Posts With Keyword ‘City Council’

Kalona City Park Improvements Focus for 2013

Posted: Sunday, January 27th, 2013 at 6:23 am

Kalona will turn its attention to the city park this year.

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Next Budget Begins to Take Shape; Current Budget Includes ‘Hiccup’

Posted: Thursday, January 24th, 2013 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council is preparing to prioritize financial spending for next year.  

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City Council Begins Budget Work Tonight

Posted: Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013 at 6:24 am

Today, the Washington City Council begins working on the months-long process of developing a city budget for next fiscal year, which starts in July.

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Kalona Looking to Purchase New Fire Engine

Posted: Monday, January 21st, 2013 at 6:23 am

The City of Kalona will be applying for a considerable amount of money for a new fire truck.

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City Parks Department

Posted: Friday, January 18th, 2013 at 6:21 am

For the most part, the Washington Parks department will have a status quo budget for next year.

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City’s Special Assessment Taxes to be Reviewed

Posted: Monday, January 14th, 2013 at 6:23 am

The Washington City Council plans to examine the city’s special assessments.  

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Change to Washington’s Construction Fees

Posted: Sunday, January 13th, 2013 at 6:24 am

Fees for electrical, plumbing, and mechanical construction in Washington would change under a new fee schedule drafted for the city council to consider.

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City Could Strengthen Bill Late-Payment Rules

Posted: Saturday, January 12th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The City of Washington might decide to get tougher about timely payments for water bills.

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City Council Keeps Current Meeting chedule

Posted: Sunday, January 6th, 2013 at 6:27 am

The Washington City council has decided not to change their meeting schedule.  

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New Measure Would Add Handicap Spaces in Downtown Washington

Posted: Friday, January 4th, 2013 at 6:24 am

On the northeast side of the Washington downtown square may get new handicap spots.  

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Washington Now Allows Sidewalk Cafes

Posted: Thursday, January 3rd, 2013 at 6:25 am

Downtown Washington restaurants now have a process to go through if they want to have outdoor seating.  

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City Working Out Details with Property Owners

Posted: Wednesday, January 2nd, 2013 at 6:26 am

The City of Washington and two property owners are still dealing with the effects of a road paving project on the southeast side of the city.

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Washington City Council meets Wednesday

Posted: Monday, December 31st, 2012 at 6:25 am

The Washington City Council could take final action on creating a sidewalk cafe ordinance at their meeting Wednesday evening.

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Appointments Made to Housing Task Force

Posted: Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 at 6:24 am

Initial appointments have been made to the proposed Housing Improvement Task Force. During Wednesday’s Washington City Council meeting, Mayor Sandra Johnson shared the list of 8 people she would like on the task force. It was mentioned at the meeting that suggestions are still being taken from council members. Additional appointments will be shared at their next meeting in early January.

Mayoral Appointments

Craig Davis

Richard Gilmore

Tom Wide

Trent Whisler

Connie Larson

Sandra Johnson

Ed Lins

Kathy Henry

Washington Police Purchasing Speed Monitoring Equipment

Posted: Friday, December 21st, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Police Department will soon have a speed trailer to place around town.

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Washington City Council Will Discuss Quality of Housing, Sidewalk Cafe Ordinance

Posted: Wednesday, December 19th, 2012 at 6:25 am

Creation of a new task force and discussion of a sidewalk cafe ordinance are on the agenda for the Washington City Council tonight.

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Work on Cafe Ordinance Continues

Posted: Sunday, December 16th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council continues their work this week on a possible new sidewalk cafe ordinance.

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City has Aging Water Infrastructure

Posted: Monday, December 10th, 2012 at 6:26 am

The Washington Water Plant Superintendent Chad McCleary says that the city’s equipment that pulls water out of the ground to be purified and distributed is getting less efficient.

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City Buys Pickup Truck

Posted: Sunday, December 9th, 2012 at 6:23 am

The City of Washington is purchasing a new pickup truck for use by maintenance workers.

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Washington City Council Introduces Cafe Ordinance

Posted: Thursday, December 6th, 2012 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council has begun the process of creating a new ordinance to allow outdoor seating areas for restaurants.  

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