Friday, April 18, 2014

GOOD FRIDAY DAILY REPORT

58 TODAY...COOLER THAN EXPECTED.
70 TOMORROW
74 EASTER SUNDAY.

THE CITY OF MAQUOKETA IS GOING TO  CRACK DOWN ON JUNK AND
VEHICLES IN RESIDENT'S YARDS.    THIS WEEK, MAQUOKETA POLICE
ISSUED FOUR ABATEMENTS TO RESIDENTS.   RECENTLY SEVERAL REAL
ESTATE AGENTS ASKED THE CITY'S PUBLIC SAFETY COMMITTEE TO WORK ON SOME TYPE OF ORDINANCE WHICH WOULD TAKE CARE OF EYESORES.

THE JACKSON COUNTY SUPERVISORS ARE WORKING ON A LONG-TERM
LEASE WITH THE JACKSON COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR ITS EXISTING
MUSEUM AT THE FAIRGROUNDS.   THE CURRENT LEASE EXPIRES IN 2019, WHICH WAS SET UP OVER 40 YEARS AGO.

THE MILLERTOWN BRIDGE AT 10200  30TH AVENUE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE NEXT THREE MONTHS FOR REPAIRS.

SOME BUILDINGS HAVE BEEN OLD IN DOWNTOWN MAQUOKETA.
MORE LATER.

DENNIS VOY


Thursday, April 17, 2014

THURSDAY DAILY REPORT

NO REPORT TODAY

SEN. BOWMAN AND WIND ENERGY

LEGISLATIVE EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE IOWA'S WIND ENERGY ECONOMY ARE  HELPING CREATE JOBS ACROSS IOWA.   ROB HACH OF ALTA, IOWA, FOUNDED A COMPANY THAT  HAD 7 ENPLOYEES WHEN THE 2008 RECESSION HIT AND THEN GREW TO A WORKFORCE OF 33 TODAY.    SEN. BOWMAN OF
MAQUOKETA TALKED WITH HACH AND ROGER LUTES, A MARSHALL COUNTY FARMER WORKING TO LAUNCH A WIND FARM ON HIS LAND, AT THE IOWA
STATEHOUSE WEDNESDAY.   LEFT TO RIGHT, HACH, BOWMAN AND LUTES.
ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT WIND ENERGY, TALK TO SEN. BOWMAN.

PHOTO CONTRIBUTED
DENNIS VOY

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

WEDNESDAY DAILY REPORT

TODAY, 57 AND PARTLY SUNNY AND WINDY.

WE WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER 50'S NOW THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

BECAUSE OF THE WEEKEND RAIN, THE BURN BAN IN JACKSON COUNTY
HAS BEEN LIFTED.

THE JACKSON COUNTY SUPERVISORS ARE TAKING BIDS UNTIL MAY 2ND ON 2-ACRES-PLUS  OF LAND THE COUNTY OWNS, JUST UP THE HILL FROM
SUNSHINE SCHOOL, AT GERMAN STREET AND CRESLANE.

AT THEIR MEETING THIS WEEK, THE SCHOOL BOARD TALKED ABOUT NEW HEATING/AIR-CONDITIONING FOR THE MIDDLE SCHOOL AND HIGH SCHOOL.    THERE ARE PROBLEMS  WITH THE BOILERS AND GETTING PARTS.
 FIRST DRIVE-IN (OUT EAST) IN 1933.



SORRY, SHORT REPORT TODAY.

DENNIS VOY