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Posted on: May 18, 2018

Planning & Zoning Commission Update

The Planning and Zoning Commission met on May 1, 2018 and reviewed the Fairmeadows North Plat 8 easement amendments, three alley vacations and an industrial subdivision plat for former Maytag Plant II property. The commission recommended approval on the F...

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Planning & Zoning
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Building Activity in April 2018

Building Activity

For the month of April 2018, the City issued 29 Development Permits - 4 Building Permits, 12 Electrical Permits, 4 Plumbing Permit, 5 Mechanical Permits, and 4 Demolition Permits. Total valuation Year-to-Date for projects is $10,499,100.00.

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Planning & Zoning
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Building Trades Board Update

The Building Trades Board met on May 2, 2018 and hosted an open forum on the Building Code Updates and the final draft of the codes. Several local contractors attended. The robust conversation between the board and contractors was positive and helpful. At...

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Planning & Zoning
Posted on: May 17, 2018

Zoning Board of Adjustment Update

The ZBA met on May 2, 2018 and held hearings on three items:

  • CU18-4: Discover Hope 5:17 Community Center, 733 1st Ave E, approved with the condition that no more than 12 residents can live at the location at any given time.
  • CU18-5: Global Fiberglass Storage...
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Planning & Zoning
Posted on: May 16, 2018

Historic Preservation Commission Update

Main Street Awards

On April 13th, Historic Preservation Commission Chair Larry Hurto was honored with a Main Street Leadership Award at the statewide award ceremony held in Des Moines. City staff, members of City boards and commissions, and Main Street Board members were pr...

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Planning & Zoning