New Hampton City council

Main Street business owners and New Horizons-Chamber Director Jason Speltz made a pitch to the New Hampton City Council to loosen the city code that gives them very little space to display their wares outside their stores. “My biggest concern is we need to promote New Hampton, Iowa, and bring...
A New Hampton resident made a pitch last week to the City Council to have members of the New Hampton Light Plant Board elected, rather than appointed, but he may have to first lobby the Iowa Legislature to change state law. Larry Throndson, a former member of the Light Plant Board, last Monday...
If New Hampton residents want to run a “trickle” of water to keep their pipes from freezing this winter, they will have to pay for that water and the sewer treatment for it. The City Council on Monday night decided that the unwritten policy that has been in effect for years in New Hampton will no...
The New Hampton City Council on a unanimous vote reinstated last Monday night a New Hampton sergeant who has been on paid administrative leave since September 2018. Council members went into closed session for 74  minutes, and when they returned, Mayor Deb Larsen announced that the council members...
The New Hampton City Council last week approved a request by the TRIBE Trail Committee to extend the 25 mile-per-hour speed limit on West Main Street near what will be the high school and middle school complex. And that was welcome news to New Hampton Community Schools Superintendent Jay Jurrens. “...
New Hampton City Council members didn’t make any decisions during their meeting last Monday night, but they are seriously considering ending a longstanding practice that allows city residents to use extra water during winter months. For years, the city has allowed residents to turn on taps and...
The New Hampton City Council last week approved providing a couple with an economic development grant for what will be a unique business on New Hampton’s Main Street. Lisa and Lee Pool recently purchased the building at 109 E. Main Street that was formerly the home of businesses like the Coffee...
The New Hampton City Council held a brief, 12-minute meeting on Monday night with no contested votes and accomplished a fair amount for the time.City council approved tentatively awarding Kendall Rosauer, owner of Riley’s Inc., a $6,500 grant in assistance for the purchase of the building at 2 W....
New Hampton City Council voted Monday night to donate garage space to the ambulance service. It is not automatically required that cities include this in the request for proposals the Ambulance Council drafted which is due April 12.The Ambulance Council request for proposals states, under “Housing...
New Hampton City Council had many things to consider before it approved a rate increase of $1.51 per month per household for curbside recycling, which Jendro President Alan Powell said roughly equals the cost of processing and transporting the current baled recyclable material.The monthly recycling...

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