Recently in Hard News 2: City Council Meeting Category

by HOLLY NELSON

At Monday's City Council meeting, a resolution concerning approval of a contract with Morton Salt passed after an environmentally conscious citizen presented the council with the harmful effects of using the salt on the roads.

by REEGAN LLOYD

When an elderly man entered the City Council meeting on Monday evening, there was one thing on his mind- filing a lawsuit against the City of Duluth.


by TOM BENSON

DULUTH, Minn. - An amendment that would prevent city environmental workers from treating diseased trees is brewing controversy in Duluth.

by OLIVIA KING

DULUTH, Minn.-The City Council took into consideration, and will look for further solutions to a concerned Duluth woman's opinion about the abundant use of road salt and its effects on the local trout population at their meeting last night.


By ANNE KUNKEL

Freshwater trout sparked a road salting debate for the City Council members and public during Monday's meeting, with the decision to keep plans the same for now and to keep looking for a future solution.

by LIZZY BLACKMON

DULUTH, Minn. - A resident asked the City Council on Monday to reconsider approving a motion to authorize road salt budget because of its effects on the environment but it was approved despite questions.


by JILLIAN SORCAN

Keeping Duluth's environment clean became a hot topic at Monday's City Council meeting when the issue of road salt run-off into local waterways was brought forth by a concerned citizen.

Duluth City Council rejects mini-trucks

by MADIHA MIRZA

DULUTH, Minn. - An ordinance legalizing mini-trucks in Duluth failed by a vote of 5 to 4 in Monday evening's Duluth City Council meeting.


by STEPHANIE JOHNSON

DULUTH, Minn.-A City Council meeting was held on Oct. 25 in Duluth City Hall at 7 p.m. discussing an issue involving the salt usage on Duluth streets. With President Jeff Anderson as the head of the City Council, the salt issue was discussed well, picked apart, and then decided on.

By ANN SCHMITZ

DULUTH, Minn. - A local woman unsuccessfully pleaded with the City Council on Monday night to lower salt use to save the roads and environment, with the councilors unanimously approving this winters' salt contract with Morton International.


by TONY SCHMITT

DULUTH, Minn.- Although the resolution passed unanimously, a concerned Duluth citizen urged City Council members to reconsider the amount of road salt to buy this winter at Monday night's City Council meeting.


by ANNELYSE HARRISON

DULUTH, Minn. - The Duluth City Council postponed a new tree ordinance Monday after several members expressed concern that the rule could infringe on the privacy rights of homeowners.



by JARRED PETERSON

The Duluth City Council voted 5-4, on Monday night denying the right for mini-trucks to roam the streets of Duluth, due to safely concerns.

by EMILY SCHNACKY

The Duluth City Council tabled action on a new tree ordinance relating to the planting, maintaining and removal of vegetation on public and private property Monday evening after concerns that privacy rights of property owners would be violated.

by PRINCESS KISOB

On Monday the Duluth City Council was divided when on whether to legalize the use on mini-trucks on city streets.

by AMY BERG

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth City Council voted unanimously to pass a resolution concerning road salt last night at the city council meeting. But not before Duluth citizen Linda Sellner addressed the council.

by LUKE WIENEKE

Mini trucks were a controversial topic at Monday night's Duluth City Council meeting, as the councilors debated the safety and environmental effects of letting these vehicles be driven on Duluth roads.

by HALEY KNOPIK

A major issue brought up by Councilor Kerry Gauthier at Monday's City Council meeting was the contract with Morton International and the cost of salt being used in Duluth's streets this winter is estimated at $772,808.85.


Steam heat costs may rise in 2011

by KLAUS SNYDER

DULUTH, Minn. - Duluth residents who rely on steam heat will likely see an increase in their bills come 2011.


By NICHOLAS MILLER

Duluth, MN - Worry was raised by one concerned citizen and researcher at Monday's City Council budget hearing when the council voted unanimously to approve a contract between the City of Duluth and Morton International.

By JULIE KRIENKE

DULUTH, Minn.- Duluth city councilors unanimously voted Monday in favor of naming John Jacob Astor Park a historic landmark due to the park's role in the settlement of the Fond du Lac area.

By KAYLIE REYNOLDS

DULUTH, Minn.- During the City Council meeting on Oct. 25, a concerned citizen and researcher named Linda Sellner spoke about the usage of road salt, because she believed that too much is being used and it is affecting the wildlife in the lake. The council voted unanimously in favor of the purchase and delivery of road salt for the 2010-2011 season (Oct.-April) at the amount of $772,808.85.

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