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    The Parks Commission Needs You!

    August 8th, 2018

    Are you interested in the future of parks and trails in Carver? Can you commit to attending one evening meeting a month to discuss park issues with your fellow neighbors? The Parks Commission has two openings and we need your creativity and energy to help the community move forward! If you’re interested is serving on the Parks Commission, please send an email of interest to Brent Mareck, City Manager, at bmareck@cityofcarver.com

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    City Council Reviews Plans for New Industrial Project in Carver

    July 17th, 2018

    At their Monday meeting, the City Council set a public hearing for Tuesday, September 4 to consider the establishment of a tax increment financing district and a tax increment financing plan for Lakeview Industries.  The preliminary site plan shows a 143,000 sq. ft. industrial development project for Lakeview Industries to be located just north of Mills Fleet Farm on Levi Griffin Rd.  The proposed project also involves the extension of Dauwalter Road and a request for tax increment financing.  The primary use of tax increment financing would be to serve as a funding source for the development and construction of an extension of Dauwalter Rd.  In addition, the City intends to apply for State grant dollars to partially fund the extension of Dauwalter Rd.

    Lakeview Industries manufactures and fabricates flexible components including gaskets, die cuts, molded rubber parts, extrusions, and weather stripping among many other offerings.  Based on initial estimates, Lakeview Industries is anticipating they will employ eighty-five (85) people in the new Carver facility.  Contingent upon receiving the necessary approvals, the current project schedule indicates a Spring/Summer 2019 facility opening.

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    Main Street Bridge to Remain Open

    June 27th, 2018

    Based on current river level projections, the Main Street Bridge is expected to stay open.

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    Main Street Bridge Likely to Close Wednesday

    June 25th, 2018

    The Carver Public Services Department is making preparations to close the Main Street Bridge (CSAH 40) in historic downtown Carver by Wednesday, June 27.  The National Weather Service is predicting a crest on the Minnesota River at Jordan by this coming Friday or Saturday.  The Main Street Bridge provides a crossing for Spring Creek in historic downtown Carver.  Spring Creek is typically impacted with backwater from the Minnesota River when river levels are high.

    Brian Skok, Public Services Director, will be providing a status and operations update at a City Council meeting on Monday, June 25 at 6:45 pm.

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