Sunday 19 April 2015

Local News

Snowfall will help winter event



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:12

This week’s cold weather and snow has at least one group smiling.

Organizers of the sixth annual “The Jack” Helgren Memorial Iowa Lemans Championship, say they were happy and relieved to see snowfall Monday.  That, along with an extended forecast for continued sub-freezing temperatures, means “The Jack” should happen, as scheduled.


Residents reminded to keep sidewalks clear



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:10

Clear Lake residents are reminded that it is a City ordinance to remove snow from sidewalks within 48 hours following a snowfall.  Snow placed on sidewalks by City plows where the sidewalk meets the street is the responsibility of the property owner to remove.


Plans readied for sanitary sewer rehabilitation project



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:10

The Clear Lake City Council reviewed preliminary plans and received an estimate of cost and work schedule for its 2015 Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project Monday.


Equipment purchase OK’d



Thursday, 08 January 2015 14:09

The Council approved the purchase of a new front-end loader-mounted rotary snowblower for its Public Works Deparment.  Road Use Tax revenues will fund the $160,000 purchase.  

Public Works Director Joe Weigel told the Council the city’s newest front-end loader-mounted snow blower was purchased in 2001 and has approximately 527 hours on it. 


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