Council

Cresco - The City Council approved tourism grants to local organizations for the first quarter at the April 1 meeting. All the recipients were given funds for their projects, which either bring visitors to Cresco or help out the Cresco community.  They received the amounts they asked for. The...
Lime Springs - Eddie Miller, president of the Lime Springs Public Library Board, had some remarks to make to City Council at its March 5 meeting. He asked if Council wanted to go into closed session in regards to issues the Library Board has with the City.  Mayor Kevin Bill said, “We do not have to...
Lime Springs - Jason Passmore announced Dan Gable was the main speaker at the upcoming Howard County Business and Tourism banquet on April 9.  In addition, he told Lime Springs City Council members the organization is hosting a Northeast Iowa STEM Festival at the Expo Center in Cresco. “This allows...
Cresco - Cresco City Council members approved the fourth quarter Travel & Tourism grants at their first meeting of the year on Jan. 7. FIT Running Club’s St. Patrick’s Day Brew & Stew requested $1,500 for advertising, which the committee recommended to council. The total cost of the project...
CRESCO - Public Works Director Rod Freidhof told council members the 2nd St. project should be done in 3-4 work days, as of the Oct. 1 meeting. But it was unsure how the weather would cooperate with finishing up the 10-inch rock base.  The plan is to get it rocked and graded and let it sit over the...
Lime Springs - Some new policies will take affect on Nov. 1 in Lime Springs as the City Council voted to not accept cash for payments to the City. This includes payments for bills or from City departments after a fund-raiser. The issues were discussed at a work session on Sept. 11. Other policies...
  CRESCO - At its Jan. 22 meeting, Cresco Council voted to give $3,000 to Driftrunners Snowmobile Club for Snowfest. This year was the 47th annual event, with members looking toward the 50th. The application explained the club tries to make Snowfest bigger and better each year. In addition, $1,000...
  Lime Springs - The City Council of Lime Springs has been working to get the town cleaned up in preparation of its 150th celebration Aug. 10-12, 2018. One of the projects was to get rid of junk vehicles according to ordinance. The new council took a stance at the Jan. 2 regular meeting. Two...
  CRESCO - Public Works Director Rod Freidhof reported the pond in Malek’s Addition, north of 8th Ave. East, needs attention. The pond, which was installed in early 2000s, has been collecting sediment since then from runoff. He later said the pond should be drained, removing sediment, every five...
  CRESCO - It is an ongoing problem. Individuals are dumping non-biodegradeable waste at the Cresco yardwaste site, which is against the city’s ordinance.  Each year, Council looks at possible solutions. Several ideas were presented by Public Works Director Rod Freidhof at the May 1 City Council...

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