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Police Officer and Telecommunictor of the Year 2020

The 3rd annual awards were given to:

Detective Aaron Burns for his hard work in recent drug search warrants and narcotic arrests resulting in cleaning up properties and shutting down drug houses while holding occupants and homeowners responsible.

Telecommunicator Jacob Roberson for taking the lead on numerous daily tasks that help make the department more efficient and assuming a leadership role in training new dispatchers.


New Codes Adopted

As of March 1, 2018 the City adopted the 2012 Building Code, 2012 Residential Code and 2012 Property Maintenance Code.  For a list of all adopted codes please click here.

Yard Sales

Don’t forget to get your yard/garage sale permit.  They are FREE and can be obtained at the City Clerk’s office Monday – Friday from 8 am to 5 pm.  Yard/garage sales are allowed two times a year with a duration not to exceed seventy-two (72) continuous hours.  Also, City code prohibits the placement of signs or advertising on utility poles, traffic control device, or anywhere in the public right-of-way.  We appreciate your cooperation and good luck with your sale.

Holidays Observed for Trash Pickup

The following holidays are observed by Republic Services for 2022:

Memorial Day

Independence Day

Labor Day


Should your pick up day fall on or after the holiday, your trash/recycle will be collected one day late.

Monday holiday routes will be picked up on Tuesday

Tuesday route is picked up on Wednesday

Wednesday route is picked up on Thursday

Thursday route is picked up on Friday

Friday route is picked up on Saturday

Street Maintenance Program

Street Asphalt Program for 2021

Location         From                           To

Lorena           Whitelaw                        6th

3rd                Rt 143                           Eaton

George          Jennings                         Eaton

Tipton           Jennings                         Eaton

Alley Maintenance Program

The public works department will continue to oil and chip alleys in zone 7 and zone 8 this year (2021).  These two zones include "Little Italy" and alleys west of Wood River Ave.