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AIC Highlights Noteworthy City Clips

Friday, September 8, 2017  
Posted by: Gay Dawn Oyler
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Check out noteworthy things done and honors received by cities around Idaho as they work to create quality cities.


A new 11-screen movie theatre will be constructed in downtown Caldwell due to a public-private partnership between the Gardner Company, Casper Entertainment, the Caldwell Urban Renewal Agency and City Staff.


The City of Idaho Falls was recently awarded two grants totaling $100,000. One grant was for $90,000 from the Department of Energy to assist the city in pursuing a franchise agreement with a private vendor to provide voluntary curbside recycling within City limits and assist with public education efforts to enhance water conservation and storm water awareness and training. The other grant was for $10,000 from the Idaho Water Resource Board to assist in water conservation efforts at Freeman Park.


The City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Department officially opened the second fishing pond at Ryder Park on September 7. Media and the public joined officials as the first fish were stocked by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game.


The Jerome Firefighters Union’s annual “Fill the Boot” fundraiser on August 19 raised approximately $1,500 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association.


The week of September 9-16 is the second annual Meridian Art Week, hosted by the Meridian Arts Commission. The week’s activities will kick off with a Community Block Party on September 9 at


The City of Moscow is continuing its efforts to implement the Bike Routes and Facilities Plan which was adopted by the City Council in June 2016. The latest installment of treatments includes bike lanes, door zone buffers, and sharrows on portions of Fifth Street, Jefferson Street and Third Street.


The Moscow Pathways Commission is hosting its Annual Bike Tour on September 12. The annual tour is provided to promote the use of pathways and active living in Moscow. The tour  is free and open to the public.


Beginning October 1, the Pocatello Regional Airport will be adding a third daily flight to Salt Lake City to its Sunday schedule.


The City of Pocatello’s Fourth Annual Splash Dance for Dogs was held on September 9. The event lets the area’s canines enjoy the Ross Park Aquatic Complex facility like their human pals. The money raised  helps fund programs such as the “Second Chance Fund” which pays for treatment during medical emergencies and the “Katie’s Old Friends” program that helps pay part of the adoption fee for dogs six years old and older.


If your city has done something noteworthy or received an honor and you would like it listed in City Clips, send the information to GayDawn by e-mail or fax 344-8677.

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