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Two new police officers to be hired

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

Two new police officers will soon be patrolling the streets of Alexandria.

At its meeting Monday night, the city council approved Police Chief Rick Wyffel’s request to hire the officers.
One will replace Burt Crary, who is resigning January 23 …continue reading on echopress.com

Will Alexandria silence train whistles?

January 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

Will the lonesome whistle of a train no longer be heard in Alexandria?

The Alexandria City Council is looking into the possibility.
At its December 23 meeting, the council considered creating a “Railroad Quiet Zone” through Alexandria.
The c…continue reading on echopress.com

Alexandria firefighters to get new equipment

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Alexandria Fire Department is bringing its firefighting equipment up to code.

At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved Fire Chief Jeff Karrow’s request to purchase 24 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) pac…continue reading on echopress.com

Most Alexandria residents will see tax drop

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Alexandria’s tax bite won’t be quite as big as expected next year.

In fact, most residents should see the city portion of their tax bill decrease by about 2 percent.
The council approved a 2014 tax levy increase of 1.26 percent after holding …continue reading on echopress.com

Alexandria firefighters to get new equipment

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Alexandria Fire Department is bringing its firefighting equipment up to code.

At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved Fire Chief Jeff Karrow’s request to purchase 24 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) pac…continue reading on echopress.com

Most Alexandria residents will see tax drop

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

Alexandria’s tax bite won’t be quite as big as expected next year.

In fact, most residents should see the city portion of their tax bill decrease by about 2 percent.
The council approved a 2014 tax levy increase of 1.26 percent after holding …continue reading on echopress.com

Alexandria firefighters to get new equipment

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Alexandria Fire Department is bringing its firefighting equipment up to code.

At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved Fire Chief Jeff Karrow’s request to purchase 24 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) pac…continue reading on echopress.com

Alexandria firefighters to get new equipment

December 10, 2013 in Uncategorized

The Alexandria Fire Department is bringing its firefighting equipment up to code.

At its meeting Monday night, the Alexandria City Council approved Fire Chief Jeff Karrow’s request to purchase 24 new self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) pac…continue reading on echopress.com

‘Eyesore’ storage containers scrutinized

November 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Should an Alexandria resident who is getting rid of trash or doing a building project be allowed to put a portable storage or shipping container in front of his house for months on end?

At its meeting Monday, the Alexandria City Council voted 3-1 …continue reading on echopress.com

‘Eyesore’ storage containers scrutinized

November 27, 2013 in Uncategorized

Should an Alexandria resident who is getting rid of trash or doing a building project be allowed to put a portable storage or shipping container in front of his house for months on end?

At its meeting Monday, the Alexandria City Council voted 3-1 …continue reading on echopress.com