A new apartment building is in the works next to Heritage Park in St. Cloud. During Monday night's meeting, the city council approved a rezoning request to build a 105 unit apartment building at 3373 West St. Germain Street.
Several empty lots in west St. Cloud could eventually be developed into a commercial development. During Monday night's meeting, the city council approved rezoning 11 residential lots to a Planned Unit Development to allow for commercial development.
The St. Cloud City Council has tabled a plan to mandate a rental housing program. During Monday night's meeting, after hearing from several rental property owners, the council voted to table the issue and continue the discussion at their study session next month.
St. Cloud Mayor Dave Kleis says he wants to capture the increase in property tax revenue to raise the city's budget by about one percent in 2019. Kleis presented his preliminary budget to the city council on Monday night.