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City drafts mask policy to be considered by city council

A draft of a citywide COVID-19 mask policy will be considered for implementation by the Hastings City Council at a future council meeting. A copy of the potential ordinance can be found by clicking here. Under § 16-405, city councils may implement emergency ordinances immediately in cases of infectious diseases. The state statute language can be found…

City focuses on storm cleanup efforts

The City of Hastings Street Department and Parks and Recreation Department are working on tree limb cleanup due to freezing rain and ice accumulation. The Street Department is working to condition roadways to ensure the safety of Hastings drivers while temporarily blocking off streets where fallen limbs and branches have created hazards. The Parks…

Governor announces new DHMs to begin Nov. 11

Governor Pete Ricketts announced new directed health measures aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Nebraska. All changes are statewide and take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 11: Six (6) Feet Separation Rule and Masking Six (6) feet of separation between parties is required in all instances; includes, gyms/fitness centers, health…

City of Hastings offices to close for Veterans Day

The City of Hastings offices will be closed on Wednesday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. Front desk services will be unavailable at the Hastings Police Department, Hastings Fire and Rescue, City Hall, Hastings Utilities Department, Parks and Recreation Department, the Hastings Public Library, Hastings Museum and the Solid Waste Landfill. 911…

New drive-thru to open at Utilities Department business office

A new drive-thru window will open to customers at the City of Hastings Utilities Department’s business office on Nov. 12. Construction on the project began last spring, and customer service representatives had been working with Utilities customers via phone, email and a temporary drive-thru window at City Hall while construction continued. Once the…