decorah fiber pledge campaign

The future of better broadband is in your hands! Take the Decorah Fiber Pledge to show your support for a community-owned fiber network to bring better broadband to everyone. Go to www.ourbroadbandfuture.com/decorah to find out more about the project, our planned services and prices, and to take the pledge!

 

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  • Decorah Fiber – FAQ’s

    Will service be available outside of the Decorah city limits? While the current plan is to build a fiber network within the city itself, we understand that the community of Decorah does not stop at the city limit boundaries. We are hoping to work with possible partners to improve connectivity outside of the city and … [READ MORE]
  • Decorah Fiber – News Release

    NEWS RELEASE Decorah Fiber Pledge Campaign to Measure Interest in Building a Community Fiber Network  Decorah, IA (August 8, 2018) – The City of Decorah and the Decorah Telecommunications Utility Commission are asking citizens to express their support for a community-owned fiber optic network by signing the Decorah Fiber Pledge. The Decorah Fiber Pledge, launched … [READ MORE]
  • Iowa Flood Center Presentation – UPDATED 09-11-2018

    July 18, 2018 In the review and consideration of the Menards application for rezoning and site plan development, the recommendation of the Planning and Zoning Commission and the decision of the City Council must be supported by “facts” and “evidence”, not presumptions.  The Commission will make an official record of its evaluation of the rezoning … [READ MORE]
  • Decorah Fiber – Background

    In November 2015, an overwhelming majority of Decorah citizens (94%) voted YES to the formation of a municipal telecommunications utility. The measure was supported by the community so strongly because of dissatisfaction with current providers and the strong belief that bringing 21st century broadband infrastructure to Decorah was vital to the community’s future growth and … [READ MORE]

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City of Decorah

1 day 19 hours ago

On this blustery day, thanks to our very own Rock Star Street Department for being ready to handle anything that comes their way.

City of Decorah

3 days 2 hours ago

While the City doesn't take an official position on festivities, the Decorah Area Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Decorah Police Department, announces Halloween trick or treating will take place on Wednesday, October 31. Suggested hours for trick-or-treating are from 5–8 p.m. The DPD and DACC remind everyone to keep an eye out for trick-or-treaters to ensure a safe and happy Halloween.

While 5-8 p.m. are the encouraged hours for the night please be mindful of porch lights. Only visit homes with porch lights on at any point in the night. Alternatively, if you are not interested in greeting all the trick-or-treaters, keep your porch light off

City of Decorah

1 week 5 days ago

Decorah internet, cable tv, and telephone subscribers: Are you tired of outages and slowdowns, poor customer service, and little or no competition? You have another choice...take the Decorah Fiber Pledge! If we get enough responses it will help make the case that a community-owned fiber network will be successful! Visit http://www.ourbroadbandfuture.com/decorah.html to take the residential and/or business pledge!

City of Decorah

3 weeks 6 days ago

The Oneota Historic Future Alliance is announcing an open house and clearance sale. This is the organization that has reclaimed wood and materials from the old East Side School building.

The Alliance will conduct an open house and sale of wood and materials on Saturday and Sunday, October 6th and 7th and on Saturday, October 13th from 9:00am to Noon each day.

Come and see their selection of reclaimed dimensional lumber, maple flooring, oak trim boards and other unique and odd items all reclaimed from the old East Side School building. Items will be priced to move.

2395 Hwy 9 West – Contact Deborah Bishop for more information.

City of Decorah

1 month 1 week ago

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City of Decorah

1 month 2 weeks ago

Another northeast Iowa community is moving forward with plans for a fiber utility. The Board of Trustees at Vinton Municipal Electric Utility has approved design and engineering for their planned fiber-to-the-home network. Both New Hampton and Charles City are close to making decisions to also move forward with engineering.

City of Decorah

1 month 3 weeks ago

Thank you to everyone that has taken the Decorah Fiber Pledge so far! We still have a long way to go in order to move forward with bringing a fiber optic broadband network to Decorah, so help us spread the word!
http://www.ourbroadbandfuture.com/decorah.html

City of Decorah

2 months 2 weeks ago

The Decorah Fiber pledge campaign is off to a great start, with over 100 pledges so far! We'll need a lot more than that to give us confidence that a community-owned fiber project is feasible, please spread the word to your friends and neighbors. The pledge forms are online at www.ourbroadbandfuture.com/decorah.html.

City of Decorah

2 months 2 weeks ago

The future of better broadband is in your hands! Take the Decorah Fiber Pledge to show your support for a community-owned fiber network to bring better broadband to everyone. Go to www.ourbroadbandfuture.com/decorah to find out more about the project, our planned services and prices, and to take the pledge!

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