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MITCHELL CITY COUNCIL

The approved bid for the project revealed how drastically construction costs have increased in recent years, as it came in roughly $216,000 over the budgeted amount
“Construction costs are only going up from here on out from what it looks like. The sooner we can get this rolling, the cheaper it will be for us to do,” Councilman Kevin McCardle said of the estimated $40 million project.
Providing the Mitchell Area Housing Incorporated with money made from sale of the lot on 15th Avenue and Minnesota Street would be a funding source for the organization's goal of building workforce homes.
City officials say three dispensaries — all located on the south side of Mitchell — appear to be several months from opening their doors.

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The council approved Dustin Vander Hamm's conditional use permit to operate the repair shop in a 6-2 vote amid some nearby residents' concerns of the business becoming a potential nuisance
“We have a contractor that wants to put sewer, water, street and gutter along our backyard. I have no problem with that, it’s his land, but he should pay for it,” said Terry Timmins, a homeowner residing near the South Lake Estates development
Monthly base rates for city sewer users would increase to $22.01, marking a $2 increase from the current $20.01 monthly rate for 5,000 gallon per month users.
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“I think we have a bunch of facilities around Mitchell that we don’t use. This person would come in and bring events to these facilities that have been sitting empty,” Councilman Kevin McCardle said.
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“That’s one of our newer bridges we have in town, and we’re talking replacing it. It’s a little disheartening,” Mitchell City Councilman Jeff Smith said of the canal bridge.
The council's decision to approve the $35,000 offer on the lot that sits on the corner of 15th Avenue and Minnesota Street comes after the city listed it on the market roughly three months ago at price tag of $57,000

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"I'm concerned my backyard will become a toilet," said Mitchell resident Bruce Trebil, who claimed allowing shock collars on dogs will lead them to roam onto his yard and leave droppings
Among the most notable changes to the ordinance are allowing the use of remote collars unless the animal is at a public gathering with 10 or more people and how the city deems an animal being under “complete control”
“I think it’s a great deal. With the land we still have available and tillable, the grants and services we’ve had donated to our wetland project, you add it all together and we’ll be ahead,” Councilman Steve Rice said of the offer

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