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Posted on: January 19, 2022

JOHNSTON PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVES AS A WARMING CENTER IN JOHNSTON

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We are experiencing extremely low temperatures this week. As a reminder, the Johnston Public Library is always available as a warming center. The Library is open the following hours the remainder of this week:

  • Wednesday 9 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Thurs...
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Posted on: January 18, 2022

JOHNSTON POLICE WARN RESIDENTS OF NEW PHONE SCAM

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The Johnston Police Department is warning residents about a new imposter scam. The scammers are impersonating a fake Johnston Police Officer and asking for gift cards. As a reminder, the Johnston Police Department would never call and ask you for money. P...
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Posted on: January 13, 2022

AUDIT RELEASED ON CITY OF JOHNSTON'S FINANCES

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Bohnsack & Frommelt LLP released an audit report on the City of Johnston, Iowa. The City’s revenues totaled $51,585,635 for the year ended June 30, 2021, a 1.8 percent decrease from the prior year.          ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

$87.4 MILLION IN NEW TAXABLE VALUATION IN 2021

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In 2021, the City of Johnston had a substantial year of growth with $87.4 million in new taxable valuation. This includes 199 new residential units, of which 120 were single-family residential units –  the highest total since 2015. Five...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

CITY OF JOHNSTON WINS 'LEADING THE WAY AWARD'

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The City of Johnston received the ?Leading the Way Award’ on Monday, Jan. 3, 2022, during the City Council meeting. This award recognizes local governments for outstanding achievements in the delivery of services to residents.

The City of Johnsto...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

JOHNSTON'S 2021 YEAR IN REVIEW

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2021 has certainly been another challenging year, but despite its many challenges, the Johnston community remains strong. We have had many events, recognitions, people and projects to be proud of this past year. Watch the video below to see all the accomp...

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Posted on: January 3, 2022

JOHNSTON POLICE WELCOMES NEW OFFICER

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The Johnston Police Department welcomes its newest member, Officer Belvo. Mayor Dierenfeld swore him in during the City Council meeting on Monday, Jan. 3.

Officer Belvo was previously with the City of Prairie Village, KS. He is also a Sergeant in the U.S. ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

MAYOR'S RUN FOR FOOD HAS DIERENFELD RUNNING 1,132 MILES

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Mayor Paula Dierenfeld challenged Johnston residents for the eighth year in a row! The Mayor's Run for Food has Dierenfeld running one mile for every bag of food, personal items, or $10 donated to the Johnston Partnership Food Pantry between Dece...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

SNOW REMOVAL WITHIN JOHNSTON

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The winter season is upon us and the Johnston Public Works Department is geared up and ready to clear the streets. The Johnston Parks Department is prepared to clear the 40+ miles of trails and parking lots.

However, we want to ensure the Johnston resident...

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Posted on: November 9, 2021

CITY PARK RESTROOMS CLOSED FOR THE WINTER

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The City of Johnston’s park restrooms and outdoor drinking fountains will be closed beginning Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, due to the impending cold weather. These closures include Dewey, Terra and Lew Clarkson Parks. The restrooms at the Johnston Tow...

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