City pet licenses must be renewed each year.  Pet license application forms will be mailed out to all residents.  Completed applications forms and license fees must be returned to the city office before April 3, 2017 in order to avoid a late fee.
 

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Save the date for donkey basketball!  The Sully Night Out Committee is organizing a donkey basketball game for Friday, February 24 at 7:00 pm at the Lynnville-Sully High School gym.  Watch teams of local residents play basketball while attempting to ride a donkey.  Two teams have been confirmed: Lynnville-Sully Schools and Co-Line Manufacturing and two other teams are being organized.   Plan to attend this fun, family-friendly event and see if the Co-Line Mfg team can defend their championship title. Watch for more details to come.

Streets and alleys need to be cleared of parked vehicles and other obstacles at the start of a snow or ice event; thereby allowing City workers to clear snow and ice from these areas quickly and completely.  Vehicles parked on a city street or alley may be issued a parking citation.  In addition if vehicles or other items are not cleared from an alley to allow snow removal equipment to pass; the alley may not be cleaned of snow until the obstacles are removed.
 
Snow and ice control operations are expensive and involve the use of limited personnel and equipment.  Consequently snowplowing operations will not generally be conducted for snowfall of less than 2 inches.
 
Mailboxes—While the installation of mailboxes on the city right-of-way is permitted, the mailbox owner assumes all risk of damage except when a mailbox is damaged through contact by a plow blade, wing, or other piece of equipment.  Damage resulting from snow rolling off a plow or wing is the responsibility of the resident.
 
Landscaping—Property owners should assume all risk of damage for landscaping, including fences, nursery and inanimate materials that are installed or encroach on City right-of-way.  The City assumes no responsibility for any damage incurred to these elements as a result of snow plowing and ice control activities.
 
Other Private Installations—The City will assume no responsibility for underground lawn sprinkling systems, exterior lighting systems, underground electronic dog fences or any other non-permitted features privately installed in City right-of-way.
 
As a reminder, property owners are required to remove snow and ice from public sidewalks within 24 hours after ice and snowfall ceases.  Those responsible for snow and ice removal are not allowed to blow, push or place any snow or ice upon their neighbor’s property or upon a city street or city right-of-way.
 
The City of Sully is in search of an individual that is self-motivated and dedicated to his or her job.  This will be a part-time position with hours that may vary in the amount from week to week but will be less than 40 hours per week.  Job duties will be as follows:
 
• Mowing
• Assist with water and sewer operations
• Assist with snow removal
• Other street, equipment, building and grounds maintenance duties
• Must be able to work with limited oversight and able to demonstrate common sense and problem solving skills
• CDL with air brakes is required or be willing to obtain within three months of acquiring the job
• Be able to lift 75 pounds or greater
 
Applications are available at the city office; 318 6th Avenue, PO Box 247, Sully, Iowa 50251.  Applications or resumes accepted until position is filled.
 

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The city has arranged for a dumpster at the public works facility (located at the west end of 5th Street in the business park) for Sully residents to dispose of leaves/yard waste as an alternative to burning.  Acceptable items are leaves and twigs less than one-quarter inch in diameter which must placed in a biodegradable bag.  DO NOT bring these items to the dumpster in a plastic trash bag.  Use biodegradable bags only.  DO NOT bring normal garbage to this dumpster.  There is a $250 fine for dumping items other than leaves/yard waste.  IF THE RULES FOR USE OF THIS DUMPSTER ARE NOT FOLLOWED, THE SERVICE WILL BE DISCONTINUED!  Your cooperation is needed and appreciated.