSTIN PURSUANT TO
MINNESOTA STATUTES 414.0325, SUBD.1(b)

The City of Austin and Austin Township will be considering the adoption by joint resolution of an orderly annexation agreement annexing certain portions of Austin Township into the City of Austin.

All that part of the W1/2 NW1/4 Section 5 and the NE1/4 Section 6-T102N-R18W, Mower County, Minnesota; described as follows:

Beginning at the southwest corner of the NE1/4 of said Section 6;

thence North 89°09’42” East a distance of 2644.41 feet, on an assumed bearing on the south line of said NE1/4, to the southeast corner thereof;

thence North 89°17’11” East a distance of 1326.04 feet, on the south line of the NW1/4 of said Section 5, to the southeast corner of the W1/2 NW1/4 of said Section 5;

thence North 00°25’44” West a distance of 1133 feet more or less, on the east line of said W1/2 NW1/4, to a point on the southwesterly line of Turtle Creek Estates, as the same is platted and recorded in the office of the County Recorder of Mower County, Minnesota;

thence Southwesterly, Westerly and Northwesterly a distance of 2297 feet more or less, on the southwesterly line of said Turtle Creek Estates, to a point on the east line of said NE1/4;

thence North 00°12’16” West a distance of 150 feet more or less, on the east line of said NE1/4, to the northeast corner of said NE1/4;

thence South 89°04’45” West a distance of 1323.14 feet, on the north line of said NE1/4, to the northeast corner of the NW1/4 NE1/4 of said Section 6;

thence South 00°13’27” East a distance of 828.23 feet, on the east line of said NW1/4 NE1/4;

thence South 89°09’42” West a distance of 332.78 feet, parallel with the south line of said NE1/4;

thence South 00°14’38” East a distance of 1320.00 feet, parallel with the west line of said NE1/4;

thence South 89°09’42” West a distance of 330.00 feet, parallel with the south line of said NE1/4;

thence South 00°14’38” East a distance of 460.24 feet, parallel with the west line of said NE1/4, to the north right-of-way line of Oakland Avenue;

thence Westerly on the north right-of-way line of said Oakland Avenue, as follows:

West a distance of 246.85 feet, on a nontangential curve concave to the north with a central angle of 00°36’04”, a radius of 23524.70 feet, a chord bearing of South 89°38’56” West and a chord length of 246.85 feet;

South 89°56’59” West a distance of 83.15 feet;

thence North 00°14’38” West a distance of 655.01 feet, parallel with the west line of said NE1/4;

thence South 89°09’42” West a distance of 330.00 feet, parallel with the south line of said NE1/4, to a point on the west line of said NE1/4;

thence South 00°14’38” East a distance of 693.04 feet, on the west line of said NE1/4, to the point of beginning;

subject to highway easement on the south and west sides thereof.

The Austin Town Board will consider adopting the Joint Resolution for orderly annexation at their regular meeting to be held at 7:00 pm on August 17, 2015 at the Austin Township Hall, 18780 State Hwy 105, Austin, MN.

The Austin City Council will consider adopting the joint resolution for annexation of said properties at their regular meeting on August 17, 2015 at 5:30 pm in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building in Austin, Minnesota.

BY THE ORDER OF THE AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL
/s/ Holly Wallace
Planning & Zoning Director

Aug
21
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SEVENTH ANNUAL DOGGY DIP!
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Austin Municipal Pool; $2 for one dog and two human companions. Additional human companions are $1. No memberships accepted.

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Park & Rec Board 5:15 pm
Park & Rec Board
Jul 1 @ 5:15 pm
The Park & Rec Board will meet in the Park & Rec office, 121 4th Avenue NE, for a regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
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Sustainability Taskforce 7:30 am
Sustainability Taskforce
Jul 8 @ 7:30 am
The Sustainability Taskforce will meet in the City Hall Conference Room for a regularly scheduled monthly meeting.  
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Library Finance Committee 3:15 pm
Library Finance Committee
Jul 13 @ 3:15 pm
The Library Finance Committee will meet in the small meeting room at the Austin Public Library, 323 4th Avenue NE.
Library Board Meeting 4:00 pm
Library Board Meeting
Jul 13 @ 4:00 pm
The Library Board will meet in the Austin Public Library, 323 4th Avenue NE, for a regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
Landlord Education Class 5:30 pm
Landlord Education Class
Jul 13 @ 5:30 pm
A landlord education class will be held at the Mower County Senior Center, 400 3rd Avenue NE.
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Austin HRA Board 4:30 pm
Austin HRA Board
Jul 16 @ 4:30 pm
The HRA Board will meet at the HRA office, 308 2nd Avenue NE, for a regularly scheduled monthly meeting.
GENE RODEN MEMORIAL TRACK MEETS 6:15 pm
GENE RODEN MEMORIAL TRACK MEETS
Jul 16 @ 6:15 pm
The Austin Noon Kiwanis will be sponsoring two track meets for anyone age 3 and up at North Todd Park. Field events begin promptly at 6:15 pm and running events begin at 6:30 pm. Both meets are free of charge and all participants will receive ribbons. Bring your family and friends for an evening of fun![...]
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Spruce Up Austin Yard & Garden Tour 11:00 am
Spruce Up Austin Yard & Garden Tour
Jul 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Spruce Up Austin Yard & Garden Tour www.spruceupaustin.org
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Mayor and City Council 5:30 pm
Mayor and City Council
Jul 20 @ 5:30 pm
The Mayor and City Council will meet in Council Chambers for a regularly scheduled bimonthly meeting. Immediately following the council meeting: The Mayor and City Council will meet as the Committee-of-the-Whole in the City Hall Conference Room for a regularly scheduled bimonthly work session.     
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Port Authority 4:30 pm
Port Authority
Jul 22 @ 4:30 pm
The Port Authority will meet in Council Chambers for a regularly scheduled quarterly meeting.
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Mosquito Spraying 7:00 pm
Mosquito Spraying
Jul 29 @ 7:00 pm
The City of Austin will be spraying for mosquitos on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 or Thursday July 30, 2015 as a rain date. This will be a ground application and spraying will start after 7:00 P.M. and will continue throughout the night. The chemical that is used will not affect humans, animals or plants. The[...]
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Base Salaries City of Austin Three Highest Paid Employees

Minnesota state law – Chapter 156 of the Session Laws of 2005 Requires that “a city or county with a population of more than 15,000 must annually notify its residents of the positions and base salaries of its three highest-paid employees.”
For City of Austin, titles and annual salaries as of January 1, 2015 are:
City Administrator – $124,000
Director of Administrative Services – $105,622
Public Works Director – $105,269

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