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Council approves contract for city hall architectural services

Council members for the city of Oskaloosa voted to approve a contract for architectural services for a new city hall.

November 14th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Commission wants better rural Internet service

The county commission, along with several members of the community, had a lengthy discussion with representatives from Century Link to discuss Internet opportunities in Jefferson County.

November 11th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Budget approved by commission

The county commission held a hearing to approve the county budget on Monday. Roughly five department heads were present for the hearing.

September 3rd, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Leroux fills city council position

The City of Oskaloosa found their replacement in Eric Leroux for the city council seat that was vacated by Kathy Griffin just over a month ago.

August 26th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Changes planned for Oskaloosa pool

The city council amended their decision to keep the pool open until early September at last Thursday’s city council meeting and is planning immediate upgrades to the pool areas.

August 26th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Commission discusses changes to EDC

Commissioner Wayne Ledbetter has been pushing his ideas for changes to the Economic Development Commission for several weeks and made some headway with his requests this week.

August 26th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Commission announces proposed budget decisions

After a budget meeting Monday morning, the Jefferson County commissioners announced Monday afternoon their target for the mill levy for the next fiscal year.

August 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Budget decisions loom for county commission

The county commissioners had a light workload at their meeting on Monday. Three department heads met with the commission to discuss an assortment of matters.

August 13th, 2013 | Posted in County Commission,Government | Read More »

Sunset Trailer Park discusses code violations with council

Roughly 10 residents of Sunset Trailer Park met with the city council last week to voice their intentions to work with the city to bring the park back to code.

August 13th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

Sheriff explains increase in law enforcement budget

Multiple department heads met with the county commission to discuss proposed budgets.

Sheriff Jeff Herrig’s budget came in higher than last year’s proposal. Herrig said that part of the reason for the uptick in the budget was that one extra deputy was budgeted. Herrig also said he budgeted for two patrol cars.

August 5th, 2013 | Posted in Government | Read More »

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