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Posted on: September 22, 2016


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Join Johnston Mayor Paula Dierenfeld at 8 am this Saturday for a 5K walk or run! The family-friendly event will begin and end at Crown Point Community Center, located at 6300 Pioneer Parkway. We have some of the best raffle prizes out there and an awesome...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016


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This Saturday from 10 am to 2 pm, the Johnston Police Department and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are offering another opportunity for you to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding your home of potentially dangerous, expired, unused, and unw...Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2016


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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: September 12, 2016

BEGGARS' NIGHT: Sunday, October 30

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This year, Beggars' Night falls on Sunday, October 30. Be safe and have fun as you trick-or-treat through Johnston's neighborhoods from 6-8 pm! Also be sure to post your best photos on the City of Johnston Facebook page and Twitter feed! The Johnston P...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

FALL CLEANUP: Join Us November 3, 4 and 5


Johnston’s free fall cleanup of branches and twigs will take place November 3 through 5. Branches and twigs, no larger than 16 inches in diameter, may be dropped off at our Public Works facility, located at 6400 NW Beaver Drive. Leaves and grass clippings...Read on...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

GIVE THANKS, GIVE A MEAL: Help Your Community This Thanksgiving


You can help make Thanksgiving dinner a reality for those in need within Johnston.

The Johnston Partnership serves more than 350 families during the holiday season. Holidays can be a particularly difficult time for families in need. In addition to th...Read on...

Posted on: September 23, 2016

YARD WASTE & OPEN BURNING: What You Need to Know


As we head in to fall and fall yard work begins, 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...Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2016

COFFEE WITH A COP: Friday, November 4 at Hy-Vee

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Join us for Coffee with a Cop on Friday, November 4 from 7:30 to 9 am at the Hy-Vee Market Grille in Johnston. The goal of Coffee with a Cop is for police officers to get to know you, and for you to get to know our police officers. On the first Friday of ...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

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


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

SAVE WATER AND MONEY: Grants Available for Rain Barrels and More

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Have you ever wondered about rain gardens, rain barrels or native plantings? The City of Johnston may have just the thing for you. The City has established a Stormwater Homeowner Grant Program, a program that allows Johnston homeowners to incorporate Stor...Read on...

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Posted on: August 17, 2016

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS: Major Advancements in Johnston


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.

Hotel Property

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

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Posted on: May 31, 2016

2016 SPECIAL CENSUS RESULTS: Johnston's Population Now 20,460


Johnston's 2016 special census results reveal that Johnston's current population is 20,460. That is an 18.4 percent increase since 2010 and a 137 percent increase since 2000.

"The special census shows us that Johnston continues to be one of the fa...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


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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