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Public Notice of Filing Affidavits of Candidacy

For the City of Kilkenny, County of Le Sueur, State of Minnesota


            NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT the regular City Election will be held in the City of Kilkenny, County of Le Sueur, State of Minnesota, on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, with the following offices to be filled:

 

Mayor – Two Year Term

Councilmember – Four Year Term

Affidavits of Candidacy for the above offices may be filled at the First National Bank Kilkenny Branch, Kilkenny Minnesota from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Tuesday July 29th through Tuesday, August 12th 2014, or at the City Office at 156 S Laurel Avenue on on Tuesday, August 12th from 8:00am to 5:00 pm.

 

 Angela Taaffe

 

 City Clerk

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2013 Drinking Water Report

The City of Kilkenny is issuing the results of monitoring done on its drinking water for the period from January 1 to December 31, 2013. The purpose of this report is to advance consumers’ understanding of drinking water and heighten awareness of the need to protect precious water resources. CLICK HERE to download report.

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July Newsletter

CLICK HERE to read the July Newsletter.

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2014 ATV Run

Saturday August 9, 2014

CLICK HERE to download flyer with all the details!

Email any questions to: KilkennyParksandRec@gmail.com

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Youth Fall Soccer Registration Form

Tuesdays 6-7 pm, Aug. 12 through Sept. 9th.
Boys and Girls grades PreK - 5th
$10.00 registration fee due by July 28th.
Form - CLICK HERE

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May and June Newsletters

CLICK HERE to read the May and June Newsletters.

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Kilkenny Kids Club Summer Youth Program

Kilkenny Area Parks and Recreation

Session Two Registration Form - CLICK HERE

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Half-way to St. Paddy's Day Celebration

Updated Forms! Parade, Button Contest, Fun Run, Toilet Bowl Races, Food and Vendor, Craft Show and Flee Market and more details!  CLICK HERE
Second Annual Half-way to St. Paddy's Day is Saturday, September 13.

The next planning meeting is Thursday, July 31st at 7:00 pm at the Kilkenny Public Library. Everyone is welcome!

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Kilkenny Library News

New Summer library hours : Starting June 1st

Mondays 1-6pm

Wednesdays 1-6pm
Fridays 9am-1pm

Come check out our large selection of books, movies and local newspapers.

The Summer Reading Program is getting ready to start June 1st and will run through to August 16th.
For ages 3-14
*Rules : Read age appropriate books and keep a list of all the titles each child has read. Turn in to the library during open hours or at Saturday Fun Days.
*There is no limit to the amount of books each child can record, and reading the most could win an extra prize!!! Let's hope we beat our record!!

Any questions feel free to stop in anytime at the library!!

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Kickball Tournament - Sat., July 12

3rd Annual Fundraiser Co-Ed Kickball Tournament is Saturday, July 12, 2014. TOURNAMENT IS FULL! Come Cheer on your favorite team! Mandatory captains meeting will be held on Monday, June 23rd at the Kilkenny Community Center at 6:30pm. CASH prizes will be awarded to the top two teams. Concession stand with Food and Beverages will be open. CLICK HERE to download form with all info and registration.

 

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Kilkenny Area Parks and Recreation Board Application

We welcome you as an applicant for one of the City of Kilkenny’s boards, commissions, or committees. Residents, township or area supporters of Kilkenny are eligible for nomination to any of the City of Kilkenny’s advisory boards as established by the City Council. CLICK HERE to download application.

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Dog Licenses Due February 1, 2014


 

License applications can be picked up at the First National Bank (Kilkenny Branch) or by contacting the city office.

Completed applications (one per dog), along with a copy of up to date rabies vaccinations and $5.00/per dog can be mailed to: City of Kilkenny, PO Box 135, Kilkenny, MN 56052

CLICK HERE FOR DOG LICENSE APPLICATION

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Drinking Water Report

The City of Kilkenny is issuing the results of monitoring done on its drinking water for the period from January 1 to December 31, 2012. The purpose of this report is to advance consumers’ understanding of drinking water and heighten awareness of the need to protect precious water resources.

CLICK HERE to view the full report.


Water report is also posted at Bud's Service, First National Bank, Post Office and Kilkenny Library.

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Brief History of Dennis Doyle

I received the following link in my inbox yesterday from a friend in Kilkenny, Ireland. This piece about Dennis Doyle, the founder of Kilkenny, MN, was written and recorded by Peter McQuillan, the President of the Archaeological Society in Kilkenny, Ireland. 

http://kclr96fm.com/glimpse-of-the-past/peter-mcquillan-dennis-doyle-of-cuffesgrange/

Thank you Roisin for sharing this little piece with all of us.

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Mayor Taaffe's Visit to Ireland

Mayor Taaffe along with Kilkenny Ireland's Mayor Seán Ó HArgáin appeared on the Late Late Show in Dublin on Friday, March 15, 2013. The Late Late Show is Ireland's most popular chat show. You can view the broadcast by clicking here: The Late Late Show They are interviewed shortly after the President of Ireland. 
Please visit our Facebook page for more pictures from Mayor Taaffe's visit. CLICK HERE to view Twinning Agreement and more photos.
Kevin Taaffe Jr, Mayor City of Kilkenny, Minnesota, USA, signing the twinning documents with Seán Ó hArgáin, Mayor of Kilkenny, in the Parade Tower. (Photo: Eoin Hennessy)

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Internet Connection Slowing You Down?

Residents are encouraged to call Frontier Communications if you are noticing a slow-down in your internet connection. It's important that they note these issues at their office and hopefully they can upgrade the service in Kilkenny.

Please call Frontier at: 1 (800) 921-8101

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Schedule for 2014 City of Kilkenny Council Meetings

Location: Kilkenny Community Building/Library

When: Second Monday of each month, except holidays.

Time: 7:00 p.m.

January 13, 2014;  February 10, 2014; March 10, 2014; April 7, 2014; May 12, 2014; June 9, 2014; July 14, 2014; August 11, 2014; September 8, 2014; **Tuesday October 14, 2014;  November 10, 2014; December 8, 2014

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Park & Recreation Meetings

Join the Park and Recreation Committee on the 4th Monday at 7:00pm of  every month at the Kilkenny Library. The Park and Recreation Board is starting to plan events for 2014. Bring your ideas!

 Hope to see you there!

 

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Have Photos To Share?

Have pictures to share from City of Kilkenny events? Please e-mail them to kilkenny1234@frontiernet.net with identification of who is the photo and they will be added to the city website as well as the city Facebook page. Thank you.

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Please Note: Some information is provided by the event contacts. Please confirm dates, times and event status prior to travel. Have news, events or suggestions? Please e-mail them to kilkenny1234@frontiernet.net with identification. Thanks!