It was an action packed week in Wayzata with the revelation that the Muni appears to be headed for demolition along with the rest of the Bay Center in one shot, as opposed to the phased demolition that was originally planned. Plenty of other action as well, so here we go—the Top 5 Stories of the week for January 19-25, 2009.
- The city became aware of a plan by Wayzata Bay Redevelopment Company to demolish the shopping center all in one shot. That puts the City of Wayzata under pressure to develop a plan for the Muni in very short order. The options at this time include sites on East Mill Street, West Mill Street, the Eastman site on Lake Street, or by leasing space somewhere in town including the Bay Center. Make sure you take our poll on this topic! Listen to a podcast of Mayor Willcox describing the situation, and watch a PowerPoint presentation with detailed drawings and plans with the options.
- The Wayzata boys basketball team shot 60 percent from the field and senior forward Kellen Taylor played a near flawless game as the Trojans improved to 11-2 on the season with a 71-59 victory over the St. Paul Central Minutemen. Read the write-up from Sports Reporter Matt Thomas here: WAYZATA BASKETBALL 2009: Taylor’s Big Second Half Propels Trojans to Victory
- Wayzata.com released the Top 100 Websites for the Greater Wayzata Trade Area. It includes all the titans of industry, education, government and retail that are the biggest and best websites in Wayzata. Scan it to see if your site is there, and let Wayzata.com know if you agree or disagree.
- It’s been a couple of months, so the water main on Bushaway road was due for another break and repair. It obliged, and the City repaired it within a day or so.
- We reminisced about Brandon and Brenda Walsh moving from Wayzata to 90210. Watch the trailer and read up on how this little tidbit continues to be included on information about this wonderful place to live.