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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Adopt a Hydrant

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In the time it takes to locate and dig out a snow-covered hydrant, a small fire can turn into a major fire. 

Firefighters rely on community volunteers to keep hydrants easily accessible throughout the winter. Police Chief Troy Kelsay says: &ld...

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Posted on: December 1, 2021

Snow Removal Reminders

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Things to keep in mind when snow is in the forecast:

  • Property owners are responsible for clearing snow and ice from the public sidewalk within 24 hours of accumulation. 
    • The entire width of the sidewalk must be cleared down to the concrete. The pro...
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Posted on: December 23, 2021

Options for Yard Waste Disposal

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Options for disposing of leaves, sticks, small branches, and other yard waste include:

  • Place leaves and yard waste in Johnson County Refuse yard waste bags, and set the bags out for regular Tuesday curbside pickup. 
    • Purchase yard waste bag...
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Posted on: July 29, 2020

University Heights COVID-19 Prevention Initiative

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Because it is critically important to protect residents, visitors, students, and employees in the City of University Heights from the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Mayor Louise From issued the COVID-19 Prevention Initiative Proclamation on July 28, 2020. ...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Pet Owner Responsibilities

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Whether you and your dog are walking down a neighborhood sidewalk, playing in a park, or in your own yard, be aware of your responsibilities as a pet owner.

Dogs may be everybody’s best friend, but dog waste is not. Clean up after your dog and properly dis...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Trees, Shrubs, and Other Plantings

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Owners of private property are responsible for care and maintenance of trees and shrubs located in the City right-of-way adjoining their property. 

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Resources

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Review public health information sources and remain up-to-date on the COVID-19 pandemic. The following links provide current information from our local, county, state, and federal partners.

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

University Heights History

Lee Koser's Golfview Avenue house in 1929, shortly after it was built.

The driving force behind the creation of University Heights was Lee Koser, a realtor who worked with his brother George as the Koser Brothers. 

Lee Koser resided in two houses that he built in University Heights. He lived in the house at 100 Koser...

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