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THERE WILL BE NO CHANGE IN YOUR GARBAGE PICK UP DUE TO THE MEMORIAL HOLIDAY, PUT YOUR GARBAGE AND RECYCLING OUT AS NORMAL.

May 2017 Newsletter

Did you get the last newsletter sent out? It has a lot of important information for you. No worries! We have it for you right here! Click the link below and view the City newsletter whenever you need it.

May 2017 Newsletter

 

EMERALD ASH BORER 

The City of Mount Vernon has found the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle in an Ash tree in the City limits. If you have an Ash tree on your property you should look into having the tree treated as soon as possible. Have your trees treated. Save your tree. The City will be treating the City trees. Privately owned trees will be up to the homeowner.  

Bulky Item Drop Off Day

The City of Mt Vernon will have their annual Bulky Item Drop Off Day on June 3m 2017, from 7 AM - 12 PM at same location Elliot Park. This year there will be NO HAZARDOUS WASTE DROP OFF. Hazardous waste can be taken directly to the Solid Waste Agency. This is limited to residents only and proof of residency needs to be given at the time of drop off with your current water bill and drivers license. 

 

Mount Vernon is a buzz!

Did you know we are a Bee City USA City? Only 44 in the USA currently and we are one of them.Click the link below to the Bee City USA website to learn more about pollinators and their impact in the world. Great stuff!

Bee City USA website link

 

March 2017 City Newsletter

 

Mount Vernon Police Department Annual Police Report 2016

Our Police Department is very busy. Click on the link below to learn more about what is going on in your City. Thank you MVPD for all you do for our community. We appreciate you! #thinblueline

2016 Mount Vernon Police Annual Police Report

2017 March Mount Vernon Police Report

 

TREE GRANT GIVE AWAY

THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON RECEIVED A TREE GRANT FOR 20 TREES TO BE OFFERED TO THE CITY OF MOUNT VERNON RESIDENTS. THERE ARE THREE TYPES OF TREES AND THE CITY WILL PLANT THE TREES IN THE RIGHT OF WAYS. TREES ARE ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS. IF YOU WOULD LIKE A TREE FOR YOUR RIGHT OF WAY, PLEASE CALL CITY HALL TO BE PLACED ON A LIST. THE FIRST 20 RESIDENTS WHO CALL WILL BE CONSIDERED. THE RESIDENT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WATER AND MAINTENANCE OF THE TREE. THE CITY WILL BE DOING THE PLANTING IN AN APPROVED LOCATION. CALL CITY HALL AT 319-895-8742 IF INTERESTED.  

 

VETERANS NAME LIST FOR THE MEMORIAL IN MOUNT VERNON CEMETERY

The Mount Vernon Cemetery will soon have a granite wall with the list of Veterans names who are located in the Cemetery and who are known to be there. Please click the link below to see if your loved one is there, and if the name is spelled correctly. If you see any errors please call Mike Woods at 319-329-4378. We want to make sure all names are correctly engraved on the granite wall. 

Veteran Name List for the Memorial Wall

 

2018 City Budget

Below are the links for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget. The budget shows where money is being allocated through the year. 

FY 2017-2018 Budget Summary City of Mt Vernon

 

RAIN BARREL REBATE PROGRAM

The sustainability Committee is continuing the rain barrel program. See details in the link below, more on deadline dates as we get them. Happy gardening!

Rain barrel program 

 

Water Quality Report 2016

  

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