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Posted on: May 17, 2018

Flood wall training will close section of 16th St SW on May 22

A section of 16th Street Southwest near the Minot Water Treatment Plant will be closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic from 8:30 a.m. to approximately 3 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22, as crews perform essential training and installation of road closures for f...

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Posted on: May 16, 2018

Minot Fire Department to begin fire hydrant testing

The Minot Fire Department will begin testing fire hydrants on Tuesday, May 22. The program will consist of inspecting and flowing fire hydrants east of Broadway and north of Central Avenue.

These hydrant flows will be done only on Tuesday mornings from 8:3...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

FEMA flood risk maps changing

Homeowners in the Souris River valley will get more than a year before a federal flood insurance mandate takes effect thanks to City leadership and its partners.

The City of Minot, its consultants, and Ward County have successfully lobbied Federal Emergenc...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Building permits, inspections focus on safety

As the Building Official for the City of Minot, Mitch Flanagan is a firm believer in the need for building permits and inspections, for one simple reason: Safety.

“You take it for granted nowadays that buildings you walk into are safe. That&r...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Minot to submit substantial amendment for gathering space

The City of Minot has prepared a substantial amendment which it will submit to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development after the 30-day public comment closes as it seeks to spend up to $2.5 million to acquire property needed for a downtown ga...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

It's pothole season - again

The calendar says it’s spring, which means it’s pothole season.

And in Minot, that means City of Minot Street Superintendent Kevin Braaten and the crews in his department are hard at work fixing the damage done to city streets over the ...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Salvage auction added to buyout process

The Minot City Council gave final approval at its May 7 meeting to the first auction of its kind under a new policy that will create a salvage contents auction for structures earmarked for demolition after being acquired through the flood mitigation buyou...

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Posted on: May 9, 2018

Construction in full swing

The 2018 construction season is already under way in Minot, with work beginning on initial phases of flood control work and the second year of work beginning on the Broadway Bridge project, among other projects.

The City of Minot has introduced a new Geogr...

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Posted on: April 30, 2018

City schedules annual Household Hazardous Waste collection days

The City of Minot will hold its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Program on May 11-12 at the Public Works building.

The program is only for Minot residents receiving sanitation services. Between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. both days, all hous...

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Posted on: April 26, 2018

City of Minot crews begin street sweeping schedule

Crews from the City of Minot have begun the annual task of cleaning dirt and other debris that accumulated on city streets during the winter months.

This week, the city’s sweeping crews are working from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m. sweeping major roadways s...

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Posted on: April 25, 2018

Work underway on massive storm water pump station next to Broadway

Construction on a key component of the first phase of flood protection in Minot starts in earnest this week, which when done will give peace of mind for a large part of north Minot when heavy rains or river flooding comes. The Broadway Pump Station, a sto...

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Posted on: April 24, 2018

High Water Mark Initiative design chosen through survey

The City of Minot is moving forward with its High Water Mark Initiative after gathering community input through an online survey.

Results from an online survey showed that 51% of respondents selected Design #1, while 49% chose Design #2. The chosen design ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2018

City of Minot yard waste collection sites are open

The City of Minot’s 10 yard waste collection sites are now open for the season. Yard waste is not collected curbside on your normal pickup day.

The City’s collection sites are located at:

-27th Ave. & 7th St. NW

-15th Ave. & 2nd S...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

11 candidates for City offices will appear on June ballot

Eleven candidates submitted the required paperwork to appear on the June ballot for City of Minot offices.

City of Minot positions on the June 12 ballot include mayor, three seats on the City Council, and municipal judge. The candidates who will appear on ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Construction season will be busy in 2018

The 2018 construction season is already under way in Minot, with work beginning on initial phases of flood control work and the second year of work beginning on the Broadway Bridge project, among other projects.

The City of Minot has introduced a new Geogr...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

City unveils new GIS system

City Engineer Lance Meyer presented the City of Minot’s new Geographic Information System (GIS) website during the Committee of the Whole meeting on March 28.

Meyer said the new website uses industry-standard software and technology, and will all...

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Posted on: April 5, 2018

Annual cleanup weeks, HHW collection scheduled

The City of Minot has scheduled spring and fall cleanup weeks for 2018, as well as its annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection. If you have questions, please contact Public Works at 857-4140, or log onto the city’s website at www.minotnd.org...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Retired firefighter earns Life Saving award

Retired Minot Firefighter Robert Johnson was honored with a LifeSaving Award at the April 2 City Council meeting. Earlier this year, Johnson helped save the life of a 3-year-old Minot girl.

On Saturday Jan. 27, 2018, the Lorenz family was at the Holiday In...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

City of Minot moves to recover tax dollars from local developer

The Minot City Council voted unanimously Monday after meeting in executive session to move forward with filing litigation for breach of contract against 16th Crossing, Inc., to recover nearly $6 million in federal and City dollars expended on a housing pr...

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Posted on: March 29, 2018

City of Minot begins process to terminate lease with N.D. Port Services

The Minot City Council voted unanimously Tuesday, March 27, after meeting in executive session to begin steps to terminate a lease agreement with North Dakota Port Services, Inc., for non-payment of rent and property taxes.

The action taken Tuesday by the ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2018

City takes steps to terminate agreements with Cypress Development

The Minot City Council voted unanimously Thursday after meeting in executive session to take steps to terminate the City’s agreements with Cypress Development, LLC, and to initiate a lawsuit against Cypress. 

In 2015, the City and Cypres...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Minot preventative maintenance part of case study

What started as answering a few questions at a conference turned into the City of Minot’s transit fare system being the subject of a national case study on preventative maintenance.

It all started when Brian Horinka, vehicle maintenance/bus super...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Mayor's Committee on Addiction taking next steps

Minot Mayor Chuck Barney formed the Mayor’s Committee on Addiction last year to help identify and study the growing opioid addiction issue in the city. Now, the mayor wants to help the committee take next step in the ongoing battle.Committee member Paul S...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

New automated garbage collection system working well

It’s been nearly eight months since the City of Minot made major changes to its method of collecting residential garbage.

Gone are the old days of workers riding on the backs of trucks in all sorts of weather, hopping on and off endless times dur...

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Posted on: March 6, 2018

Minot Tool Library now open at Minot Public Library

Lend a tool, build a better community. The Minot Public Library is working hard to do just that.

As of March 5, the library now offers a tool lending service to its patrons who are at least 18 years of age and have had a library card for a minimum of 90 da...

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Posted on: February 27, 2018

Minot PD names Lakoduk as 2017 officer of the year

The Minot Police Department announced its 2017 Outstanding Officer of the Year in February, along with a promotion and other honors.

Senior Officer Ross Lakoduk was honored as the 2017 Outstanding Officer of the Year. Lakoduk joined the department in 2012 ...

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