This website is best viewed in a browser that supports web standards.

Skip to content or, if you would rather, Skip to navigation.


News Brief

July 17, 2012CLARINDA, IA |  By: Thomack

Clarinda City Council Meeting

The Clarinda City Council met last week and items on the agenda included approving a pay request for a new wading pool, a proposal from Seneca Companies and a presentation of a financial report for 2012.

Clarinda City Manager Gary McClarnon says plans for a new wading pool at the recreation center have been in the works for about a year.

WarningAudio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Download .mp3

McClarnon says the project is about 70 percent done and should be completed August 1st. The Federal Aviation Administration is requiring Clarinda to remove lead contaminated surface and subsurface from the current outdoor firing range located on airport property. A unanimous vote approved a proposal from Seneca Companies of Des Moines to investigate the gun range. McClarnon gave a presentation of Clarinda's 2012 funds. There is positive financial trending in all areas and this is the first time in the last 7 years that the city has had a positive balance in the General Fund.