Monday, July 23, 2012
The nominations are in. Now it's time to vote.
Richfield Patch spent weeks collecting nominations for 25 categories in late June and early July. Now it's time to vote. The nominees for Richfield Readers' Choice Best Collision Shop are: Vote for your favorite in the poll below and tell us why it's your pick in the comments section. Voting will remain open until Aug. 17. The winners will be announced shortly after. *** Click here to see a list of all the 25 categories with links to voting pages.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The Richfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority met for its monthly meeting Monday night.
If you missed the monthly Richfield HRA meeting, have no fear, you can watch it here.
Richfield Bloomington Honda and LaMettry's will now be able to move forward with their respective projects.
More redevelopment is planned for Richfield. The Richfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority approved the sale of 301 77th St. W., commonly referred to as the Candlewood Suites hotel out-lot, to LaMettry's Collision Monday night. The land sale allows LaMettry's to relocate and rebuild its facility to make room for Richfield Bloomington Honda's expansion. Honda plans to buy the current LaMettry's property, which is adjacent to the dealership and contingent on the HRA's approval. While HRA commissioners were excited the businesses were able to work together and stay in Richfield, a Candlewood Suites representative said the company was concerned about parking, noise and whether hotel guests would be met with visions of wrecked vehicles. The…
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The council met for its regular meeting Tuesday.
If you missed the Richfield City Council meeting Tuesday night, we have it in its entirety for you to watch! Just click the "play" button above.
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
The project directly coincides with Richfield Bloomington Honda’s expansion plans.
For 20 years the City of Richfield has been attempting to redevelop a land parcel to the north of the Candlewood Suites hotel on 77th Street. The city took one step toward its goal Tuesday night, while also helping Richfield Bloomington Honda do the same. The Richfield City Council unanimously approved two resolutions and an ordinance allowing LaMettry’s Collision to move forward with relocating and rebuilding its facility. The project is a piece in a larger plan for Richfield Bloomington Honda to expand its business. Honda has agreed to purchase the land LaMettry’s is currently on, providing the Richfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority agrees to sell the out-lot. The HRA has already expressed interest in selling the land to LaMettry’…
Monday, July 9, 2012
The city council will hold a special work session and regular meeting Tuesday evening.
The Richfield City Council meets every second and fourth Tuesday each month at 7 p.m. at the Richfield City Hall and Municipal Center. This week a special session will also take place at 6:15 p.m. in the Bartholomew Conference Room to discuss the possible renaming the full stretch of 76th/77th Street. The regular meeting includes considerations for the rezoning of a city-owned piece of property being saught by LaMettry's Collision to relocate, proposed ordinances and the offical appointment of Public Safety Director Todd Sandell. The agenda has been attached to this article as a PDF. Stay tuned for a story on the outcome of the LaMettry's Collision considerations.
The Richfield City Council will hold their regular meeting Tuesday night. Among the agenda items, three of them are regarding the collision shop's plan to move its store to a city-owned piece of property.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
The city commission discussed setting a public hearing date for the potential sale of city-owned land to LaMettry's Collision and also discussed and voted on three items related to Pillsbury Commons.
If you missed the high-charged Richfield Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) meeting Monday night, have no fear—you can watch it here. Click the "play" button on the video above to see all the action. *** See Richfield Patch's feature article on the meeting, "Pillsbury Commons Further Marred By City Officials' Decisions."
Wednesday, May 25, 2011
A daily list of things to know.
1) Multiple Academy of Holy Angels sports teams are beginning their respective section tournaments tomorrow, including: Holy Angels boys tennis, softball and boys and girls lacrosse. 2) The Richfield Community Center is holding a computer discussion group for seniors from 1-3 p.m. Wednesday. If you can't make it, no worries. This group is offered every Wednesday. 3) LaMettry's Premier Collision Shop is still accepting food donations to give to local food shelves at its Richfield location. 4) *The Richfield Optimists Club's speaker Wednesday morning was Gary Braley, a technology consultant. 5) Lariat Lanes will begin a summer bowling program from June 6 to August 26, 2011 for children under 18 years old. Kids can bowl two games, rent shoes…