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Posted on: March 23, 2021

JOHNSTON CITY COUNCIL SPECIAL ELECTION

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Johnston residents interested in running for the open City Council seat has until Friday, Apr. 30, at 5 p.m. to file papers at the Polk County Election office. 

Filing papers will need to be filed at the Polk County Election Office, 120 2nd Avenue...

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

SPRING CLEANUP APRIL 19-20

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Spring cleanup is April 19-20 and the City of Johnston has some helpful tips to ensure your spring cleaning is a successful one! Please ensure your accepted items are on the curb by 6 a.m. on your collection day.

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

OPPORTUNITY TO PURCHASE A COMMEMORATIVE BRICK

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Here is a new opportunity to get a personalized commemorative brick at Terra Park’s Tree of Life sculpture! Proceeds benefit the Johnston Arts Council.

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

JOHNSTON POLICE WARNS RESIDENTS OF NEW IMPOSTER SCAM

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The Johnston Police Department is warning residents about a new imposter scam. The scammers are impersonating a member of the Johnston Police Department. While impersonating the officer, the scammers will attempt to solicit payment for not pressing charge...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

COMPOST IT! SEASON BEGINS APRIL 5 AND 6 IN JOHNSTON

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The Compost It! program picks up yard waste throughout the Metro. Curbside collection through the Compost It! program starts for the season on April 5 and 6 in Johnston. The program accepts small twigs and branches, leaves and lawn clippings, as well as a...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

MEMBERS OF JGMFD RECEIVE RECOGNITION AWARDS

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The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department (JGMFD) recognized a few of their own on Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2021, at Fire Station 39. The awards included life-saving, company citations, rookie of the year, firefighter of the year, EMS provider of the ye...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

JOHNSTON CITY COUNCIL UNANIMOUSLY APPROVES FISCAL YEAR 2022 BUDGET

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The Johnston City Council unanimously approved the City's budget for the Fiscal Year 2022 on Monday, Mar. 15, 2021. The budget was developed to deliver quality services while being fiscally conservative. The new budget will go into effect on July...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

RECYCLE RIGHT

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Metro area residents play an integral role when it comes to keeping the recycling program alive and robust in Central Iowa. As the agency leading the charge in terms of “Where It Should Go,” Metro Waste Authority is committed to keepin...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

JOHNSTON CITY COUNCIL APPOINTS JOHN TEMPLE TO FILL VACANT SEAT

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On Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, the Johnston City Council held a Special Meeting to appoint former Councilman John Temple to fill the vacant seat after Scott Syroka resigned.

“The Council discussed the vacancy and agreed that John has the experience ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

FIBER OPTIC CONSTRUCTION IN JOHNSTON

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A new internet service provider, MetroNet, will soon begin their build out of a fiber network. Please view the information on the construction process. Concerns should be addressed directly to them via telephone or through their website. Click he...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

MAYOR'S RUN FOR FOOD TOTALS 1,074 MILES

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Thanks to a generous Johnston community, Mayor Paula Dierenfeld will be running 1,074 miles. Since Dec. 1, community members donated non-perishable items and monetary donations to the Johnston Partnership food pantry after the Mayor issued a challenge tha...

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