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DUE TO THE HOLIDAYS, TRASH PICK-UP WILL BE ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27 & SATURDAY, JANUARY 3.
THE WINNER OF THE CHRISTMAS YARD OF THE MONTH WAS JIM & ILLA WEEKS @ 536 N. ARROWHEAD DRIVE!! THEIR HOUSE IS BEAUTIFULLY DECORATED FOR THE HOLIDAYS! CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WEEKS & THANKS FOR HELPING TO 'BRIGHTEN UP' NEW STRAWN THIS HOLIDAY SEASON!!
THE HAEHNS @ 220 APACHE STREET ALSO HAVE AN AMAZING LIGHT DISPLAY AS DO THE BALLENGEES @ 216 W. CHEYENNE! IF YOU'VE NOT TAKEN THE TIME TO CRUISE NEW STRAWN & TAKE IN ALL THE HOMES DECKED OUT IN THEIR CHRISTMAS FINERY, BE SURE AND DO SO! THE THREE MENTIONED ARE JUST THE TIP OF THE ICEBURG!! WE'VE GOT BEAUTIFUL DISPLAYS ALL OVER TOWN!!
TIME TO RENEW YOUR ANIMAL LICENSES
Dog & cat tags for 2015 must be purchased at City Hall by Jan. 31. You must provide proof of rabies vaccination in order to receive a tag. Cost of tags are $5 for unaltered animals & just $2 for animals that are spayed or neutered. Licenses purchased after Jan. 31 will double in price for each month they are late, so be sure and get your furry friends licensed on time! Remember, any owner or harborer of an animal that is found to be without a current city license may be fined up to $500, plus any cost incurred by the city related to enforcing the animal ordinance.
SNOW & ICE REMOVAL
Just a reminder NOT to park vehicles in the street during inclement weather, especially along the emergency routes, which are: Neosho St. to North 4th St. (all of 4th Street is an emergency route), Cherokee to Main St. and ALL of Main St. Vehicles parked in the street make it difficult to effectively treat the streets for icy conditions, as well as impeding snow removal.
TIME FOR TROUT!!
Plans are to stock New Strawn City Lake with trout around late January. A city fishing license is required to fish in the City Lake & can be purchased at New Strawn City Hall, Strawn Lumber & Coffey County Honda. City fishing licenses are sold with a trout stamp through May 1 at the following cost for USD 244 (Burlington & New Strawn area) residents: Adult - $10, Youth - $4. Folks living outside USD 244 will pay $15 for an adult license and $6 for youth. Anyone at least 16 years old must also possess a KS state fishing license. As a reminder, please do NOT attempt to venture out onto the ice to fish during winter months. Shore-line fishing is permitted, but ice fishing in the middle of the lake is NOT. As usual, there will be several 'prize-sized' trout placed in the lake. If you catch one of those 'whoppers', please come into City Hall to have your picture taken. Or, take one for us & bring it in for display on our bragging wall!
CITY HALL & POST OFFICE CLOSINGS
The post office will be closed on Dec. 25 for Christmas and Jan. 1 for New Years Day.
City Hall will be closing at noon on Dec. 24 & 31 and will be closed all day on Dec. 25, 26 and Jan. 1.
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