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Posted on: May 18, 2017

STORM DEBRIS

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Storms affect every city differently. Sometimes only small sections of a town may experience severe damage. The cities in our service area follow Polk County Emergency Management’s damage assessment guidelines for storm events. Those assessments allow the...

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Posted on: May 5, 2017

LEGISLATION SPARKED IN JOHNSTON: City Makes it Tougher on Illicit Massage Operations

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Before the Iowa legislature ended its most recent legislative session, members of the house and senate passed a law that actually stems from efforts started right here in Johnston. Once signed by Governor Terry Branstad, the law will support a city&ap...

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Posted on: April 4, 2017

FREE MULCH AT TERRA PARK: Visit on Fridays from 1-3 pm

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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: March 20, 2017

HAVE A SPRING YARD PROJECT? It Could Earn You Money Back!

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The City of Johnston has established a Stormwater Homeowner Grant Program! This program allows Johnston homeowners to incorporate Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) on their property to aid in the improvement of water quality and decrease the wat...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

POLICE RECEIVE SPECIALIZED TRAINING: Tactical Medical Training

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Johnston Police Officers recently underwent tactical medical training --- something that would have only occurred in specialized positions a few years ago --- but today gives all officers a necessary skill set for the kinds of modern day scenes they may e...

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Posted on: March 20, 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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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 ...

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