Alta CIty Council Discusses 5 year plan
Council members discussed the five year plan for the city of Alta last week in a special session. Topics reached from housing to commercial and industrial development. Options for short term and long term were also laid out. Code enforcement officer Tom Konradi spoke on the housing issue and the city's plan to promote the selling of homes for those in section eight through the U.S. Department of Housing...
Alta Council Members hear about pool options at meeting
A special meeting was held Monday night at City Hall in Alta. Council members met to discuss the engineer's reports for the proposed pool project. I&S Group staff Tom Grafft and engineer David Doxtad were on hand to talk about the three options on the table. Council members each received a Swimming Pool Review prepared by Doxtad that detailed the existing conditions of the pool, improvement cost options, and recommendations by the engineering firm...
Alta native, now missionary, shares story
Alta native Les DeRoos shared what he and his family members are doing in Haiti with the family's non-profit organization "Laborers With Christ" at Trinity Lutheran Church on Sunday. After readings from the Gospels DeRoos shared with the congregation...
Alta Youth League registration form available
The Alta Tournament Committee is looking for volunteers to help run tournaments on three Saturdays this summer (usually late May/June). The committee had run tournaments the past couple years, and it has provided opportunities for the community, as well as for teams to play more games locally at the complex...
A-A School Board talks day care and library concerns
Alta and Aurelia school board members met Monday evening to discuss topics on the agenda. After hearing an update on high school achievements, and a look over bills, the board fielded questions from Katie Meyer and Emily Bodholdt who are involved with getting a day care for Alta and surrounding communities...
National Night Out committee meets, discusses August event
The date is set for Alta's National Night Out for 2015. Mark your calendars for August 4. Members of the committee met for a short meeting Tuesday night to discuss what went well last year and what they hope to bring to the one night event this year...
Horizons Group looking into community garden
Last Thursday evening, the Alta Horizons group met for their monthly meeting. A large part of the discussion centered around a possible community garden. The location of the garden will matter as well as the maintenance required in and out of season...
Ladies VFW Auxiliary award fifth graders
Members of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary gathered with fourth and fifth graders on Wednesday at Alta Elementary School. The first, second, and third place winners got a cash prize. Present from the Auxiliary included Americanism Chairman Cathy Fisher and President Janet Haler. The topic was "What the Constitution of the United States Means to Me."...
City council hears updates on day care center
Monday night, city council members listened as Katie Meyer updated them on the possibility of a day care center in Alta. "We are in the process of trying to form a board. We've had a couple of "board meetings". The progress that we are making is moving forward; it is just a slow process. ...
City council hears aerial mapping proposal, and resignation of employee
Julie Potter with Aerial Seven, Inc. presented her mapping services to city council members on Monday evening. The map designer said that she would include space for the city of Alta if they would be willing to pay for an advertisement as an extension of the Storm Lake map that is already completed...