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Little Falls Downtown Design Guidelines

Monday, September 03, 2018

The City of Little Falls Heritage Preservation Commission is pleased to present the Little Falls Downtown Design Guidelines.  This publication provides building preservation and rehabilitation information for owners of property located within the Commercial Historic District. One of Downtown Little Falls’ greatest resources is its unique concentration of historic and archi-tecturally interesting buildings. This publication is designed to demonstrate how using guidelines can often uncover and preserve a building’s hidden historic or architectural value. The Little Falls Heritage Preservation Commission has answered many questions from property owners about improvements or repairs to their buildings since the establishment of the Commer-cial Historic District, ranging from the...
Local Option Sales Tax Information Meeting

Monday, July 02, 2018

There will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at 5:15 p.m. in the City Council Chambers regarding the possibility of a local option sales tax.
Request for Proposals, Civil Attorney Legal Services

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS Civil Attorney Legal Services [City Attorney] Brief Description: The City of Little Falls is soliciting proposals for civil attorney services from qualified law firms.  The successful applicant(s) shall possess sufficient resources to ensure that the demands for the City’s legal needs will be met in a timely basis.  The relationship would be on a consulting or contractual basis.  The City will award a contract through December 31, 2019; and may negotiate an extension for years 2020 and 2021. The law firm/attorney(s) are required to be knowledgeable in a variety of legal areas, including but not limited to: General municipal laws General state...
2018 Street Improvement Projects

Thursday, May 24, 2018

2018 Construction Projects 8th Street SE Reconstruction is well underway.  The utilities are completed and the contractor has started building the road.  We anticipate blacktop, curb & gutter in the next couple of weeks. Front Street/Wood Street: The contractor has begun utility work on this segment.  We the utilities lasting about a week and then they will begin building the road. 5th Street NW: The contractor is anticipating beginning 5th Street the week of June 4th with construction lasting about 3 weeks. Edgewood Road: The contractor has begun preparations for construction.  They anticipate starting the week of June 4th and anticipate it lasting about...
EDA - Redevelopment Program

Thursday, November 09, 2017

Morrison County Record Article on EDA Redevelopment Program please follow the link to the article at Morrison County Record. For more information can contact Little Falls City Hall at (320) 616-5500 or Community Development of Morrison County at (320) 632-5466.
Little Falls Surplus Equipment

Thursday, September 28, 2017

The City of Little Falls has four vehicles and some playground equipment listed as surplus equipment.  The City is auctioning the items off through the Minnesota Department of Administrations online auction.  Please check out www.minnbid.org for additional information.
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Manufacturing Week

Monday, September 25, 2017

Deb Boelz, Executive Director of the Little Falls Area Chamber of Commerce, along with Carol Anderson, Executive Director of Community Development of Morrison County, pictured with Mayor Greg Zylka proclaiming the week of October 1, 2017, as "Manufacturing Week". To view the proclamtation click here.
2017 Proposed Zoning Amendments

Monday, July 03, 2017

The City of Little Falls held a public hearing for the proposed chapter 11 zoning amendments.  In order for the zoning districts to compliment the proposed zoning amendments, another public hearing is scheduled for July 10th at 6:30 p.m. at the Little Falls City Hall to consider rezoning approximately 225 properties.  The following is a link to the existing zoning map, currentordinance, proposed zoning map, and proposed ordinance for your reference.
Appliance, Electronics, Tire and Bulk Garbage Cleanup Day

Thursday, June 15, 2017

An Appliance, Electronics, Tire and Bulk Garbage collection for one and two family residential units within the City will be held on Saturday, July 8, 2017, rain or shine. As in the past, you MUST preregister for this collection.  The forms will be in your utility bill going out on June 20 and must be returned by July 5, 2017.  Registered and paid items must be out at the curbside no later than 6:00 a.m.  The first item is paid for by the SCORE Grant the City received; with the second and subsequent items paid by resident at the costs indicated on the registration form....
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Garbage Carts, Update 2

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Update 2:  The City Council has completed negotiations with the garbage haulers for the new garbage cart program.  The carts have been ordered.  We estimate the carts to be delivered to residents in August.  We will notify residents of the day of pickup, where to place carts for collection and the hauler that will pick up your garbage.   If you are in need of garbage bags until the carts are delivered, you may purchase bags individually at City Hall.  The costs is $1.42 per bag.
2019 Trunk Highway 27 Reconstruction

