City installs pet waste stations in park areas

City Update: We are pleased to announce that pet waste stations have been installed at the following locations; Rec Complex, Buffalo Entryway, Community Park, and Garden Square.

The Prairie City Park Board was awarded a grant from Metro Waste Authority to cover the cost of five pet waste stations ($1,411.35)!  Thank you Park Board and Metro Waste Authority!

 

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Prairie City Hometown Pride Committee is off to a great start!

Did you know Prairie City has a new Hometown Pride Committee? In partnership with Keep Iowa Beautiful, Prairie City and six other communities in Jasper County have formed local Hometown Pride Committees to work with a community coach to look at opportunities to strengthen Prairie City both culturally and economically for the future of our town. Projects are looked at that will Improve the appearance and vitality of a community. To read more about Keep Iowa Beautiful’s Hometown Pride Project click here.http://www.keepiowabeautiful.com/hometown-pride
Some current projects your Hometown Pride Committee members are exploring include:
Acquiring and designing the railway property from Monroe to Mitchellville for development as a recreational trail, planning a trailhead center in Prairie City, looking at downtown properties for possible second floor renovation to residential space, analyzing our current storm sewer system and planning community events.
You can access the agendas and minutes from our monthly meetings on the City’s website under the documents tab at: http://prairiecityiowa.us/?page_id=2498

Prairie City Hometown Pride Committee members are:
Tony Ladehoff (chairperson)
Dianne Taylor
Sue Ponder
Kirsten Emmack
Joan Van Gorp
Linda Frazier
Council Person Lyle Burkett
Mayor Chad Alleger
City Administrator Manny Toribio
Community Coach Jeff Davidson
Please feel free to share suggestions with any committee member.