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I have served the City of Isanti as Mayor since 2007. We have accomplished great things together and I look forward to building on our success. United, we move forward to a better future. You may contact me at 763-442-8749 or e-mail me at george@georgewimmer.com. My website is www.georgewimmer.com

Thursday, May 26, 2011

Memory Care Commercial Project



First of two projects in this area made possible through Isanti's innovative use of economic tools.

Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Park and Recreations Board Opening

We have had a resignation on the Park Board due to a member moving out of the City. If you are interesed in serving on this fun and important board please let me know.

george@georgewimmer.com or 763-442-8749

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Mayor's Great Yard Award

Get your nominations in to the Mayor's Great Yard Award.... george@georgewimmer.com or 763-442-7849 or contact Lisa Wilson at City Hall 763-444-5512 or lwilson@cityofisanti.us .

$100 1st place and signed Mayoral Proclamation  

$50 2nd place and signed Mayoral Proclamation  

$25 3rd place and signed Mayoral Proclamation  

Property must be in the City of Isanti and you may nominate your own yard..... There are 3 winners for Nune, July and August..... 9 chances to win....

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Congressman Chip Cravaack Visit to Isanti's Ever Cat Biodiesel Plant


With Congressman Chip Cravaack and Dr. Clayton McNeff

Foreclosed Homes Update

249 foreclosed homes have sold in last few years since we have been tracking the issue....

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

County News got it Wrong

I did not say that we were cutting a cop due to budget issues.... I said that we were applying for a grant to help pay for an existing position.....

Monday, May 16, 2011

May 17th City Council Agenda

http://www.cityofisanti.us/images/stories/minutes_agendas/cc_agenda/2011/05-17-11_city_council_agenda.pdf

Mayor's Employer Celebration Day June 9th

I have declared June 9th the 4th Annual Mayor's Employer Celebration Day. There will be a free lunch for all of our City Employers and Employees.... Senator Neinow, Commissioner Duff, Commissioner Warring and City Engineer Brad DeWolf will be serving.... Representative Daudt has also been invited and we are hopeful his schedule will allow for him to attend.

I started this event to ensure that our employers understand how important they are to our future.

State Budget Update

http://www.startribune.com/politics/blogs/121895204.html

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Mayor's Great Yard Award

2011 Mayor's Great Yard Award

The Park and Recreation Board will be kicking off its fourth year of the Mayor's Great Yard Award.  This award recognizes the hard work, dedication, and creativity of our residents in maintaining a beautiful City.  Awards are open to all City residents.  You may nominate yourself or any property within the Isanti city limits. The Park Board will judge the entries and make a recommendation to the Mayor for award winners.  Awards will be presented for June, July, and August. 

Nominations will be accepted through Park and Recreation staff, Lisa Wilson, who can be contacted at lwilson@cityofisanti.us or at (763) 444-5512.  All nominations must be received by 4:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of the month.  The awards will be presented by the Mayor at the following Council meeting.

1st place $100 award is sponsored by www.melissahutchensdds.com
2nd place $50 award is sponsored by Startec 
3rd place $25 award is sponsored by KJD signs

Monday, May 09, 2011

Ground Breakings

 Daycare Facility Site
Memory Care Facility Site

Just attended ground breaking for Prairie Senior Cottages - the memory care facility. This along with the new daycare center being built in town will help to begin the long process of developing the commercial property growth on the east side of 65.....

We should have more good economic development news to share soon....

A Reason

What is the use of living, if it be not to strive for noble causes and to make this muddled world a better place for those who will live in it after we are gone? 

WINSTON CHURCHILL