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Public improvements requested at Lincoln school site



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:18

   Developers of the former Lincoln School property are asking the city to make roughly $121,500 in public improvements to the site to facilitate its development.
    Mike Danburg, of Yaggy Colby Associates, presented information to City Council members meeting in workshop session Monday night. 
    Danburg, along with Gary Veeder from The Green Group which purchased the site, suggested the city consider abandoning a water line which runs through the southeast


It’ll be a colorful weekend



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:16

The 11th annual “Color the Wind” Kite Festival, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, is expected to be among the biggest in the event’s history. Organizers Larry and Kay Day say there will be an exciting variety of huge show kites, ground displays


City Council leans toward holding tax rate steady



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:14

    The Clear Lake City Council indicated it is leaning toward keeping its tax rate the same in the upcoming fiscal year.
    Last week City Administrator Scott Flory presented the Council with two options to consider concerning the city’s fiscal year 2013 tax rate: keep the tax rate the same ($10.54 per $1,000 of assessed property valuation) or drop it slightly ($10.36).


EDC merger results in growth of revolving loan fund territory



Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:12

The recent merger of the North Iowa Corridor Economic Development Corporation with the Mason City Economic Development Corporation and Clear Lake Economic Development Corporation has resulted in the economic development revolving loan fund previously administered by the MCEDC being regionalized and becoming accessible


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