Flood Damage Cleanup

A lot of Olivia residents were reminded on the evening of August 10th, that even a vastly improved infrastructure system has trouble handling over 9 inches of rain!  Many people ended up with flooded basements, and some had sewage backup.  While the City works to keep the water moving and alleviate the standing water and/or […]

Why Be Mayor?

  There are 45 cities in Minnesota where no one has filed for mayor.  All these cities have populations under 1600.  With 856 cities in the entire state that is a somewhat low percentage. I don’t have numbers for city council seats.  What does this mean?  It also was an opportunity to share the reasons […]