Open forum on doing business in city
Prior Lake’s Economic Development Advisory Committee is holding an open forum Thursday on concerns and issues facing the city’s businesses.
The Business and Industry Forum is 5 to 7 p.m. at Fong’s Event Center, 4770 Pleasant St. SE.
The target groups are business leaders, property owners, developers, and elected and appointed officials.
The hope is to “shape Prior Lake’s business development initiatives, and discuss the strengths and challenges of doing business in Prior Lake.”
Four summer road projects coming up
Prior Lake is letting residents know that it has four projects coming up this summer:
• Realignment of the intersection of Main and Ridgemont avenues and the connection to Hwy. 13, near Lakefront Park.
That will include a trail, a sidewalk, a pond and two retaining walls, moving the entrance to Kop Gardens, and planting native prairie area and oak trees.
• Work on Welcome Avenue in southeast Prior Lake near County Road 21, and
• Two projects on County Road 12 and Sunset Avenue in the southwest part of the city.
To learn more, head for www.cityofpriorlake.com/streetutilityprojects.php.
Grass fires, soon – on purpose this time
The Shakopee tribe plans to stage controlled burns on more than 300 acres on its reservation this spring, plus a pair of burns on nearby land.