Lake Elmo

Wed
29
Apr

Lake Elmo OKs first phase of Boulder Ponds development

Houses will be built in I-94 corridor
Boulder Ponds, the newest in a wave of development projects in line for approval in Lake Elmo, was green-lighted by the city council April 21.
Council members moved the project forward by approving a final plat, final planned unit development plan, and zoning map amendment for the first phase of the Boulder Ponds mixed-use housing development to be built in the city's I-94 Corridor Planning Area.

Wed
29
Apr

Lake Elmo approves preliminary plans for 2nd phase downtown improvements

Phase I construction to begin this summer

Lake Elmo City Council members moved the proposed $12 million downtown street and utility improvements a step forward April 21 by approving preliminary design plans for Phase II of the project.

Wed
22
Apr

Met Council reduces Lake Elmo’s 2040 Forecast

The Metropolitan Council has reduced its draft local population forecast for Lake Elmo for 2040 from 20,500 to 18,200 in preparation for the release of Official System Statements to be released this fall.

Wed
22
Apr

Reimbursements available for Lake Elmo residents with library cards

A process for reimbursement for Washington County library cards issued to Lake Elmo residents was approved by the county board at its meeting April 14.

Thu
16
Apr

Lake Elmo mayor proclaims national library week

Lake Elmo Mayor Mike Pearson proclaimed national library week, April 12-18, in Lake Elmo at the April 7 city council meeting.

Thu
09
Apr

Fund set up for Mitchell Novak

Close friends held a party for the Novak family at Twin Point Tavern in Lake Elmo March 14. After four rounds of intense chemotherapy for a recurrence of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Mitchell is now undergoing aggressive radiation treatments. Mitchell is pictured with his mom and dad and brother and sister. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Close friends held a party for the Novak family at Twin Point Tavern in Lake Elmo March 14. After four rounds of intense chemotherapy for a recurrence of Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, Mitchell is now undergoing aggressive radiation treatments. Mitchell is pictured with his mom and dad and brother and sister. (Linda Baumeister / Review)

Mitchell Novak, 14, is a Stillwater Junior High School student who was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma last year. Since that time he has undergone several rounds of chemotherapy treatment, and has spent several days in the hospital.

Wed
25
Mar

Lake Elmo council votes to retain Zuleger, for now

Protesters lined the sidewalk leading into Lake Elmo City Hall Tuesday, March 24. A crowd of nearly 200 people opposing a contentious council vote on March 10 to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger showed up that evening. At the March 24 meeting, the council voted unanimously to retain Zuleger through at least Jan. 31, 2016. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
Protesters lined the sidewalk leading into Lake Elmo City Hall Tuesday, March 24. A crowd of nearly 200 people opposing a contentious council vote on March 10 to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger showed up that evening. At the March 24 meeting, the council voted unanimously to retain Zuleger through at least Jan. 31, 2016. (Joshua Nielsen / Review)
Dean Zuleger
Dean Zuleger

Around 100 Lake Elmo residents outraged over a recent council decision to release city administrator Dean Zuleger packed the council chambers at City Hall Tuesday, March 24, for a special meeting, where council members voted unanimously to retain

Wed
18
Mar

Lake Elmo development approved after spirited deliberation

An artist rendering shows what the home exteriors in the Easton Village neighborhood are expected to look like when construction is completed. (submitted graphic)
An artist rendering shows what the home exteriors in the Easton Village neighborhood are expected to look like when construction is completed. (submitted graphic)

The 217 housing units will be priced in $400,000 range

Following a lengthy, and at times heated debate, Lake Elmo City Council members approved a final plat for the first phase of the Easton Village residential development to be located within the Village Planning Area.

Wed
11
Mar

Lake Elmo city administrator Dean Zuleger to move on after contentious council vote

Barry Weeks and Dick Wier of Lake Elmo created 40 handpainted “We Protest Council Vote” signs in response to the recent council decision to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger. With the demand high for their signs, they ordered an additional 200 from a screen printer.  (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Barry Weeks and Dick Wier of Lake Elmo created 40 handpainted “We Protest Council Vote” signs in response to the recent council decision to part ways with city administrator Dean Zuleger. With the demand high for their signs, they ordered an additional 200 from a screen printer. (Linda Baumeister / Review)
Dean Zuleger
Dean Zuleger
The Lake Elmo council chambers were packed Tuesday night, March 10, with residents, city commission members and local business owners who made impassioned pleas to the city council to retain city administrator Dean Zuleger. 
Wed
18
Feb

Lake Elmo seeks committee members

The city of Lake Elmo currently has openings for members of the finance committee and the human resource committee. There are two positions available for each committee.

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