Postville Council

By: KCTN News
Aug 13th, 2019

The City of Postville and the Fire Department will be working together. The Council approved Ben Heitland as Fire Chief. The Council also directed the City Attorney to draft a constitution and bylaws for the Department to operate under city guidelines.

The Council approved a one-percent raise in water rates, which takes effect on September 1st.

They amended the current budget by nearly 700-thousand dollars related to the cost of the Waste Water Treatment Plant Project.

They approved plans and specs for the Watershed Sponsored projects in the city, which includes rain gardens, paving projects and more. The project is estimated at around 211-thousand dollars.

They approved the purchase of safety equipment for some police vehicles for 25-thousand. Jess Paul was hired as a part-time officer.