“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.
“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
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
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