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State official will explain mitigation plan to city of Oskaloosa

A meeting with Jefferson County Emergency Manager Doug Schmitt did not clear the air for Oskaloosa city councilmen so a state official will give it a shot.

November 17th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa refuse rates may be on the rise

Oskaloosa residents may be paying more for their monthly trash service next year.

November 16th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa council cuts employee benefit to control insurance costs

Employees of the city of Oskaloosa will have to find another way to pay for family health insurance.

November 15th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Boyd resigns from Oskaloosa City Coucil

by Dennis Sharkey The combined nine-year stint of being a city council member and mayor of Oskaloosa has ended for Mike Boyd. Boyd submitted a resignation letter on Oct. 21, the day after the council’s last meeting in October. In the letter Boyd expressed frustration about not having a vote on the current issues on […]

November 11th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa city leaders wrestle with joining county mitigation plan

The Oskaloosa City Council has been mulling over an emergency mitigation plan constructed by the county for a couple of months but the debate may have exposed a need for a new plan.

November 8th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa Mayor resigns post

Oskaloosa Mayor Mike Boyd has resigned. City Clerk Patty Hamm said Boyd submitted his resignation the day after the council’s last meeting on Oct. 20.

November 6th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa pool project held up on legal details

Oskaloosa swimming pool

by Dennis Sharkey   Construction crews are ready to begin work on the rehabilitation project for the Oskaloosa city pool but the official contract must be rewritten. The council went into closed session to have the discussion at the request of City Attorney Mike Hayes. After closed session the discussion seemed to indicate that several […]

November 1st, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa councilman dies

The Oskaloosa City Council is less one member once again after the death of Councilman Greg Rockhold.

October 28th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Oskaloosa signs contract to rehabilitate pool

The Oskaloosa City Pool will once again be open next year after a one year hiatus.

October 17th, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

Bids for fixing Oskaloosa city pool come in higher than expected

Residents of Oskaloosa expecting a new and open pool next summer may want to take a deep breath.

October 3rd, 2011 | Posted in Government,Municipalities,Oskaloosa | Read More »

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