Posts With Keyword ‘Washington County’

Supervisors Set Salary, Job Description for Zoning Admin.

Posted: Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 6:55 am

Washington County Supervisors are prepared to pay a zoning ordinance administrator between $35,000 and $45,000 annually.

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Supervisors to Set Job Description for Zoning Admin.

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:46 am

Washington County Supervisors are expected to approve the job description for a zoning ordinance administrator at this week’s meeting.

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Barn Quilt Commitee Looks to Create “Quilt-Mobile”

Posted: Monday, March 22nd, 2010 at 6:43 am


above is the video that inspired the committee

The Washington County Barn Quilt Committee is looking to make a quilt mobile.

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Lovetinsky Named 911 Telecommunicator of the Year

Posted: Thursday, March 18th, 2010 at 7:30 am

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A local woman will be recognized as the 911 telecommunicator of the year next week at a ceremony in Des Moines.

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County Roads Fairing Well So Far

Posted: Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:44 am

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Soggy, spring weather can take its toll on Washington County’s secondary roads, but they’ve held up pretty well so far this year.

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Supervisors to Further Discuss Zoning

Posted: Sunday, March 14th, 2010 at 5:58 am

Washington County Supervisors again talking about zoning. They have a work session scheduled this week on the recently adopted ordinance.

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Supervisors Budget Addtional $100K for Ambulance Service

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:44 am

Washington County is setting aside an additional $100,000 in next year’s budget for ambulance service.

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Washington Co. Unemployment Up

Posted: Friday, March 12th, 2010 at 6:42 am

Washington County’s unemployment rate jumped by nearly a percentage point in January to 6.8 percent.

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County Tax Levy to Increase by $0.05

Posted: Thursday, March 11th, 2010 at 6:45 am

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Washington County’s property tax levy will increase by five cents next fiscal year.

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County Enacts Spring Road Embargoes

Posted: Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 at 6:48 am

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Washington County has a message regarding secondary roads this spring: If you don’t need to be on them, stay off.

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Property Tax Deadline Approaching

Posted: Tuesday, March 9th, 2010 at 6:51 am

Washington County residents have until the end of the month to pay real-estate and mobile home taxes.

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Property Taxes Due this Month

Posted: Sunday, March 7th, 2010 at 6:00 am

Washington County residents have until the end of the month to pay real-estate and mobile home taxes.

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RFL Begins Fundraising Campaign

Posted: Saturday, March 6th, 2010 at 5:45 am

The American Cancer Society Relay for Life of Washington County is having a rally to launch their fundraising efforts for the year.

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Wind Farm Enters Design Phase

Posted: Monday, March 1st, 2010 at 6:00 am

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Riverside State Rep. Larry Marek (Left) meets with Tim Wichman of Tradewind Energy.

The clock is ticking for Washington County landowners who want to lease some of their ground for what’s being called the largest wind energy project in Iowa.

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Law Enforcement Costs Up Slightly for Washington Co. Communities

Posted: Saturday, February 27th, 2010 at 6:00 am

The communities in Washington County, aside from the city of Washington, are expected to pay a little more than $3,700 more for law enforcement in the coming fiscal year.

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Nomination Papers Available for June Primary

Posted: Friday, February 26th, 2010 at 5:52 am

Those who wish to run for elected office in Washington County can now pickup nomination papers.

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No Major Changes in County Budget

Posted: Wednesday, February 24th, 2010 at 5:56 am

Washington County is expected to spend nearly $21-million next fiscal year.

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Consultant to Lay Out Plans for New 911 Center

Posted: Monday, February 22nd, 2010 at 5:54 am

Washington County’s E911 Services and Communications Boards this week are slated to get an update from a consultant hired to find a new home the communications center.

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Economics Seen as Underlying Issue in Zoning Debate

Posted: Thursday, February 11th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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(Left: The crowd at last night’s meeting. Right: supervisors)
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Around 150 people turned out last night for a public hearing on the proposed zoning ordinance for Washington County.

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Free County Makes Push Before Public Hearing on Zoning

Posted: Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 at 6:00 am

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A local citizens group is hoping for a big turnout at a public hearing on the proposed Washington County zoning ordinance.

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