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  • Construction of a new Carroll streets maintenance facility — a project intended to bring both efficiency and safety — would cost an estimated $4.3 million, according to a consultant’s report.
  • City dives into $5M Rec pool upgrade
    Carroll City Council members Monday approved a $5 million concept plan for a dramatic renovation and expansion of the indoor pool at the Recreation Center.
  • At its regular meeting on Monday, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors began discussing options to deal with a new federal law requiring employers to pay overtime wages to any salaried employee making less than $47,476 per year.
  • Carroll City Council members Monday night hired OPN Architects, a Des Moines-based firm a local committee recommended, to study potential for modernized library services.
  • In response to a March report from the Iowa Department of Corrections, the Carroll County Board of Supervisors appointed a five-person Jail Study Committee on Monday to study and recommend solutions to current problems at the county jail.
  • County will offer driver’s license services
    In a special meeting with Carroll County Treasurer Jean Seidl on Wednesday, the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved entering into a 28e agreement with the Iowa Department of Transportation to continue to provide driver’s license services after Sept. 1.
  • A modernized public library should be accessible to all economic classes and ages of people — and be constructed and outfitted to adapt quickly to changes — Carroll city officials and library advocates told the architectural firm in charge of developing a concept for an improved lending facility.
  • The Carroll County Board of Supervisors voted down a proposal to join the Iowa Drainage District, which would have cost the county $5,000, but approved moving ahead with support for the Des Moines Water Works legal fund with a 4-1 vote.
  • Carroll City Council members have started talking about new entry signs or features to introduce motorists to Carroll.
  • Carroll City Council members Monday night authorized the city Public Works director to negotiate a contract with OPN Architects, the Des Moines-based firm a local committee recommended for the job of designing a modern library and repurposing City Hall services in Carroll.
  • City to dog: Git, git outta town
    Like a marshal in a dusty Old West village Carroll City officials Monday night issued a lawbreaker an ultimatum.

    Leave town in three days. Or else.
  • Carroll’s chosen library architect full of Carroll, Kuemper ties
    OPN Architects, the Des Moines-based firm a local committee recommends for the job of designing a modern library and repurposing City Hall services in Carroll, lists deep employee connections to Carroll County. Three Kuemper Catholic High School and one Carroll High School alum are professionals with the firm.
  • A local selection committee has recommended a Des Moines firm, OPN Architects, for the job of designing an improved library for Carroll and repurposing the building Commercial Savings Bank plans to donate to the city.
  • 3 Hours in Carroll
    Gov. Terry Branstad Tuesday proudly told a classroom of Des Moines Area Community College Carroll campus students that his interest in the school is something of a family affair.
  • OPN Architects, a Des Moines-based firm the Carroll City Council hired in June to study potential for modernized library services, emerged as the least-cost option of the firms that provided detailed information under a public information request to the city from The Daily Times Herald.
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