Category: Government

Clay County Board of Supervisors election today
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Clay County Board of Supervisors election today

Residents head to the polls today for a Clay County Board of Supervisors special election. On today’s ballot are three candidates looking to take over for resigning supervisor Joe Skow, who announced a move to Florida.   Who’s running: The three candidates are: Kevin Brown (Republican) Art Hamrick (Independent) Bill Zinn (Independent)   How and...

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...

Rep. Megan Jones named chair of Administrative Rules Review Committee
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Rep. Megan Jones named chair of Administrative Rules Review Committee

Rep. Megan Jones has been appointed by House Speaker Linda Upmeyer to serve as chair of the Administrative Rules Review Committee in the upcoming legislative session. The committee is a bipartisan, joint body with representatives and senators that meets once a month during and in between sessions. It reviews administrative rules put forth by the...

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....

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