“On Election Day, we are the largest city department,” said City Clerk Casey Carl, who counts more than 2,500 people needed to make the voting system work.
The per-mile rate would go to $2.75, up from $2.20, to match Minneapolis and airport cabs.
They completed a federally mandated inventory of the city’s 5,100 intersections in a little more than three months, instead of the expected eight months.
The memorial will be installed at the city police headquarters building, honoring the 31 officers who’ve died in the line of duty.
The month’s $185 million total includes $124 million in new apartment buildings.
Mayor Chris Coleman says the law is on the city’s side, but transparency requires the change.
The City Council also took a look at 2013 budgets for 311 and 911 communications and emergency management.
A number of other cities, too, will pay $280,000 to settle the suit brought by former police officer Ann Rasmusson, who claimed hundreds of police officers around the state illegally viewed her driver’s license data.
A Taxpayers League lawsuit says the construction project should have been put out for competitive bids, but the city says it acted legally.
A Taxpayers League lawsuit challenges the city’s award of the design and construction contract without competitive bids.
The city’s current multi-sort recycling rate is embarrassing low — 18.1% — compared with St. Paul’s dual-sort rate of 46 percent.
The council unanimously passed a resolution suggested by the Minnesota Arms Spending Alternatives Project.
Despite opposition, a City Council committee decided that leaving the homeless on the streets poses a bigger threat than opening a shelter in a church.
Although the hot Lowertown area that will be home to the news Saints ballpark will benefit, other city businesses — even some near the site — aren’t feeling the city love.
Mayor Coleman will call for end an to the lockout Thursday at a restaurant near the hockey arena.
City crews will begin installing the new system at seven intersections.
Two citizens helped thwart a crime and catch a suspect, and officers saved lives in a suicide attempt and a house fire.
The upper floors of the house are covered with shingles that wrap around the corners without interruption, a characteristic of the architectural style.
More than 220 stolen vehicles were identified, and 16 suspects already have pleaded guilty or were found guilty.
After funding the Convention Center and Target Center, Mayor Rybak wants additional tax revenues used for infrastructure and then economic development.