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Koep suggests special levy for more green space in Brainerd


More green space should be seen in the city of Brainerd. That’s Brainerd City Council President Mary Koep’s opinion anyway. Green space was a topic of the Aug. 20 council meeting with business owner Justin Imgrund’s request for a conditional use permit and a variance for less green space than required for the underdeveloped lot on Washington and Northwest Second streets.

Koep said that’s when she got thinking.

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Jessi Pierce
Born: 9/28/1987 (age 24) High School: Mahtomedi High School (home of the Zephyrs) in Mahtomedi, Minn. College: Journalism and Mass Communications degree from Iowa State University (Class 2010) Passions: Sharing the story. I love getting to know people, and in particular this town as it is so new to me, and being able to share something about them with the public. That and sports, especially hockey and lacrosse. Follow me on Twitter @jessi_pierce (views on Twitter do not represent that of the Brainerd Dispatch)
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