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New Directed Health Measures to Begin May 4

A new Directed Health Measure Order has been issued for the South Heartland District Health Department that includes Adams, Clay, Nuckolls and Webster counties. It begins on May 4 and lasts through May 31. Here are the measures that are already in place, but are being extended: 1.       Gatherings of more than 10 people in a single space at a time…

Hastings Housing Survey Results Are In

The results from the 2020 Hastings Housing Needs Assessment Study are in, identifying housing needs within the community. While the Development Services department is still analyzing the data, key findings include a need for middle-income housing and greater oversight of rental property. Staff also found a significant interest in single-family homes,…

COVID-19 Video Press Conference Set for May 1

Mayor Corey Stutte, along with health and emergency experts in the community, will host a video conference call for media at 10 a.m. Friday, May 1. The conference will be live streamed to the public on the City of Hastings website. Participants will include the following: ·         Corey Stutte, City of Hastings ·         Michele Bever, South Heartland…

Hastings Utilities Continues to Monitor COVID-19 Impact

Hastings Utilities is continuing to monitor the impact COVID-19 is having on the community, which may affect customers’ ability to pay utility bills in a timely manner. On March 18, Hastings Utilities announced the suspension of utility shutoffs and door postings through April 30. As that date approaches, the department will evaluate the situation…

April 27 City Council Meeting to be Held via Videoconference

The Hastings City Council will meet for its regularly-scheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 27, via videoconference. On March 17, Governor Pete Ricketts issued an executive order to permit state and local governmental boards, commissions, and other public bodies to meet by videoconference, teleconference, or other electronic means through…