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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Managing Trees in Your Landscape

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In order to ensure your trees survive the fall and winter without damage, address any issues you notice as soon as possible. This includes the trees in the "right-of-way," that part of the street between the lot line (often a sidewalk) and the c...

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Posted on: September 3, 2020

City Welcomes New Fire Chief

We are pleased to announce that Jeffrey Swanson has been selected as the new Fire Chief. Swanson is expected to be appointed by the City Council at the September 8, 2020, City Council meeting and will begin with the department on September 22, 2020.


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Posted on: August 10, 2020

Emergency Response

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During an emergency, could we find you? Be sure you have an address that is visible to first responders by ensuring house numbers are large, have a contrasting background, and are of reflective material.

Posted on: July 20, 2020

Operating Hours at Oskaloosa Brush Drop-Off Site

Beginning Saturday, July 25, Oskaloosa’s brush drop-off site on Suffolk Road will return to normal posted daytime operating hours. Open hours are weekdays from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, and weekends (Saturday & Sunday) from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. The...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Time is Running Out - Complete Your Census


The U.S. Constitution mandates a census of the population every 10 years. The 2020 Census counts everyone who lives in the U.S. Census statistics help determine the number of seats each state holds in the U.S. House of Representatives and how billions of ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Mahaska Oskaloosa Driving Economic Success (MODES)


The planning effort includes the evaluation of options to improve regional access to better accommodate freight needs, spur additional economic development in the existing Industrial Park, improve quality of life for the residents of Oskaloosa by relocati...

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Early Childhood Education and Recreation Center

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The total combined project will be approximately 90,000 square feet to include an early childhood education center, a YMCA recreation/fitness center, outdoor surface parking, public/private streets, cycling/pedestrian ways, and stormwater management featu...

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