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Governor Little has issued a “Stay Healthy Order” that will begin on November 14th, 2020. To read the complete Order, please CLICK HERE!

Community

“Requirements from Eastern Idaho Public Health” – Due to rising cases in the area, Governor Little has moved us back into Phase 3 of the Reopen Idaho Plan. For additional information and restrictions please refer to the Eastern Idaho Public Health Website: https://eiph.idaho.gov/
“City Office Closed” – The City Office will be closed Wednesday, November 11th, in observance of Veterans Day.
The City Office will also be closed Thursday, November 26th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
“Happy Thanksgiving” – The City wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving. We have so much to be grateful for in our small town, you inlcuded! We hope you have a happy and safe holiday.

“New Police Officer” – The City now has a dedicated police officer. Officer Chris Williams is assigned to our town from Bonneville County, and we’re grateful for his dedicated service. If you see him around town, be sure to wave!
“Winter Basketball” – We are excited to start another season of basketball! Due to the difficulty of finding coaches for individual players, we are taking organized teams only. We would encourage parents that are willing to coach to print out a coach packet. These can be found at www.cityofiona.org under recreation information, or by coming to the city office. The coach’s packet includes everything you need to register your entire team. Please turn in your completed packet, with all player fees and waivers at registration. Registration opens on Tuesday, November 10th and closes on Thursday, November 12th. Please drop your completed packet off at the Iona City Building, 3548 N. Main St. from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.Only completed packets will be accepted.
Players must play at grade level or play up, but will not be permitted to play down a level. The league is open to any child within grade requirements. If your child is interested in playing and doesn’t have a team, or you are coaching and need more players, please use our City of Iona Sports Facebook page to advertise or look for available players or teams. 
7 Game Season:  January 9th-February 27th on Saturdays at various District 93 elementary and secondary schools. Grades 4-6 will be using full sized gyms.
Leagues:  Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grade are co-ed.
4th, 5th/6th grade girls
4th, 5th, 6th grade boys       
Fee:  $42 includes reversible jersey 
 
 

Important Information

The City of Iona’s Planning & Zoning Commission has scheduled the following Public Hearings on the evening of December 9th, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Iona City Building, which is located at 3548 N. Main St, Iona, ID. Subsequent Public Hearings will be held by the City Council for final approval on December 15th, 2020 at 7:15 p.m.
-City Code Amendment: A public hearing will be held on December 9th, 2020 at 6:30 at the Iona City Building. The purpose of the hearing is to consider amendments to the Iona City Code §10-1-7, 10-1-8, 11-8-4, 11-14-1 and 11-14-3, pertaining to public hearing requirements and the conduct of hearings before the Planning and Zoning Commission. To view the the Public Hearing Notice CLICK HERE!

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.”
 
“Snow Removal” – With winter just around the corner, we would like to remind all residents that every person who owns property within the City shall remove any snow, ice, and other obstructions or dangerous conditions upon any sidewalk abutting his or her property within twenty four (24) hours following a precipitation event. As for the streets and to help with plowing, no person shall park a motor vehicle, trailer or equipment on the streets or in the swales, during or following a precipitation event. Snow is not allowed to be shoveled into the street from your property.
 
“Snow Removal Exemptions” – Per Iona City Code § 6-4-8 those who are physically or mentally impaired in a manner that makes snow removal impossible, pregnant women, or  residents over 80 years of age, are exempt from snow removal, and can call the city at 208-523-5600 to have the snow the plow moves into their driveway removed by the city.     
 
“Placing of Fill Prohibited” – Per Iona City Code § 5-5-7 “Any person who places top soil, fill, dirt, pavement, rock or gravel to an elevation higher than ten inches (10”) below the height of the nearest edge of the pavement or oiled surface of a public road, and within a distance of ten (10) lineal feet from the edge of such pavement, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor…” Any person currently violating this code needs to remove debris ASAP.
 

 


 

Local Events

“Veterans Day” –  The City Veterans Day plans have changed. In order to keep everyone safe we’re coming to you! We will be dropping off a token of our appreciation on Wednesday the 11th. Thank you!
“Art Open House” – Come support local artist Clay Cammack November 7th from 4 pm to 8 pm at 1245 Preston Dr., Idaho Falls. Peruse his stunning photography, and enjoy some light refreshments.

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: