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The Eastern Idaho Public Health District has updated their order of restriction for Bonneville County. To read the complete order, please CLICK HERE!

Community

“City Council Date Changed” – The City Council has changed the date of their May meeting to accommodate voting on May 18th. The meeting will now be held on Wednesday, May 19th in the City Council Chambers.

“City Office Closed” – The City Office will be closed on Monday, May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. We will re-open on Tuesday, June 1st at 9:00 a.m.

 

“FOUND ITEM”– Thanks to a concerned citizen who found it, we are now in possession of what we believe to be a dog collar remote, and a smart watch. Please come to The City Office Building to claim your item.

“Heritage Commission” – The City Council has created a new commission to celebrate the rich heritage of our wonderful city. If you’re interested in having your voice heard in matters relating to City events, City history, the arts, or other aspects of our city, please contact us at office@cityofiona.org

“Fence Permit Required” – In order to insure the safety and correct location of new fences, a permit will now be required to install a fence on a property line. This requires a $50 permit fee for the City to process the application and verify the correct placement of the fence

“Amendment to Code 9-4-5(C)”- The City Council has made amendments to City Code 9-4-5 (C) Pertaining to on street parking in winter. From now on it shall be unlawful to park on any street within the City from November 22nd until April 10th between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

“Clean Up After Your Dogs” The City Council has asked to remind dog owners of section 5-4-10(E) of the City Code which notes that any person who doesn’t clean up any dog feces upon public or private property will be subject to a fee of $20 for the first offense, $40 for the second committed within 6 months, and $60 for the third. Please refer to the code for further clarification.

 “Finishing Your Basement”- Our City’s Building Inspector would like to remind everyone that if you are finishing your basement you will need to get permits through the City Office. If you fail to do so and there was a fire, water damage, or another issue, your insurance might not pay. Please get a permit for your safety!

“Door to Door Sales”- All Door to Door salesmen are required to apply for a permit and pass a background check before the City will issue them a permit. All those who are issued a permit are required to wear the City issued badge when going door to door. If you see a door to door salesman in the City without a badge, please call the City Office.

“Iona Museum Needs You”– The Iona Historical Museum is in need of financial help from you! We want the museum to remain in the original Bingham Stake Tithing House- which is one of the first buildings constructed in Iona – and in order to do this we must pay the remaining mortgage of $53,000 which is due now. Information can be found and donations made by Clicking Here.

 

“Baseball/Softball” –  Scheduling for  practices will begin May 3rd. The schedule will be filled on a first come first served basis. E-mails requesting practice times that are dated before May 3rd will not be considered for the schedule, so be sure to resend any E-mail requests on that day. Initially we are only scheduling one practice per team per week. Once every team has a practice we will consider adding additional practices.

“Iona Days” – The Iona Days Committee is in full swing planning an excellent Iona Day Celebration. This year, the committee is being headed up by Meridee Wobig and is sure to be another great event. Mark your calendars for July 24th, 2021, so you don’t miss out! If you would like to volunteer or have questions about Iona Day, please contact the City Office.

Important Information

The City of Iona’s City Council has scheduled the following Public Hearing on the evening of May 19th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Iona City Building, which is located at 3548 N. Main St, Iona, ID.

“Application for Annexation for 4913 E. 49th N.” – A Public Hearing will be held to to consider an application for Annexation for the property located at 4913 East 49th North, containing 19.75 acres.

 


Public Works 

“Splash Pad Opening” – Depending on weather conditions the Splash Pad at Pioneer Park will tentatively open on Monday, May 31st. It will be open 7 days a week from 11:00 am – 7:00 pm. If you have any questions about the Splash Pad, please call the City Office.

“Spring Clean-Up” – Our annual Week Long Clean up Party to help clean, fix up, and get our homes, our neighborhoods and our whole town looking great and ready for summer, will be May 21st – May 31st. This will be an opportunity for all of us to clean our yards, garages, and help get our neighborhoods looking great and to assist anyone who needs a little help with the heavy stuff.

We will have two large dumpsters on Hansen Avenue, next to the City Building, during the dates mentioned above. One will be for household items and the other for construction debris and wood.

“Water Conservation” – As in past years, we are asking people whose address ends with an odd number (ex. 245) to water on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. Those with an address that ends with an even number (ex. 356) to water on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday. On Sunday, please limit your watering to the bare minimum. By doing this, it will help the City to conserve water, keep costs down, better water pressure for you as a customer, and a healthier lawn. Thank you!

“Pigs” – According to City Code 11-3-2 (3) Pigs or swine are not allowed anywhere in the City limits of Iona, in any zone.

“Broken Street Signs ” – There have been reports of street signs being broken and/or stolen in various neighborhoods around the City. If you see anything like this, please report it.


 

Are you interested  in knowing the breakdown of the water improvement project? Please view and/or download the Scope of Work which specifically outlines exactly what items are included in the project and the individual cost associated with each. (*It’s important to note the scope of work was based on a worst case scenario meaning some of the costs outlined could be lower when the project is put out to bid and the overall cost of the project could be lower depending on potential grant money that could become available to help fund these improvements). Are you interested in viewing a map of the water improvement project? Please view and/or download a copy of the Map. Have further questions? Please contact a city elected official at the email addresses listed below: