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Johnson County supervisors change course, grant refund over tower taxes

IOWA CITY - Two weeks after denying a resident's request for a refund on taxes she paid following an inaccurate property assessment, the Johnson Count ...

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Johnson County supervisors could reverse vote for first time in 15 years

IOWA CITY - Next week the Johnson County Board of Supervisors will revisit last week's 3-2 vote against refunding a resident's taxes following an erro ...

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Chauncey tower rezoning advances in Iowa City

IOWA CITY - The Iowa City Council has approved the first of three votes to rezone a portion of property to allow for the construction of the divisive ...

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Iowa City congregation approves purchase of Coralville site, enters agreement to sell current one

IOWA CITY - With another overwhelming vote of approval, the Unitarian Universalist Society of Iowa City congregation is one step closer to building a ...

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Iowa City building improvement grants return for likely last time

IOWA CITY - One business's decision to opt out of Iowa City's building beautification program has opened the door for others to apply for $30,000 in c ...

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Coralville arena project goes before state board

DES MOINES - Supporters of plans to build an arena and sports performance complex at Coralville's Iowa River Landing made a pitch Thursday for $12 mil ...

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Iowa City Council defers on Chauncey rezoning vote

IOWA CITY - Following more than three hours of public comment, the Iowa City Council has deferred on a vote for the first of three readings to rezone ...

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Johnson County hosting open house at new secondary roads facility

IOWA CITY - More than two years after a fire gutted the Johnson County Secondary Roads facility, the replacement building is in the final stages of co ...

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Johnson County considers buying second speed trailer, but one supervisor concerned

IOWA CITY - Officials with Johnson County Sheriff's Office are looking to buy the components for a second speed trailer that officials say will help t ...

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Chauncey opponents lose round in court

IOWA CITY - The lawsuit filed by opponents of the Chauncey high-rise against the Iowa City Council was dismissed Wednesday.#x201c;I wouldn't say it's ...

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Sustainability to receive larger focus from Johnson County governments

CORALVILLE - Local officials plan to dedicate staff time to begin addressing sustainability across Johnson County.Elected officials from around the co ...

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Johnson County supervisors unanimously approve community ID program

IOWA CITY - Johnson County is the first municipality in the Midwest to approve the issue of a community identification card.Supervisors unanimously vo ...

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North Liberty moves to protect turtles during pipeline construction

NORTH LIBERTY - Officials in North Liberty say they plan to watch for ornate box turtles while installing a sewer pipe to the future site of Liberty H ...

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Johnson County supervisors to vote on travel ban to states with ‘religious freedom’ laws

JOHNSON COUNTY - A member of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors says the board plans to put a #x201c;travel ban#x201d; on county travel to Indian ...

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Stage set for another Newport Road development debate

IOWA CITY - The surveyor representing the applicants of a controversial Newport Road rezoning request predicts county supervisors will overturn the pl ...

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