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February 22, 2008
Tie-breaker vote from the mayor lets HRA oversee $350K grant
WILLMAR -- Mayor Les Heitke broke a 3-3 City Council vote Tuesday night in favor of amending an agreement that lets the Willmar Housing and Redevelopment Authority administer a $350,000 state Small Cities Development grant for a housing project. Council members supporting the amended...
February 22, 2008 - 12:00am
January 24, 2008
Willmar City Council encourages changes be made in plat for housing development
WILLMAR -- Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership is being encouraged to modify the preliminary plat of a housing project in an effort to reduce opposition from neighboring homeowners and landowners. The council Tuesday night approved the partnership's preliminary plat of Westwind...
January 24, 2008 - 12:00am
January 23, 2008
City Council fails to overturn Planning Commission's approval of conditional use permit for housing development
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council on a 4-4 vote Tuesday night failed to overturn the Planning Commission's approval of a conditional use permit for a low-to-moderate income housing development opposed by neighboring homeowners. As a result of the council's vote, Mayor Les Heitke...
January 23, 2008 - 12:00am
January 19, 2008
Westwind Estates project on City Council agenda for Tuesday meeting
WILLMAR -- The Westwind Estates Third Addition housing project proposed by the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership of Slayton will be considered by the Willmar City Council during the 7 p.m. meeting on Tuesday at the Municipal Utilities Building, 700 Litchfield Ave. S.W. The...
January 19, 2008 - 12:00am
January 10, 2008
Commission OKs permit for housing project opposed by neighbors
WILLMAR -- The Planning Commission approved a conditional use permit Wednesday night for a proposed twin-home development in southwest Willmar that nearby single-family homeowners say is not compatible with their neighborhood. The 90 or so seated and standing people who filled the...
January 10, 2008 - 12:00am
December 13, 2007
Planning Commission continues hearing on housing plan that has stirred ire of residents
WILLMAR -- Homeowners from a southwest Willmar neighborhood will have to wait until January to voice their concerns about a housing development being proposed near them. About 50 homeowners showed up for a public hearing that had been scheduled Wednesday night by the Planning Commission...
December 13, 2007 - 12:00am
July 17, 2007
Willmar turns back plans for low-income housing
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council has refused to support a proposed housing development in southwest Willmar. The council voted 5-to-3 Monday evening to deny a resolution of support for the Westwinds Estates projects proposed by the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership. About...
July 17, 2007 - 12:00am
July 14, 2007
Council backing to be sought for housing project
WILLMAR -- The Willmar City Council will be asked on Monday night to support a proposed housing project in southwest Willmar for low-income and very-low-income individuals. The Willmar Housing and Redevelopment Authority and the Southwest Minnesota Housing Partnership of Slayton...
July 14, 2007 - 12:00am