Brent Hinson of Washington, Iowa served as city admin there for 10 years and succeeds long-time director Kevin Jacobson who died on May 7.
At present, more than a half-million dollars in taxes are owed by Southbridge's owner.
A contract for the "River City Renaissance Skywalk" more than $1.64 million and is going to Henkel Construction.
Work at the Charles City Water Plant would increase below ground, "clear well" capacity by a million gallons.
The app-based rides could be in town as early as next week.
Along with a redeveloped residential spot and updated pickleball courts, Charles City residents could also soon see new street work.
Today is both National Beer Day AND National Wellness Day, according to the People Who Make Special Days (whomever they may be). Seems apropos…
The Council also approved plans for more than $200,000 of pavement work and heard from the Mason City Police Chief about recent events.
The council also approved a fiscal year 2022 that includes $41 million for capital projects and moved forward on a downtown hotel item.
The city intends to acquire and demolish a property on South Johnson Street then add other blighted locations to a new list.
On Tues. night, Mason City Council unanimously approved a development plan from the fiber-optic cable company MetroNet.
The 42 applications total north of $32 million in investment and include two new Kwik Stars as well as the new River housing development.
In the audit report, Mason City's revenues totaled $55,153,300 while expenses for the year totaled $68,151,909.
Downtown hotel costs and riverwalk work are some of the top line items.
Tuesday night, council OK'd a grant application plan on behalf of two owners looking to breathe new life into the dormant downtown building.
"I will choose my words carefully: We are between a rock and a hard place. We have no other choice."
Birkwood Village would run along a portion of Main Street and total about $13 million in capital improvements.
At its first meeting of 2021, the Mason City Council resolved a few issues from the past year and attempted to move forward on a few of its go…
Refunding the bonds could save the City of Clear Lake about $19,000 between June 2021 and June 2024.
Temperatures in Mason City may well be below freezing and the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has shut so many operations down, but that hasn't stop…
"I still think this is a solution looking for a problem."
The pavilion work will total at least $1.5 million while the lease change is to address past due taxes.
Work is being done to replace parts of the 100-year-old First Street Southwest bridge.