City of Glenwood, Iowa

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Now Accepting Sealed Bids

The City of Glenwood is accepting bids for a desk, see picture. Sealed bids must be received by Friday, December 18 at 4:30. Bids can be mailed to City of Glenwood – 5 N. Vine St – Glenwood, IA 51534. Or dropped off in person. Please call 712-527-4717 for an appointment before dropping off bid.
Desk comes as is and as shown in picture.

Mask Requirement for City Buildings & Employees

On Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 Glenwood City Council voted unanimously to approve a mask requirement for city buildings & employees.
A mask must be worn when entering city buildings, including City Hall. Employees are to wear masks when 6 feet of social distance cannot be maintained while interacting with other staff and the public.
Anyone entering a city building must wear a mask. City Hall remains closed to the public – please call 712-527-4717 if you need assistance or to make an appointment.
City Council meetings continue to be held virtually until further notice:
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://www.gotomeet.me/CityofGlenwood

You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (786) 535-3211
Access Code: 738-827-117

Town Hall Meeting – Building Codes

The City of Glenwood will be hosting a town hall meeting regarding building codes. We are inviting any interested party to join us. This meeting will take place on Saturday, November 7 from 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. at City Hall.

We are offering a virtual option:

Town Hall Meeting on Building Codes
Sat, Nov 7, 2020 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM (CST)
Please join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.
https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/276631541
You can also dial in using your phone.
United States: +1 (872) 240-3212
Access Code: 276-631-541

If planning to meet in person, masks are required.

Press Release from IA Dept. of Ag & Land Stewardship on Emerald Ash Borer

Emerald ash borer has been discovered in Mills & Shelby Counties, please see link for press release.

Press Release on EAB from IA Dept. of Ag & Land Stewardship

EAB FAQ Oct 26_2020

Burn Ban in Effect – September 28, 2020 at 4:00 P.M.

On September 25, 2020, the office of the State Fire Marshall issued a proclamation banning open burning in Mills County, Iowa beginning at 4:00 p.m. on September 28, 2020. This proclamation was issued after receiving reports from all fire districts within Mills County. Conditions within Mills County are such that open burning presents a danger to life or property. The burn ban will be in place until such time that the conditions dangerous to life or property no longer exists.

Residents wishing to conduct a prescribed  burn must obtain written approval from their fire chief prior to conducting a burn. if the fire chief gives approval for a prescribed burn, residents must then contact the Mills County Communications Center at the start and completion of the burn. The Mills County Communication Center may be reached by calling (712) 527-4871. Residents failing to obtain the proper authorization may be subject to a criminal charge under Iowa Code 100.40(2).

This does not include the use of outdoor fireplaces, barbecue grills, properly supervised landfills or the burning of trash in incinerators or trash burnings made of metal, concrete, masonry, or heavy one-inch wire mesh, with no openings greater than one square inch.

Burn Ban Press Release

Open Burning Permit – once filled out needs  to be submitted to the Fire Chief and approved before burning can begin.

Pickleball Court Progress

Concrete work began on the pickleball court last week. The Southwest Iowa Pickleball is still needing donations to finish this project. Donations can be dropped off at City Hall – 5 N. Vine Street. Email swipb@yahoo.om for more information.

 

Notice of Public Hearing

GLENWOOD BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

You and each of you are hereby notified that there is a public hearing scheduled for the purpose of hearing from proponents and opponents regarding variance request of 480 sq. ft. from the allowed 720 sq. ft. for a total garage of 1200 sq. ft. for a property at 206 N. Locust St.

You and each of you are hereby notified that there is a public hearing scheduled for the purpose of hearing from proponents and opponents regarding variance request of 780 sq. ft. from the allowed 720 sq. ft. for a total garage of  1500 sq. ft. for a property at 908 Townsend.

The public hearing will be held on Tuesday, September 29, 2020, beginning at 12

Noon at Glenwood City Hall. This is the time, date and place in which all persons

interested will be given an opportunity to be heard.

BY ORDER OF THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT OF THE CITY OF

GLENWOOD, IOWA