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Full Service Campground at City Park $20 per night $100 per week.


For Kissinger Community Center Rental Rates
and
City of Merrill Building Permit Rates

Call 712-938-2514, or go to, City Hall 608 Main Street for up to date rates and availability.


Notice: Landfill only open when conditions permit.


MERRILL NEWSLETTER

SEPTEMBER 2018

CITY HALL PHONE # 938-2514 CITY HALL HOURS 8 AM –Noon

CITY LANDFILL IS OPEN, PLEASE PUT THINGS IN DESIGNATED AREA

COUNCIL NEWS

Bev Fagan asked and received permission to put benches by bank and Lion’s park for Eagle Scout project

Fire Dept has set September 29 for annual picnic fundraiser.

Council approved payment #2 for lagoon project in amount of $40,045.68.

Campground management was discussed.

Information was presented for web site.

Attorney explained Iowa Code 142.D concerning smoke free buildings and advised Council to leave as is. Council did vote to post signage that “smoke free” includes electronic cigarettes.

Handout was presented by Council person Hemmelman concerning pork loin dinner fund raiser for flooring at Kissinger.

Council approved payment of $1,350 to Forest Holdings, Inc for deed transfer for 125 Main St property.

Community grants were discussed and explained.

St. John Lutheran church asked that parking in front of church be changed from “Church parking only” to “No overnight parking and no semi-trucks”. Council approved.

Council approved Resolution #2018-8 for annual SFR report.

Building permits were approved for T. Roepke, garage and Brewer, shed.

Bills were approved.

July Receipts: $172,636.84, Disb. $122,071.847.

FARMERS MARKET

Merrill Farmers Market is every Thursday 4-7 pm, through Sept 27; Old School Square, 4th & Main. We accept FMN vouchers. Fruit, veggies, jewelry, jellies, breads, cakes, flowers, crafts & more!

Le Mars Farmers Market is every Saturday 9-noon, through Sept 29; at 769 Prospect St SW. More vendors & more offerings. We accept FMNP/SFMNP vouchers

TOWN RUMMAGE SALE

Saturday September 15 from 8 am to 3:30 pm

Anyone interested in being on list of rummage sales in town, call 712-490-3908.

St John Lutheran Church is taking donation of items Thursday, Sept 13 & Friday, Sept 14 from

5 pm to 8 pm. All money will go toward missions

Visit Merrillia.info for Merrill news. Calendars are also available there

Credit and debit cards are now being accepted for payments at City Hall

COMING EVENTS

Sept 15 – Town Rummage sales

Sept 17 – Council meets 7 pm

Sept 19 – Blood Bank

Sept 29 – Merrill Fire & Ambulance picnic

RECYCLING – 2 & 4TH THURSDAY

GARBAGE PICK-UP -EVERY THURSDAY

There is a “rescue” food bank in Merrill sponsored by the churches of Merrill. Persons or families in need should call 712-938-2548 to

schedule assistance. All persons will be helped if possible.

Coffee in the Legion room for veterans, 3rd Tuesday each month at 10 am.

2018 VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR”

The Volunteer of the Year committee requests the aid of Merrill’s citizens in obtaining nominations for

the “2018 Volunteer of the Year” award.

Please submit the name of your candidate with a short explanation of the nominee’s qualifications in a sealed envelope to the office of city hall by NOON

Tuesday October 9, 2018

Your help is greatly appreciated…

SPOTLIGHT”

ELLENDALE ST JOSEPH’S CATHOLIC CHURCH

23533 K-22

FAMOUS ROAST BEEF DINNER

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2018

Serving 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Adults $10.00; Children (4-10) -$4.50 (at the door)

With Central Catering

TAKE OUT AVAILABLE

Serving: Roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, coleslaw, home grown corn, tomatoes, pickles.

Enjoy homemade pies and desserts

THIS IS A DINNER YOU DON’T

WANT TO MISS

ALWAYS DELICIOUS

Shop the abundance For Sale:

of the Ellendale

COUNTRY STORE Apple Pies

Enjoy a good meal and show your support for our community.




CITY COUNCIL OF CITY OF MERRILL, IOWA
REGULAR MEETING
KISSINGER CIVIC CENTER
608 MAIN ST
MERRILL IOWA
AUGUST 20, 2018
7:00 PM

I​CALL TO ORDER
​​
III​APPROVAL OF MINUTES for 7/16

III​TREASURER’S REPORT

IV​INFORMATION
​a. A 15 minute module of time is available for unscheduled
​ audience participation as directed by Mayor
​b. City Clerk correspondence and information
​c. City Attorney information and report
​d. Other

V​DEPARTMENT REPORTS – FIRE DEPT, AMBULANCE, MAINTENANCE, POLICE, LIBRARY, ECON DEVELOPMENT

XI​UNFINISHED BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS
a. Campground payments
b. Web site
c. Tax incentive
d. No smoking ordinance
e. Kissinger floor
f. Deed transfer – 125 Main St – Forest Holdings Inc.
g. Kyle Petersen check

VIII​NEW BUSINESS – ACTION ITEMS
a. Community grant – Barb
b. St John’s Lutheran Church
c. Approve Road Use report
d. Building permits

VIII​OTHER BUSINESS
​ Claims and Accounts review
IX​ADJOURNMENT



 


Current status of Merrill's ambulance service.


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AVENUE OF FLAGS ROSTER can be reviewed by clicking here. (bottom part of page)


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Come join us at the Merrill Public Library

for a cup of coffee Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.

At a site called Transparent Language Online, Merrill Public Library paytrons will be able to create a Transparent Language Online user account and begin their language learning.Stop in the Library and check it out!


Library Hours:
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS 1:30PM ‘TIL 5:00PM

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS 6:00PM ‘TIL 8:00PM

FRIDAYS & SATURDAYS 9:00AM ‘TIL NOON


City waste area rules.
dump


Notice

RECYCLING

2ND & 4TH THURSDAYS 

GARBAGE IS PICKED UP FIRST 

RECYCLING IS PICKED UP ON A

SECOND TRIP

BE SURE GARBAGE CANS ARE NOT FULL OF WATER.  THEY CANNOT BE PICKED UP IF THEY HAVE WATER IN THEM.


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A large recycling dumpster is 1 block south of Prairie State Bank. Please place RECYCLABLE items INSIDE the blue dumpster just south of town quonset building.

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