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Monday December 22nd, 2014 from 7am to 9am there will be tree work being done on First Street on the west side of Highway 1. During this time the street will be closed from Highway 1 to Second Avenue NW/SW-  the west side of the highway. Please note that during this time there will not be access through. All businesses are open normal hours and ready to help you with your Christmas shopping and needs. There is other parking available to shop local!  

Christmas trees will be picked up on an as needed basis starting December 29th, 2014. Place tree by your curb and it will be picked up. Please see the link below for safety tips for trees in your home this Christmas Season! 

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED DECEMBER 25TH AND 26TH, 2014 FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY. WE WILL OPEN ON MONDAY DECEMBER 29TH, 2014.

IF YOUR GARBAGE DAY IS WEDNESDAY YOUR PICK UP WILL REMAIN THE SAME. IF YOUR GARBAGE DAY IS THURSDAY YOU WILL BE PICKED UP ON FRIDAY. THIS INFORMATION IS ALWAYS ON OUR WEBSITE YEAR ROUND JUST ABOVE THE EVENTS CALENDAR. 

If you click the weather report by the date at the top right corner of this homepage it takes you to the National Weather Service website and starts on our area. 

Join us on mysidewalk.com and get involved. Posted will be questions, polls, or ask a question to the City and it will be answered. Its a new site that we are trying out to continue to be interactive with the residents of Mount Vernon. Your voice makes us better! Join the interaction. You can also follow us on Twitter! Be in the know and get social information blasts. 

 

Starting in November the IDOT will be doing some work on US Highway 30. Please be prepared to have to stop or possibly be detoured. Please click the link below for more details on the project.

Iowa Department of Transportation on US Highway 30

 

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Community Wellness Center Survey

The residents of Mt Vernon were sent a survey asking what they would like to see in a proposed Community Wellness Center- here are the results of the surveys that were turned back in. Here are also the comments that were compiled from residents on the surveys.

 

The City of Mount Vernon does not endorse any individual business or event. If you would like more information about businesses and events in the City of Mount Vernon, please contact the Visitor's Center at (319) 895-8214, or visit the web page of the Community Development Group at www.visitmvl.com.

If you find there is information missing from our site or if certain information is difficult to find, please contact the Site Administrator at mhoffman@cityofmtvernon-ia.gov Your comments are important to the continued development of the City Web site.

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