2020 Challenges Motivate Osceola Water Works Team For 2021 Progress

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Osceola Water Works (OWW) and the customers they serve faced a number of unprecedented challenges in 2020. While it was understandably a tough year, there were also a number of positives to look back on as 2021 planning starts. The weather at the start of the year

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SNOW ORDINANCE ENACTMENT – 12/29/2020

December 29, 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Snow Ordinance Enactment CONTACT PERSON:  Chief Martin W. Duffus   Osceola, IA:  The City of Osceola will place their snow ordinance into effect beginning at Noon Tuesday, December 29, 2020, and expiring 9AM Wednesday, December 30, 2020. The ordinance prohibits parking

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Osceola Building Incentive Program Boosts New Home Construction and is Ready for More.

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In the Spring of 2020 the Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) completed another development contract through the Osceola Building Incentive Program, making it the fourth home built in the city through the plan. The new home, located off Kossuth and Washington, was built using resources available through

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Osceola’s New Trail System Connector Ties Safe Routes to Family Fun

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Bringing easy access to local parks and playgrounds along with safely connecting Clarke Community school campuses within the city, Osceola’s recreational trail system continues to flourish. With unanimous approval in a recent school board meeting, another crucial section of the trails system was given the green light

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SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Governor Reynolds, IDPH Public Health Guidelines

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The City of Osceola urges all its residents to mask-up whenever you leave your home and practice social distancing.  Please take a moment to read the Governor’s Enhanced Public Health Measures which will go into effect on 11/11/2020. Click the image to view / read larger in

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Osceola Water Works Researching Plans for Improved Water Quality

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It seems to be an annual occurrence. As soon as the heat of late summer hits, surface water sources around the midwest become victims of algae blooms, causing treatment challenges for municipalities and water departments and giving citizens concern for their water quality. In Osceola’s West Lake,

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“Halloween like We’ve Never Seen” – Osceola, IA Halloween Guidelines and Updates

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In a campaign collaboration between the city of Osceola and Clarke County Hospital, “Halloween like We’ve Never Seen” offers some guidelines and updates on trick-or-treating for the community and tips centered around keeping children and families safe during the festivities. You can click the image to the

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Osceola Receives over $250,000 from IEDA Community Development Block Grant Housing Sustainability Award

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On September 15th, the city of Osceola was notified by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) that they were the latest recipient of a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for $252,200. The CDBG program is a Federally Funded program through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban

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