Watertown City Council holds daylong retreat at Event Center (Audio)

August 13, 2021

Mike Tanner

WATERTOWN, S.D.–Watertown’s mayor, city manager and city council held a daylong work session at the Event Center Wednesday.

Mayor Ried Holien says it was an educational, team-building session…

In July, Watertown transitioned from a 10-member city council to six members, and brought in its first city manager. Holien says there are some challenges that come along with those changes…

Holien talks about what the council will be tackling at their regularly scheduled meetings on Monday…

The council has approved three million dollars in city funds for the development of the new downtown park, called Foundation Plaza. 

Cost estimates on a new two-sheet ice arena have not been determined yet.