City Council Update

 State of City Address 

February 2020 Council Update
Council Member Justin Olsen details plans for the Woodward Ponds Development, gives you a look at the HERO Center training facility Grand Opening and visits a very busy Ice Arena post-renovation. Enjoy!

November 2019 Council Update
Council Member La Rae Mills introduces us to our 9-year-old "Mayors for the Day," helps us say goodbye to Council Member Wayne Butt and welcome Council Member Justin Olsen, and shares details on a big expansion for the Calarosa development. Last but not least, we've got a great rundown of events from our friends hosting the Canadian Pacific Holiday Train visit on December 10th.

September 2019 Council Update
Council Member Dave Thiede is at Zywiec's Haunting Experience to talk about this years attraction and some current council news.

August 2019 Council Update
Mayor Myron Bailey is at the old Perkins site to talk about Las Margaritas relocating. He also detailed some shovel ready sites and recognized a Cottage Grove citizen who went above and beyond.

July 2019 Council Update
Council Member Wayne Butt heads over to Modern Automotive to talk about the upcoming Lemonade Day in Cottage Grove. He also has details on Pizza Ranch and Renewal by Andersen’s expansion.

June 2019 Council Update
We launch the new format of Council Update this month. Council Member La Rae Mills stops by Renewal By Anderson to discuss the expansion project with Economic Development Specialist Matt Wolf.

April 2019 Council Update
In this month's Council Update, featuring City Administrator Levitt and Council Member Thiede, they give details on the City's Arbor Day Celebration and new home construction. It was an active and busy month for the Council!

March Council Update
Here's this month's edition of Council Update. Mayor Myron Bailey and City Administrator Jennifer Levitt take you through the City's Emergency Declaration, the Airgas Project and a new program we're working on that could help seniors get around town.

February Council Update
February was a short month, but it also brought us tall piles of snow. The weather couldn't keep our City Council from taking care of business. In February's Council Update, City Administrator Jennifer Levitt and Council Member Wayne Butt take us through Cottage Grove's Strategic Plan, traffic flow improvements coming to 70th and Hinton, the Young housing addition and the 2018 photo contest winners!

January Council Update 
Join Council Member La Rae Mills and City Administrator Jennifer Levitt for this month's Council Update. They're focusing on the legislative agenda, an expansion at Hound Around Resort, retail growth and the city's strong financial footing as we wrap up the month of January.