The Eldora City Council unanimously (4-0) voted to approve the fiscal year 2021 budget at a special meeting on Monday.
The first few weeks of Mark Schulz’s first job haven’t exactly gone the way he imagined they would.
Three elected Hardin County officials will not be challenged this summer and fall in the primary or general elections.
The Hardin County supervisors voted Wednesday to approve a proposed 2020-21 fiscal year budget. The vote came after a brief public hearing during the meeting, which was conducted via video conference.
Property taxes in the Iowa Falls School District will not increase next year.
A new ordinance proposed by the Eldora City Council would limit where semi trucks can park and where they can be kept running.
Historically low interest rates could save the City of Eldora thousands of dollars through the refinancing of sewer bonds.
With no written or oral comments about the proposed budget estimate for fiscal year 2020-21, the Hubbard City Council proceeded to approve the budget and certification of city taxes at a public hearing on Monday.
*Update: The Hardin County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved paying the bill with money from the At-Risk Fund on Wednesday.
*Correction: A previous version of this story reported it was the Hardin County Auditor Jessica Lara who advised the City of Eldora use the surplus in the Trust $ Agency to help fund employee benefits. It was, in fact, the City's hired auditor who gave that advice.
Poor management of the Hardin County Public Employees Health Plan and failure to follow termination procedures cost the County more than $46,000 over five and a half years, according to a report released Tuesday by the Iowa State Auditor's Office.
It’s a big year for elections, and not just at the national level. Prospective Hardin County candidates are turning their attention to the primary and general elections that will choose candidates to fill four-year terms at the courthouse in Eldora.