The City of Spirit Lake has discovered that some of the 30 foot street lighting poles in the City are experiencing issues with corrosion. Two poles came down in windy weather, and the City has an engineering firm involved to analyze the situation. As a precaution, a testing company will be in town on Wednesday,…

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Some City residents have expressed a need for sandbags – the City has obtained some sand appropriate for sandbags and will have bags available in an area just to the south side of the street garage by approximately 11:30 a.m. It will be self-service but free of charge. See more announcements on our Facebook page:…

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Because of dangerous weather conditions which are going to get worse the next couple of days, the City will not be emptying/picking up/delivering commercial or residential roll-offs or dumpsters until temperatures improve on Thursday. If you have something regularly scheduled for Wednesday it will be included with Thursday’s activity and we expect to be caught…

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The City of Spirit Lake, Iowa is seeking to fill the position of Administrative Assistant. This is a full-time position which includes the following duties: Prepare payroll and payroll reporting Reconcile bank and investment statements Responsible for record retention and management Prepare dumpster invoices Collection of delinquent non-utility accounts receivable Prepares bank deposits, operate cash…

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Just a reminder, as posted previously, the green waste site will remain open until Sunday, November 18 and will be closed for the season after that. Hours remain the same as recently expanded: Sundays/Saturdays 9-5 and Tuesdays and Thursdays 3-5. The last City curbside lawn waste pickup will be Friday, November 16. Temperatures are downright…

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Starting Sunday, November 4 the green waste site will open on Sundays at 9 a.m. for the remainder of the season. Previously announced hours for other days will remain the same. The majority of leaves around the City are down, and with the colder and wetter weather in the forecast the remainder that “intend” to…

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Weekday hours at the green waste site will be changing the next couple of weeks, due to darkness. The green waste site will close at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, Thursday October 25, Tuesday, October 30 and Thursday, November 1. After that, the green waste site will close on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5…

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Please note that next week’s recycling pickup will be on Thursday, July 5 instead of Wednesday, July 4. City pickup of Wednesday’s garbage will also be Thursday, July 5 along with the regular Thursday route – please remember to have containers out no later than 7:00 a.m.

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