STEVE GEHRTZ

Moorhead Voters Elect Two New Members to City Council

Seljevold and Lindaas will finish Paulsen and Gehrtz's terms for the year.

MOORHEAD, Minn.–Moorhead voters have elected two new members to the city council. Larry Seljevold was elected in the 3rd Ward and Steve Lindaas was elected in the 4th Ward. Seljevold beat out four other candidates to replace Joel Paulsen who was hired as director of the FM Diversion Authority. Lindaas beat out six candidates to replace Steve Gehrtz who left…

November Special Election Planned To Fill Two Moorhead City Council Seats

The special election will held November 5

MOORHEAD, MN — Moorhead will hold a special election in November to fill two vacant city council seats. Joel Paulsen in the 3rd Ward and Steve Gehrtz in the 4th Ward have submitted notices resigning their seats. Gehrtz is leaving citing business demands. Paulsen is expected to be named the new executive director of the FM Diversion Authority. The filing…

Steve Gehrtz Steps Down from Moorhead City Council

Gehrtz served on the Council for the past seven and half years

MOORHEAD, Minn. —¬†After seven and half years as a member of the Moorhead City Council, Steve Gehrtz announced at Monday night’s meeting he will resign. Gehrtz admits the decision was not an easy one. After much thought, he decided he wanted to find a healthier balance between managing his construction company and enjoying his personal life. The representative of Moorhead’s…

Moorhead Council Closer To Changing Parking Lot Rules For Developers

Neighbors In Historic Comstock Neighborhood Want To Be Notified Before Lots Are Put In

MOORHEAD, Minn. — Moorhead City Council is closer to allowing more input from neighbors before developers put in parking lots. The council voted 7 to 1 on the first reading to change from provisional use permits to conditional use permits. That would require a public hearing and council approval after neighbors near the property have been notified. Neighbors in the…