Posted on: September 15, 2017

ROAD CLOSURES FOR IOWA DOG JOG SEPTEMBER 23

Dog Jog

The  Iowa Dog Jog is the largest dog-friendly event in the State of Iowa. This event is the primary fundraiser for the Animal Rescue League of Iowa and encourages athletes to fundraise throughout their training. The  event will have two ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

FISH WITH THE FIREFIGHTERS OCTOBER 7

Fishing with a Firefighter

Join the Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department on Saturday, Oct. 7 at Terra Lake for a fishing event.Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the shelter on the northwest side of the lake. Attendees can fish from 9 to 11 a.m. and are encouraged to stay...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

RAKE YOUR LEAVES WITH CARE TO KEEP HEALTHY WATER

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Fall is almost here which means it is almost time to rake those leaves. But did you know...leaves have a large connection to water quality because as they decompose they steal oxygen in the water leaving fish with nothing to breath. Just like humans, fish...

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Posted on: August 25, 2017

TRAFFIC FLOW TIPS TO AND FROM JOHNSTON HIGH SCHOOL

Johnston High School

The City of Johnston and the Johnston Community School district would like to ensure traffic flow is eased when traveling to and from the Johnston High School by following these tips. 

  • All students traveling east or west on NW 62nd Avenue are enco...
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Posted on: August 23, 2017

SPEED LIMIT HAS CHANGED ON NW 62ND, EXCEPT IN SCHOOL ZONES

Speed Limit

Drivers should take notice of the new speed limit signs and flashing traffic signals within the school zones along NW 62nd Avenue.The flashing traffic signals are intended to increase the safety of pedestrians, mostly school-age children, crossin...

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

NW BEAVER DRIVE RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT

NW Beaver

The NW Beaver Drive reconstruction project between Merle Hay Road and the intersection of NW 66th Avenue is expected to re-open mid-September, weather permitting. Until reconstruction is complete, the detour is Merle Hay Road, NW 62nd Avenue and NW Beaver...

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Posted on: August 9, 2017

JOHNSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT WELCOMES NEW OFFICER DUSTIN RUNGE

Officer Dustin Runge

As the City of Johnston continues to grow and develop, the need for public safety members is essential to ensure the safety of our residents and visitors. The Johnston Police Department is proud to announce the hiring of Officer Dustin Runge. Mayor Paula ...

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Posted on: August 3, 2017

Q&A REGARDING THE POSTAL SERVICE ADDRESS CHANGE FOR RESIDENT IN NORTHWEST JOHNSTON

Address change

The United States Postal Service has announced beginning August 22 the addresses of residents in northwest Johnston will change from Grimes, IA 50111 to Johnston IA, 50131. For 12 months following the effective date of the change, mail sent to the affecte...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

APPARATUS CHANGES AT JOHNSTON-GRIMES METROPOLITAN FIRE DEPARTMENT

Johnston Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department Apparatus Changes

The Johnston Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department recently made changes on where apparatus is located within each of the three stations. Last summer, the Johnston and Grimes Fire Departments consolidated and are now operating as one department with three s...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

FREE MULCH AT TERRA PARK: VISIT ON FRIDAYS FROM 1-3 PM

mulch

Now through October, head over to Terra Park (behind Iowa Public Television on Pioneer Parkway) and get free mulch! Come on Fridays between 1 and 3 p.m., and we will load the free mulch into the back of your pick-up truck or trailer. If you do not need as...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

REGISTER YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY

Register your rental property

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 ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

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 provisi...

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