A plan to expand the Anna Marie's Alliance building has been given the approval by the St. Cloud City Council. The council needed to vote to rezone the property in that area in order for the project to move forward.
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis is asking the St. Cloud Area School District to donate the current Technical High School, and the land, to the city. During Monday night's city council meeting Kleis and Superintendent Willie Jett gave an initial presentation about the plan.
A recall of St. Cloud city council members and the mayor is one of three options a group of residents is looking into. John Palmer says 14 people gathered on Friday to begin the process of looking into the city's Home Rule Charter.
There was high drama at Monday night's St. Cloud city council meeting. After a long 2 1/2 hour debate over whether to change the city's ordinance and raise the legal age to buy tobacco products to 21 years old, the city council narrowly approved the measure by a 4-3 vote.
Residents, retailers, and anyone else have a chance to weigh in on what the legal age should be to buy tobacco products in St. Cloud. The city council will hold a public hearing during their meeting on Monday night to consider raising the minimum age to buy tobacco up to 21.