Woodbury Council Preview: Bielenberg Expansion, 2013 Roadwork and Taxes

Tuesday night's council workshop includes several items of note.

The Woodbury City Council hasn’t met since June 27.

The group is back in action with two meetings this week—tonight and Wednesday.


There are several big items on the agenda for Tuesday night’s workshop meeting.

Bielenberg Sports Center Expansion

The city is looking to replace the ’s dome with a $15.5 million permanent structure.

Tuesday’s discussion is expected to center on the project schematics, timeline, financing options and possibly changing the “center” to “campus” in the name, or selling naming rights, among other items.

Check out previous coverage of the expansion plans.

2013 Roadwork

The amount of roadwork next year will be about half of what folks have seen this summer. (The city took advantage of a favorable bidding climate.)

The proposed improvement areas for 2013 include Thames Road, Victoria Heights, Victoria Place, Tahoe Road, Carver Park Drive and Circle, Rolling Acres, Glen Road, and Century Avenue.

In all, the work is expected to cost about $3.6 million, though there could be some cost savings by partnering with Newport on the Century Avenue project.

2013 Taxes

The city will get an early look at the 2013 property tax levy parameters. (Woodbury was able to have a .)

Find a detailed look at the factors involved in the tax levy on the city’s website.


The agenda for Wednesday is a little lighter for the city council, but does include a review of 2011 finances, along with liquor licenses for and .

There are also some interesting items on the consent agenda.


The Woodbury City Council meets at . Tuesday’s meeting begins 6:30 p.m. Wednesday’s meeting begins 7:30 p.m.

Check out the full agenda for tonight.

Here’s the full agenda for Wednesday night.


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