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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

“We’re Hiring!” – Are you interested in working for our Public Works Department, to maintain our City Parks, Water System, and City Buildings? Well, do we have a job for you… literally! For a complete job description, please CLICK HEREThe Application Deadline is June 11th.
“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
“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.
 
“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.
“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! we need about 90 more volunteers. If you could be one, even giving an hour of your time, we would love to have you! CLICK HERE! to volunteer your time! 
                                  
“Iona Days Talent Show” – The Iona’s Got Talent Show will be taking place during the Iona Days Festivities this year with a grand prize of $250! If you have a talent you want to share, please CLICK HERE!
                                     

 

“We NEED You”- Successful community events require the help of many volunteers. If you like to attend these events and would like to see them continue in the future but don’t know where to go, please CLICK HERE!
 
“Iona Days Race” – Are you ready? Start training! Our annual 10k/5k race is happening July 24th in the morning. Every registrant receives a t-shirt, and prizes will be given based on age group. There will also be a Fun Run in the afternoon with water balloons, and a Strider Bike Race, no registration required. We would also love to have our Strider Bike Racers participate in the parade that morning! More information will be coming soon! Keep an eye out on our website.

“Legacy Parade” – We are so excited to have our annual Iona Days parade on July 24th at 10 am. Registration for businesses is $25, and all non-profits are free. Each application is subject to City Approval. To get the application and waiver, please CLICK HERE! Applications can be sent to office@cityofiona.org or brought to the City Building.  
                                    

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.

“Amendments to City Code” – The City Council will be holding a public hearing to consider amendments to the  Iona City Code §10-1; Iona Subdivision Ordinance, regarding plat requirements for properties  adjoining new developments. To access the Public Hearing CLICK HERE.

 

“Application for Variance” –The City Council will be holding a public hearing to consider  an application for  Variance for the property located at 3372 N. Main Street. The Variance will pertain to Parking  Requirements as described in the Iona City Code for Commercial properties. To access the Public Hearing CLICK HERE.

 


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.
“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 in the Right of Way” – According to City Code 5-7-9 and 6-1-2 It is unlawful to place your grass clippings on any lot, street, alley, or public right of way ( including sidewalks) within the City. 

 

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: