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Posted on: February 24, 2020

PROVIDE INPUT ON WHAT MAKES JOHNSTON THRIVE

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Johnston City leaders and staff are planning for the next 20 years, and we need your thoughts and ideas on what makes Johnston Thrive. Providing your input will help us better understand where concerns and issues are.This is the second phase of the input ...

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Posted on: February 24, 2020

PIONEER PARKWAY TRAIL UPCOMING TREE REMOVAL

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For more than 35-years, Pioneer Parkway has been lined with silver maple trees. These fast-growing, softwood trees provide shade, beauty, and some benefits to wildlife. It would be difficult to imagine Pioneer Parkway without these trees.

As we began the p...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING - FY 2021 PROPOSED MAXIMUM PROPERTY TAX LEVY

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The Johnston City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed maximum property tax levy for the Fiscal Year 2021 (July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021) on March 2, 2020, at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers at Johnston City Hall, located ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

FISH ATTRACTORS ADDED TO TERRA LAKE PARK

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Anglers should see improved fishing opportunities at Terra Park after Johnston Parks staff added fish attractors to the lake. Fish attractors have been proven to be very successful in lakes and ponds that do not pose enough natural structure or cover for ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

THREE OFFICERS RECEIVE LETTERS OF COMMENDATION

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During the City Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020, three Johnston Police Officers received letters of commendation to recognize their compassion and commitment to the citizens they serve, and for bringing an individual to safety during a crisis. T...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

KITE BUILDING WORKSHOPS

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Get ready for the 7th Annual Kites on the Green Festival on Saturday, May 2nd by attending one or all three Kite Making Workshops. Attendees will receive a free kite-making kit, personal instruction and a chance to test out their new kite.

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

MEMBERS OF JGMFD TO CLIMB IN HONOR OF SERGEANT MARTIN

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On Sunday, March 29, members of the Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department will climb in full gear to raise funds for the Fight for Air Climb. They are climbing in memory of Johnston Police Sergeant Martin who passed away from lung cancer in 2015.&a...

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Posted on: December 16, 2019

PARTNERSHIP PROVIDES FINANCE TRANSPARENCY TO JOHNSTON RESIDENTS

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The City of Johnston is excited to announce a new partnership with a financial software vendor, Tyler Technologies, providing transparency in budget data. Residents can now access real-time financial information, which is updated weekly through Tyler Socr...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

OPTIONS TO PAY YOUR UTILITY BILL

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Each month, Johnston residents receive a utility bill that contains billing for water, sewer, garbage, recycling, and a stormwater fee. As a resident, you can pay your bill by mailing a check, dropping off payment at City Hall in the dropbox right inside ...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

TRIM YOUR TREES NOW FOR BEST RESULTS

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Late fall and winter is the best time to trim most trees, and the only time you should prune oaks and elms. Trimming your tree while it is dormant will minimize the chances of diseases and insects from impacting your tree. Trees should be cut to maximize ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2020

FREE TREE BRANCH & TIRE DISPOSAL

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On April 23 through 25, Johnston residents can drop off branches, limbs and passenger vehicle tires at the Public Works Facility, located at  6400 NW Beaver Drive, at no cost. Please bring your ID for proof of residency. Branches cannot be larger...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

CITY PARK RESTROOMS CLOSED FOR WINTER

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City of Johnston’s park restrooms and outdoor drinking fountains will be closing for the winter season today, Tuesday, Oct. 29. Restrooms at Terra, Lew Clarkson, and Dewey Park will reopen in spring 2020.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

CITY REPORTS $66+ MILLION IN NEW TAXABLE VALUATION IN 2019

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The City of Johnston is proud to report 2019 as a solid growth year for our community, led by $66.6 million in new taxable valuation. This includes 213 new residential units and $6.8 million in new commercial projects. Additionally, the City focused consi...

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