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March 7, 2017
Selecting a can
Jamestown residents will be asked to select a size for their new garbage container in the next month. Jeff Fuchs, city administrator, furnished the City Council Monday with a preliminary pricing structure and other details of the city's switch to a pay-as-you-throw garbage system...
March 7, 2017 - 6:39am
February 24, 2017
The Jamestown Public Works Committee approved Thursday exploring options for repairing or demolishing the Ice House Dam. The committee also approved issuing a request for qualifications from engineering firms to explore options for the dam located near Mill Hill in southwest Jamestown....
February 24, 2017 - 7:30am
January 27, 2017
City Council, Water Resource Board accepts stormwater master plan
A new stormwater master plan estimates there would be flooding over U.S. Highway 281 near the Buffalo Mall in the event of a 100-year flood. Jeff Hruby, project engineer for AE2S, presented the plan to the Stutsman County Water Resource Board and its subcommittee and the Jamestown...
January 27, 2017 - 6:57am
January 25, 2017
City renews consulting contract
The Jamestown Building, Planning and Zoning Committee approved renewing the city's contract with SRF Consulting for 2017 at $60,000 per year. SRF serves as a consultant to the city for questions regarding zoning and real estate development. Councilman Ramone Gumke, chairman of the...
January 25, 2017 - 6:36am
November 17, 2016
Pipekorn’s agenda suspect
Defenders of Fargo City Commissioner Dave Piepkorn's attack on refugee resettlement say he should not be criticized for asking questions about costs. True enough. But the commissioner's response to answers to his questions suggests his agenda has little to do with real or imagined...
November 17, 2016 - 7:12am
September 7, 2016
Hospital road delayed till 2017
Construction on a planned road between the Menards area and Jamestown Regional Medical Center will be delayed until next year, according to Travis...
September 7, 2016 - 6:50am
August 26, 2016
Cutting departments the same can affect them differently
I must preface this by saying that I do not envy the job the City Council and administration have before them in determining the city budget, particularly this year. The reduction in state funding has left the city between a rock and several hard places, and the budgeting task is...
August 26, 2016 - 6:22am
July 22, 2016
Committee: Ban parking on part of 10th Street Southeast
The city Public Works Committee discussed the possibility Thursday of banning parking on 10th Street from the bottom of Mill Hill east to 12th Street Southeast. The committee did approve 3-1, with Mayor Katie Andersen opposed, banning parking in the 1000 block of 10th Street Southeast,...
July 22, 2016 - 7:46am
July 6, 2016
City Council approves special district for TRAC street paving
A special assessment district to cover the cost of paving, water, sanitary sewer and storm sewer improvements for Fifth Street Northeast passed the Jamestown City Council on a 4-1 vote Tuesday. Councilman Dan Buchanan cast the lone dissenting vote. The project improves the street...
July 6, 2016 - 6:33am
June 29, 2016
Four decades of service
For 40 of the past 42 years, Charlie Kourajian has represented Jamestown citizens as either mayor or councilman. That career came to an end Tuesday...
June 29, 2016 - 6:55am
Buchanan named president of the council
Councilman Dan Buchanan will serve as president of the Jamestown City Council for the next year after he was unanimously elected to the post during the City Council's organizational meeting. The president of the City Council presides over meetings in the absence of the mayor. Ramone...
June 29, 2016 - 6:28am
June 14, 2016
Incumbents return to City Council, School Board
Jamestown voters returned incumbents to the Jamestown City Council and Jamestown Public School Board Tuesday. Incumbents Dan Buchanan and Steve Brubakken were re-elected to another four-year term on City Council, and Pam Phillips, who previously served two terms on the council, was...
June 14, 2016 - 10:42pm
June 10, 2016
Buchanan, Brubakken, Phillips for City Council
The Jamestown Sun endorses Dan Buchanan, Steve Brubakken and Pam Phillips for Jamestown City Council. Of the five candidates for the three open seats on the council, Buchanan, Brubakken and Phillips bring the most experience and knowledge of the issues facing the Jamestown community....
June 10, 2016 - 6:49am
May 3, 2016
City Council approves letting TRAC keep all sales tax funds
The Jamestown City Council approved the Two Rivers Activity Center receiving all funds generated by its sales tax during the council’s regular meeting Monday. Voters approved a 1 percent sales tax for the construction of the first phase of TRAC in June. The wording of the ballot...
May 3, 2016 - 6:50am
February 25, 2016
Meeting planned for recycling report
The Jamestown Public Works Committee will hold a special meeting to hear a presentation on recycling that City Administrator Jeff Fuchs will schedule within two weeks. The presentation was on the agenda for the committee’s Wednesday meeting but was removed because Brent Erickson,...
February 25, 2016 - 6:42am