City of IonaSmall Town With A Big Heart

COMMUNITY

 

Iona Historical Museum

The Museum is open for summer! Come and support the hard work of many volunteers and the heritage of our wonderful City. It makes a great family night, or group activity. They are open every Saturday from 10am-2pm. For private tours, please text Connie Murdock at 208-521-1041.

2021 City Elections

The 2021 City Elections will take place on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The City of Iona will have a Mayoral election on the ballot, as well as two (2) open City Council seats. For those interested in running, candidate filing will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 23, 2021. A candidate must submit a Declaration of Candidacy specifying the office and term for which they are running. The candidate must also affirm they meet the legal requirements to run. A Declaration of Candidacy must be accompanied by one of the following: (1) A Petition of Candidacy signed by at least 5 qualified city electors, or (2) a nonrefundable filing fee of $40. Candidate filing period closes on Friday, September 3, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. If you have any other questions, please call Bonneville County Elections at 208-529-1350 or the City Clerk at 208-523-5600.

Iona Baseball

We’ve completed another fantastic year of t-ball, softball, and baseball! Thank you to all the coaches and participants for making this program such a great experience for the families in our community. If you haven’t received your photos, there are still photos waiting for pick up at the City Office.

Iona Days

We are so grateful for our many volunteers and sponsors that made our Iona Days Celebration a complete success! It was a blast. If you have any photos you would be willing to share with us please e-mail them to office@cityofiona.org. To give feedback on this event, so that we know what to change for future years and what to keep, please go to our Facebook page, or cityofiona.org/iona-days

 

BUSINESS SPOTLIGHT

 

Jill’s Chicken Shack

We are so excited to welcome a new business to Iona! Located at 3372 N. Main St. In the old Ernie’s building Jill’s Chicken Shack is open for business. Their hours are 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM Monday through Saturday. They boast delicious chicken and sides and .50 cent soft serve ice cream cones! They also have delectable cinnamon rolls and treats, and Kool-Aid on tap. If you haven’t been yet, what’s stopping you? Support our newest local business and head on down to Jill’s!

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS

 

Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2022

On August 17th at 7:05pm, A Public Hearing will be held to approve the Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Appropriations Ordinance.

Conditional Use Permit

On August 17th at 7:10pm, the Iona City Council will hold a Public Hearing for a Conditional Use Permit for a Residential basement occupancy at 3652 N. Dayton Street per Iona City Code 11-4-3(B)(7), submitted by Gary & Larie Elliott.

Amendments to City Code

A Public Hearing will be held at 7:15pm to consider amendments to Iona City Code 11-4-3, specifying terms for Conditional Uses in R-1 Zones.

Application for Final Plat and Annexation Agreement for Elim Estates

On August 17th at 7:20pm, the Iona City Council will hold a Public Hearing to consider an Application for a Final Plat and Annexation Agreement for Elim Estates; a Subdivision located on the North side of Iona Road between 45th East and Olsen St.

 

PUBLIC WORKS

 

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!

Grass Clippings

According to City Code 6-1-2 “No person shall dump, place or deposit any trash…on any lot, street, alley or public right-of-way within the City.” We would like to remind people that this includes grass clippings. The proper way to dispose of grass clippings is in a trash receptacle.

 

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: