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Webster City Legion member Dean Block is the featured speaker at Tuesday's Veterans Day service at the Middle School.

 • Webster City Airport Commission to meet Tuesday afternoon.

 The November meeting of the Webster City Airport Commission will be Tuesday afternoon at 5:00 in the city hall council chambers. The agenda includes approving the chairperson and airport manager signing a claim for a reimbursement ,statement of completion and the final acceptance of the crack sealing project to the Iowa Department of Transportation. The airport commission will consider approving the five year Airport Capital Improvement Program for the 2016 fiscal year to the Iowa Department of Transportation. In other matters, the Webster City airport commission consider a three year fixed based operator's lease agreement with Storm Flying Service, Incorporated and for an airport management agreement with Storm Flying Service plus other matters.

 • Brief agenda faces Webster City Parks and Recreation Commission.

 A brief agenda faced the Webster City Parks and Recreation Commission at their meeting Thursday afternoon. Director Kent Harfst informed the commission members that 25 vendors have registered for the January 17 Fuller Hall Health Fair. There is no cost for the vendors and no cost for the public to attend. The fair will feature demonstrations and booths on health and fitness from area businesses and organizations.The commission looked into the including of students with the parks and recreation commission. Rather than trying to coordinate students attending commission meetings, Director Harfst will visit with Patsy Brock's Project Explore and Project Business Classes at the Webster City Middle School to find out what new things students would like to be offered. This was the last meeting of the year for the commission with the next scheduled meet set for January 15,2015.

 • Hamilton County Conservation Board looks at strategic planning for the future

 At their Thursday morning meeting the Hamilton County Conservation Board met with Pat Bodie of RDG Planning and Design of Des Moines on strategic planning for conservation department. Bodie will be working with three central Iowa conservation departments based in Boone, Hamilton and Webster Counties on the future planning for conservation activities and development. The total cost of this effort is $20,000 made possible through a grant from the Iowa Parks Foundation. There was no action take by the Hamilton County Conservation Board on this project with this issue to be revisited again in the next few months.

Briggs Woods Golf Course director Russ Appel informed the conservation board that the work on putting new concrete in the golf course clubhouse events area has been postponed. Appel plans to seek funding for this projects through the Enhance Hamilton County Foundation and other funding opportunities.

Hamilton County Conservation Director Brian Lammers said he met with the city officials in Ellsworth and Jewell earlier this month regarding the Jewellsworth trail project. He said there is a need for an additional $200,000 to start the construction effort. This fall the Hamilton County Conservation Department received a grant for $647,150 from the Iowa Department of Transporation for the start of the trail work linking both communities. The goal is to have ground broken for this project sometime next year.

The next scheduled meeting of the Hamilton County Conservation Board will be Tuesday,December 23 at 9:30 at their office in Briggs Woods Park.                                                       

 • Northeast Hamilton School Board announce plans for the final high school commencement ceremony.
 • Seven applications received for Webster City Hotel Motel Tax Grants.



Today...Sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. High around 30. South wind 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph.
Tonight...Cloudy. Not as cold. Patchy fog overnight. A slight chance of light freezing rain and freezing drizzle before midnight. A chance of freezing drizzle after midnight...Then a slight chance of light rain and freezing drizzle early in the morning. Low in the upper 20s. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation 20 percent.
Saturday...Cloudy. Patchy fog through mid morning. A slight chance of light rain through mid morning...Then patchy drizzle in the late morning and afternoon. Warmer. High in the lower 40s. South wind around 10 mph. Chance of rain 20 percent.

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