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Hastings Community Solar Farm Informational Meeting

Hastings Utilities is having a Community Solar Farm informational meeting at the Hastings Public Library in Room AB on Thursday, August 8th at 5:00 p.m.

Fireworks Safety Tips

Each year on average there are 18,500 fires that occur as a result of fireworks. Of those fires 1,300 are involve structures, 300 car fires, 16,900 are outside fires. There are on average 3 deaths, 40 injuries and $43 MILLION in direct property damage due to fireworks. You can enjoy your fireworks safely if you follow a few simple safety tips: OBEY…

RFP for Feasibility Study for a Cultural Arts/Civic Center

The City of Hastings intends to explore the feasibility, need, location, and estimated community impact of a proposed Cultural Arts/Civic Center facility. Please review the RFP for details. Proposals are due July 8 and can be viewed on the Bids and Awards Page.

Mobility Study Survey released

Creating a community that everyone can access is important to us. The City of Hastings is asking for your help to identify popular pedestrian destinations and the barriers that prevent those with disabilities from getting there. This could include sidewalk issues, street curb concerns, lack of safe pedestrian crossings, etc. The Universal Mobility…

Old Highway 281 Viaduct to be Temporarily Closed

The 84-year old Highway 281 viaduct over the Union Pacific Railroad tracks will be temporarily closed by the City of Hastings effective on May 31, 2019.  A report done by the Olsson engineering firm, received by the City Engineer on May16, 2019, indicated that the 2018-19 winter has hastened the need for the City of Hastings to consider the future of…