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BP HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION – Sept 17th, 9-11am

CITY OF BELLE PLAINE HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION
SATURDAY ONLY – SEPTEMBER 17, 2016

When: September 17, 2016 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Limited to Belle Plaine households (no businesses, no rural residents)

Where:
Municipal Lot, north of 11th
Street
City of Belle Plaine, Iowa
Phone: (319) 444-2200

Acceptable Materials:
Kitchen and Bathroom cleaners, Floor Care products, Furniture Polish, Spray cans
Pesticides and insecticides, Bug sprays
Oil based paint, Metal Polish

Adhesives, Glues, Resins
Weed killers, herbicides

Stains and Thinners, Stain Remover

Degreaser, Solvents and Varnishes, Wood Preservative
Used Oil and Oil Filters, Brake Fluid
Compact Fluorescent bulbs and fluorescent bulbs
Batteries (NiCad, NiMH, Lithium, Li-ion)

Gasoline or Kerosene (bring in a container you can leave with us)

What NOT to bring:
Latex based paints (Latex paint can by dried out by mixing with a drying medium such as oil dry, saw dust or cat litter.  Once mixed, leave the lid off and set out to set dry.  Once dry, the latex paint can be placed in the regular garbage bag with the lid off.)  Any other questions about latex paint should be directed to the Benton County Landfill at (319) 472-6392.

Ammunition and Explosives (All questions concerning ammunition and explosives should be directed to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office at (319) 721-2337.

What does it cost?

Free, limited to Belle Plaine households (no businesses, no rural residents)

ARMY ROTC GAME BALL RUN – Friday, Sept 9th

On Friday, September 9th, the Army ROTC 29th Annual Game Ball Run will pass through Belle Plaine on its journey from ISU to Iowa.  The ROTC will run through Belle Plaine at approximately 12:15pm that day.  They will be picking up items that have been donated to support local food pantry families in need.  If you would like to donate, items can be dropped at City Hall.  Needed items are cereal, dry pasta and canned food.  City Hall is Open Tuesday & Wednesday (9/6-7) from 8:30am-5pm and Thursday (9/8) from 8:30am-8pm.

DRIVER’S LICENSE STATION CLOSED – September 7th

The Driver’s License Station in Belle Plaine at the Community Center will be CLOSED on September 7th.

MOSQUITO SPRAYING – Thursday, August 25th

Mosquito spraying is expected to take place in Belle Plaine tonight, Thursday, August 25th (after 8pm).

COOLING CENTER – Saturday, July 23

The First Congregational Church in Belle Plaine has offered and will have their fellowship hall open on Saturday, July 23 from Noon-5pm due to the excessive heat as a cooling center.

CITY HALL US FLAG: Half-staff 6/25/16

The US flag at Belle Plaine City Hall will fly at half-staff from 9am to 5pm on Saturday, June 25th in honor of Dennis Kithcart Sr.  Dennis was an Army veteran who served from 1966 to 1968.

EXTENDED CITY CLERK HOURS

Starting on Thursday, June 16th, the City Clerk’s office will be open late each Thursday night until 8PM for your convenience.

AGENDA – Committee of the Whole – May 11, 2016

Com. of the Whole Agenda 5-11-16

TITLE VI POLICY

Pursuant to Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended the Civil Rights Restoration Act of 1987 and other nondiscrimination authorities, it is the policy of the City Government of Belle Plaine, Iowa that discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, disability or income status shall not occur in connection with any of its programs or activities.

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