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Posted on: September 8, 2021

BULK WATER AVAILABLE

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Bulk water has been moved from Public Works to the new booster station located at 4640 NW 66th Avenue. This building is located on the corner, just west of the south Johnston soccer complex. Those interested in purchasing bulk water will use reusable prep...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

LENDING LIBRARIES ADDED TO JOHNSTON PARKS

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Lending libraries have become a new tradition around the metro area, including Johnston. They offer residents a no-cost option to access books within their neighborhood. This tradition helped Jacob Schubert, a student at Johnston High School and a member ...

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Posted on: August 13, 2021

SPLASH PAD END OF 2021 SEASON

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The Johnston Parks and Recreation Department announces the schedule marking the season's final days for the splash pad located at the Johnston Town Center.

This summer's last weekday of operation for the splash pad will be Labor Day, Mond...

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Posted on: August 24, 2021

JOHNSTON POLICE HIRE COMMUNITY AFFAIRS COORDINATOR

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The Johnston Police Department is pleased to announce the hiring of Community Affairs Coordinator Josh Kennedy. He will assist with improving and maintaining relationships between the police department and the community while connecting resources to peopl...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

CENSUS DATA REVEALS JOHNSTON’S POPULATION GREW BY 39 PERCENT

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The official 2020 census data reveals the population for the City of Johnston is now 24,064. This is a 39.3 percent increase from the 2010 data, which was 17,278. Johnston is now the fifth fastest-growing city in Polk County. Below is a table on ...

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Posted on: August 16, 2021

JOHNSTON HIRES NEW BUILDING OFFICIAL

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Adam Ostert joined the City of Johnston as the Building Official on Monday, Aug. 16. Adam has been with the City of Ames for the last 10 years as an inspector, plans examiner and most recently as the Assistant Building Official.  

“I see...

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

SOLICITOR'S PERMIT IN JOHNSTON

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The City of Johnston requires a permit for any person who represents themselves, any business, organization, or group soliciting or attempting to solicit from residences, or upon the public right-of-way or street, monies, contributions, or orders for good...
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Posted on: July 27, 2021

PUBLIC ART IN JOHNSTON

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Interacting with the art in our community is important. However, this does not mean climbing or hanging on public art. Public art is meant to be enjoyed and start a conversation. Please ensure children of all ages enjoy the pieces in our community from gr...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

NEW PARK SIGNS WILL SOON BE INSTALLED

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Johnston Parks & Recreation is working on installing new signs at 11 of the City parks. The configuration was designed to allow the parks to be easily distinguished while creating uniformity throughout the community. The signs are made from a composit...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

SIGN UP FOR EMERGENCY AND ROUTINE NOTIFICATIONS

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The City of Johnston wants to make sure residents and visitors are safe and informed. The CivicReady mass notification system is a communication service available to our residents to receive emergency and routine notifications. You have the ability to cus...

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