City-Community Development Director Opening
The City of Orange City is seeking a professional to join its staff as the Community Development Director due to a recent retirement. This position is responsible for the City’s economic development programs, workforce and housing development, and coordinate activities with the OC Development Corp. and the OC Chamber of Commerce. Residency in OC is required. The position offers competitive wages and benefits package. Resumes will be accepted until June 7, 2013. The Community Development job description can be viewed and downloaded “HERE”. Resumes should be submitted to: City of Orange City, % City Administrator, PO Box 406, Orange City, IA 51041. For more information, please visit orangecityiowa.com/city or contact Duane Feekes, City Administrator at 712-707-4885 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Goto: octulipfestival.com for more information
No Saturday morning soccer for this Saturday (5-4-13) due to the rain and cold weather.
Welcome to the Mayor’s Update.
The Mayor’s Update will be an attempt, on a monthly basis, to better inform Orange City’s citizens and others on the progress and activities occurring within the community. City Council decisions, retail and commercial development progress, business activities and other actions affecting the community will be included in a brief and, hopefully, informative manner.
This event will be cancelled due to the weather today.
Dunlop Wildlife Area, Trails, and Roadside Park Development
The City of Orange City, in combination with the City of Alton and the Sioux County Conservation Board would like to invite those interested to participate in discussion on the development of the Dunlop Wildlife Area, Trails, and Roadside Park.
When: Thursday, May 2nd, 6:30 PM
Where: Town Hall in Orange City
Get the 2013 Summer Rec registration booklet online. Click this post to be directed to the page.
Rescheduled to Wednesday May 8th we will move this event to the:
City Street Department 809 Concord Pl SE, Orange City, IA 51041
OC and Alton residents will have an opportunity to safely discard those household hazardous materials (HHM). On Wednesday, May 1st, the Cities of OC and Alton and the NW IA Area Landfill will co-sponsor a HHM Recycling event from 4 – 7 pm in the downtown Windmill Park next to the dutch band shell. Accepted items are degreaser, waxes/polishes, solvents, lacquers/thinners, caustic cleaners, stain removers, pesticides/herbicides, and oil based paints. Only latex paints will be assessed a $1/gal. fee. Go to www.nwialandfill.com/hhm for a complete list of acceptable/unacceptable items.
OC’s Annual Spring Clean-Up, sponsored by the City of OC and OC Sanitation, will be held April 22-27. OC residents must purchase a $10 lawn flag (one for each household) from the City Office (125 Central Ave. SE) or OC Sanitation (710 Ohio St. SW). Sanitation crews will only remove those items that have a special lawn flag displayed nearby. All disposed items must be placed at your usual pickup site on your regular garbage pickup day. Allowable items: garage and home items, furniture/wood stuffs and mattresses/carpets. Non-allowable items: all appliances/white goods, building-remodeling materials, wood chips, auto parts (tires, batteries, etc.), concrete, steel/iron, yard waste, tree branches, oil, yard chemicals, or wet paints. Special pickup arrangements may be available for these items with OC Sanitation (737-2645). With the Tulip Festival just around the corner, we want OC to shine “spic & span” for our visiting guests.
The Cities of OC & Alton are again co-sponsoring a free recycling program that will accept TV‟s, computer monitors, CPU‟s, keyboards and other electronic equipment, and smaller batteries. Sorry, car batteries are not allowed. Go to www.recycletronics.com and click on consumer recycling for a complete list. Items can be dropped off at the Alton City Hall @ 905 3rd Ave. on Friday, April 26th, from 4-7 pm and Sat, April 27th, from 9 -12 noon.