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Piepkorn objects to buyout funding: Says Cass’ use of sales tax money goes against ballot measure’s intent

January 27, 2011 in INFORUM

<img src=”http://www.inforum.com/media/full/jpg/2011/01/27/piepkorn-dave—save-new.jpg” height=”200″ class=”alignleft size-full wp-image-498″ />A Fargo city commissioner who opposed a countywide sales tax approved by voters in November now objects to talk of Cass County using some of the tax revenues for home buyouts. <a href=”http://www.inforum.com/event/article/id/306533/”>Continue Reading</a>

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Commission repeals disputed sign code

January 24, 2011 in INFORUM

New code not dead yet; one commissioner plans to bring reworked version back to group

Fargo’s sign code is back to what it was 18 months ago when the city began the ordinance’s overhaul. Continue Reading

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Despite opposition, new sign code OK’d in Fargo

October 18, 2010 in INFORUM

Fargo will adopt a new city sign code after more than a year of debate and opposition from the industry.
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Police to attend Monday’s meeting discussing sign code plans

October 16, 2010 in INFORUM

The sign code update fueled strong opposition and in some cases heated commentary during the more than a year of meetings on the overhaul. Uniformed police officers attended some of the sign code meetings, including the Oct. 4 City Commission meeting, at Mayor Dennis Walaker’s request.
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Fargo City Commissioner Piepkorn opposes county sales tax plan

October 13, 2010 in INFORUM

Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn on Wednesday ramped up his previous dissent over Cass County’s half-cent sales tax for flood protection by publicly stating that he won’t vote for it because of what he called “really vague” ballot language. Continue Reading

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Deer Creek rezoning approved

October 4, 2010 in INFORUM

The Deer Creek addition will move forward with 41 fewer lots than originally proposed after a compromise with the Fargo City Commission. Continue Reading

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Preserving trees tops Fargo’s priority list

October 2, 2010 in INFORUM

Commission takes proactive approach

Fargo is developing a tree preservation policy for private developers, but the city has taken a proactive approach to preserving and planting trees on public land, City Forester Scott Liudahl said. Continue Reading

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Forum editorial: Downtown considers 2+1 traffic

September 28, 2010 in INFORUM

To two-way or not to two-way? That is the question that will be considered at a public meeting Thursday evening in the Fargo City Commission room regarding downtown thoroughfares. Continue Reading

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Forunm editorial: Tree city? You can’t be serious

September 25, 2010 in INFORUM

Last week’s denial by the Fargo City Commission of rezoning for a wooded tract of land in south Fargo adjacent to the Sheyenne River is an opportunity for the city to focus on the values of forested suburban lands. Continue Reading

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Fargo city commissioners deny Deer Creek additon rezoning

September 20, 2010 in INFORUM

City to look at tree preservation policy
The Fargo City Commission denied rezoning the Deer Creek addition on Monday because of disagreement over the placement of parkland and recreation trails. Continue Reading