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Amnesty Week June 12th-18th

Remsen’s City-Wide Clean up Week June 12 – 18,  2021

The City of Remsen is declaring an amnesty from the landfill disposal cost during the above designated dates of June 12 –18, 2021. Up to 2,000 pounds per household of “throw away” material delivered to the Plymouth County Landfill in Le Mars, Iowa will be paid by the City of Remsen and not billed to the household. Only residential properties (not commercial or industrial) can participate. Each household that wishes to participate must make their own arrangements and is responsible for hauling their material to the landfill during this amnesty period.

The City WILL NOT be picking up items at curbside as done prior to 2014. Do not place items in front of your house at curb side.

ITEMS NOT INCLUDED IN THIS AMNESTY:
• CONCRETE
• HAZARDOUS WASTE (paint, thinner, pesticide, insecticide, herbicide, batteries, fertilizer, fuels, oils)
• TIRES
• NORMAL HOUSEHOLD GARBAGE
• YARD WASTE

Citizens must pay aper item demanufacturing charge at time of drop off for any “White Goods”. These include: air conditioners, microwaves, washers, dryers, refrigerators, freezers, fluorescent lights, water heaters, furnaces, dishwashers, dehumidifiers, ranges, ovens, trash compactors, and other cooling units.

Winter Parking

The City of Remsen is informing the public that winter parking will be in effect from November 1, 2020 – April 1, 2021.

Parking is prohibited on any residential public street, alley, or city owned off-street parking area during the hours of 12:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.  Parking is prohibited on any business public street, alley, or city owned off-street parking area during the hours of 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.

Fines are $25.00 plus towing charges.  If you have questions or concerns regarding this, please talk to Police Chief Scott Allen.

WINTER PARKING

WINTER PARKING IS IN EFFECT (NOVEMBER 1 – APRIL 1)

PARKING IS PROHIBITED ON ANY RESIDENTIAL PUBLIC STREET, ALLEY OR CITY OWNED OFF-STREET PARKING AREA DURING THE HOURS OF 12:00 AM TO 6:00 AM.

PARKING IS PROHIBITED ON ANY BUSINESS PUBLIC STREET, ALLEY OR CITY OWNED OFF-STREET PARKING AREA DURING THE HOURS OF 2:00 AM – 6:00 AM.

FINES ARE $25 PLUS TOWING CHARGES. IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS/CONCERNS REGARDING THIS PLEASE CONTACT POLICE CHIEF MIKE SPARR.

Christmas Tree is up on Main Street

A reminder to drive carefully around the tree at the intersection of Washington and 2nd Street. When making a left turn, go past the tree on the right side and then turn, driving slowly around the tree. Do NOT turn on the left side in front of the tree!

PUBLIC NOTICE

The City of Remsen is accepting sealed bids for two pickup tool boxes with a minimum total bid of $300. For more information contact Kevin at 786-2150.  Sold as is and the City reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Bids due to City Hall, Attn: City Council by 4:00 p.m. August 23, 2017.