Citing “personal circumstances beyond [his] control,” Falcon Heights council member Keith Gosline submitted a letter of resignation to the city council June 12. The council voted to accept the resignation, effective Aug.
Council members express concerns about ADA non-compliance
At a work session June 4, Falcon Heights council members and city staff dove into a report regarding the state of its municipal parks. The improvement study, which was compiled by consulting firm WSB & Associates, looked at a number of different aspects involving the city’s three parks, Community Park, Curtiss Field Park and University Grove Park.
The Falcon Heights City Council approved two changes to the city’s ordinance related to tobacco sales last month.
The first change amends the language used to describe electronic smoking devices, such as e-cigarettes, and the second change makes it illegal for minors under the age of 18 to sell tobacco products and all electronic smoking devices.
The 2014 budgets for the cities of Roseville, Falcon Heights and Lauderdale have been approved by each city’s respective city council.
The Roseville City Council approved the city’s final 2014 budget and property tax levy at the Dec. 9 city council meeting. The total budget was set at just under $50.7 million, of which about $23.1 million is for tax-supported programs and $27.6 is for non-tax supported programs -- increases of about $1.3 million and $4 million respectively.
The Falcon Heights City Council will remain intact come January.
Incumbents Pam Harris and Keith Gosline retained their spots on the council. According to unofficial results from last week’s election, Harris received roughly 46 percent of the votes and Gosline had roughly 39 percent, defeating challenger Michael Thomas who received about 14 percent of the total votes.