Garbage and recycling pick up for Memorial Day week (May 25th) will be on FRIDAY, MAY 29th.
City Council meeting for May 18, 2020 is at 5:00 p.m. Agenda incorrectly states 4:00 p.m. Please note!
Greene CIty Code Chapter 50.02
A. Dense grown of all weeds, vines, brush or vegetation in the City so as to constitute a health, safety, or fire hazard. Unless a variance is allowed by resolution of th Council, grass, weeds, brush or other uncultivated plants, except trees, shall be cut, mowed and maintained so as to not exceed the following height specifications: (1) Developed Residential Areas - not to exceed six inches; (2) Undeveloped Residential areas - not to exceed eight inches; (3) Business and Industrial Areas - not to exceed six inches; (4) Agricultural Areas - not to exceed 12 inches.
B. ANNUAL PUBLICATION OF THIS CHAPTER WILL SERVE AS A NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS.
The landscape dump will be left open during City Hall business hours until further notice. Please be respectful of the rules. Reminder that this area is for City of Greene Residents only and for items grown on your property such as grass clippings, branches, leaves and garden waste.
If we start finding items there that should not be there, the gates will be locked. Also, please be mindful of the weather conditions. If it is too muddy do not attempt to drive in. Thank you.
NOTICE.....City Hall will be locking its doors as of 11:59 a.m. on Wednesday, March 18, 2020 until further notice.
You can call (641-816-4631), email @ email@example.com or we will try to see you by appt. if necessary. There is a drop box for payments, you can mail (we will wait until Monday before applying late charges) and you can pay online or by calling City Hall. Please note there is a fee for doing debit/credit card payments.
Feel free to call with any questions. Stay safe and healthy.
As a reminder it is illegal to throw, blow, push or place snow onto a public street.
A snow emergency parking ban shall continue from the accumulation of one (1) inch or more of snow or ice on the City Streets through the duration of the snow or ice storm and the 24 hour period after cessation of such storm unless the snow or ice has been removed or plowed from street or alley and the snow has ceased to fall and untill all of the streets and alleys are cleaned of all of the snow or ice and the snow has ceased to fall or blow.
Snow and ice must be removed promptly from sidewalks. If the property owner does not remove snow, ice or accumulations within 24 hours, the City may do so and assess the costs against the property owner.
.REMINDER - Lids on garbage and recycling cans MUST be closed. Jendro Sanitation will not pick up garbage or recycling if lids are not completely shut.
EFFECTIVE JULY 2016 GOLF CARTS AND UTVS WILL BE ALLOWED ON CITY STREETS. CARTS MUST BE REGISTERED. RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL. THERE IS A $50 REGISTRATION FEE. ATV'S ARE NOT ALLOWED.
REMINDER TO RESIDENTS THAT TREES ARE REQUIRED TO BE TRIMMED TO AT LEAST 8' ABOVE SIDEWALKS AND 15' ABOVE STREETS AND ALLEYS
Effective December 23, 2015, Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Rottweilers and Mastiffs (all pure and mixed breeds) are not allowed in the City of Greene. Animals in the City prior to that date will be grandfathered in but owners will be required to register animals with City Hall. Owners must prove $300,000 liability insurance, proof of current rabies vaccinations and a photo of the animal. Applications are available at City Hall and must be completed along with supporting documentation by 3:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016. If applicatinos are not completed, owners risk having their animals removed. An application is required for each animal.
Greene is alive and well because of volunteers and civic groups that help make the town a great place to live and visit. There are groups and activities for both young and old. Check out the list of organizations that help make “GREENE IOWA THE PLACE TO BE”!
Make sure you check out the Our Community page for more information about the new Community Center. The facility will comfortably seat up to 350 people and is available for rent for both large and small groups.
Greene, Iowa is a great place to visit and a better place to live, do business and raise a family! Located on the northwest edge of Butler County, the quality of life in Greene is outstanding!
A localized and personal educational system and family-friendly community activities are part of everyday life in Greene. The North Butler school system (Greene and Allison-Bristow consolidated) is a strength within our community, featuring outstanding educators and a staff who put kids first. Recreational opportunities are plentiful with a beautiful aquatic center, an outstanding golf course and driving range, two parks with shelter houses, a 24-hour fitness center, ball diamonds, and a campground, just to highlight a few.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Proposed Property Tax Levy
Date: 3/2/2020 at 5:00 PM
Location: Greene Comm. Ctr, 202 W South Street, Greene, IA