Leadership Washington Class Celebrates Graduation

WASHINGTON—July 14 was Graduation Day for the 2020-21 Leadership Washington class.  Activities began at 8 a.m. at the Washington airport where class members got aerial views of the  city thanks to volunteering local pilots. Then they were briefed on the operations of the airport by  Airport Manager Mike Maxted and Airport Commissioners Kevin Erpelding and…

Leadership Washington Class Explores Washington County History

WASHINGTON–Washington historian Michael Zahs unlocked the secrets of Washington County’s past for the Leadership Washington class during the Washington Chamber of Commerce program’s County History Day held June 9. Nobody knows the history of the county like Zahs, and nobody knows how to tell its stories like this former history teacher. On the tour, two…

Leadership Washington County History Day

Washington historian Michael Zhas leads last year’s Leadership Washington’s  class through an Indian burial mound site in Washington County during County History Day on May 19. It was a make-up day for the class since they could not experience the countywide tour last year due to the Covid virus. This year’s class will experience the…

Rental Registration Deadline June 1st

The City of Washington’s Rental Inspection Department would like to remind landlords and exempt property owners that registration is due June 1st of their non-owner occupied properties. Registration forms and information is available  online at www.washingtoniowa.gov/city-government/development-services/rental-inspections  If you have questions, please contact Jeff Duwa at 319-653-6584 ext. 124 or email [email protected]

Washington 4-H Hosts Fundraiser

Washington County 4-H will host a Pancakes & More Breakfast Fundraiser on Saturday, April 24 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the basement of Dallmeyer Hall. All proceeds will go towards the 4-H enrollment fees for Washington County 4-Hers. Breakfast will be served from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and includes pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage patties, and a drink. Free…

Full-Time Wastewater Plant Operator/Animal Control Officer Position Available

The City of Washington is seeking a full-time Wastewater Operator/Animal Control Officer in its Wastewater Treatment Plant Department: Wastewater Plant Operator/Animal Control Officer.  Assists in operations & maintenance of wastewater plant.  Serves as primary animal control officer.  Starting wage is $17.97/hr plus excellent benefits.  Application deadline is May 3, 2021.  Full information at www.washingtoniowa.gov.