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

A major road project is planned for Trunk Highway 27 in 2019.  The project will likely affect you, your business or your property, near Trunk Highway 27 in Little Falls. The 2019 road improvement project from west of 15th Street West to 9th Street East will address the need for upgrades and repairs to the road and infrastructure. A map of the project area can be seen here. The project will reconstruct Trunk Highway 27 from 6th Street West to 2nd Street East, which includes work on underground utilities, sidewalks and other infrastructure.  The road pavement will also be resurfaced on...
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Lawn Maintenance

Friday, May 26, 2017

The City of Little Falls would like to remind residents that it is unlawful to allow grass to grow in excess of 6".  It is also unlawful to deposit grass clipping in the street. Administrative citations will be issued to property owners violating the City Code.  We appreciate your cooperation.   
Garbage Cart Update

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Update.  The City Council is currently working with the garbage haulers on the contracts for the routes, days of collection, etc., for the new garbage cart [cans] program implementation.  We will update the website with new information as it becomes available.  
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Public Improvement Project 2017 PI 376

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The 2017 Improvement Projects within the City include: Second Street Southeast from First Avenue Northeast to Fifth Avenue Southeast Third Avenue Northeast from Fourth to Fifth Streets Northeast Fourth Avenue Northwest from Fourth to Fifth Streets Northwest Fourteenth Street Southwest from Second Avenue Southwest to a point approximately 190 feet southerly. These improvements include surface and utility improvements.  For additional information contact Greg Kimman, Public Works Director/City Engineer at (320) 616-5500 or email.
Wabash National Corp., New Business in Little Falls

Monday, April 17, 2017

Wabash National Corp. has purchased and plans to renovate a 53-acre manufacturing site – formerly Larson Boats – in Little Falls and use it to manufacture select parts for the semi-trailer and truck body market using a propriety molded structural composite (MSC) technology. Wabash National Corp. is a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems. It is headquartered in Lafayette, Ind. This is its first production facility in Minnesota. The project entails significant renovations to its 600,000 square feet of buildings and adding machinery and equipment for manufacturing. Overall, it’s expected to cost $11 million,...
RMI Outdoors

Friday, July 22, 2016

If you spend any time working or playing outside, you may have seen, used, or wished you had a product from RMI Outdoors. The Little Falls-based company manufactures and sells plastic outdoor products made with a process called rotomolding. Rotomolding is a rotational molding process that uses large equipment to shape plastics into hollow pieces of nearly any size, shape or color. A heated, hollow mold is filled with material and slowly rotated on axis. As the material melts, it gravitates toward the tool by way of centrifugal force, rather than pressure, to fill the mold. Once cooled, the part is...
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New Brewery Coming to Little Falls

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

There will be a new brewery coming to Little Falls late this year.  The funding was closed for Starry Eyed Brewing Company on July 14th.  The business will be owned by Thomas Goebel Jr. and Kyle Kieffer and will be located next to the Farm Service Office at 16757 11th St. NE in Little Falls.  Both owners are excited to begin their new venture and Mr. Goebel has endless beer recipes and plan on growing some of their own hops at the site.  They will be having a tap house for people to come sample their brews and will work...
Sprout Food Hub and Marketplace has a really grand opening in Little Falls

Saturday, May 14, 2016

The new Sprout Food Hub and Growers and Makers Marketplace celebrated its grand opening, April 1 and 2, in the Little Falls Manufacturing Development Center. The former Crestliner plant now houses 23 businesses. The magnitude of the enterprise was underscored by the presence of U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, 8th District Rep. Rick Nolan, USDA Undersecretary Lisa Mensah, Minnesota Commissioner of Agriculture Dave Frederickson and USDA Rural Development State Director Colleen Landkamer. Click here for the complete article.
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Garbage Removal and Snow Banks

Monday, February 26, 2018

A lot of snow can be difficult to handle, we have to shovel driveways, sidewalks, mailboxes, fire hydrants, and even spots for our garbage cans. The automated side-arm tipper trucks need 3 feet on both sides of the can to be able to grab the can to pick it up and drop the trash.  If the truck's arm cannot reach around the can it may not get picked up that week. 
Trunk Highway 27 Bridge

Thursday, January 18, 2018

During the comprehensive plan survey, the public highlighted the Trunk Highway 27 bridge [5907] as a concern due to the congestion it creates, stopping traffic on Trunk Highway 27.  This rail crossing is listed as number four high priority crude by rail grade crossing list by the Minnesota Department Transportation; and listed as number two on the Federal Rail Administration’s Accident Prediction List.  In response to the publics concerns, the Council ordered a feasibility study on potential options to replace the current bridge and at grade crossing with a new bridge that crosses over the railroad tracks.  The City will be...