6/27/2013 2:08:00 PM Murals approved for downtown Cannon Falls
by Ken Haggerty
The Cannon Falls city council approved two new murals for downtown Cannon Falls at its June 18 meeting.
The Cannon Falls Historical Society arranged for grants for the murals that will depict historical Cannon Falls scenes.
The murals will be located on the James Burkhardt law office and the storage shed in back of Althoff's Hardware.
In other motions approved under the consent agenda (the meeting lasted only about six minutes):
The next Council Meeting time and place was set for 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, July 2 to be held at the Fairgrounds. The meeting time was moved forward to allow council members to attend the 150th Anniversary of the 1st Minnesota at Gettysburg scheduled for 7:30 at the Colvill Memorial.
Randy Rechtzigel and S.M. Hentges were given a land reclamation permit for Hentges to get fill permit from land Rechtzigel owns along 318th Street.
Police Chief Jeff McCormick was given permission to scrap five forfeited vehicles from the impound lot. McCormick said the majority are not in working condition and they would take a lot of time and money to get to operate.
Nancy Tietz was approved as new member of Library Commission.
A gift to the Cannon Falls Fire Department of $2,000 from the Fire Department's Relief Association charitable gambling operation was approved. A new freezer and ice machine for the fire hall are planned to be purchased with the funds.
Economic Development Director Dave Maroney reported that Casey's had begun work on a new store at 52 and 19 and that MnDOT finally issued a permit for a new road off of Hwy. 20 into the Molenaar/Olmsted Medical Clinic.