The Fire Station parking lot improvements will begin August 10. Valley Heights Rd improvements will begin at the end of August.Ash Street Culvert / Chestnut Curb and Gutter At the August Council meeting the City Engineer said that he had begun surveying the area for the Ash Street Culvert and would have a completed plan at next months meeting. Estimated construction would begin FY16.Chestnut Curb and Gutter Council decided to have the City Engineer complete the engineering on the project and complete construction as money becomes available. Estimated project construction would be FY18.Jefferson StreetAt the August Council meeting Council approved the City Engineer to begin engineering for replacing intersections at 4th and Jefferson, 3rd and Jefferson, and Second and Jefferson. The project will also include an asphalt overlay on Jefferson Street from Front Street traveling north to meet the existing asphalt.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN TO ALL LAND OWNERS OR PERSON IN CONTROL OF LANDS WITHIN THE CITY. Mowing or cutting the grass is required to be done during the months of May through October, inclusive, and property owners have five(5) days not including Saturdays, Sundays, holidays and within which such owners may cause the work to be done. Failure to comply after publication of this notice will result in the work being done by the city, and the costs incurred by the city shall be assessed against the property owner as provided by law. It is a violation to blow grass clippings into public right of ways.
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MRT Trail Update
Majority of topographic field work complete. Project scheduled for bid letting January 2016 by IaDOT. Upcoming Work:Complete topographic survey work in right of ways,utility locations, and configuring electronic files. Finalize project schedule.