City News

The large RECYCLE Container is now located at the Yard Waste area

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The City is currently taking summer help applications for parks, pool, street, cemetery and golf course.  Applications can be picked up at City Hall

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Gibbon Heritage Center Celebration

The Heritage Center will be celebrating being placed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Beginning on Friday, April 21st at 7:00 p.m. there will be a community hymn sing in the sanctuary of the Heritage Center. On Saturday, April 22nd the Center will open at 10:00 a.m. and at 1:00 p.m. H. Jason Combs, certified appraiser, will be present for an Antiques Roadshow.  For a fee per item appointments can be made and will be appraised from 1-4 p.m.  At 4:15 p.m. there will be a dedication ceremony for the National Register plaque with special guests.  All are invited to share and witness this historic event. 

Mark your calendars April 21 & 22.

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NEW Water & Garbage Rate effective January 1, 2017

On December 19th the council approved increasing the water and garbage rates.

Ordinance No. 594

  1. Consumer with one (1) inch water meter: $20.50 per month plus $1.25 for each 1,000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof.
  2. Consumer with second (1) inch water meter at same premises:  additional $5.25 per month plus $1.25 for each 1,000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof.
  3. Residential consumer with two (2) inch water meter: $38.50 per month plus $1.25 for each 1,000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof.
  4. Consumer with two (2) inch water meter, except residential consumer:  $15.50 per month plus $1.25 for each 1,000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof, plus $13.50 per month for each additional meter.
  5. Consumer with three (3) inch water meter:  $77.00 per month plus $1.25 for each 1,000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof.
  6. Consumer with four (4) inch water meter:  $145.00 per month plus $1.25 for each 1,000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof.
  7. Consumer with water meter greater than four (4) inch:  $3,203.50 per month plus $1.25 for each 1, 000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof.

Ordinance No.595

Charges for the collection of refuse and garbage from a residential customer shall be $12.50 per month for the first container furnished to a residential customer and an additional $2.00 per month for each additional container furnish to a residential customer.

Ordinance No. 596

Consumer with two (2) 2-inch water meters, $28.50 per month for the first meter plus $1.25 for each additional 1,000 gallons of water, or a portion thereof, measured by that meter, plus $15.50 per month for the second meter, plus $1.25 for each 1,000 gallons of water, or portion thereof, measured by such second meter.

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 BUFFALO WATCH for weather alerts, county and local alerts.

Go to Buffalo County’s website www.buffalogov.org and click on Buffalo Watch to get signed up.

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Snow Emergency

When the City declares a snow emergency you must remove vehicles from the designated snow routes.  Citizens will be ticketed and vehicles will be removed when parked on snow route.  The City will notify when a snow emergency is declared by local news, radio and social media.

Designated Snow Routes:

LaBarre Street from Front to 7th Street                                                 Front Street from Niles to West Avenue

7th Street from Garfield to Gibbon Road                                               West Avenue from Front Street to 7th Street

3rd Street from LaBarre Street to West Avenue                                    Court Street to Hwy 30

It is the property owner’s responsibility to remove snow from the sidewalks following snowfall. Property owners may be subject to a citation if snow is not removed in a timely manor.

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Please clean up after your pets when

visiting the parks and cemetery

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BOARD OPENINGS

The various advisory boards and commissions are an important component of city government, and provide valuable information to the Mayor and City Council.  Serving on a board or commission is a great opportunity to be involved in your community.

Current Board and Commission Opening:      Golf Board

To be considered for an appointment, please fill out and submit an application which can be picked up at City Hall or online under fees and forms.

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Automatic withdraw from your bank account can be set up just stop at City Hall and fill out the authorization form.

The city is now accepting credit card payments online. Click here for more information.

Pay Online Now!