“It’s all a lot of baloney. It’s all unfounded.”
~Carroll County Supervisor
A juvenile detention center in Cherokee supported by Carroll County is on probation for a month because it kept a 17-year-old boy in leg restraints for nearly 48 hours and locked up in solitary confinement for nearly a week.
Carroll’s water supply has responded favorably in recent months, and the city expects to have two new wells online in November.
The Audubon City Council’s balance of power shifted slightly
Monday with the appointment of Brad Hemmingsen, 45, to replace a
councilman who resigned early this month to tend his wife’s health.
The Carroll City Council Monday night approved plans for a $1.38 million street resurfacing this construction season.
An employee reprimand that Audubon City Councilman Bob Jacobsen demanded
this week be rescinded will remain in the employee’s file, Mayor Sam
Kauffman told the Daily Times Herald today.
A collaborative effort of Carroll County, cities inside its borders and
local economic development leaders kicked off Tuesday night at Region 12
Council of Governments in Carroll.
The City Council is set to select a new colleague this month to replace
Councilman Tom Nielsen, whose resignation was effective Monday.
Nemaha resident Sean Kleespies started Monday as the City of Carroll’s wastewater treatment plant superintendent.
City officials and the Teamsters Union have reached a deal on a
three-year contract that includes annual salary-and-benefit package
increases that average 3 percent for each of the next three fiscal
years, Carroll City Manager Gerald Clausen reported Monday night during a
Carroll City Council members Monday night approved a $15,500 contract
with a firm headed by a former Des Moines police chief to lead the
search for a successor to Jeff Cayler, who has led the Carroll Police
Department for 30 years and plans to retire June 8.
Six options for improved public-library services in Carroll range in
estimated cost from $1.6 million to $2.9 million, according to
preliminary documents presented by the city’s architect, BCDM of Omaha,
First-term Audubon City Councilman Tom Nielsen resigned his elected
position this week to tend his wife, who suffers from an undisclosed
ailment related to a recent heart attack, he said.
The Iowa Senate on a 46-0 vote Wednesday confirmed Gov. Terry Branstad’s
re-appointment of Rod Roberts, a former state legislator from Carroll,
as director of the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals.
The Omaha, Nebraska, architect charged with developing a consensus plan
for improved library services has released five initial conceptual
designs ranging from a remodel with a slight addition — 9,952 square
feet — to an expansion to the north and east —15,500 square feet.
If you couldn’t find a topic that interested you during the Carroll
Chamber of Commerce’s legislative forum in Glidden Saturday, you needed
that second cup of coffee or a sugar fix with a larger cinnamon roll.
Carroll City Council members Monday approved a $6,500 site
evaluation-and-design contract with JEO Consulting of Carroll for a
2,400-square-foot maintenance and office facility at the cemetery.
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