City Council

City sells farm

Mar 25, 2020
A months-long process to sell farmland owned by the City of Lake City appears to be nearing conclusion. At a special meeting Monday, March 23, The Lake City city council unanimously approved a sale of the roughly 77 acres in Lake Township to Wesley and Joshua Moechnig for $425,000 with $25,000 in...

Schreck honored at special council meeting

Jan 30, 2019
Greg Schreck (left) accepts a plaque from Lake City Mayor Mark Nichols in honor of Schreck’s four years on the Lake City City Council. The presentation occurred at a special meeting of the City Council held Jan. 23.

Applications sought for city council

Jan 30, 2019
Lake City City Councilmembers approved a process to fill the vacancy on the council created by Mary Lou Waltman’s resignation, but it wasn’t unanimous.Waltman submitted a resignation letter on Jan. 11.At a special meeting on Jan. 23, the council voted 4-2 to ask people interested in serving the...

Lake City loses longtime leader

Jan 30, 2019
Longtime city council member Mary Lou Waltman passed away Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Mayo Clinic Health System, Lake City Hospital.Waltman recently resigned her seat on the council due to health issues. She had two years remaining on her term.Waltman was first elected to the council in 2008, but had...

Alkire, Brown to join city council

Jan 9, 2019
Newly elected Amy Kohrs Alkire and Faye Brown are set to join the Lake City City Council when they meet on Monday, Jan. 14.  Alkire and Brown were elected in the November election along with incumbent Russell Boe.  The two newcomers will replace Greg Schreck and Randy Klipfel on the council. ...

Election letters due Oct. 22

Oct 18, 2018
With the Nov. 6 general election approaching, the Graphic reminds readers that the last opportunity to publish a letter about the election will be in the Oct. 25 issue of the Graphic. Letters to the editor about the election must be submitted to us by Monday, Oct. 22, at 5 p.m. for publication in...

Letter: I am listening

Sep 13, 2018
To the editor: It’s been such a privilege to participate in this race for City Council and I’m grateful to be advancing on to the November election. I set out on this journey to seek a way to serve my community and to learn more about what is important to my neighbors. Our small town has great...

Letter: Time to step away

Aug 22, 2018
To the editor: Election results are quite telling, and with my poor showing at the polls (falling in last place) the last two elections, the message voters have sent me is quite apparent. With this final endorsement, I will now formally end my public service career and walk away from those Lake...

Candidate forum announced ahead of city council primary

Jul 18, 2018
With eight candidates vying for three Lake City City Council seats and a primary election on Aug. 14 to narrow the field to six, Destination Lake City (DLC) has decided to hold a candidate forum at City Hall on Aug. 2. “DLC was concerned that there wasn’t much information out there on the...

City Council special meeting to address state bonding proposal

Sep 14, 2017
Lake City City Councilmembers will have a special meeting Monday, Sept. 18, to discuss whether the city should submit a request for state bonding money in the 2018 cycle. City officials presented potential projects to members of the House of Representatives Capital Investment Committee Sept. 5....


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