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Posted on: March 23, 2017

ZIP CODE CHANGE: Residents in NW Johnston Surveyed

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Recentlysome residents in the NW corner of Johnston received a letter from
the United States Postal Service. We would like to take a moment to encouragethose residents to fill out the survey at the bottom of the letter and return it to the postmaster...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

COMPOST IT! SEASON BEGINS SOON: First Day is April 3

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The 2017 Metro Waste Authority Compost It! season begins April 3. Compost It! season is your opportunity to get rid of yard and garden waste properly and in an environmentally-friendly way. Collection occurs on your normal trash collection day.

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

PRESCRIBED BURNS: Technique Used in Some Parks and Open Spaces

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The City of Johnston will be conducting prescribed burns in some parks and open spaces now through May 12, 2017. Burns will take place in and around Prairie Point Crossing, Beaver Creek Natural Resources Area and Terra Park.  The burns will be co...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

HAVE A SPRING YARD PROJECT? It Could Earn You Money Back!

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The City of Johnston has established a Stormwater Homeowner Grant Program! This program allows Johnston homeowners to incorporate Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) on their property to aid in the improvement of water quality and decrease the wat...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

CITY HOSTS $30 TREE SALE: Tuesday, April 11

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The City of Johnston is selling trees to residents at the reduced price of $30 per tree.  A pre-sale of trees begins on Tuesday, April 11 at 8 am, and can be purchased at Johnston City Hall, located at 6221 Merle Hay Road. The five trees chosen for t...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

FIGHT FOR AIR CLIMB: Johnston Firefighters Raise Funds for American Lung Association

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Members of the Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department are raising funds for the 2017 Fight for Air Climb in honor of Johnston Police Sergeant Mike Martin who died of lung cancer in 2015. From Sunday, March 26 through Saturday, April 1, round up your...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

CURBSIDE SPRING CLEANUP COMING SOON: April 17 + 18

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The City of Johnston has a variety of events planned throughout April to help you dust off winter while   improving your home, neighborhood and community.  Think of all the things you would like to get rid of during an intense spring cle...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

FREE DRUG TAKE-BACK EVENT: Join JPD on Saturday, April 29

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The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating our residents about the potential for abuse. We invite you to stop by the Johnston Police Depar...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

POLICE RECEIVE SPECIALIZED TRAINING: Tactical Medical Training

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Johnston Police Officers recently underwent tactical medical training --- something that would have only occurred in specialized positions a few years ago --- but today gives all officers a necessary skill set for the kinds of modern day scenes they may e...

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Posted on: March 20, 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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Posted on: January 4, 2017

CITY ADDS $60 MILLION IN TAXABLE VALUATION: New Report Released

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The City of Johnston is proud to report that 2016 was a solid year of growth for our community, led by $60.8 million in new taxable valuation. This includes 105 new single family homes and $8.9 million in commercial projects. The statistics are part of th...

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Posted on: August 29, 2016

REGISTER YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY: All Johnston Rental Properties Must be Registered

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All Iowa cities with a population of more than 15,000 people must maintain a rental housing inspection program. The City of Johnston's Residential Rental Code requires owners and/or property managers of all rental properties, including but not limited to ...

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