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Crossroads of Highways 59 and 34
Nestled in the Southwest corner of Iowa between the east and west branches of the Nishnabotna River. Emerson typifies the small town atmosphere and work ethics of the Midwest. With a population of 438, we strongly support the local school along with neighboring communities of Henderson, Hastings, Imogene and Malvern.

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      The Emerson City Council will meet, Monday December 22, 2014 at 6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. to hold a Workshop to discuss City policies and procedures for the City Council, Mayor, and City Clerk. This meeting will conclude promptly at 6:30 p.m. Due to the time restriction's residents will not be granted an opportunity to speak or address the Council. Please look at this AGENDA for the details.

      The City Water Department sends regular samples to the State Hygienic Lab in Des Moines, results are then set to back to the City. During the Month of August samples were sent but not processed in turn causing a violation. Per requirements, PUBLIC NOTIFICATION of the Violation had to be sent to all of the residents of the City of Emerson. FLYER attached for details. Please look at this FLYER for the details.

That's right he will be arriving at the Emerson Community Building at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 20th. There will be free pictures taken with Santa. There will be a drawing for turkeys, hams, and fruit baskets after the children all have had an opportunity to visit Santa. Tickets for the drawing will be handed out at the door. There is no charge for the tickets, pictures with Santa nor the refreshments during Santa's visit.
Bingo will start again on Saturday evenings at the Community Building in February. The schedule can be viewed from this link.
** MOBILE CLINIC - Montgomery County Memorial Hospital **
The mobile clinic is at the Community Building in downtown Emerson every Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The staffing will be by a Nurse Practioner who will handle the paper work for the insurance and any billing will come from Montgomery County Hospital.
These are the properties currently for sale in our community.
A fun & free play & learning time for children with their parents. Tuesday mornings from 9:30- 12:30 am at the First Baptist Church. Enter the Fellowship Hall from the west lower level parking lot.. Check out the flyer for further details.


The Library has reopened so please visit the Library page to see the hours of operation. Check out the Library for exciting events that will be taking place throughout the summer.

** NOTICE **
The City offers a tree branch, limbs, and yard waste drop-off site south of Emerson over the railroad tracks. Once again, while the site was left open some individual(s) felt the need to also leave their household trash and recyclables. The Council has again decided to UNLOCK the site, PLEASE ensure you only leave appropriate items!! If you notice someone violating this use, please inform City Hall.

Reminder - Monthly City Council meeting takes place at 6 p.m. on the first Monday of each month at City Hall. All citizens are encouraged to attend to stay informed to what your city government is doing. The minutes and approved claims for each council meeting can be found under City Functions - City Hall - Council Minutes & Warrants.

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