The Dallas City Council is considering implementing a registration program with to-be-determined fees for businesses in the city.
The city of Independence is asking for bids to build Osprey Lane, a new street that will connect D and C streets through the Independence Landing area, formerly known as Valley Concrete.
Public Agenda for Aug. 17
Falls City to place barricades at Harding park
Parking will be restricted at Michael Harding Park in Falls City, the city park nearest to the falls on the Little Luckiamute River.
Polk County Fire District No. 1 board of directors approved a contract for Chief Ben Stange, who will take the reins at the district on Aug. 29. The contract runs through June 2018 at $97,000 a year.
The Polk County Board of Commissioners approved an application with the state on Aug. 2 for half-year funding for the new Veterans’ Service Officer program that will begin in January.
PUBLIC AGENDA for Aug. 10
The deadline is a few weeks away, but people have already started filing petitions to join local city councils or to run for the office of mayor.
The Dallas Aquatic Center has never been a money maker, but has, in general, made cost reductions and revenue growth since 2008, according to a city of Dallas analysis of the facility.
July 27 Public agenda
Polk County Fire District No. 1 has a new fire chief. Capt. Ben Stange, 35, was named to the post by the board of directors at a meeting Friday.
Risks outweighed advantages in the proposed purchase of the former Dallas Armory property by the Dallas Urban Renewal Agency.
Michael Holland was appointed by the Dallas City Council Monday night to fill the vacancy left by councilor Murray Stewart’s resignation.
Dallas city council approved purchasing the old RadioShack building at the corner of Washington and Jefferson streets in downtown Dallas Monday night.
Polk County Fire District No. 1 has temporarily closed Buena Vista Station 40 for lack of volunteers from that area.