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Posted on: December 5, 2016

MAYOR'S RUN FOR FOOD: Donate Items Through December 30

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Mayor Paula Dierenfeld is at it again!  She has issued another challenge to Johnston residents this holiday season. The Mayor will run one mile (beginning on New Year's Eve) for every bag of food, personal items, or $10 donated to the Johnston Partne...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

CONSTRUCTION UPDATES: Road and Trail Improvements Making Progress

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ROAD CONSTRUCTION UPDATE: On Thursday just after the morning rush hour, construction crews will make traffic adjustments to NW 70th Avenue as shown on the attached map.  Eastbound traffic will continue to use the furthest south lane (eastbound ou...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

SIDEWALK COMPLAINT PROCEDURE: Let Us Know about Issues

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A Grievance Procedure has been established to meet the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 ("ADA"). It may be used by anyone who wishes to file a complaint alleging discrimination on the basis of disability in the provis...Read on...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

NEW EAGLE SCOUT PROJECT: Located at Crown Point

4b08f7abbe3e1c2.jpg AJ Franklin is enhancing physical fitness offerings at Crown Point Community Center, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway in Johnston. AJ says, "The reason I did this project was to show leadership throughout my troop as well as show my peers. Outdoor ex...Read on...
Posted on: November 30, 2016

NEW PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR ANNOUNCED: Greiner Takes Over, Cubit to Retire

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The City of Johnston is proud to announce that Matt Greiner, a 12-year employee of the Public Works Department, will be promoted to Public Works Director early next year. Longtime Public Works Director Dave Cubit will retire after a distinguished career w...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

CITY HALL, LIBRARY CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS: December 23 and 26

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City Hall and the Johnston Public Library will be closed on December 23, 26 and January 2 due to the Christmas and New Year holidays. Your trash and recycling pickup days are NOT affected by these holidays.

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

WINTER WEATHER TIPS: Stay Safe During Bad Weather

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Johnston’s snow ordinance is in effect any time snow removal operations are in progress, which means that parking is not allowed on public streets at any time during snow removal operations in the city. When vehicles are off City streets, Public...

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Posted on: November 17, 2016

KEEP THE WREATH RED: Help Firefighters Combat Holiday Fires

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The JohnstonFire Department is continuing a great holiday tradition. The public safety
campaign known as "Keep the Wreath Red," is to promote fire safety asthousands of Johnston residents begin to decorate for the holidays.

Firefighters will soon place t...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

YARD WASTE & OPEN BURNING: What You Need to Know

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Please remember that is it illegal to burn leaves, grass clippings, pine needles, garden waste and other organic debris within Johnston city limits. Please continue to use the Compost It! yard waste program through November 29. Compost It! provides curbsi...Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

VACATION WATCH PROGRAM: Sign Up Today

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The Johnston Police Department has some great tips to keep you safe during the holidays. Their safety tips include: arrange for a trusted neighbor, friend, or relative to watch your house while you are away, and don’t allow mail, newspapers, fli...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

FREE FIREWOOD: Help Yourself at Terra Park

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Did you know you can pick up free firewood here in Johnston? Just stop by the west end of Terra Lake, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway, and pick some up today! Due to the presence of Emerald Ash Borer in Iowa, this firewood may only be transported within P...

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

CITY IMPROVING WATER QUALITY: Receives Award from American Planning Association

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Last night members of the American Planning Association Iowa chapter awarded the City of Johnston an Environmental Planning Award for its Watershed Assessment and Stormwater Management and Action Plan which has significantly improved stormwater management...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

REGISTER YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY: All Johnston Rental Properties Must be Registered

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All Iowa cities with a population of more than 15,000 people must maintain a rental housing inspection program. The City of Johnston's Residential Rental Code requires owners and/or property managers of all rental properties, including but not limited to ...Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2016

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS: Major Advancements in Johnston

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Johnston city leaders consider economic development a top priority and have a number of recent advancements to tell you about, particularly in the Merle Hay Gateway Area.

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The entire hotel property located at 5055 Merle Hay Road has be...Read on...

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Posted on: September 3, 2015

SIGN UP TODAY: Weekly E-newsletter Looks At Top Four Things Happening in Johnston Right Now

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The City of Johnston's weekly e-newsletter can be emailed right to your inbox every Thursday. It offers a quick look at the top four things happening right now in Johnston. It's a short, informative read. Sign up today by clicking on the green link bel...Subscribe Here...

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