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Posted on: December 6, 2019

JOHNSTON POLICE WELCOMED THE LEADERSHIP OF INCLUSIVE CULTURAL UNIVERSITY

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On Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019, the Johnston Police Department welcomed the leadership of Inclusive Cultural University (ICU) to discuss their Campaign of Consciousness with members of the department during rollcall. Taking the ICU pledge is a commitment to re...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

MEMBERS OF JOHNSTON-GRIMES FIRE RECEIVE RECOGNITION AWARDS

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The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department (JGMFD) recognized a few of their own during the third annual Johnston-Grimes Firefighter Ball on Friday, Nov. 15 at the Hyperion Field Club.Life-saving Award presented to Lieutenant Ty Wheeler and Firefigh...

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Posted on: November 26, 2019

BLUE DRAGON PROGRAM SEEKS DONATIONS

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The Blue Dragon Program is gearing up for this year's shopping event, and the Johnston Police Department needs help from the community. The annual event pairs less fortunate children or children who have experienced a tragic incident with a Johnston Polic...

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Posted on: November 27, 2019

MAYOR'S FIFTH ANNUAL RUN FOR FOOD

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Mayor Paula Dierenfeld is at it again for the fifth year in a row! She has yet again issued a challenge to Johnston residents this holiday season to get her to 650 miles. The Mayor will run one mile (beginning on New Year’s Eve) for every bag of food, per...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

BEARDS BEHIND THE BADGE

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Johnston Police Officers may look a little different during November and December as they grow beards to raise funds for a good cause. Participating officers donate money to benefit a pre-selected non-profit organization to participate in “No-Sh...

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Posted on: November 14, 2019

JOHNSTON'S STORMWATER HOMEOWNER GRANT PROGRAM

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The City of Johnston’s Stormwater Homeowner Grant Program is continuing to have resident interest in stormwater best management practices. Since July 2019, residents have completed seven stormwater best management practices. Methods installed includes fiv...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

ELECTION RESULTS IN JOHNSTON

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Johnston residents headed to the polls on November 5, 2019. They chose three out of five candidates running for City Council.

Current Mayor Paula Dierenfeld will serve as Mayor for two more years in Johnston. She is the longest-running Mayor within our com...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

S&P AFFIRMS JOHNSTON’S STRONG FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

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Standard and Poor’s (S&P) Global Ratings has assigned its AA+ long-term rating to Johnston’s general obligation (GO) bonds, series 2019A. Johnston has maintained the ‘AA+’ from S&P since 2009. This rating is...

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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.

Park users may continue using park shelters during ...

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

CITY LEADERS BROKE GROUND ON THE JOHNSTON TOWN CENTER

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On Tuesday, October 22nd, City Leaders officially broke ground on the Johnston Town Center project and new City Hall. This groundbreaking was a celebration of a unique public/private partnership with The Hansen Company and the culmination of years of work...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

RECYCLING LIDS AND BOTTLE CAPS

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The majority of the items we recycle each day have them, but what should you do with lids or bottle caps when you are ready to recycle the container? After a quick rinse, here’s the lowdown on how to dispose of lids and caps:

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Posted on: March 6, 2019

CITY HIRES CONSULTANT TO LEAD COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

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Over the next year, the City of Johnston will be updating its Johnston 2030 Comprehensive Plan, which was adopted in 2010. The Johnston Comprehensive Plan which addresses land use, parks, housing, transportation, and infrastructure is a visionary policy d...

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