June 15, 2018

Please complete a Park Commission survey. and help our newly established a Parks Commission hit the ground running.  This group of individuals is looking to take on projects and wants community input to help prioritize their efforts moving forward. So they are asking for everyone to fill out a survey that will help.  You can take it online survey black clicking on the icon here:

Bennett's Park Commission 2018 Survey Link

The Park Commissioin, that includes  Kaitlyn Giebelstein, Tearannie Kreimeyer, Teresa Bjurstrom, Stephanie Kreinbring and Erin Doercher, well take the information they receive from this survey to facilitate actions developing and improving our community parks and recreation.   The more input we get from the Bennett citizens,  the better the commission and city can serve the community. Please click on the above link or survey icon and encourage family and friends to do the same.    

June 1, 2018

There is always a need for blood donations and we need your help.  On Saturday June 9th from 8:00 am to 11:00 am Peace Church of Christ United will be sponsoring a blood drive at  Fellowship Hall located at 414 Maple Street.   To sign up contact Pastor Scott Meyer or Neil Gilbert at 563.893.2565 or email at peaceben@fbcom.net.  You can visit www.blodcenterimpact.org for more information and alternative sign up opportunity.

Please eat and drink before donation and bring an Photo ID with your visit.  By giving a little blood, your giving a lot.  In fact you may save a life.   

May 23, 2018

After another long winter, we are looking forward summer and Memorial Day is a great reminder that it is here.  In addition to the warm weather, BBQs and family fun this holiday brings schedule changes.  The City Hall will be closed May 28th and garbage pickup will be pushed to Tuesday, the 29th.  

We hope everyone has a safe and happy Memorial Day.  

May 4, 2018

We replacing a party for next years Bennett 135th Anniversary and you can help by attending the Community Club's upcoming planning meeting.  It will be held on Wednesday May 16 at 6pm in the Bennett Ambulance Building.  The more help the better the event will be. We hope to see you at the meeting. 

May 4, 2018

Peace Church will be having their annual Rummage Sale on May 17, 18 and 19 from 8-1.  It is alway a great opportunity to find a bargain or two, see your fellow Bennettonians, and maybe even get a something sweet to eat.  

April 16, 2018

We are happy to announce the City of Bennett has now established a Parks Commission.  Making up the commission is Kaitlyn Giebelstein, Tearannie Kreimeyer, Teresa Bjurstrom, Stephanie Kreinbring and Erin Doercher.  This group well be an advisory board for city helping facilitate the discussion regarding community parks and recreation.  Lets give a special thanks to this volunteer group for their work is another small step in keeping Bennett the great community we love.

March 27, 2018

Bennett 135th Anniversary is coming next year and it is good reason for a party. We could use your talents at the Community Club's upcoming planning meeting.  It will be held on Wednesday April 18 at 6pm in the Bennett Ambulance Building.  We need all the help we can get to make sure this is a Bennett worthy celebration. We hope to see you at the meeting. 

February 20, 2018

Looking for your Bennett perspective.  Iowa Department of Transportation will hold a public information meeting Tuesday, April 17, to discuss the extension of seven and replacement of four box culverts on Iowa 130 from 0.1 mile east of Scott County Road F-31 to 2 miles north of Scott County Road Y-40.

Through traffic on Iowa 130 would be detoured during construction using Scott County roads F-31 and Y-40.

All interested persons are invited to attend this meeting anytime between 4 and 6 p.m. The meeting will be conducted utilizing an open forum format. Iowa DOT staff will be present to informally discuss the proposed improvements. No formal presentation will be made.

For more information please checkout the flyer below or download it here. 

February 9, 2018

As the white stuff is hitting again we want to reprint an earlier post about street snow removal.   

We want to remind citizens the city's practices when we declare a Snow Emergency. The following outline's how you can help us to quickly clear the roads to make your winter driving a bit easier and safer.  After reading the ordinance below, if you have a specific question about our Snow Emergency's in Bennett give us a call at the City office:

February 7, 2018

From time to time the City Council review current systems in place to make sure we are in position to serving the community in an effective, efficient, and economical sustainable manner.  This means giving you the services you expect, like water, sewer, and waste pick-up that is sustains high quality and safety for the future.  If changes are required it will be reflected through made an amending the existing City Ordinances.  Last week City Council voted to make such changes regarding our water and sewer operations.  They can be review by clicking this link: 2018 Ordinance Amendment.

If you have any questions about these changes please contact us at the city office.  

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