News from the City of Lauderdale

The Lauderdale City Council meets on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in Lauderdale City Hall, 1891 Walnut St. Contact information: or 651-792-7650.

City election results

Mary Gaasch was elected mayor of Lauderdale in the Nov. 8 election. Gaasch, currently a member of the Lauderdale City Council, received 95.15 percent of the vote with 961 votes. Forty-nine voters wrote in a candidate for the mayor’s seat.

Three candidates were vying for two opens sesats on the Lauderdale City Council, Daniel Gumnit, Jeffrey Dains and Kelly Dolphin. Dains and Dolphin won the election. Dains has been the mayor of Lauderdale for the last 25 years. Gaasch’s election as mayor will leave her council seat open.

In October, Gaasch said that if she was elected mayor the council would probably appoint someone to fill her council seat.

Budget hearing set for Dec. 13

The City of Lauderdale will hold a public hearing on the 2017 budget and levy on Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Lauderdale City Hall, 1891 Walnut St.

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