Washington Wins the #IowansUnite Mural Contest

WASHINGTON, IA – The Washington Chamber’s Welcome Center is excited to announce that Washington was selected as the statewide 2022 #IowansUnite CommUNITY Contest winner financed by the Iowa Economic Development Authority and  the Iowa Finance Authority. With the persistent encouragement from their volunteer and partner, Isabella Santoro, a video was put together with the assistance…

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Maintenance and Construction Operator 1 Position Available

Maintenance Operator 1.  Regular full-time position responsible for maintenance of streets, water lines and sewer lines, plowing of snow, and other department functions.  Entry-level pay starts at $19.25/hour plus excellent benefits including health insurance and IPERS retirement.  Application deadline is August 31, 2022.  Full information at www.washingtoniowa.gov. EOE. M-C Operator Position Operator 1 External Position…

Main Street Washington Board Seeking Executive Director

The search is open for a new Main Street Washington Director. The Board of Directors is seeking a full-time dynamic, outgoing team-player to serve as the next Executive Director in Washington, Iowa. The program has been in existence since 2008 and has spurred over $15 million in development in the restoration and rehabilitation of downtown…

Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs designates Iowa Great Places & Cultural & Entertainment Districts

DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs today announced that 13 Iowa communities will receive the state’s support through two creative placemaking programs that put the arts, culture and history at the center of creative community development. The department designated new Iowa Great Places in Jefferson, Oskaloosa, Washington and Woodbine, and re-designated Appanoose County/Vermillion…

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Washington City Residents can bring Household Hazardous Waste to the Washington County Recycling Center on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month from May through October 9am until noon. The cost of collection, transportation, and safe management/disposal of residential household hazardous waste is paid for by the solid waste agency.   Information below is…

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Washington Primary Candidate Forum Held May 25

The Washington Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Primary Candidate Forum on Wednesday, May 25 at 5:30p.m. at the Washington Area Performing Arts Center (1111 S B Ave, Washington). You can live stream the forum by clicking on this link and entering the password Vote2022 Zoom Link: https://bit.ly/WashCountyForum Passcode: Vote2022 Contested Races With Candidates Invited…

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Full Time Police Officer Position Available

Police Officer City of Washington, Iowa The Washington Police Department is seeking applicants for the position of Police Officer.   We are a growing department in a growing, supportive community. With updated facility, equipment, and technology.   Iowa Law Enforcement Academy (ILEA) certification preferred, but not required. Officers work 12-hour shifts and starting pay for…