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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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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 31, 2019

SEVENTH ANNUAL MAYOR'S RUN FOR FOOD REACHES 790 MILES

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Thanks to a generous Johnston community, Mayor Paula Dierenfeld will be running 790 miles. Since Dec. 1, community members have dropped off bags of food, and monetary donations to the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community, City Hall, and the Johnst...

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Posted on: December 27, 2019

CITY OFFICES AND LIBRARY CLOSED FOR HOLIDAYS

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City offices including the Johnston Public Library will be closed for the following holidays. Trash and recycling are not affected here in Johnston. Offices will reopen the following business day during regular hours. Monday, Jan. 20 - Martin Luther King,...

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Posted on: December 30, 2019

2020 CURB IT! CALENDAR MAGNET

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The City of Johnston and Metro Waste Authority want to help you keep track of your Curb It! recycling collection day. Pick up a 2020 Curb It! Calendar magnet at City Hall, located at 6221 Merle Hay Road. The magnet shows your collection weeks based on lid...

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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: December 16, 2019

FIRST COMMUNITY ART INSTALLED AT TERRA PARK

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The City of Johnston unveiled its first public art sculpture at Terra Park on December 16, 2019. This "Tree of Life" will serve as a welcoming feature within the City's largest park for years to come. This Tree of Life was made possible by the P...

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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: 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 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: 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: 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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