BAXTER -- Baxter city officials are hosting an open house to show off their new digs.
Two new wings were added to Baxter City Hall since last summer, adding more space for city offices and for the Baxter Police Department.
The open house is scheduled for 4 to 7 p.m. April 11 at city hall.
In council action, the city approved the preliminary plat for the Bitterroot development with conditions.
The city accepted the specifications and plans for Arbor Glen with a few changes.
The city approved phase one of the potable water study and hydrogeologic mapping with the cost not to exceed $20,000, which will be funded with WAC funds. The study will be completed by Nov. 1.
The final payment of $6,746 was authorized to Odland Protective Coatings for the rehabilitation of the old water tower.
The city accepted a bid for $1,414,577.54 for construction of phase three of the Baxter Industrial Park, contingent upon EDA approval.
The city approved vacation of an easement along College Road.
The city approved a variance for Randy Johnson, 208 Glenwood Drive, to construct a 30-foot by 40-foot metal building as long as the siding matched his home.
The city approved a variance for Eldon and Wendy Rueger, 70 Maplewood Drive N., to build an addition 31.5 feet from the road right-of-way.
The city authorized Charles Anderson, 681 Forest Drive N., to replace an existing mobile home with a new manufactured home with less than 12-foot overhangs.
The EDA board will meet at 6 p.m. March 6 at Baxter City Hall.
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