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BARNESVILLE POTATO DAYS CANCELLED FOR 2020!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Barnesville Potato Days Festival which was scheduled to be held in August has been cancelled for 2020.  The 30th Anniversary Potato Days Festival will be held in August 2021!

BARNESVILLE PLAYGROUNDS ARE OPEN!

Now that Minnesota Governor Walz has lifted the Stay at Home order, the public can once again use the playground equipment in Barnesville Parks!  Be Safe – maintain proper social distancing and bring a bottle of hand sanitizer with you!

CITY COUNCIL RECEIVES 2019 AUDIT REPORT

At the Monday, May 11 City Council Meeting, Clifton Larson Audit presented the 2019 Audit Report. The City received the highest level of opinion issued by an auditing firm.  The attached 2019 Audit Summary provides a good overview of the City’s financial position. Residents can review the complete audit report at https://www.barnesvillemn.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/2019-Final-Audit-City-of-Barnesville.pdf  

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON CITY FIBER PROJECT!!

UPDATED AT 11:15 AM: The planned fiber work in the area of the school did occur overnight. The work was completed with no problems, however this morning when the project was being finished up, a contractor accidentally cut a fiber line which has resulted in the disruption of service to the same 34 customers. We … Read More

CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD REGULAR MEETING ON MONDAY, MAY 11

The Barnesville City Council will hold their regular 5-11-20 City Council Meeting on Monday, May 11 beginning at 7 pm.  Due to the COIVID-19 pandemic, a virtual meeting will be held.  Information on how to watch,  listen or participate in the meeting is included on the agenda.

FIBER REROUTING TO CAUSE SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS TO 4 BLOCK AREA

Part of the Barnesville Schools construction project will require Arvig Communications to reroute some of the fiber serving residential customers in the area. The work will take place starting at 11:59 PM on Monday, May 11 and will be completed by 4:00 am on Tuesday, May 12. During that time, homes in the area bounded … Read More

CLAY COUNTY ASSESSOR TO BEGIN REASSESSMENT IN MAY!

The City of Barnesville has received a memo from the Clay County Assessor’s office stating that in May they will begin a reassessment of all properties within the City of Barnesville.  Staff members will be driving vehicles with Clay County Assessor signage and will also have Clay County identification.  See attached – SKM_C55820042909510

WILLOW CREEK GOLF COURSE HIRING PT CLUBHOUSE ATTENDANT

The Willow Creek Municipal Golf Course is now hiring a part-time Clubhouse Attendant.  Position is 15-20 hours per week.  Applicants must be 18 years old.  Application forms are available in the entry of City Hall at 102 Front Street North or online at www.barnesvillemn.com.  Completed applications should be put in the box located in the … Read More

BOGO 1/2 OFF COMMUNITY GARDEN PLOTS

Who’s ready to start gardening! Buy 1 plot and get another 1/2 off if you rent it before May 15th!  Buy your first plot for $20, and get the plot next to it for just $10!!   Call Midwest Bank today to reserve your spots.