THE WEST WING Weekly Memo 4-26-2013
The Weekly Memo to the City Council and the agenda packet is also provided on theCity Councilweb page.
City Crews completed the boardwalk invisible flood wall in one day... Posted on 4/26/13 at 1:23 PM
THE ADVENTURES OF OLE AND LENA We Should've Moved to Alaska!
Uffda," I said to Ole this morning when I looked out the window. "I think we should have moved to Alaska because the weather MUST be better up there than it is here." We've had 10 inches of heavy wet ... Posted on 4/15/13 at 9:13 AM
THE NEW FORTY Your grace period has arrived - make the most of it.
If you are out and about looking around you can tell that we are finally transitioning between seasons. Winter, which is supposed to be over according to the calendar, is preparing to ease its way out... Posted on 3/25/13 at 10:38 PM
The Canadian channel has been brought up numerous times by Fargo and Moorhead, Minn., officials who are promoting a nearly $2 billion diversion that would move water around Fargo in a 36-mile channel during times of serious flooding.
Flood damage in Grand Forks this spring amounted to a handful of washed out culverts and a loss of gravel. “There was no real damage,” Grand Forks County Road Superintendent Richard Onstad said. “What we’ve seen is everything was pretty minor compared with what we’ve had in the past.”
Although spring flooding in North Dakota wasn't as bad advertised in some areas, officials who are totaling the damages said Friday the costs are piling up. The question is whether the final figure will impress the federal government.
As usual in the Red River Valley this time of year, there is a lot of talk about the potential for spring flooding. There’s much discussion about the forecast accuracy and the area’s preparations for flooding.
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