Starting in the fall of 2021, City Clean Up Days will move permanently to the fall time of year so as not to interfere with other necessary activities of the street/parks/sanitation departments that need attention in the spring.  For 2021, it will be the week of September 27 and more information will be provided when…

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The green waste site will open for the season on Saturday, April 10. Although we have some warm weather headed our way, site conditions currently do not allow access for vehicles down below and once things dry out and we can operate equipment the site will be prepared for opening. Once open the usual hours:…

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Waste Management has informed the City that due to the blizzard conditions it will be running the residential recycling pickup in Spirit Lake tomorrow (Saturday). In other news, stay home unless you absolutely need to go out per recommendation of local emergency services – blowing and drifting snow will continue through the day. Please keep…

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The water department will be repairing what may be a leaking water main in the area of Boston and 23rd Street between 9 a.m. and Noon. This main serves a large area so residents at the following locations may experience a fluctuation in water pressure or temporary loss of water. 23rd Street – from Boston…

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If you are scheduled for residential recycling pickup on Friday, that is part of the holiday per Waste Management and they have indicated that means pickup the “next day”, which they literally mean the next day which is this Saturday! It would also be reasonable to think that might mean next business day, so if…

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LET IT BE KNOWN that the Spirit Lake Board of Adjustment will meet on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 at 5:15 PM via electronic Zoom meeting. The tentative agenda for said meeting is as follows: Consider a variance request for Brad & Teresa Beck at 503 11th Street for a 10 feet variance on the street…

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Why is Shamrock Recycling no longer providing service? The City and Shamrock entered into a 9 month agreement effective January 1, 2020 which allowed residential and commercial recycling to continue as it had for many years.  That agreement would have automatically renewed indefinitely unless either party wanted to discontinue.  One of the issues at that…

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