November 21, 2013 in Uncategorized
After surveying Stutsman County teachers, the James River Valley Library System is branching out with a new library survey for the general public.
The survey is just nine questions long and can be completed in about five or 10 minutes.
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July 24, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
The Jamestown Finance and Legal Committee approved a $100,000 Flex Pace interest buydown for the Buffalo City Rotisserie Grill during its regular meeting Tuesday. The issue passed on a 3-2 vote with members Dan Buchanan and Steve Brubakken dissenting and Charlie Kourajian, Ramone Gumke and Mayor Katie Andersen in favor. Continue Reading
June 12, 2013 in The Jamestown Sun
The territorial dispute between Stutsman Rural Water District and the city of Jamestown is drawing to an end after seven months of meetings, frustration and threats of litigation. Continue Reading
September 11, 2012 in The Jamestown Sun
The Jamestown Planning Commission approved three preliminary plats and one final plat at its monthly meeting Monday. Continue Reading
February 1, 2011 in The Jamestown Sun
Headed by Mayor Katie Andersen, the city started its strategic planning process Monday. Not surprisingly, given the nasty cold and blowing snow, weather was considered a threat during an analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
This opening strategic planning meeting of City Council members and a half dozen representatives of various agencies was devoted to a mission statement, a vision statement and a SWOT analysis. SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Continue Reading&
September 3, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun
The Stutsman County Commission is including two initiated amendments to the home rule charter on the November general election ballot, but we feel neither belongs there.
One of the initiated amendments would form a 17-member committee to advise the commission on road issues. The proposed committee consists of 12 people elected from the townships and small cities, the two county commissioners with the county road portfolio and three people named by the Jamestown City Council.
September 3, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun
The city of Jamestown has already begun collecting its half of the 1 percent sales tax and will use it this year to eliminate the city’s share of special assessments property owners pay.
City Administrator Jeff Fuchs said the city began collecting the half cent last spring. So far the collection totals about $334,458. By Jan. 1, Fuchs estimated the total will be around $506,000.
August 13, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun
The Jamestown Chamber of Commerce Recycling Task Force will recommend to the City Council that the city offer curbside recycling.
It will be up to the City Council to decide if the idea of curbside pick up of recyclables is feasible and what form it will take if it is. The council will discuss the various options and the price tag at its committee meetings later this month.
August 6, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun
Among those who will be relieved when the sanitary sewer smoke tests are completed today will be Jim Reuther, chief of the Jamestown Fire Department. His department has been called out 16 times since July 29 for reports of smoke in homes.
Fifteen of the 16 calls were handled by the ready squad. The ready squad is one or two of the department’s full-time staff who go to the scene of unknown incidents and determine if the whole fire department needs to respond.
June 25, 2010 in The Jamestown Sun
The City Council’s Public Works Committee held off on a decision Thursday regarding Stutsman Rural Water District’s proposed expansion project for portions of its service within city limits.
Bob Keller, engineer for Rural Water, explained the proposed pipeline routes. He said in all more than 550 people have requested service in the proposed expansion. Five of those are within city limits along U.S. Continue Reading