Thursday, December 27, 2012
Inver Grove Heights city leaders debated the issue throughout the summer. Patch polled readers on June 18.
Follow Inver Grove Heights Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our free newsletter As the end of the year approaches, Patch recaps the biggest stories of 2012—both in terms of pageviews and impact on the Inver Grove Heights community. The Patch poll originally posted June 18, 2012. Here are additional articles on the topic that posted on Patch. Click on the headlines to read the stories. • (Aug. 28) IGH City Councilman Flip-Flops, DNR Gun Safety Program Gets Green Light • (Aug. 24) POLL: City Council to Reconsider Gun Safety Program • (Aug. 14) City Council Shoots Down DNR Gun Safety Program • (July 24) Stage Set for City Council Vote on Firearms Program • (July 12) City OKs Second Reading of Gun Safety Program, Residents …
Monday, July 9, 2012
All city council meetings are held at City Hall and begin at 7 p.m.
1. CALL TO ORDER 2. ROLL CALL 3. PRESENTATIONS 4. CONSENT AGENDA: All items on the Consent Agenda are considered routine and have been made available to the City Council at least two days prior to the meeting; the items will be enacted in one motion. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless a Council member or citizen so requests, in which event the item will be removed from this Agenda and considered in normal sequence. A. i) Minutes – June 25, 2012 Council Work Session ii) Minutes – June 25, 2012 Regular Council Meeting B. Resolution Approving Disbursements for Period Ending July 4, 2012 C. Approve Year Three (2012) of a Four Year Golf Course Pavement Project D. Approve Resolution Appointing …
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Patch grabs a couple minutes with Inver Grove Heights mayor George Tourville.
In the latest installation of Mayor Matters, mayor George Tourville discusses the St. Paul Farmers' Market, which opens at 3 p.m. on June 21 at the Veterans Memorial Community Center parking lot. The mayor also addresses the much-discussed proposed DNR-sponsored firearms safety program, which, if approved by city council, would require changing a city ordinance to allow residents to discharge firearms within city limits. Mayor Tourville closes this week's edition by reminding high school students and recent graduates not to drink and drive or text and drive while attending graduation parties and enjoying the summer.
Monday, June 18, 2012
After nearly six hours of debate in the Inver Grove Heights Planning Commission and City Council, the issue remains locked in an intense debate.
The Inver Grove Heights Planning Commission spent three hours on June 5 trying to decide whether or not to recommend a DNR-sponsored firearms safety program in Darvan Acres, a huge plot of land owned by Vance Grannis, Jr. After much discussion, the Planning Commission recommended the program be allowed. The City Council spent a similar amount of time debating the same issue during Monday night's council meeting. The Council ultimately voted in favor of an interim use permit for the site, which, in theory, grants permission for the class to happen for an as-yet undetermined number of years. Monday night's vote was the first in a series of readings of the issue, so nothing has been decided yet. Issues still being debated include noise …