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Posted on: January 30, 2023

SIGN UP AND STAY INFORMED WITH CITY NOTIFICATIONS

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Here in Johnston, we wish to keep our residents and businesses informed on the happenings within our community. Below are ways you can sign up to receive email and/or text alerts. Also, be sure you have downloaded our City of Johnston app from Google Play...

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE FOR CITYWIDE TRAFFIC STUDY ON JANUARY 31

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The City of Johnston will hold a Public Open House for the Johnston City Wide Traffic Study on Tuesday, Jan. 31. This study includes the evaluation of traffic congestion with a focus on the safety and operations of the arterials and intersections across t...

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Posted on: January 30, 2023

PROPER PLACEMENT OF GARBAGE AND RECYCLING CARTS

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During garbage and recycling collection days, there are ways residents can help avoid a mess and frustration for the snowplow drivers and recycling and trash haulers. Please ensure carts are placed within your driveway, minimally two to three feet apart. ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2023

STATEMENT FROM THE JOHNSTON POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE DEATH OF TYRE NICHOLS

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The following statement may be attributed to Police Chief Dennis McDaniel of the Johnston, Iowa Police Department.

On behalf of the men and women who honorably serve the City of Johnston in the police department, we offer our heartfelt sympathies to the fa...

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Posted on: January 24, 2023

JOHNSTON RECEIVES A 2023 BEST DEVELOPMENT AWARD

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At a ceremony on January 24, 2023, the City of Johnston, along with the design/construction team for the Johnston City Hall project, including Hansen Company, OPN Architects, and IMEG received a 2023 Best Development Award from 1000 Friends of Iowa in the...
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Posted on: January 25, 2023

CITY OFFICES AND LIBRARY CLOSED ON FEBRUARY 20 FOR PRESIDENTS DAY

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As a reminder, Johnston city offices, including the library, will be closed on, Monday, February 20, for Presidents Day. Trash and recycling pickup days are not affected by this holiday. The regularly scheduled Johnston City Council work session ...

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Posted on: January 6, 2023

$112+ MILLION IN NEW TAXABLE VALUATION IN 2022

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In 2022, the City of Johnston had a substantial year of growth with over $112.6 million in new taxable valuation. 

Highlights of the 2022 construction include:        

  • 245 new residential units, of which 97 were ...
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Posted on: December 1, 2022

CITY OF JOHNSTON ZONING AND SUBDIVISION CODE UPDATE

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The City of Johnston’s initiated Zoning and Subdivision Code update is near completion and ready for public input. The City adopted Johnston’s zoning ordinance in 1982, and it has never been comprehensively updated until now.&ldquo...

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Posted on: December 19, 2022

JOHNSTON POLICE ANNOUNCE TWO PROMOTIONS

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The Johnston Police Department is pleased to announce two promotions. On Monday, Dec. 19, 2022, Chief Dennis McDaniel promoted Sergeant Kenny Agan to the rank of Lieutenant and Officer Nathan Johnston to the rank of Sergeant. Mayor Paula Dierenfeld swore ...

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