Thursday, April 02, 2020

Emergency meeting in Brooten

For the citizens of Brooten:

Due to town home developer Cody Nelson not being able to procure funds until the Quit Claim Deed is in place, Mayor Larry Putz has called for an emergency meeting of the Brooten City Council for the following discussion.

Brooten City Council
Special Emergency Meeting
Thursday, April 2, 2020
at 4:00 p.m.

4:00 - Quit Claim Deed for Land Transfer
         Cody C. Nelson – Old High School Lots
         Metes and Bounds - Lots 1 Thru 3 & Lots 11 Thru 16
         Blk 3 and Vac E/W Alley Adj to Lots 11-16
        Plat – Lots 001 Block 003 of Anderson’s & Roe’s Add

4:15 - approve Building Permit – Cody Nelson Duplexes


The American Red Cross will be hosting a spring blood drive on Wednesday, April 22 at the Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa high school. This event will take place with extra precautions due to the COVID-19 virus, so donors and volunteers will be safe with specific protocols in place. This event will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Time slots are every 15 minutes. Specific appointments can be set up with B-B-E senior Jacqueline Gossen at < > or blood donors can go into the Red Cross website (short link) type in the Belgrade zip coder 56312, and set up an appointment themselves. Blood drives are an essential gathering and can have more than 10 attendees.


The District VIII court case (restitution hearing stage) in Glenwood involving Brooten business owner Jana Zenner and an elderly senior citizen in Pope County has been postponed indefinitely. The court case had a hearing set for March 31, 2020.

Once the District VIII judicial court can resume operations, a new date will be selected and released to the public.

The same is true for the District VII court case in St. Cloud involving the Brooten Commercial Club.

That's all I know. As always, if I know something and I know it can be released to the public, I will always do that as soon as possible either online or in print (or both).