Aitkin City Council meeting from January 18th

Aitkin City Council meeting from January 18th

January 21, 2022 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold (1/21/22)

(Aitkin, MN) — The Aitkin City Council held their second meeting of 2022 on Tuesday, January 18th after City offices were closed for the Martin Luther King Holiday on Monday.

The Council did approve a Special Event Permit for St James Catholic Church for the March of Life event on January 23rd. 

Mayor Megan Workman spoke before the Council on the 2022 Appointments with deciding to keep former Council member Amanda Lowe on the Parks Committee after all of her tireless work.

Lowe’s position was affirmed by the Council. City Administrator Mike Skrbich alluded to the recent actions at the Parks Committee and Aitkin County early plans to create a City Park Master Plan.

The contract with Confluence would have funds coming from already funded grants.

The contract was approved to not exceed $20,000. Action was also taken to rescind a previous resolution and pass a new resolution for Local Sales Tax.

The resolution was passed as well as the 2022 City Meeting Schedule. Aitkin Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Taylor Erickson also spoke about the events for their ‘Winter Wonderama’ event on February 12th.

The Special Event Permit was approved by the Council. 

The Aitkin City Council will hold their next regular meeting on Monday, February 7th at 6pm from the Community Room of the Aitkin Public Library.