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Rush City taxpayers now have an idea of what may cause the city portion of their property tax bills to fluctuate or perhaps stay the same next year. The city council on Sept. 10 certified the preliminary 2013 levy at $448,012, which is an increase of $17,816 over this year’s levy in figuring the burden [...]

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The Rush City Council on Aug. 27 approved the city’s updated liquor and beer ordinance while agreeing to revisit the water tower maintenance proposal and residential rental ordinance at a later time. Under the updated liquor and beer ordinance, the city can now impose civil penalties and license suspensions — on top of penalties already [...]

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The majority of work on the 4th Street road project is expected to be complete by week’s end, Rush City councilors learned on July 23. The construction crew anticipated starting the final lift of pavement on Main Street on Tuesday, with striping and other stretches of road to follow. Also scheduled is completion of the [...]

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By Jon Tatting By the time the county fair begins this week, 4th Street should be serviceable to traffic as the final lift or layering of blacktop can wait until the festival is over. Meanwhile, fairgoers are directed to park along Fairfield Avenue where the main entrance is located. City engineer Barry Peters provided an [...]

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By Jon Tatting— A ribbon-cutting celebration to mark the completion of Rush City’s 4th Street turnback project will be part of Community Appreciation Night festivities on Aug. 9 at the city park. The news and more were addressed at the city council meeting on May 29, which was rescheduled due to the Memorial Day holiday. [...]

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By Jon Tatting The Rush City Council on May 14 approved a wide sidewalk to be installed this summer along County Road 7, from West 7th Street Circle to South Harte Avenue. Rush City-based Prefer Paving, Inc. will do the job, which will cost $6,500 from tax increment financing (TIF) funds. The sidewalk is designed [...]

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