Category: City Council

City council approves new city logo, website redesign
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City council approves new city logo, website redesign

Spencer is going through a rebranding – and the city’s going to have a redesigned website to match. At Monday’s city council meeting, proposals for the work from F8 Creative and Emagine, both Spencer businesses, were approved. F8 Creative will develop a branding package, including a logo, for the city, while Emagine will update the...

City Council notes: December 3 meeting
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City Council notes: December 3 meeting

The Spencer City Council took action on or discussed the following items at its December 3 meeting.   Parking ordinances filed 3rd and final time The City Council approved the third filings of ordinances placing restrictions on parking in yards. One ordinance restricts the number of accessory vehicles allowed to be parked in yards, while...

City Council notes: Nov. 19 meeting
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City Council notes: Nov. 19 meeting

The Spencer City Council took action on the following items at its Nov. 19 meeting. City contribution for Jobs Trust loans approved The Spencer City Council approved the a $9,000 contribution from the city for two loans approved last month by the Spencer Area Jobs Trust Board for two growing Spencer businesses, Midwest Woodworks and Custom...

Spencer commercial air discussion continues
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Spencer commercial air discussion continues

Spencer and its economic development partners continue to look into whether scheduled commercial flights could return to the Northwest Iowa Regional Airport. Last week, at a city finance and personnel committee meeting, City Manager Amanda Mack said she was looking for direction on whether the city should to continue to explore and research its options....

City council tables murals ordinance
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City council tables murals ordinance

With questions and concerns about an ordinance regarding murals on commercial buildings remaining, the city council on Monday tabled the matter until it can be discussed more. Mayor Kevin Robinson said that though the discussion has been occurring now for months, more recent feedback suggests there still are issued to iron out. “My recommendation as...

Spencer City Council notes: Nov. 5 meeting
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Spencer City Council notes: Nov. 5 meeting

The Spencer City Council discussed the following items at its meeting on Nov. 5. See more news from this and other Spencer City Council meetings.   Consent agenda: Century Farms, Wonderlab of NW Iowa: Century Farms Spencer City Council members approved the renewal of a Class A native distilled license for Century Farms. The whiskey...

Chamber, main street directors would be city employees under idea being researched
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Chamber, main street directors would be city employees under idea being researched

Executive directors of Spencer Main Street and the Spencer Chamber of Commerce would become city employees so they could access city benefits under an idea that’s still being discussed and researched. At a city finance and personnel committee meeting Monday night, representatives from both organizations said the health and retirement benefits available to city employees...