Des Moines County Emergency Services Director Gina Hardin announced this(Tues) morning that she’s given the Federal Emergency Management Agency…FEMA…a figure of $325,000, as the amount of damage sustained by public entities as a result of…
Toward the end of last night’s Burlington City Council meeting, Councilman Tim Scott had a melt-down of sorts…..
She’s compiling the numbers to see how much damage the flooding has done to public property in Burlington and Des Moines County, with an eye toward reimbursement funds from FEMA…..but Emergency Management Coordinator Gina Hardin…
The flood potential in eastern Iowa along the Iowa River has diminished enough that the Iowa Corps of Engineers has downgraded its response from “high alert” to monitoring mode.
Last week, the unofficial consensus was 3-2 against the proposal…and last(Mon) night the Burlington City Council voted officially to affirm that call, turning thumbs down on a 5-year, citywide property tax abatement for residential development.
Crime in the Burlington area is an issue that has many people talking and concerned.
A 64-year-old Wapello man is dead after a head-on collision that occurred about 5 miles north of Grandview on Highway 61 Sunday afternoon.
The Burlington City Council meets later today(Mon) and will hold three public hearings.
The sound of many sump-pump motors in downtown Burlington is something you’ll hear in the coming days, as the flood-water begins to recede and the Market Street pumping station returns to normal operations.
As predicted, the flood protection around the Market Street Sewage Pumping Station failed.