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After months of discussion, the Nashua City Council felt like it had finally decided — despite a split vote — to not only create a city administrator position but also hire someone to fill it.Not so fast, however, as two days after council members voted 3-2 to hire a Minnesota woman as the city’s...
After months of discussion, the Nashua City Council made it official Monday night when it voted 3-2 to name a Minnesota woman as the city’s first city administrator.Rachel Leitz will move into the newly created position, and although city leaders have said they hoped to have an administrator in...
The Nashua City Council Monday night gave its utility clerk a “temporary raise” because her job has changed so much in recent weeks.Since City Clerk Tabitha Caswell went on leave in March, Utility Clerk Beth Henningsen has gone from a part-time to basically a full-time employee.During Monday night’...
Sewer rates and the long talked about franchise fee with MidAmerican Energy were hot topics of conversation on Monday during Nashua’s City Council meeting.A number of citizens are concerned about the water and sewer rates raises, and that is especially the older residents who are on a fixed income....
Nashua’s mayor wants the City Council to roll up its sleeves and get to work on fixing the city’s budget problems.“We have a lot of work to do,” said Mayor Angie Dietz, who said the city must get a handle on its budget problems. “We can’t leave this for the next mayor or council.”The good news for...
The Nashua City Council has agreed to pay almost half of its communications bill to Chickasaw County.And that means the proverbial ball is in the county’s court.“That means Chickasaw County has some questions it has to answer,” Sheriff Marty Hemann said Friday, the day after Nashua City Council...
The Nashua City Council Monday night tabled action on paying its communication bill from the Chickasaw County Sheriff’s Office.The issue generated a lengthy discussion after Sheriff Marty Hemann gave council members background on the issue — explaining how Chickasaw County has used a centralized...
The Nashua City Council voted last week to approve tearing down two Main Street buildings because they are dangerous and a public nuisance.City officials contacted the owners of buildings at 304 and 308 Main Street, and they did not dispute the public hearing.The buildings will be torn down by the...
Ordinances, ordinances and more ordinances were the topic of conversation at the Nashua City Council on Tuesday evening when they passed three new ordinances for the City. The three new ordinances were pertaining to solid waste control, collection of solid waste and sidewalk regulations.The first...
Water bills have been an ongoing issue in Nashua and resident Cary Lehman wanted to know why and how his daughter’s water bill increased more than $100 since her new water meter was installed.He explained there was nothing different going on since the new water meter was installed and would like...

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