Kerri Knack Endorses Mayor Wimmer for Reelection

Kerri Knack Endorses Mayor Wimmer for Reelection

Mayor George Wimmer has been doing a great job leading Isanti. I know he will continue his work to make Isanti the best city it can be. I am excited he has decided to run for another term as Mayor.

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Brian Jones Endorses Mayor Wimmer for Reelection

Brian Jones Endorses Mayor Wimmer for Reelection

I want a hard working leader that tells me the facts even if I don’t agree or don’t want to hear it. I also want open communication. George exemplifies those traits and in turn has created a greater City of Isanti.

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Ross Lorinser Announces Write-in Campaign for Council

Ross Lorinser Announces Write-in Campaign for Council

Former Council Member Ross Lorinser announces he is starting a write-in campaign for Council. He is a former Council Member who served Isanti well. He is fiscally conservative and keeps an open mind to each new issue we face. Write-in campaigns are extremely hard but if we want to keep moving Isanti forward we need Ross Lorinser. Here is his announcement:

I decided to become a Write-In Candidate for Isanti City Council after reading the current candidate responses to their priorities and goals for Isanti.

I originally …

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Gina Booth Endorses Mayor Wimmer for Reelection

Gina Booth Endorses Mayor Wimmer for Reelection

Since being elected as mayor of the city of Isanti George Wimmer has been a positive leader in this role.  Economically Isanti is in a more secure financial position due to his involvement in the planning and development of the city.  He has encouraged growth by inviting and also promoting new ideas for future business.  One of George’s campaign promises was to make sure that taxes would not be increased and he has followed through with that promise.

Mayor Wimmer is also geared towards making Isanti …

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Our 1st Free Movie Night

Our 1st Free Movie Night

 

The first Community Movie Night is TONIGHT!! Door and concessions open at 6:30 with a preview short movie from Hotel Transylvannia. LEGO MOVIE starts at 7:00pm. Hope to see you there

We have some complaints from Council Candidates that the Free Movie Night is a bad idea … I could not disagree more … I presented this idea last year and the full Council supported it. I believe we should try to bring ourselves together as a Community as often as possible. This event also brings …

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A few corrections on Council Candidate Answers

In the voters guide Council candidates Aleckson and Bergley made some inaccurate statements. We need to correct those.

Aleckson is concerned that we are taking money form the city liquor store to fund the city … that is what it is there for and expressly state in state law. City liquor store profits are to be used to keep property taxes low. If were to end that then taxes would go up 15% to 20% … I will leave his wanting to end street dances and …

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Agenda for our Future

Agenda for our Future

 We have 19 days till the election and I want to go into more detail how we will be able to take our Agenda for the Future and transform it into positive actions that will benefit our great City. Over the next few days you will see post that will giver greater detail on Economic growth, Continual Improvement of City Government and our Isanti Initiatives. I believe every candidate for office should lay out their goals and be held accountable.

Economic Growth

Strong budget oversight
Eliminate excess spending
Develop …

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Isanti County News Voters Guide

Isanti County News Voters Guide

There is at least one clear difference in Ms. Larson’s approach to government … she believes there should be no oversight of city staff by actual elected leaders. I could not disagree more. Government by bureaucrats is why government spending spirals out of control. We are elected to lead and we are responsible for those decisions. We are not suppose to hide behind staff and just show up to cut ribbons. I set up a Council Committee structure that oversees each city department. These committees …

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Spent a Great Afternoon at Legacy

Spent a Great Afternoon at Legacy

Had the privilege to spend the afternoon with our Year Round Schools at Legacy Park. School for All Seasons and Minnesota Center did some great exploring and creating. We had hundreds of kids immersed in this community jewel. This is by far is the best part of my job.

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21 Days to the Election

21 Days to the Election

The City of Isanti has led the state in innovative economic development, recreational expansion, foreclosure management, and groundbreaking fiscal policy. As our Country and State are suffering under staggering increases in spending, the City of Isanti has the largest fund balances in its history, rapidly reducing debt, multiple upgrades in our credit rating and spending less in 2014 than it did in 2006.  We have faced the same issues as all other communities, but we planned well and worked efficiently.

We are focused on growing and diversifying …

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