Posts With Keyword ‘Dick Schrad’

Schrad Eyes Continued Improvement Education During Senate Run

Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2012 at 6:24 am

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Losada to Fill in As City Manager

Posted: Sunday, May 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville City Council met in special session Wednesday.

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Retirement Party For Dick Schrad This Evening

Posted: Friday, April 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

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After more than five years of service, today is Knoxville City Manager Dick Schrad’s official last day in the position.

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Schrad to Retire Friday But Continue to Help the City Transition

Posted: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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The Knoxville City Council met in special session last night.

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Schrad May Stay on as Interim City Manager Until Stewart Starts in June

Posted: Thursday, April 7th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The transition period will soon begin as one Knoxville City Manager retires and another begins.

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Knoxville Recreation Center Tanning Bed Recommendation Reversed

Posted: Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at 6:22 am

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Earlier this month the Knoxville City Council was approached with a request to seek bids for purchase of a tanning bed for the Recreation Center, at that time the matter was tabled and now the recommendation has been reversed.

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Knoxville City Council will Not Move Forward with Purchasing a Tanning Bed

Posted: Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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Earlier this month the Knoxville City Council was approached with a request to seek bids for purchase of a tanning bed for the Recreation Center, at that time the matter was tabled and now the recommendation has been reversed.

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Knoxville City Council Tables Purchase of a Tanning Bed for the Recreation Center

Posted: Friday, March 25th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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After some discussion the Knoxville City Council chose to table an agenda item in regards to seeking bids to purchase a tanning bed for the recreation center at their meeting Monday.

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Schrad Receives Award for His Contributions to the City Management Profession

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:26 am

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The Knoxville City Council continues to search for a suitable candidate to take over in the City Manager position this week. Meanwhile, Current City Manager Dick Schrad, who plans to retire next month, was honored last weekend for his exceptional contributions to the development of the city/county management profession and the state association.

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Madison Street Opens While South Street Closes

Posted: Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011 at 6:24 am


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The West Area Relief Sewer Project continues in Knoxville this week and as one intersection reopens another will close.

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Knoxville Sewer Rates Will Increase Slightly

Posted: Wednesday, March 16th, 2011 at 6:26 am

Knoxville residents will see an increase in their sewer rates in the near future.

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Knoxville’s 2011-2012 Budget Maintains the Status Quo

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS the Knoxville City Council approved the 2011-2012 City budget at their meeting this week.

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Three, Maybe Four Candidates will Interview for City Manager

Posted: Friday, March 4th, 2011 at 6:24 am

At least three candidates will be interviewed by the Knoxville City Council and department heads later this month as they continue to search for a new City Manager.

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County and City Officials Discuss Possible Inmate Medical Coverage

Posted: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Marion County Board of Supervisors, City Manager Dick Schrad, Sheriff Ron Goemaat and Jail Administrator Scott Jerkins discussed potential inmate medical claims saver and budget protector with Dan McKay of McKay Insurance at their meeting Monday.

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City and County Officials Speak with Senate Leaders About the Future of the Knoxville VA

Posted: Tuesday, March 1st, 2011 at 6:26 am

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A group of Knoxville and Marion County representatives traveled to the state capital Monday to discuss the future of the local VA campus with Senate Majority Leader Mike Gronstal and Minority Leader Paul McKinley.

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Schrad Finds Iowa Workforce Development Service Shift to the Local Level Ironic

Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 at 6:26 am

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As previously reported on KNIA/KRLS, Iowa Workforce Development offices will be consolidated from 55 field offices to 16 regional office which will reportedly put the workload onto ISU Extension offices and local libraries.

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Knoxville’s Budget Process is Going Smoothly

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:28 am

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The Knoxville City Council set a public hearing date at their meeting this week to discuss the 2011-2012 City budget.

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Knoxville is Still Searching for a New City Manager

Posted: Friday, February 11th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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It’s back to square one for the Knoxville City Council and Brimeyer-Fursman the consulting firm who is aiding in the City Manager hiring process.

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Additional City Council Repairs Still Keep Knoxville Under Budget

Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 at 6:28 am

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Improvements to the Knoxville City Hall continue as the City Council approved insulation replacement and pipe connection repair at their meeting this week.

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Knoxville City Council Approves Pay Increase for City Workers

Posted: Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 at 6:30 am

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Following Monday night’s regular meeting the Knoxville City Council went into a closed session to further discuss contract negotiations with the City’s labor union.

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