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School Board Minutes for August
August 23, 2016
County budget talks lead to bonding discussion
WORTHINGTON -- Following their regularly scheduled board meeting Tuesday morning, Nobles County commissioners met for an hour-long work session to discuss the 2017 budget, including appropriations, capital improvement projects and employee insurance. Nobles County Administrator Tom...
August 23, 2016 - 9:21pm
August 8, 2016
City’s bond request dips to $3.15 million for projects; Acting Living Plan priorities presented
WORTHINGTON -- Bids were opened Monday on the issuance and sale of general obligation funds for the city of Worthington to finance sewer and water extensions in the Bioscience Park. Initially, the city had planned to seek $3,475,000 in bonds for the projects, but favorable bidding...
August 8, 2016 - 10:00pm
August 3, 2016
Ag lawmakers want special session, but not all optimistic
MORGAN, Minn. -- A special Minnesota legislative session is important for agriculture, farm country lawmakers say, but many are pessimistic one will happen. Their main concern is the future of a provision in a vetoed tax bill that would reduce property taxes on farmland that now goes...
August 3, 2016 - 9:06pm
July 15, 2016
Governor, leaders say they are near special session deal
ST. PAUL -- A special Minnesota legislative session to approve tax cuts, transportation projects and public works construction could happen in a month, but the governor and key legislators are not quite ready to promise that. After meeting two hours in private, Democratic Gov. Mark...
July 15, 2016 - 9:24pm
June 13, 2016
Time to separate wants from needs: Bonding counsel offers financing options for county projects
WORTHINGTON — Nobles County Commissioners have a better idea of when and how much they can bond for capital improvement plan projects after meeting with bond counsel George Eilertson and Chris Eng, of Northland Securities, in a special work session Monday. The county has a long...
June 13, 2016 - 10:14pm
June 7, 2016
Dayton: We can't agree on anything
Dayton: 'We can't agree on anything' By Don Davis Forum News Service ST. PAUL -- Gov. Mark Dayton on Tuesday morning expressed hope that he would be able to call a special legislative session to finish work Minnesota lawmakers failed to accomplish as their regular session ended...
June 7, 2016 - 11:47am
June 6, 2016
Future looks dim for tax cuts
ST. PAUL — Legislation that could give tax breaks to a majority of Minnesotans appeared to be on a slow-motion slide to its death Monday, perhaps...
June 6, 2016 - 9:15pm
May 31, 2016
Bonding backer nervous about Dayton special session decision
ST. PAUL — The Minnesota state representative responsible for drawing up legislation funding public works projects statewide said he is "nervous"...
May 31, 2016 - 4:49pm
May 27, 2016
Here's the plan: District 518 releases site map for new property
WORTHINGTON — Worthington Independent School District 518 officials have released a site plan for the 157-acre property purchased by the district...
May 27, 2016 - 10:09pm
May 25, 2016
Editorial: Order, please, in St. Paul
Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain had a front-row seat to the end of the Minnesota Legislature’s session late Sunday. As Hain explained in Tuesday’s Daily Globe, a day of waiting around ultimately resulted in no bonding bill being passed — and, therefore,...
May 25, 2016 - 11:12am
May 24, 2016
Mixed results: Losers complain as legislative session’s failures examined
ST. PAUL — Perhaps library lobbyist Elaine Keefe put it best: “The 2016 legislative session has ended with very mixed results.” After every Minnesota legislative session, there are winners and losers. But in the session that ended with the final bill passing just before midnight...
May 24, 2016 - 9:02pm
May 23, 2016
‘Victim of the system’: Legislature’s failure to pass bonding bill means no new funds for Lewis & Clark
WORTHINGTON — It wasn’t exactly how Worthington Public Utilities General Manager Scott Hain would choose to spend a Sunday. Nevertheless, Hain waited in and around a hearing room at the Minnesota Capitol for more than 13 hours for action on a bonding bill that included the final...
May 23, 2016 - 9:38pm
May 19, 2016
House votes down bonding bill
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota House public works funding bill failed Thursday, an action on a major undecided issue that further muddles the fate of 2016 legislative session. The House vote follows the defeat of a Senate bonding bill earlier this month. A public works bill, financed by...
May 19, 2016 - 2:32pm
May 18, 2016
$800 million: House bonding bill faces tough fight
ST. PAUL — Paul Torkelson needs to come up with quite a sales pitch. As chairman of the Minnesota House committee that recommends funding for...
May 18, 2016 - 9:00pm
May 17, 2016
Editorial: Let's get something done
With just a few short days left in this Minnesota legislative session, there remains no small amount of heavy lifting to be done. The Legislature is mandated to adjourn no later than Monday, and the equivalent of overtime has appeared increasingly likely with each passing day. It...
May 17, 2016 - 3:56pm