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Governor Little has updated the Phase of the Reopen Idaho Plan to Phase 3, as of February 2nd, 2021. To read the complete Order, please CLICK HERE!

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

Community

“Planning and Zoning Thank You” – The City would like to recognize and thank John Lott and Dee Johnson for their service on the Planning and Zoning Commission. We would also like to welcome our new members Bill Koester and Jason Cooper!
“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
“Keep your Vehicle Safe” –Officer Williams would like to remind everyone to keep your vehicles locked, as there have been reports of theft from cars in the area. The best way to protect your property is to lock it up!
“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 at the City website.
23rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt”We are looking forward to our Easter Egg Hunt on March 27th at 1:00 pm this year! Thanks to your feedback it will look a little different this year. For more information on the changes, please go to the City website at www.cityofiona.org/easter-egg-hunt/. If you know of any business that would be interested in sponsoring or donating to this event, please let us know by e-mailing office@cityofiona.org
 “Egg Filling” – Looking for an easy and fun way to serve your community? Come help fill eggs for our Easter Egg Hunt! If you or a group you are in would like to fill some eggs, please contact the City Office!
 “A Call for Food Trucks” – The City Office is looking for food trucks for our Easter Event! If you have a food truck, sell food, or know someone who does and would like to be a part of this event, please have them call the city office at 208-523-5600 or e-mail office@cityofiona.org
“Sidewalk Chalk Contest” – Families and individuals can sign up for our first annual Sidewalk Chalk Art Contest at the Iona Easter Egg Hunt. For more information or to sign up please visit our website under the Easter Egg Hunt tab. We look forward to seeing what fun designs you come up with!
“Iona Day” – The Iona Day Committee is in full swing planning another 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. The first meeting will be March 9th at 5:30 pm in the City Building kitchen, which is down the left set of stairs, by the old Police Office.  

Important Information

The City of Iona’s City Council has scheduled the following Public Hearings on the evening of March 16th, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. at the Iona City Building, which is located at 3548 N. Main St, Iona, ID. 
“Amendment to the City Budget” – On March 16th at 7:15 p.m., the Iona City Council will hold a Public Hearing to discuss an Amendment to Ordinance No. 244-08-20, the Appropriations Ordinance for Fiscal Year 2021. This ordinance is in regards to appropriating additional monies that have been awarded to the City of Iona in the sum of $575,000 as additional funding for the Iona Water Project. 
 

Public Works 

Winter Parking Restrictions” – Per Iona City Code § 9-4-5(C), “It shall be unlawful to park or place any vehicle upon any road way as defined above, from and including the period commencing on Thanksgiving Day to and until Easter Sunday of the following year, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 noon, Monday through Friday.” The City’s Police Officer will be placing warnings on cars that are not in compliance. If warnings are ignored then you could be towed.

Business Spotlight

“Heavenly Hearts” – We have a new cookie company here in Iona! Christine Adams has created some delicious and intricately designed delectables for our tasting pleasure! Perfect for events, or simply to make life more beautiful! Please contact her through her facebook page, Heavenly Hearts, or by calling 734-657-2108.

 

 

 

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: