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File #: 21-009    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 12/4/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/5/2021 Final action:
Title: Consider Designation of Official Newspaper.
Attachments: 1. 1 - Hyperlink - Charter Sec. 15.1 - Official Publications, 2. 2 - Hyperlink - City Code Sec. 2-57 - Meetings
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City Council Meeting Date:  January 5, 2021


To:                        Mayor and City Council

                     City Administrator


From:   Lynette Peterson, City Clerk




Consider Designation of Official Newspaper.


Action Requested:                     

The Northfield City Council approves a motion designating the Northfield News as the official newspaper for 2021.


Summary Report:

Northfield City Charter Section 15.1 and City Code Section 2-57 provide that the City Council annually at its first meeting of the year designate the official newspaper for the purpose of publishing ordinances and other matters required by law and of public interest.  Minn. Stat. c. 331A governs the determination of and selection of the City’s official newspaper. 


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Financial Impacts:                     

Funds are budgeted in the 2021 budget for official publications.


Tentative Timelines:                     

As noted above, this must be done at the first meeting of the year.