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City Council Turns Down Survey Request
We told you yesterday that Twin Falls City Manager Travis Rothweiler would be asking the city council for money to conduct a survey on city employee compensation and how Twin Falls compares to other comparable towns in Idaho.  He did…and they said no.
TF City Council Raises Parks And Rec Fees
For anyone involved in the Twin Falls city recreation program, rates will be going up.  Last night the Twin Falls City Council voted to increase city resident rates from $15 to $20 and non-resident rates from $25 to $35.  The increase was necessary in order to stay in line with the Parks and Recreat…
Twin Falls City Council Considers “Doggie Park.”
One of the major items on the agenda for the Twin Falls City Council today  will be the operation of a temporary doggie-park which will give city residents with dogs a place to turn them loose to roam free in a fenced in area.  The Times News
says the temporary location is two gated fields …
TF City Council Gets “Code Compliant”
We told you yesterday about how the Twin Falls City Council had been starting their regular public meetings at 5 o’clock…and about how newly seated councilman and former mayor Chris Talkington had mentioned that time was not according to city code.
Did The TF City Council Violate The Code?
Tonight the Twin Falls City Council will be meeting an hour later than the usual 5 p.m. starting time.  Apparently, the way it is now, the 5 p.m. starting time contradicts current city code.  So to be legal and official, the meeting will begin tonight at 6 o’clock...
Meet The New Twin Falls Mayor
As of last night Twin Falls has a new mayor….City Councilman Gregg Lanting.  Lanting received a unanimous vote from the council taking over the position held by Councilman Don Hall for the past two years.
New Faces On Twin Falls City Council Today
Since yesterday was a holiday the Twin Falls City Council will be meeting today instead.  And starting with today’s meeting the faces of the council will change.  Former councilmen Dave Johnson and Will Kezele did not seek reelection and Trip Craig was defeated in the last …
TF City Council Completes Chobani Paperwork
Although the pomp and circumstance of the Chobani Greek Yogurt manufacturing plant moving to Twin Falls was celebrated earlier this month, the Twin Falls City Council still needed to put its stamp of approval on a couple of items before it could happen.  The Times News reports that occurred yes…
Twin Falls To Join Boundary Challenge
The Twin Falls City Council voted yesterday to join the challenge against the latest redistricting plan.  The vote at yesterday’s meeting was 5 to 0 to join Twin Falls County in the challenge.  The latest plan would split Twin Falls County into different districts where the…
TF City Council May Join Redistricting Challenge
Twin Falls County could be filing a lawsuit as early as this week challenging the latest redistricting plan for the state.  And the Twin Falls City Council could decide tonight if the city will join in that lawsuit.  The latest plan to redraw the state’s legislative distric…
Chobani Plans Sail Through Council
The Twin Falls city council gave Chobani yogurt a thumbs up last night with approval of a rezoning effort. I n order to build the planned plant, the 58 acre plot of land located at the southwest corner of Kimberly Road and 3300 East Road had to go from "commercial" to "hea…
Twin Falls City Fees Going Up
Several city residents opposed the proposed increase in the Twin Falls city water, sewer and sanitation fees at last night’s city council meeting.  But in the end, the council decided an increase was necessary.

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