The Oskaloosa City Council voted against discontinuing the Oskaloosa Water Board on Monday night. A troubled history involving communication and cooperation between the council and the water board prompted Councilman Jason Van Zetten to present the item.
The proposed wind farm project in Mahaska County is moving forward. On Monday morning, the Mahaska County Board of Supervisors unanimously passed a tax abatement ordinance for the proposed project by RPM Access.
The city council plans to ask voters in November to approve issuing bonds to help pay for a new fire station. However, the renovation and construction plans won't happen without the consensus of the community.
Rediscovering the Greater Oskaloosa Area is the name and theme of Osky's two-phase community re-branding and marketing plan. Overseeing the facelift is outside expert and CEO of Destination Development International Roger Brooks.