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Burlington City Manager Jim Ferneau is resigning. He submitted his two-month notice to the city on Friday, Aug. 4.

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The city of Burlington decided in 2006 that a large piece of land along two busy streets would be ideal for development. Ten years later, it appears that vision will soon become a reality.

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There's not much you can get for $1.00 these days: gas station coffee, wrapping paper, a couple of bananas. That is unless you are the Burlington City Council, which could get a four-story building for a buck.

Des Moines County Corrections

Chris King, 41, was released from the Des Moines County Jail after posting bond Monday afternoon. King was arrested in early May on several counts including sexual abuse, indecent exposure and providing alcohol to minors.

Jim Davidson will be returning to the Burlington City Council after decisively winning Tuesday's special election.

Two men want to return to the Burlington City Council and it is up to residents to decide who gets the nod.

A vacancy on the Burlington City Council has generated plenty of interest. 

A special election on Tues., Dec. 30 will be used to fill a vacancy in the Burlington City Council.

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School-age children in Burlington will have to get home a little sooner if the city council has its way.

The city of Burlington will soon need one of its residents to step up and answer the call to serve.

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Burlington wants to make sure there is no confusion when police are called to potentially deadly situations.

The Burlington City Council is trying to reduce what could be a hefty property tax increase next year.

It will cost a little more for some to do business in Burlington in 2014.

The Burlington City Council could soon set a deadline to complete negotiations surrounding the future management of Memorial Auditorium.

The head of the Burlington Public Library says she and her staff are in a "wait-and-see mode" in regards to the likelihood of additional budget cuts.

The Burlington City Council has voted down a proposed management contract for Memorial Auditorium so it can be brought up again for a future vote.

One of the candidates for three Burlington City Council seats says it’s time to stop what he describes as out-of-control spending.

Alderman Christopher Reed says he ran for a seat on the Burlington City Council, four years ago, to serve the community.

Burlington has stopped its search for a new home for one of its departments.

Plenty of people want to serve on the Burlington City Council.

It appears the city of Burlington will have to go it alone when it comes to finding a new home for its police department.

The Burlington City Council will have to account for a significant budget shortfall following this week's special election.

Burlington residents must decide whether to help the city's checkbook or their own.

The Greater Burlington Partnership is looking for the city’s help in improving the local housing market.

Burlington is seeking federal help in protecting several downtown properties from flooding.

The Burlington City Council has agreed to lease a vacant building to a local preservation organization.

Burlington residents can have their voices heard about the potential sale of land that has sat vacant for years.

It appears Burlington will have to cut staff and raise taxes to balance the city's budget for the upcoming fiscal year.

Burlington Raising Service Fees

Dec 25, 2012

The Burlington City Council continues to increase fees in anticipation of 2013, with the latest covering Flint Hills Municipal Golf Course and facilities in Crapo, Perkins, Riverfront, and Dankwardt Parks.

Tax Hike Expected in Burlington

Dec 11, 2012

Property owners in Burlington should anticipate a significant increase in the city’s portion of their property tax bills.