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FARGO CITY COMMISSION

Commissioners Tony Gehrig and Dave Piepkorn, along with Mayor Tim Mahoney, opposed the proposal to study what other cities are doing.
Heated debate at last meeting resulted in several follow-up meetings. An offer on building townhomes may be in the works, too.
The 260,000-square-foot project is expected to be completed in 2024 and will benefit more than 13,000 local children in its first year of operation
League of Women Voters host forum for the six candidates Wednesday night at city hall. The election is being held June 14.

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Matour Alier was among those candidates not included in the Cass County United Republican Committee luncheon event on Wednesday, May 4.
When Jim Roers complains that a rear-end chewing he received from the Fargo City Commission over a stalled development near North Dakota State University is politically motivated because his daughter is running for mayor, well, it's best to not be too sympathetic.
The neighborhood is still waiting for a minimum of seven townhomes, which Roers agreed to build as part of the St. Paul Newman's Center construction project.
Fargo City Commissioners vote 3-1 Monday to sell the former Public Health building to Green Acre Development and Lloyd Companies.
Terri Gayhart replaces longtime department leader Kent Costin.
"Your credibility here is zero. Got it?" Commissioner Dave Piepkorn said in impassioned speech. The commission voted to have the city attorney meet with Roers' legal team before moving ahead on the issue.

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New bids are to be opened June 10, but a start date for the project is still up in air.
Talks over finding parking for American Federal Bank have broken down, meaning the City Commission must choose between competing plans for 401 3rd Ave. N.
A third debate is planned for May 4 at City Hall

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