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Main Street Design Consultant in Jefferson on June 18

Several buildings were viewed in Jefferson taking advantage of the free consultation available through Main Street Iowa.  Design Consultant Tim Reinders spent the day on June 18 visiting one-on-one with building owners on their needs and thoughts on the exterior and interior spaces.  With Tim’s experience of over 30 years with Main Street Iowa, he […]

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Mini-grants available

The Design committee offers two mini-grants for buildings in the Main Street District. The Building Facade Mini-grant application is for paint, tuck-pointing, replacement of windows & doors and removal of non-conforming elements of a building.  The maximum request is for $500 per building.  A simple application is needed prior to the project to be approved […]

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Pillar Planters & Cluster Planters

The Design committee picked a beautiful day to plant the 12 Pillar Planters and 8 new Cluster Planters located around the downtown square.  Karen Lawton, Kathy Milligan and Bonnie Silbaugh work together to get the flowers ready and invite volunteers to help. This year this beautification effort has expanded to streets beyond the Square.  These […]

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Spring downtown planters spring forward!

The Design committee coordinates with the City of Jefferson for the planting of the twelve pillar planters and the hanging baskets in the downtown.  Chairpeople on this project are Karen Lawton, Kathy Milligan, Bonnie Silbaugh and Mike Palmer.  The flowers and soil are all ordered through our downtown businesses Fudge’s Flowers and Ace Hardware. Volunteers […]