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Keokuk City Council

Keokuk is trying to find ways that it can better open the lines of communication between the city and its residents.

It appears Tom Marion's current term as mayor of Keokuk will be his final one.

The multi-million dollar reconstruction of Keokuk's Grand Avenue will be completed months later than the city and its residents anticipated.

Plans to honor local musicians have taken a big step forward as a site in Keokuk has been selected.

Questions have surfaced about the number of employees in the Keokuk Police Department, but no answers were available during the city council's most recent meeting.

It could soon cost Keokuk residents more money to have their garbage picked up by the city.

The Keokuk City Council does not want to drop a lawsuit filed in March 2011 over the condition of a former church.

The Keokuk City Council has re-written the rules for code enforcement and nuisances.

The city of Keokuk will help a local organization working to improve the appearance of the downtown district.

Keokuk is moving ahead with a multi-million dollar sewer project.

The city of Keokuk and its union employees will return to the negotiating table on Tuesday, June 18.

Keokuk Rejects Union Contracts

Jun 7, 2013

The Keokuk City Council has rejected proposed contracts for the city's entire union workforce.

Some Keokuk residents will pay less for sewer services this summer.

A popular project in Keokuk was able to get back on track after serious concerns surfaced during the Keokuk City Council's latest meeting.

The Keokuk City Council doesn’t know how to proceed with a rental fee schedule for a popular city facility.

Keokuk’s budget for the upcoming fiscal year is on its way to the state.

Keokuk’s mayor says the time has come for his city to implement a utility tax.

Roquette America

The Keokuk City Council got an inside look at one of the city’s largest employers.

Around The Region

Jan 23, 2013

A quick look at news from around the tri-state region.

The Keokuk City Council is making a big change to its monthly meeting schedule.

A new computer program could help Keokuk track some expensive infrastructure.

Keokuk Backs Trash Can Policy

Jan 4, 2013

The city of Keokuk is standing by its trash collection system, even though it has received plenty of complaints in recent days.

Mayor Requesting Penalty $$$

Nov 19, 2012

Keokuk is looking to benefit from a penalty to a local company.

Keokuk Maintains Concert Hours

Nov 1, 2012

The Keokuk City Council will not be changing the hours of outdoor concerts.

Keokuk is ready to address some apparent noise problems.

The Keokuk City Council has received multiple complaints about outdoor concerts at L-Treyn’s Bar and Grill over the last few years.

The panel’s only response, though, occurred in May 2011 when it required outdoor concerts end at 1:00 A.M. at all establishments where alcohol is sold.

The issue resurfaced during Thursday night’s workshop.

The result was 3rd Ward Alderman Ron Payne proposing the concerts end by either 10:00 P.M. or 11:00 P.M., depending on the night.

Navigating a short stretch of Middle Road, between Keokuk High School and the student parking lot, can be very difficult after school or during special events.

Principal Larry Frakes says parents and visitors pull their vehicles into areas where parking is prohibited and leave them for extended periods of time.

He told the city council, Thursday night, that it has reached the point where a student was recently struck by a vehicle while crossing the street.

The Keokuk City Council says it needs more information before deciding what type of animal can be considered a pet.

The Keokuk City Council could decide what how to classify certain animals next week.

The idea of re-installing Keokuk’s old rocket slide could gain some momentum in the coming weeks and months.

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