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Posted on: April 24, 2017

2017 Street Improvement Project Update

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Residents living in and near the area affected by the 2017 Capital Street Improvement Project were sent a letter notifying them that Sternquist Construction will begin work.  The work being done on  Iowa Avenue, from D Street to B Street...

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Posted on: April 25, 2017

Help Plant 10,000 Flowers

Spring Planting Blitz at Buxton Park

City Horticulturist Angie Buchanan is looking for volunteers to help plant the flower gardens in city parks.  To participate, call (515) 961-9420. Sign up to work any of these times: 

Tuesday, May 9 8-11 am or 1-4 pm at Buxton Park

Wed, May 10 8-1...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Plant Sale Benefits Buxton Park

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City Horticulturist Angie Buchanan will hold a plant sale at the Indianola Park Shop on Friday & Saturday, April 28 & 29.  Perennials, grasses and more will be available. Proceeds go towards Buxton Park improvements.

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View a sampling of the plants that will be offered
Posted on: March 22, 2017

Roadway Improvements Coming

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At its March 20th meeting, the City Council approved a contract with Sternquist Construction to perform roadway improvements along Iowa Avenue from D Street to B Street and along Buxton Street from Euclid Avenue to Girard Avenue.  Once a timeline...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

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At its meeting on March 6th, the Indianola City Council approved the City’s Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Operating and Capital Budget, totaling $28.4 million.  The FY 2018 budget is balanced with all operating expenditures covered by current revenue s...

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FY 2017-18 Budget Document
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Time of Sale Inspection

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Beginning March 1, 2017, the City of Indianola will be implementing a “Time of Sale Inspection” to comply with a requirement of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR). The goal of this inspection, which is required only if you...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Presentation

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An overview of the the fiscal year 2018 budget was presented to the City Council on January 17, 2017.  Please click on a link below to view the presentation or to view the draft copy of the budget.

Fiscal Year 2018 Budget DRAFT Copy

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Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Presentation
Posted on: January 1, 2016

Recycling Calendar

Single stream recycling is a program where all recyclable materials (newspapers, magazines, junk mail, telephone books, cardboard, tin & aluminum cans, plastics, and glass jars/bottles are placed into one recycling cart which is picked up every other ...Read on...

Recycling Calendar
Posted on: January 1, 2015

Council Meetings Schedule

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The City Council meets on the first Monday of each month at 6:00 pm and the third Monday of each month at 7:00 pm in the city hall council chambers. The Council also holds a study session the third Monday of each month at 6:00 pm in the same location.Read on...