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City of Ely Study Session Notice

City of Ely
Study Session Notice

The Study Session on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 5:30pm will be dedicated to a discussion on tourism. All interested parties who would like to participate are invited to attend.
Mayor Chuck Novak Ely Echo 3/24/2018

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CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA 17TH AVENUE EAST / 7TH AVENUE EAST / WATER TOWER SUPPLY LINE: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS

CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA
17TH AVENUE EAST / 7TH AVENUE EAST /
WATER TOWER SUPPLY LINE: ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS
Sealed Bids for the construction of the 17th Avenue East, 7th Avenue East and Water Tower Supply Line Improvements will be received for a single prime contract, by the City of Ely (The Owner), at the office of the City Clerk, until 1:00 p.m. local time on April 19, 2018, at which time the Bids received will be publicly opened and read. The Project consists of constructing approximately 18,000 cubic yards common excavation, 5,300 cubic yards Aggregate Base Class 5, 3,400 tons bituminous paving, 12,000 square feet concrete sidewalk, 6,600 feet of concrete curb and gutter, 2,215 feet storm sewer, 3 sanitary manholes, 21 storm sewer catch basins and manholes, 3,300 feet water main, 825 feet sanitary sewer, 1.7 acres seeding and related appurtenances. Bids shall be on a unit price basis.

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CITY OF ELY RESOLUTION 2018-009 DETERMINING THE NECESSITY TO ISSUE A $710,000 GENERAL OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2018A

CITY OF ELY RESOLUTION 2018-009 DETERMINING THE NECESSITY TO ISSUE A $710,000 GENERAL
OBLIGATION EQUIPMENT CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS, SERIES 2018A

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ORDINANCE NO. 323, 2nd Series AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA, ADDING TO THE ELY CITY CODE, CHAPTER 20, SECTION 20.13.20, ENTITLED VACATION OF A PORTION OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY

ORDINANCE NO. 323, 2nd Series

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ELY, MINNESOTA, ADDING TO THE ELY CITY CODE, CHAPTER 20,
SECTION 20.13.20,
ENTITLED VACATION OF A PORTION OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELY DOES HEREBY ORDAIN:

SECTION 1. A new Section shall be added to Chapter 20 as Section 20.13.20, of the Ely City Code to read as follows:

SEC. 20.13.20 VACATION OF A PORTION OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTY. The vacation of a public right-of-way described as that portion of Vermilion Street which lies North and West of Chandler Street and South of the platted alley in Block Eight (8), AUDITOR’S PLAT OF CHANDLER ADDITION TO ELY. See attached Exhibit A. (Also available on the City of Ely website under Ordinances)

Said parcel contains 0.17 acres.

SUBJECT to the reservation of utility easements in favor of the City of Ely.

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Council Minutes - March 06, 2018 Regular Meeting Ely City Council

Council Minutes - March 06, 2018
Regular Meeting Ely City Council – City Hall, Council Chambers

CALL TO ORDER: Mayor Novak called the meeting to order at 5:30pm

PRESENT: Council members A.Forsman, Kess, Debeltz, Omerza, Callen, D.Forsman and Mayor Novak
ABSENT: None

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Debeltz/D.Forsman moved to approve the minutes from the February 20, 2018 Regular Council Meeting, the Public Hearing on Ordinance No. 322 on February 27, 2018, and the Study Session on February 27, 2018. Motion Carried Unanimously.

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Ely Echo - The voice of the wilderness since 1972

The March 24 Ely Echo is packed full of news about Ely and Elyites. Check out:

High school seniors off on trip to D.C.

Ecklund’s bill exempts Vets on Lake from lodging tax

Ely school, police department respond to “threatening graffiti”

All systems ‘go’ for long awaited 17th Avenue project

ECR to hold 40th fundraiser April 14

Klobuchar aides to host Ely forum
Tuesday event at hospital will focus on prescription drug costs

Photos sought of departed vets
Ely VFW looks for info on Steve Skube, George Anderson, who died in Netherlands during World War II

plus columnists and lots of letters to the editor!

Get your copy before they run out!

Fri
23
Mar

7A “Triple A” goes to Lah

TRIPLE A AWARD winner Blaise Lah with his parents James and Ruth. Submitted photo.

by Tom Coombe -

Fri
23
Mar

This week in the O’Clock Hour

Mary Beth Shepard, Judy Kellerman, Anne Lincicome, Jane Kerntz, Kris Olson: “We’re just out walking... We do this every weekend. Sometimes we walk to the GEL and have a beer. That’s our reward. Not today though.”

Where will you be, what will you be doing...
...when Pam Roberts finds you during her “O’Clock Hour?” Each week she sets aside one hour only in spring, summer, fall and winter to roam the streets around Ely and capture a snapshot of life in Ely in 2018. Perhaps you’ll be next!

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North Woods locks down Wolves and second 7A title

ELY FANS in the stands brought signs and cheered for the Timberwolves during the Section 7A championship game played in Hibbing. Photo by Eric Sherman.

by Tom Coombe -

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Summer comes early to Ely golfers

SWING - Ely Golf Club manager and instructor Tim Cooper takes a swing at the new indoor golf center.
Photo by Jessica Kellogg.

by Jessica Kellogg -

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