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Please call the Accounts Payable Department at 712-732-8000 if you have not received payment.
The City offers a competitive benefit package for our employees. Benefits vary depending on if the position is full-time or part-time. Some benefits include:
For more detailed information refer to the Employee Benefits Explanation.
Employee are paid Biweekly
Volunteer firefighters are paid for their calls and training in December.
The city trims and removes trees during the winter months and rotates through the community on a three year schedule to ensure proper maintenance of all trees in the public right-of-way. The City will handle trees and limbs that are determined to be a hazard to personal property and injury outside of the schedule. For more information please visit our page on the city's Tree Trimming Program or contact the Public Works Assistant at (712) 732-8029.
If you have a tree or branch that is dangerous you may contact the City at 712-732-8000 or fill out an online service request.
The City does not remove or trim trees on private property.
If you believe that your mailbox has been damaged by a City snow plow, you may contact the Public Works Department by phone at 712-732-8029, by email at email@example.com or you may fill out an online service request.
Upon receiving notice of a damaged mailbox the City will investigate the cause of the damage and if the cause of the damage is found to be a directly from a snow plow (not damage caused by rolling or plowed snow) then the City will make reimbursement for the mailbox that was damaged with a similar mailbox.
If that does not address your concerns, we can take the water meter out, in order to test it back at the shop. there is a fee for this service.
Note: The owner is responsible for water service lines from the connection at the water main, to the house, this includes water lines inside the house.
There are several ways to find out when snow emergency has been declared by the City of Storm Lake. The City maintains a 24 hour hotline that contains the current status of a snow emergency in both English and Spanish at 712-213-SNOW (7669). You can also check the current status online by going to the City's Snow Emergency webpage at www.213snow.com. Finally you can sign up for instant notifications through Wireless Emergency Notification System (WENS)
Major Subdivision: Any subdivision not defined and approved as a minor subdivision.
Conservation Subdivisions: Wholly or in majority, a residential subdivision that permits a reduction in lot area, setback, or other site development regulations, provided 1) there is no increase in the overall density permitted for a conventional subdivision in a given zoning district, and 2) the remaining land area is used for common space.
Traditional Neighborhood District (TND) Subdivisions: Allow the development of urban neighborhoods that produce new development consistent with the patterns of historic or traditional parts of Storm Lake with appropriate civic space; or provide for the recreation of neighborhoods that follow the patterns of other traditional towns.
In the event the application is denied by the City of Storm Lake due to non-compliance with the criteria in the plan you will receive a written letter explaining why the application was denied from the City’s Building Official.
A customer moving out of Storm Lake or purchasing a house in Storm Lake before the end of the 24-month period will have the combined utility deposit applied to their final bill and the difference will be refunded. Customers who move to a new rental unit in Storm Lake will have the deposit transferred to their new account. They will need to provide payment for the final bill on their previous account.
NOTE: The city only reads meters Monday through Friday (excluding holidays); therefore the final date of service, if on a holiday or weekend, will be moved to the next business day.
If we have five to six inches and the snow has just fallen skiers should note that the first priority of the Parks Department is removal of snow on the Lake Trail and at public buildings. Once that snow is removed the crews will groom the trails during normal working hours.