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Reminder Deadline to file paperwork for this election is Tomorrow

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 18th, 2019
For anything and everything you want to know about the election, voter ID, or anything else, here is a link to the Benton County Auditor's page.November ElectionOn another note...NOW is the time to file if you'd like to see your name on the ballot in November. Filing opened for the City and School Offices yesterday and closes September 19th.

Benton County Board of Supervisor Minutes 9/10/19

By Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor · September 17th, 2019
September 10, 2019The Benton County Board of Supervisors met in regular adjourned session with Supervisors Primmer, Bierschenk and Seeman present. Primmer called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. Unless otherwise noted, all actions were approved unanimously.Bierschenk moved/Seeman seconded: To set land use hearing date for Kenneth Nemecek in part of the SE ¼ SE ¼ 24-85-9 for Tuesday October 8, 2019 at 9:15 a.

Vendor Publication Report 9/10/19

By Hayley Rippel, Benton County Auditor · September 17th, 2019
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Vinton Police Department Log for Week of September 9-15, 2019

By Vinton Police Department · September 16th, 2019
All Charges are subject to review by The Benton County Attorney’s Office. An arrest or criminalcharge is merely an accusation and the Defendant is presumed innocent, unless proven guilty. Intrastate Warrants are issued by Law Enforcement Agencies for crimes happening in their jurisdictions.Adult ArrestsSeptember 12 Brandon Lee McNeal 35 Vinton, IowaArrested on Intrastate Warrants for Failure to Appear on Original Charges of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, Driving while License Denied, Suspended, Revoked or Cancelled and Failure to Provide P...

City Council discusses a variety of topics at last week's meeting

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 16th, 2019
The City Council met in regular session Thursday evening. Video of the meeting can be seen here. (Please hit subscribe while you are there...by doing this, it would allow me to start live streaming again...after we have enough subscribers...

Mayor to the City, It doesn't get any better than FREE

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 16th, 2019
The excerpt below is part of the discussion held at last week's City Council Meeting which can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ds1J9-m6uD4&feature=youtu.be please click subscribe while you are there which would save me hours and hours or work..then I can just live stream again!iVinton"It doesn't get any better than free!" a special message from Mayor Bud Maynard to those that have been told that it costs to sign up for the broadband service.

Benton County Board of Supervisor Agenda 9/17/19

By Gina Edler, Benton County Deputy Auditor · September 16th, 2019
BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING September 17, 2019 at 9:00 a.m. Benton County Board of Supervisors Room ** Agenda is not printed in any particular order, only time specific items will be addressed at certain times 1. 9:00 A.M. Call to Order 2. 9:05 a.m. Set land use hearing date for Mark and Crystal Manos part of N ½ NE ¼ Sec 20-T86N-R9W 3.

VMCU/VMEU hold regular meeting, discuss progress of broadband project

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 12th, 2019
The Vinton Municipal Electric Board met on Tuesday evening, in City Hall. (Click on the link to view the meeting. While you are there, please hit subscribe it would help Vinton Today!)Covering the usual business of the utilities, the board discussed the progress of the broadband project. At this time there are over 1,700 property owners that have signed up for a site survey, (if you haven't yet, call Krystal at (319) 899-6008 and she will schedule an appointment for you! Be patient if she doesn't get right back to you, there's a lot of you and ...

V-S Community School September Summary of Bills

By Vinton-Shellsburg Community Schools · September 12th, 2019
Click to view Summary of BillsOfficial School Board MinutesMinutes of the Regular MeetingBoard of DirectorsVinton-Shellsburg Community SchoolsSeptember 9, 2019 Call to Order President Rob Levis called the regular meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Office Board Meeting room. Roll Call / Pledge of Allegiance Sue Gates, Jason Hicok, Rob Levis, Kyle Schminke, Brenda Bartz, Kathy Van Steenhuyse, Mary Jo Hainstock, Superintendent, and Brenda Barkdoll Board Secretary/Treasurer were present with the exception of Mike Timmerman...

School Board Packs the House in the September meeting

By Vinton-Shellsburg Community Schools · September 11th, 2019
Click to view***To view the meeting, simply click the link above. While there, please subscribe. Vinton Today is in the process of moving all video presentations to YouTube and needs help to build the subscribers there. By subscribing, and watching from there, you can help to support Vinton Today. Board President Rob Levis called the regular meeting of the Vinton-Shellsburg Community School District Board of Directors to order at 7:00 PM on Monday, September 9, 2019 in the board room.

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