Minot City Council looking to better secure city hall

Local News

The next time you visit one local city hall, you may have to go through some extra security.

So far this year, there have been over 10 incidents of people being forcibly removed from Minot’s City Hall. Now, councilmembers are saying it’s time to take additional steps to keep the building secure and safe.

We spoke to the mayor to see what measures they are taking.

“We’re not talking about metal detectors and things like that. We’re talking about some areas that we will be able to put some locked doors. Maybe some key fob access into areas that, like I said people don’t need to just generally be,” said Mayor Shaun Sipma.

This past summer, workers were given panic buttons after one person was threatened. Mayor Sipma said this would be another layer of protection. The council will be discussing the changes at the next meeting

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Latest Stories

More Local News

Recent Videos

Amber's Wednesday Morning #OneMinuteForecast 10/21

Wednesday's Forecast: Mostly dry with before a storm

Innovation Pathway

NDC OCT 21

WDA Swimming

Class B Volleyball

Class A Volleyball

FEMA Map Submitted

Nursing Home Communication

Business 'Covid Busts'

Kidder County Football

Velva Aggies Football

Tuesday, October 20th, 2020 - KX Storm Team Evening Forecast - Dave Holder

Early Snowfall Hurts Construction

KX Storm Team Full Evening Forecast 10-20

Amber's Tuesday Morning #OneMinuteForecast 10/20

Snow & hazardous travel conditions today

NDC OCT 20

Girl Scout Project

High School Volleyball

More Video

KX News Trending Stories

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss