Highway 61 Bypass

Burlington to Muscatine County
10:27 am
Wed April 24, 2013

Coalition Seeks Highway Expansion

The Highway 61 Coalition hopes a new industry in Lee County will spur some much-anticipated highway improvements.

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Based on Recent Study
10:17 pm
Sun July 22, 2012

FM Annexation Incentives

City Manager Byron Smith (Fort Madison)

Fort Madison wants to make it more enticing for rural property owners to join the city.

The city council has signed off on a series of incentives available to those interested in voluntarily annexing into the city.

City Manager Byron Smith says the incentives include the gradual phasing in of the city’s property tax rate and the possibility of offering a specific zoning designation for a property.

They also allow the city to cover certain legal expenses and reduce utility connection fees.     

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