City of Glenwood, Iowa

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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

GMU IS HIRING

Glenwood Municipal Utilities

Full Time Maintenance Operator Person

Glenwood Municipal Utilities is seeking applications for a Maintenance / Operator Person. Duties include, but not limited to, operations and maintenance of the water and wastewater treatment facilities, sewer and water systems, machinery, equipment, and related activities. For more information regarding this position please go to the GMU website www.glenwoodmu.com. We are an equal opportunity employer. For consideration please send your resume and application to Glenwood Municipal Utilities c/o Search Committee 7 N. Vine St.  Glenwood, IA 51534 or email to wendy@glenwoodmu.com  We will be accepting applications until 10/2/2020 at 4:00pm.

 

 

 

Fingerprinting Available at Glenwood Police Department

Glenwood Police Department is offering fingerprinting services by appointment only – call 712-527-9920 for more information or to set up an appointment.
Fingerprint cards are $10 a piece.

Reminder – Call Before You Dig!

A reminder from Black Hills Energy to call before you dig!!

https://mailchi.mp/70150f6f92f6/we-need-your-help?e=1d535a11f1

4th & Walnut Stop Sign

The new stop signs have been installed – 4th & Walnut is officially a 4-way stop – please use extra caution at this intersection.

Glenwood Lake Park Construction

The entrance to Glenwood Lake Park will be under construction beginning July 27, 2020 (weather permitting). The first phase of construction will close the east half of the entrance and the parking lot at the Park. The second phase will close the west half of the entrance and Lake Rd. Campers will be able to access the campground via Green St once the second phase of construction begins.
The Park will remain open during construction. Please be mindful of these closures when making plans to visit our Park. Work is expected to last one week.