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Zeisler recommended for Utility Manager position

Members of the Hastings Utility Advisory Board voted 5-0 during their regular meeting on May 9 to recommend approval of Derek Zeisler to become the next Manager of Utilities for the City of Hastings.  Members of the Hastings City Council will act on that recommendation during their regular meeting on May 13. Zeisler, who has worked 17 years full time…

Fisher Fountain to open soon for season

Jacob Fisher Rainbow Fountain will open soon for the summer season.  The traditional season for operation begins Mother’s Day weekend and concludes when temperatures get colder, usually in early October. The iconic lighted fountain stands near Hastings Utilities headquarters at 12th Street and Denver Avenue. Work to prepare the fountain for operation…

Firestop seminar expected to draw statewide audience

The City of Hastings is working with the International Firestop Council to hold a free firestop inspection seminar, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., June 3 at the Hastings City Auditorium, 400 N. Hastings Ave. Kevin Kubo, Chief Building Official for the City of Hastings, who coordinated the event, said the intent is to provide a proactive and inclusive educational…

Redevelopment Area #18

The Community Redevelopment Authority has applied for the adoption of a General Redevelopment Plan for an area generally bounded by: EAST 26th STREET, PIONEER SPIRIT TRAIL, UNION PACIFIC RAILROAD, AND NORTH ELM AVENUE. The General Redevelopment Plan for Redevelopment Area  # 18 is proposed for Hastings Planning Commission consideration. Map depicting…

Redevelopment Area #17

The Community Redevelopment Authority has applied for the adoption of a General Redevelopment Plan for an area generally bounded by: NORTH CEDAR AVENUE, EAST 6th STREET, NORTH 2nd AVENUE, AND EAST 9th STREET. The General Redevelopment Plan for Redevelopment Area # 17 is proposed for Hastings Planning Commission consideration. Map depicting Redevelopment…