Emphasis – November 23
10:26 am
Fri November 23, 2012

Friends of the Burlington Depot

Don Traman with Friends of the Burlington Depot

Jason Parrott’s guest for this week’s program was Don Traman of Burlington.  Traman is the new Chairman of the volunteer organization, Friends of the Burlington Depot.

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Focus on Infestations, Electrical Systems
9:48 am
Fri November 23, 2012

Burlington Updating Rental Inspections

Burlington City Manager Jim Ferneau

The process of updating the rules for Burlington’s rental inspection program appears to be very fluid at this point.

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BNSF Railway Dedicates Bridge
7:38 am
Fri October 19, 2012

Sen. Harkin Touts Partnership

A barge moves through BNSF Railway's new railroad bridge in Burlington, IA

U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) says a public-private partnership is working well in southeast Iowa.

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Increase Expected for October
10:38 pm
Tue August 28, 2012

Burlington Residents Face Larger Garbage Bills

Burlington residents should get ready to pay more to have their garbage picked up each month.

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Budge Running Deficit
9:45 pm
Sun August 12, 2012

Burlington Could Raise Garbage Fees

Burlington City Hall

Burlington residents could soon pay more to get rid of their garbage.

City Manager Jim Ferneau says the base fee is $12.10/month.  He says that does include recycling and inclusion in a city-wide clean-up.

The fee does not appear to be enough to balance the $2-million sanitation budget, which is carrying a roughly $220,000 shortfall.

Ferneau says part of the reason for that is the city has only adjusted the monthly rate based on increasing tipping fees at the local landfill. 

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