Byron Smith

Contract Vote Tuesday Night
10:26 pm
Mon September 15, 2014

Fort Madison Selects City Manager

The Fort Madison City Council has selected David Varley as the next city manager.
Credit City of Fort Madison

Fort Madison's "next" city manager brings plenty of experience to the post.

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Finalists Arrive This Week
6:05 pm
Tue September 9, 2014

Fort Madison Winding Down City Manager Search

Fort Madison City Hall
Credit Jason Parrott

Fort Madison's search for a new city manager could conclude this week.

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Phone Interviews Next Week
8:57 pm
Thu August 21, 2014

Fort Madison to Interview City Manager Candidates

The Fort Madison City Council

The search for a new city manager in Fort Madison netted a great deal of interest.

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Taking Job in Oregon
6:15 am
Fri June 27, 2014

Fort Madison City Manager Resigning

Fort Madison City Manager Byron Smith

Fort Madison is in the market for a new city manager, as Byron Smith has resigned after five years on the job.

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Water and Fire Damage
9:57 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Repairs for Old Fort Madison

Old Fort Madison

A replica of Old Fort Madison on the city's riverfront is around a quarter century old. This means it might be time for some repairs.

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Rental Inspection Program
10:09 pm
Tue February 25, 2014

FM Property Owners Face Fines

Some property owners in Fort Madison are running out to time to comply with the city’s rental inspection program.

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Cost Led to Previous Defeat
10:24 pm
Mon February 24, 2014

FM Council Could Consider Road Plan Again

An effort to modernize a stretch of Highway 61 that runs through Fort Madison could return to the city council next month.

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Funding Cut for Lee County
5:17 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Fort Madison Considering Franchise Fees

It appears that Fort Madison's gain could be Lee County's loss.

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New Approach to Sewer Project
10:56 pm
Tue June 25, 2013

Fort Madison Exploring Annexation Again

Fort Madison City Manager Byron Smith

Fort Madison is considering a new round of voluntary annexation incentives.

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Work Proceeds Pending Sale
11:13 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Former FM Library Receiving Makeover

The former Cattermole Library in Fort Madison

The former Cattermole Library in downtown Fort Madison is in line for an update.

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