Posted on: October 17, 2017

FREE MULCH AT TERRA PARK: VISIT ON FRIDAYS FROM 1-3 PM

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Head over to Terra Park (behind Iowa Public Television on Pioneer Parkway) and get free mulch on Fridays! We will load the free mulch into the back of your pick-up truck or trailer, but you must make an appointment by calling the Parks & Recreation of...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

SIGN UP FOR THE MAYOR'S RUN FOR THE TRAILS

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Join us for the Mayor’s Run for the Trails 5K and 1-mile youth run on Saturday, Oct. 21. The 5K run will begin at Crown Point, 6300 Pioneer Parkway at 8 a.m. It winds through Terra Park and will finish at the Amphitheater. The youth run will beg...

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Posted on: September 1, 2017

FISHING WITH THE FIREFIGHTERS POSTPONED TO SATURDAY, OCT. 28

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Due to the weather conditions, the Fishing with a Firefighter event has been postponed for Saturday, Oct. 28.

Join the Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department on Saturday, Oct. 28 at Terra Lake for a fishing event.Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at ...

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Posted on: October 9, 2017

FALL BRANCH DROP OFF IN NOVEMBER

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Johnston residents can drop off fall branches and limbs at the Public Works Facility, located at 6400 NW Beaver Drive, at no cost between November 2-4.  Please bring your ID for proof of residency.Branches cannot be larger than 18-inches in diame...

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Posted on: September 30, 2017

GUIDE TO HEALTHY SURFACE WATER

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The end of summer is here and it is time to empty the pool until next year. Chlorine and other chemicals used to keep your pool water or spa clean cause BIG problems for fish and other aquatic life. All it takes is a few steps to not compromise or pollute...

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Posted on: September 29, 2017

DART EXPANDING SERVICE ON LOCAL ROUTE 5

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The Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) is expanding service on Local Route 5 to travel to the City of Johnston, running between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on weekdays along Merle Hay Road to the Johnston Public Library, beginning M...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

RAKE YOUR LEAVES WITH CARE TO KEEP HEALTHY WATER

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Fall is almost here which means it is almost time to rake those leaves. But did you know...leaves have a large connection to water quality because as they decompose they steal oxygen in the water leaving fish with nothing to breath. Just like humans, fish...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

JOHNSTON-GRIMES METROPOLITAN FIRE DEPARTMENT IMPROVES INSURANCE RATING FOR PROPERTY OWNERS

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 The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department was recently awarded a Class 3 rating by the Insurance Service Office (ISO). The new designation goes into effect December 1, 2017.“Receiving this ISO rating reassures our continual efforts to imp...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

SIDEWALK COMPLAINT PROCEDURE: LET US KNOW ABOUT ISSUES

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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 provisi...

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