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Wakefield city council denies trail group funding request


June 12, 2018

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CONTEMPLATING issues at Monday's Wakefield city council meeting are, from left, mayor John Granato, city clerk Sue Ahonen and city attorney Ray O'Dea. Not shown are council members Kay Wiita, Pat Mann and Jim Anderson.


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WAKEFIELD — The Wakefield city council Monday denied a request by the Split Rock Trail Association to share the cost of a gravel order made by the association last year.

SRTA president Jim Engel and secretary/treasurer Rod Ritter had requested the help at the council’s May 29 meeting, but the council tabled the matter until more information could be gathered.

At the previous meeting, Engel told the council the SRTA had been charged $20/yard for gravel from Smily’s Trucking and Excavating in Wakefield.

He said he was disappointed in City Manager...

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