Clean-Up Week — City Strongly Encourages Community-Wide Participation

With city-wide Spring Clean-Up taking place this week, city officials wanted to make sure the public was updated on the event details as well as additional information about recent city nuisance ordinance updates made in the May 7th city council meeting.

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CCDC Approves $75K Grant for Municipal Water Transport, Maintaining “Water Neutrality”

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At the March 13th board meeting of the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC), the grant committee reviewed and approved a discretionary grant request for up to $75,000 to help The City of Osceola cover the fees associated to keeping the City’s municipal recreational resources “Water Neutral.”

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Visioning Session Continues Impressive Community Response

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Thursday night, at an open house at Revelton Distillery, local leadership and the community gathered to discuss and add more ideas for for the future development of the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The event was very well attended and many exciting ideas were exchanged.

Take a look at the latest feature for more on the ideas proposed as well as next steps for the plan…

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Discovery Leads to Next Steps on Comprehensive Plan: A Vision for Osceola

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After their initial discovery phase, the City of Osceola is embarking on the next stage in their comprehensive planning strategy. City leadership, business owners, and stakeholders across Osceola plan to come together in a public visioning session where they’ll review initial input and look to gather more suggestions from the community to help guide the 2045 comprehensive plan.

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Join the Conversation: City Encouraging Community Input on Comprehensive Plan 2045

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JOIN THE CONVERSATION! The City of Osceola is embarking on the input and discovery phase in their comprehensive planning strategy. City leadership, business owners, and stakeholders across the city are looking to gather insights, information, and suggestions from the community to help focus the 2045 comprehensive plan via an online portal.

The City provided detailed information on how the community can come together to participate in the plan. Click through to read more and get involved…

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City Council Green Lights Contractor Bidding on New Wastewater Plant

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The Osceola City Council has approved a schedule for taking bids on construction of the updated wastewater treatment facility. A recent pre-bid meeting brought in a handful of interest, but with design and budgeting finalized, the City is now able to open the call for bids to

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Iowa Select Farms Celebrates Grand Opening With Governor Reynolds and More

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Tuesday’s ceremonies marking the grand opening of Iowa Select Farms’ training center, warehouse and distribution facility was well attended with local Clarke County and Osceola leadership, political figures as well as a special guests Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Lieutenant Governor Adam Gregg, Iowa Senator Jack Whitver, and

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Osceola City Council Focuses on Clean Up and an Increase in Property Code Enforcement

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If you have tall grass and weeds or other blight on your property that has gotten out of control, the City of Osceola wants to do something about it. In a recent city council meeting, the Mayor and city council members discussed a number of properties that

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New Osceola City Hall Intern Shines Bright

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The City of Osceola is helping to grow the next generation of leaders through their internship program at City Hall and have found a prime candidate in Diana Sagastizado. With a passion for politics and current events, Clarke Schools senior Diana jumped at the chance to be

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Stream Osceola’s City Council Meetings Live from Your Home Computer

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Osceola City Council and local officials have been working on implementing the technology needed for the streaming of City Council meetings through the City’s Web site for over a year. With the assistance of Terry Taylor and his team from Communications Solutions, a camera with audio support

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Clarke County Manufacturing Interns Welcomed Through CCDC / City CEO Luncheon Event

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Clarke County and Osceola, Iowa businesses have a long history of welcoming college students into their operations as interns and this year is no different. Coming from all around the Midwest, the latest influx of interns were welcomed to Osceola during the CCDC’s monthly CEO Luncheon on

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City of Osceola Unveils New Website

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The City of Osceola’s new website can be seen at: OsceolaIA.net The City of Osceola is excited to share the new and improved City website! Incorporating the new Osceola brand mark (logo) being utilized around the city, this new site is designed to be more user-friendly and

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Looking Ahead – 2017 Resolutions for CCDC and Community Leaders

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It’s a new year! We fully expect that, like us, you’ve all made your New Year Resolutions. For many, the promises we make – eat healthier, get more exercise, finish a college course – are promises we make to ourselves. But, think of the resolutions the City

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Osceola Volunteer Fire Department to Acquire New Engine

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The Osceola Volunteer Fire Department (OVFD) is excited to be getting an updated fire engine to continue providing Osceola and surrounding areas with outstanding fire and emergency service. After a grueling search that began in 2014, the OVFD will be getting a new fire engine in mid to late

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City of Osceola Receives A+ Bond Rating

The city of Osceola was recently awarded an A+ bond rating from Standard & Poor’s, following a second rating call. This score was originally upgraded from A to A+ in 2014 and was affirmed last month. An A+ rating allows the city to acquire bonding to fund

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