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A city may certify, for the general fund levy, taxes which are not subject to the limit provided in section 384.1, and which are in addition to any other moneys the city may wish to spend for such purposes, as follows:
2. A tax not to exceed eighty-one cents per thousand dollars of assessed value for development, operation, and maintenance of a memorial building or monument, subject to the provisions of subsection 1(see below).
Subsection 1 is as follows:
a. Upon receipt of a petition valid under the provisions of section 362.4, the council shall submit to the voters at the next regular city election the question of whether a tax shall be levied. b. If a majority approves the levy, it may be imposed. c. The levy can be eliminated by the same procedure of petition and election. d. A tax authorized by an election held prior to the effective date of the city code may be continued until eliminated by the council, or by petition and election.
If a currently paved driveway is being replaced or repaired without increasing in size, no permit is needed. If a dirt or gravel driveway is being paved or a paved driveway will increase in size, a permit is needed. If you are unsure if you need a permit contact the Building & Planning Department at 641-236-2600.
If you are new to your home and a red recycle bin is not at the premise, call 641-236-2632 to arrange for a bin to be delivered to your home free of charge. If you are in need of an extra bin, or if your bin has been lost or stolen, it costs $9.00 to replace. If your bin has been damaged, a replacement bin can be obtained in exchange for the damaged bin at no charge. Call 641-236-2632 for further details.
Commercial (Business) customers should contact the South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency at 641-828-8545 ext. 2 to discuss options for Sharps disposal. Preparation
$1.30 bags and stickers are available at the following locations: Fareway, Hy-Vee, McNally's Super Valu, Paul's Ace Hardware, Theisens, Public Service Department, and the City Office
If you have a newer gallon meter there is a leak detector on the meter. It is a red triangle in the center of the top of the meter. It should not be turning unless someone or something is using water at the time. If it is indicating usage when there shouldn't be any, you should contact your plumber to determine the source of the leak.