Public agenda for Nov. 15

Monmouth council discusses sidewalk improvements

Improving sidewalks was the subject of a long Monmouth City Council discussion Nov. 7 in a work session that followed the regular council meeting.

Health insurance enrollment open through Dec. 15

The open enrollment period for is ongoing through Dec. 15.

Falls City hits snag in plans to take over maintenance

The city of Falls City has hit a snag in plans to take over maintenance of back flow devices on customer water lines.

City plans to examine street maintenance budget

The city of Dallas plans to form a citizens committee to examine and make recommendations on how to spend the city’s street maintenance budget.

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URD may extend duration 10 years

The Dallas Urban Renewal District may extend the duration of its district, possibly another 10 or more years.

Land annexed, rezoned

Valley Life Center to sell portion of land that once had an old grain elevator on it, keep some for future expansion

Dallas City Council approved a nearly 4.5-acre annexation and zoning change for a piece of property near Valley Life Center Church, 1795 SE Miller Ave.

Population growth behind Monmouth zoning change

Population growth has prompted a zoning change in Monmouth.

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Property tax bills are on the way

Property tax bills are in the mail, or should be soon, and many owners will see a reduction in their taxes for 2017-18, said Polk County Assessor Doug Schmidt.

Falls City hires new city code enforcer

Code enforcement in Falls City is back on track.

Taypayers to see kicker

A more than $436 million tax surplus was confirmed by the Office of Economic Analysis, triggering a tax surplus credit, or “kicker,” for the 2016 tax year.

Monmouth looks at use-of-force policy

Updated wording to come back to council Oct. 17

Monmouth council tables some proposals, discusses city's growth.

Charter to pass franchise fees to customers

The city of Dallas is considering establishing a utility license requirement and fee for all utilities operating in the city’s rights-of-way and a new internet modem license.

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Dallas City Council tames decorum standards

The Dallas City Council approved changes to its rules on Sept. 18, including removing from decorum standards a requirement that councilors act “in manner appropriate to the dignity of their office" outside council meetings.


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