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City announces plans to reopen facilities

The Hastings City Council approved plans for city facilities to reopen as COVID-19 restrictions continue to loosen. While many departments will open in some capacity on June 29, others will remain closed longer in order to obtain the proper supplies needed to maintain sanitization and safety measures. Departments that remain closed to the public are…

Virtual City Council meeting set for June 22

The Hastings City Council will meet for its regularly-scheduled meeting at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 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…

COVID-19 Video Press Conference Set for June 19

Mayor Corey Stutte, along with health and emergency leaders in the community, will host a video conference call for media at 10 a.m. Friday, June 19. 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…

7th Street concrete work begins June 22

Concrete work will temporarily close several intersections along 7th Street beginning on June 22. Ben Engel Construction will reconstruct intersections on 7th Street from California Avenue to 2nd Avenue. Work will consist of removing existing pavement and placing new concrete pavement. Crews will also complete curb, gutter and sidewalk concrete repair…

City council discusses options for city hall repairs

The Hastings City Council met for a worksession on Monday to discuss the scope of repairs needed at city hall, and the options available. Environmental Director Marty Stange presented his assessment to the council, detailing the presence of mold, mildew and damage to the building. Stange explained that the existing membrane roof is leaking and needs…