Tagged bonding bill

0

Gov. Walz plans Bemidji visit

Gov. Tim Walz will visit Bemidji today. According to a release, the visit is only open to the press, but will highlight the new funding for Bemidji’s water treatment plant. The Local Jobs and Project Bill signed by the Governor last week included over $10 million for the construction of the plant, which is designed…

0

Special session underway in MN Capitol

The Minnesota Legislature reconvened Friday, after being called to a special session by Gov. Tim Walz. Big items on their docket include the bonding bill, police reform and, according to Bemidji’s representative John Persell, distributing federal COVID-19 dollars. Gov. Walz extended the peacetime state of emergency Friday, and the Republican-controlled Senate voted to end the…

0

MN Legislature called to a special session

Gov. Tim Walz has called the legislature to reconvene tomorrow, prioritizing police reform as well as the bonding bill. According to a release, the Governor supports recommendations by the Minnesota People of Color and Indigenous Caucus on police reform and accountability, as well as his bonding proposal. “Minnesota is at a turning point. This is…

0

Bemidji City Council to meet for special meeting

The Bemidji City Council will meet for a special meeting this evening. According to city documents, items on the agenda include considering North Country Park Natural Playground project, as well as consider the awarding of a bid for a near term water treatment plant. The bids for the project, which is the first phase on…

0

Bonding bill fails to pass

The Minnesota Legislature’s session ended last night without passing a bonding bill package. The bonding package that passed out of a House Committee had about $2 billion in infrastructure and other projects, including $12.3 million for the city of Bemidji’s soon-to-be drinking water plant, as well as dollars for sewer and water system improvements for…

0

Stay at home order to end Sunday night

Gov. Tim Walz addressed Minnesotans Wednesday evening to announce that while the peacetime state of emergency will continue until June 12, the state’s stay at home order will expire as scheduled, with many returning to work Monday. Starting May 18, Main Street businesses, malls and other retail stores can reopen if they have a safety…

0

Situation Update for Monday, May 4

Posted at 11:10 a.m. This article will be updated as more information becomes available. STATE UPDATES The Minnesota Department of Health confirmed an additional 571 of positive COVID-19 cases and nine new deaths since yesterday, and 3,309 tests were completed over the course of one day. That brings the totals to 7,234 confirmed positive cases…

© 2020 HBI Radio Bemidji, LLC d/b/a Paul Bunyan Broadcasting 502 Beltrami Ave NW, Bemidji, MN 56601 This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area