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Cloquet Council fixes deficit, continues PLA talks

Cloquet City Councilors took action Tuesday to correct a large deficit in the fund that is used to pay for street projects, among other things.

Councilors approved the transfer of $435,000 from the city’s General Fund into the Permanent Improvement fund, wiping out a deficit from city street overlay projects in 2017.

The permanent improvement fund pays the city’s share of projects. That includes street projects, but also larger projects such as the Washington Avenue project, which also included water and sewer updates along with street work. For projects like that, the city transfers money int...