The City of Lester Prairie currently has an opening on the Park Board and the Planning Commission. Interested parties should contact City Hall for more details regarding the position. An overview for each follows:
The primary responsibility of the Planning Commission is to apply City Ordinances equally to all. They also clarify issues regarding non-conforming applications for zoning and establish and perform public hearings for any variances. They then make recommendations to the City Council regarding variance requests.
The Park Board is responsible to make recommendations to the City Council regarding the administration, maintenance and control of all of the parks including the swimming pool and facilities. They also determine the park needs of the community and enlist the cooperation of both public and private agencies in developing a park program consistent with those needs.
NOTICE OF PROPOSED PROPERTY TAXES
TRUTH IN TAXATION HEARING
The Lester Prairie City Council will hold a public hearing on the amount of property taxes it is proposing to collect to pay for the costs of services the City will provide in 2021. The hearing will be held on Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.
ATTEND THE PUBLIC HEARING
All Lester Prairie residents are invited to attend the public hearing
to express their opinions on the budget
and on the proposed amount of the 2021 property tax levy.
THE HEARING WILL BE HELD
Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 6:30 p.m.
Lester Prairie City Hall
City Council Chambers
37 Juniper St. North
Lester Prairie, MN 55354
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***Alcoholic Anonymous meetings are held EVERY Tuesday at 8:00 p.m in the Lester Prairie City Hall; the Hall is located at 37 Juniper Street North. You do not need to pre-register to attend but if this is your first meeting, please come a little early.
*** The Park Board typically meets in regular session the first Wednesday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.
***The Economic Development Committee typically meets in regular session the first Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.
***The Planning Commission typically meets in regular session the first Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.
***The City Council typically meets in regular session the second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m. at the Lester Prairie City Hall.
***The Lester Prairie Business Association typically meets the third Tuesday of each month at noon at the Longhorn Burger House.
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WINTER PARKING BAN
Beginning November 1, 2020 until March 31, 2021
No Parking on City Streets 2:00 AM through 6:00 am.
The winter parking ban will be in effect beginning November 1st through March 31st. There is NO parking allowed on any streets from 2:00 am through 6:00 am daily. The 6 a.m. time is extended if there is a snowfall until the street is plowed from curb to curb. Property Owner's are responsible to shovel the snow off the sidewalks in front of their homes.
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