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  • Decorah Airport Disadvantaged Business Enterprise

    The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requires that an updated three-year Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) goal for airport projects be submitted by August 1, 2018.  This three-year goal is based on the proposed projects for the fiscal years 2019-21.  In addition, FAA requires that the DBE program be submitted for approval if there are any major … [READ MORE]
  • Background Conditions Regarding City Water and Sewer Rate Increases

    For several years during annual city budget work sessions the budget & finance committee and the utility committee have been discussing the financial condition of the water and sewer utility funds.  The situation is complex and this paper will attempt to explain three key issues impacting the utilities; insufficient utility revenues, lower water consumption history, … [READ MORE]
  • Compost Site To Open April 1st

    The City of Decorah's Compost Site will be opening April 1st. [READ MORE]
  • Municipal Utility Feasibility Studies

    Several feasibility studies have been conducted regarding a proposed Decorah Electric Municipal Utility. Over the past several weeks, culminating in a Town Hall meeting on Saturday, February 10, 2018, the city council asked residents of the community to submit their questions regarding the municipalization of the electric utility process. The questions were gathered and submitted … [READ MORE]

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3 days 14 hours ago

City of Decorah shared Winneshiek County Emergency Management's post.

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The new damage assessment software has been a success so far. THANK YOU to all the homeowners and businesses who have submitted their damage assessments from this past storm.

I will continue to use this software moving forward so PLEASE help me help you by continuing to use the software. PLEASE help me spread the word around Winneshiek County.

Here is the link to the software. PLEASE save this link to your phones, iPads and/or computers for easier use after our next storm.

https://survey123.arcgis.com/share/162782ba447e494a8a82fdae29625fd4

The link can be easily found by going to www.winneshiekcounty.org. Hover over "Departments," then click on Emergency Management. The big blue rectangle on the top, right corner of my page is the link.

Thank you

EM

City of Decorah

1 week 3 hours ago

Please the link below to report damage from this evening's storm.

City of Decorah

1 week 6 hours ago

City compost site is open, please take your own brush to the compost site if possible. If you are not able to haul brush please place debris in boulevard. This will greatly help the street department.

City of Decorah

3 weeks 11 hours ago

Wow! Great project Decorah.

City of Decorah

3 weeks 16 hours ago

Decorah City Council members, led by utility committee chair Andy Carlson, have scheduled an informational meeting from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Decorah City Hall to engage in a public discussion related to issues surrounding the renewal of the city's franchise agreement with Alliant Energy.

Decorah's current franchise agreement with Alliant Energy expired on June 15th. The city council's utility committee is now charged with identifying terms and issues which may be discussed while negotiating a new franchise agreement with Alliant. Saturday morning's meeting is a chance for city council members to hear from the general public on issues important to the community regarding local energy. Someone please bring the donuts.

City of Decorah

1 month 3 weeks ago

A building code reminder for this holiday weekend. To assist our police, fire, EMS, and public safety crews in identification of properties and to provide more efficient response to emergencies, please be sure all property and buildings are properly identified.

City Code requirements
12.16.030 - Numbers installed by owner.
It is the duty of the owner of any house or building to see that said structure is properly numbered as provided in this chapter, with numbers not less than three inches in height, with said numbers to be placed in some conspicuous place where the same can be seen from the street.

City of Decorah

2 months 5 days ago

Background Conditions Regarding City Water and Sewer Rate Increases

For several years during annual city budget work sessions the Council's budget & finance committee and the utility committee have been discussing the financial condition of the water and sewer utility funds. The situation is complex so the city council directed that a background paper be written to explain three key issues impacting the utilities; insufficient utility revenues, lower water consumption history, and initiatives aimed at cost containment.

A link to the paper on the city of Decorah website is here.

http://www.decorahia.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/2018-Water-Sewer-Increases-Background.pdf

City of Decorah

2 months 2 weeks ago

Here’s an opportunity. Contact Boy Scout Troop 66 if you’re interested!

City of Decorah

2 months 2 weeks ago

Please continue to stay aware of weather and rainfall this evening and into tomorrow.

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The NWS has issued a Flood Watch for Winneshiek County until 12:00 (noon) tomorrow. We could experience 2" or more of rain beginning now through tomorrow morning.

PLEASE be ready for localized flooding in low lying areas within the county.

And "Turn Around, Don't Drown."

Be safe.

EM

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