As cities and counties deal with shrinking revenue and the desire to hold taxes down, some have started talking about letting paved roads go to gravel to lower costs.
A state auditor’s report shows an increase in spending and revenue at the township level in Minnesota.
How Princeton is responding to a land detachment request is food for thought for Baldwin residents as questions of annexation continue to arise in the years to come.
According to preliminary census data, over 1,000 residents left Baldwin Township in the last year. Is this a sign of things to come? Will Baldwin continue to shrink?
Is this housing bust and recession enough fodder to foster a re-thinking of exurban development? Or will everything fall back into place when builders begin laying down foundation again?
How can green infrastructure ideas that are catching on in the Third World benefit exurban areas like Baldwin Township?
Twin Cities developers are tackling smaller projects, hoping to build more of a sense of community into their neighborhoods. But if the suburbs are able to offer a small neighborhood feel close to the city, how does Baldwin differentiate itself?
Artist Christoph Gielen uses aerial photography to offer a pulled-back view of suburban and exurban sprawl. What do aerial views of Baldwin say about the township?
GPS devices installed on Baldwin’s snowplows could help the township create more efficient routes. Should Baldwin pursue them?
A hike around the land will be offered Nov. 27 to show off the usable trails already available at Young Park.