Today: March 27, 2017
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The City of Barnesville is accepting applications for a full-time position in the Public Works Department. Work will involve skilled and semi-skilled operations in streets and parks maintenance. Skills in repairing mechanical equipment preferred. A Class B CDL is required to be obtained with 3 months of hire. A non-commercial pesticide applicator license will need to be obtained within 6 months of hire. Starting wage is $14-$16 per hour depending on qualifications, with excellent benefits. Position will be open until filled. Job description and required application is available at City Hall, 102 Front Street North or www.barnesvillemn.com.

The Barnesville City Council is accepting letters of interest from residents to serve out the remaining term of Ward 2 Council Member Dawn Stuvland. Letters should be brought to City Hall or sent to P.O. Box 550 no later than Friday, March 31. The Council will consider this appointment at their April 10, 2017 regular meeting.  For more information, contact City Administrator Mike Rietz at 354-2292.

Are you interested in making Barnesville a better community?  One way to do that is to serve on one of the City boards!  Right now we have openings for individuals on both the Park Board and the Planning commission.

The Parks & Recreation Board is responsible for the management and operation of public parks and recreational facilities and programs.
The group meets monthly on the last Thursday at 5:30 pm at City Hall.

The  Planning Commission are addvisors to the Council on the future physical development of the city. The Commission conducts studies and investigations and makes reports and recommendations on matters affecting zoning, platting and public information.  The group meets monthly on the 1st Monday at 6:45 PM at City Hall.

For more information on these opportunities, contact City administrator Mike Rietz at 354-2292 or mrietz@bvillemn.net

The Barnesville City Council will hold their regular 3-13-17 City Council Meeting on Monday, March 13 beginning at 7 :00 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Over the next two weeks, Barnesville Cable TV customers may experience some outages due to sun spots.  This is caused by the angle at which the sun hits our dishes receiving the cable signals.  Outages may last for as long as 20 minutes.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Barnesville Ice Skating Rink is now closed for the season.  We hope that everyone enjoyed a fun winter of ice skating!

The City of Barnesville has contracted with Carr’s Tree Service to trim trees around our utility lines.  Work will be begin on Tuesday, February 21 and will occur throughout the community.  Residents should watch for crews working in backyards and side yards.  Work is expected to continue through Wednesday, March 1.  If you are interested in contracting with Carr’s for tree removal on your private property while they are in town, please contact them directly at 218.367.3355.

Due to the extremely warm weather, the Barnesville ice skating rink has been closed indefinitely.  Watch for future postings if the rink does reopen at a later date.

Attention Barnesville Cable TV Subscribers:  Although the letter which was sent last week indicated that customers using the SD cable box should experience no problems after the equipment changeover, we are finding that SOME customers with these boxes are unable to receive channels 54 and higher.  If you are experiencing this or any other problems, please contact City Hall at 354-2292 on Monday morning after 7:30 am and we will schedule a service call.  We apologize that technicians will not be available over the weekend.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your patience and we continue to work hard to provide affordable and quality service.

The Barnesville City Council will hold their regular 2-13-17 City Council Meeting on Monday, February 13 beginning at 7 pm in the City Council Chambers.