The Sauk Rapids city council has voted to help pay for its residents memberships to the Whitney Senior Center. During their meeting Monday night the council voted to use $2,000 already in their budget to pay $40 of individuals $50 membership for the year.
Sauk Rapids residents interested in joining the city council can apply to be appointed. During Monday night's meeting, the council decided to accept letters of interest from residents to fill the remaining two years of council member Kurt Hunstiger's seat.
There's a four-way race for two open spots on the Sauk Rapids City Council. Both incumbents, Steve Heinen and Nick Sauer, are seeking re-election. And, two people running for public office for the first time, Merle Gales and Layne Schmitz, are hoping to get voted onto the council.
The Sauk Rapids city council got a progress report on the plan to build a community field house. Murray Mack of hma Architects presented four options to the council during this (Monday) evening's meeting.
The next step in bringing a 57 unit apartment building to downtown Sauk Rapids has been approved by the city council. During their meeting this (Monday) evening the council unanimously approved the site plan and planned unit development for the project requested by Torborg Builders.