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We are currently adding to and making some changes to the City Website. Some functions will be on the site as we work incorporating and streamlining the site. We thank you for your patience.

 

CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED NOVEMBER 27TH AND NOVEMBER 28TH FOR THE THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY.IF YOU ARE NORMALLY PICKED UP ON WEDNESDAY YOUR GARBAGE DAY WILL NOT CHANGE. IF YOU ARE PICKED UP ON THURSDAY YOU WILL BE PICKED UP ON FRIDAY.

 

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. 

 

 The City will be selling by sealed bid two Ludlow fire hydrants. Minimum bid is $100.00 a piece. If interested please submit a bid in a sealed envelope with your bid, name, address, and phone number. Deadline for the sealed bids is 12:00 pm November 20th, 2014. Click link below for picture of the hydrants.

Ludlow Fire Hydrants

 

THIS IS THE LAST WEEK OF LEAF PICK UP. THE LEAF PICK UP TRUCK IS CURRENTLY GOING AROUND TOWN AND PICKING UP PILES.THE SEVEN WEEK CYCLE OF LEAF PICK UP BEGAN 10-06-2014.LEAVES NEED TO BE FREE OF DEBRIS AND YARD WASTE. LEAVES MUST BE BY THE CURB THE LEAF TRUCK HAS SEVEN WEEKS TO COMPLETE THE TOWN LEAF PICK UP. EVERY EFFORT IS MADE TO MAKE IT AROUND TOWN WITHIN A SEVEN DAY TIME PERIOD EACH WEEK.DO NOT PARK IN FRONT OF LEAF PILES, DO NOT PLACE YOUR LEAVES IN BAGS, DO NOT PLACE PILES AROUND SIGNS OR UNDER TREES,

 

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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Emerald Ash Borer- for more information go to the Public Notice Tab

 

Want to know about street projects scheduled for 2014? Click on the link below to view the City Engineer Report, and be in the know!


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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