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June 8th, 2017

North Liberty Community Pantry 5th Annual Turkey Trot 10K, 5K and 1-Mile(ish) Event July 8

NORTH LIBERTY– Grab your shoes and join North Liberty Community Pantry on July 8, at 9 a.m. for the 5th annual Turkey Trot 10k, 5k, and 1-Mile(ish) Event, sponsored by University of Iowa Community Credit Union (UICCU). Runners and walkers, of all ages, are invited to register in advance at getmeregistered.com/NorthLibertyTurkeyTrot as the race is expected to sell out quickly.

Season ends in shutout stunner for Clipper girls

Grinnell sinks CCA, 2-0, in regional semifinal

North Liberty Leader
TIFFIN– The season ended in a shocking fashion Tuesday, May 30, for the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) varsity girls soccer team, The Tigers from Grinnell-Newburg won the Class 2A regional semifinal match with a 2-0 shutout.
The Tigers struck first, 10 minutes into the match, and scored their second goal with 7:53 left in the first half. The Clippers’ best chance for a goal came in the second half with a penalty kick after Grinnell’s keeper tackled Hannah Bormann in the box. Unfortunately her shot was deflected.

Liberty booster club launches website

NORTH LIBERTY– Want to know what’s going on in the world of Liberty High School sports? Now you can find out.
The Liberty Lightning Athletic Booster Club recently launched its new website, www.golibertylightning.com. You can use the website to find out how to get involved in the booster club, learn more about sports camps, order apparel participate in fundraisers and more!
The club would like to thank Rob and Julie Hajek with Home Repair Team for sponsoring the design of the website.

Future Clippers Night Monday, June 12

TIFFIN– The Clear Creek Amana varsity softball team has announced Future Clippers Night will take place Monday, June 12, at the varsity home game.
Little league softball players are invited to arrive by 5:30 p.m. for the 6 p.m. game start to get their names on the list. If they wear their uniforms, they get in free. Teams will be announced and girls can go out on the field to their favorite position and/or player.

New station, new protocol needed

NORTH LIBERTY ON FIRE: A three-part series

Looking at emergency medical services response

North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– The concept of implementing Emergency Medical Dispatch (EMD), was the biggest take-away from a recent fire consultant report for North Liberty City Administrator Ryan Heiar.
Donald Cox, a consultant in emergency services and retired West Des Moines fire chief, was hired to conduct the study presented to the city council at their March 14 regular meeting.

New north liberty water and sewer rates in effect July 1

NORTH LIBERTY– Effective July 1, North Liberty’s water and sanitary sewer rates will change. Other services that appear on monthly city utility bills will remain the same.
The minimum charge for sanitary sewer customers will increase by $1.43 to $30.03, and will include the first 1,000 gallons of use, and each 1,000 gallons of use above that will increase by $.26 to $5.40. The minimum charge for water customers will increase by $.74 to $15.57, and will include the first 1,000 gallons of use, and each 1,000 gallons of use above that will increase by $.31 to $6.29.

Tiffin splash pad open 9 a.m to 6 p.m.

TIFFIN– The Tiffin splash pad has been experiencing technical difficulty with the sensor to activate the water. The City of Tiffin has the part on order and will repair it as soon as possible. Until then, the Public Works Director will be manually turning on and off the splash pad starting at 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. until the issue can be corrected.
Thank you for your patience while this gets resolved. The regular splash pad hours of operation are 9 a.m. to dusk.

North Liberty Slow Roll Saturday, June 17

NORTH LIBERTY– Slow rolls are short community- and family-oriented bike rides, traveling at a leisurely pace. Join your friends and neighbors for a ride around town and a social to celebrate Flag Day and Father’s Day all in one on Saturday, June 17.
Bike and helmet safety checks are from 9-10 a.m. at the North Liberty Community Center (520 W. Cherry St.), with the slow roll beginning at 10 a.m. The 8-mile route includes a scavenger hunt. A social picnic with food, music, bike decorations, lawn games and awards will follow the bike ride from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the community center.

Avenue of Flags sign up for Flag Day

NORTH LIBERTY– Help the North liberty Optimists raise money for local kids programs and line our streets with the American flag on Flag Day, June 15.
For $40, the Optimist Club will place a 3-foot-by-5-foot American flag on a 10-foot pole in front of your home or business on these five national holidays: Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day and Veteran’s Day.
For more information or to sign up visit nloptimist.org/flags.htm or contact Darlene Smith at 319-626-2939 or desmith325@gmail.com.

North Liberty citywide garage sales June 8-11

NORTH LIBERTY– North Liberty’s citywide garage sales will be open Thursday, June 8, through Sunday, June 11.
The master list of sales, found at http://northlibertygaragesales.com, closed to edits and new submissions Tuesday, June 6. It is available to the public and for download from the website. There is also a Google Map of all the sales.