Two paid internships are offered for college students to work on community programs including the farmers market, community gardens, Keep Columbus Beautiful, United Fund and local access cable. An internship with the City offers valuable work experience and a chance to make a difference in the community. The program is open to students who have completed two years of community college or university classes. More information can be found on the City’s website; applications can be obtained by emailing cdc@columbusjunctioniowa.org. The deadline for applications for local residents is March 31 and April 18 for non-residents.

The organizational meeting for the 2014 Columbus Junction Farmers Market on Tuesday, March 18 at the Columbus Junction Civic Center. Before the meeting will be an education session offered to farmers market vendors and the general public. the full schedule appears below.

10:00 Education Session, for market vendors and gardening enthusiasts

Big or Small, Cover Crops for All

presented by Ajay Nair, PhD, Assistant Professor and Vegetable Extension Specialist
ISU Department of Horticulture

11:15 Market Planning Meeting, for market vendors

See www.columbusjunctioniowa.org for proposed 2014 guidelines 

Lunch, market vendors

Have questions or want to make reservations? Contact Mallory at cdc@columbusjunctioniowa.org or 319-728-7971

You are cordially invited…

Thursday, January 30, 2014

2:00 pm at the Columbus Junction City Hall

Or

6:00 pm at Briggs Civic Center, Wapello

The Louisa County Conservation Board requests your presence one of the above planning meetings.  We will be discussing priorities for  county parks, wildlife areas and boat accesses as well as, habitat management, environmental education and the direction Louisa County Conservation will follow into the future.

Your input is very important to us.   One of the goals of this planning process will be to determine a plan and direction for our newest area, Eden Park near Gladwin.

A survey will be released in February that will allow for further public input if you are unable to make one of these meetings.

We look forward to hearing your comments and continuing to serve you into the future.  For more info feel free to contact me at: 319-523-8381 or lccb@lccb.org.Chinkapinsign

Katie Hammond

Executive Director

Louisa County Conservation

CITY OF COLUMBUS JUNCTION

PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT

TAKING APPLICATIONS FOR ONE FULL-TIME PUBLIC WORKS EMPLOYEE

APPLICATION, JOB DESCRIPTION AND JOB REQUIREMENTS MAY BE PICKED UP AT

CITY HALL

232 2ND STREET

AND MUST BE RETURNED BY FEBRUARY 15TH, 2014

CITY OF COLUMBUS JUNCTION IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER