Lake Elmo to Officially Rejoin the County Library System

The Lake Elmo Library will rejoin the Washington County Library system effective January 1, 2018.  The Washington County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the agreement on June 20, 2017.

A link to the Pioneer Press story can be found on the “In the News” page of this website.

Royal Golf Club Residential Development Approved by City Council

On June 6, 2017 the Lake Elmo City Council approved the preliminary plat for this development, which reflects 292 residential units at the former Tartan Park location.  The zoning designation for this area was also changed from “public land” to “golf course community”, which allows for the expansion of city sewer and water into the development.

The entire Stillwater Gazette article can be found on the “In the News” page of this site

City Council Approves Settlement With Former Administrator

The Lake Elmo City Council agreed to settle a civil lawsuit against the city filed by former city administrator Dean Zuleger.  He alleged defamation and violations of his privacy rights under the Minnesota Data Practices Act.

The Stillwater Gazette article can be found on the “Functional Government” page of this website.

Lake Elmo Library Board Recommends Joining the County Library System

At a special meeting on May 3, the Lake Elmo Library Board approved a recommendation to rejoin the Washington County Library system. The recommendation, which contains four modifications, will be sent to the City Council for review and approval.

A link to the Stillwater Gazette article can be found on the “In the News” page of this website.

Nature Center Planned in Sunfish Lake Park

The “Sally Manzara Interpretive Nature Center” is being spearheaded by Lake Elmo resident, Tony Manzara, in partnership with the city and the “Friends of Lake Elmo’s Sunfish Lake Park”.  The full story can be found on the “In The News” page of this website.

New Park Approved for Savona

At the April 4th city council meeting, the council unanimously approved $150,000 to construct a new park in the Savona neighborhood. The money will come from the parklands dedication fund.  A link to the Stillwater Gazette article can be found on the “In The News” page of this site.