Mayor vetoes rejection of funding for controversial housing plan department of employment and economic development
WILLMAR -- Mayor Les Heitke has vetoed the Willmar City Council's April 7 rejection of the $350,000 state grant for the controversial Westwind Estates Third Addition housing project.
City Clerk Kevin Halliday said Tuesday the mayor's veto means the grant is accepted by the city.
In an April 8 letter to council members, Heitke said he was exercising his powers as mayor to veto the council's action.
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