The telephone system at the Carroll County Courthouse is getting an upgrade.
The Carroll County Courthouse is celebrating its Golden Anniversary, albeit a few weeks late.
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the
annexation of the future site of Waspy’s Truck Stop into the City of
Templeton at its regular meeting on Monday.
The Carroll County Treasurer’s Office will begin offering driver’s license services on Wednesday, Sept. 21.
At Monday’s City Council meeting, council approved:
— A conditional
offer to Michel Pogge-Weaver of Swift County, Minnesota, for the
position of Carroll city manager, with a starting salary of $105,000.
The offer is contingent on a background check that has been completed,
as well as results of a physical exam and drug test that were
administered Monday. Council expects to consider Pogge-Weaver’s contract
at an upcoming special meeting.
Construction of a new Carroll streets maintenance facility — a project
intended to bring both efficiency and safety — would cost an estimated
$4.3 million, according to a consultant’s report.
Carroll City Council members Monday approved a $5 million concept plan
for a dramatic renovation and expansion of the indoor pool at the
At its regular meeting on Monday, the Carroll County Board of
Supervisors began discussing options to deal with a new federal law
requiring employers to pay overtime wages to any salaried employee
making less than $47,476 per year.
Carroll City Council members Monday night hired OPN Architects, a Des
Moines-based firm a local committee recommended, to study potential for
modernized library services.
In response to a March report from the Iowa Department of Corrections,
the Carroll County Board of Supervisors appointed a five-person Jail
Study Committee on Monday to study and recommend solutions to current
problems at the county jail.
In a special meeting with Carroll County Treasurer Jean Seidl on
Wednesday, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved entering into a
28e agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation to continue to
provide driver’s license services after Sept. 1.
A modernized public library should be accessible to all economic classes
and ages of people — and be constructed and outfitted to adapt quickly
to changes — Carroll city officials and library advocates told the
architectural firm in charge of developing a concept for an improved
The Carroll County Board of Supervisors voted down a proposal to join
the Iowa Drainage District, which would have cost the county $5,000, but
approved moving ahead with support for the Des Moines Water Works legal
fund with a 4-1 vote.
Carroll City Council members have started talking about new entry signs or features to introduce motorists to Carroll.
Carroll City Council members Monday night authorized the city Public
Works director to negotiate a contract with OPN Architects, the Des
Moines-based firm a local committee recommended for the job of designing
a modern library and repurposing City Hall services in Carroll.
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