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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Memorial Day Refuse Collection Schedule

Due to the holiday, steel refuse containers will not be emptied on Monday, May 29 which will result in the containers only being emptied once during the week.

Posted on: May 15, 2017

Street Closure

Construction on the east and west intersections of 18th and Box Butte Avenue will begin May 15. The intersections will be closed to traffic for approximately two weeks. Construction cones will be placed on Box Butte Avenue for motorist safety.

Posted on: May 11, 2017

Pit Stop Gift Shop Opening

The Carhenge Pit Stop is officially open for the summer! Pit Stop hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. every day!

Posted on: April 25, 2017

Street and Alley Tree Trimming Project

Panhandle Tree Service will begin trimming trees for the City of Alliance along streets and alleys Thursday, April 27 weather permitting.

Trees will be trimmed for electric line, streetlight and refuse truck clearance.  The project will begin on Sweetwater Avenue from 10th Street to 18th Street and will continue moving to the west.

Posted on: March 31, 2017

Box Butte Avenue Streetscape

The next phase of the Box Butte Avenue Streetscape will begin April 3.

Construction will begin on the west side of the 300 block of Box Butte Avenue and will then move to the east side of the block.  This portion of the project is expected to be complete prior to Heritage Days.  Following Heritage Days, con...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

East 10th Street Project

The East 10th Street Project will begin April 3. Construction will take place in four phases that will require road closures and detour routes for each phase. Paul Reed Construction and Supply from Gering, NE will serve as the contractor.

The East 10th Street Project will include the removal and replacement of the existing pavement, alley and driveway approaches, curb and gutter, sidewalks, pavement markings and storm sewer inlets.  Construction of a 10-foot bicycle trail will tak...Read on...

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Posted on: January 23, 2017

Sidewalk Replacement Program

A cost sharing program is available to assist residents in the repair of sidewalks located in the municipal right of way.

The City of Alliance will provide a cost share in the amount of $200.00 per cubic yard towards the cost of a replaced sidewalk at residential locations and a limit of five cubic yards of sidewalk for commercial locations.  The property owner must...Read on...


Library

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Summer Reading Program

Registration will begin May 24 and is open throughout the duration of the program.  Children will be given a weekly reading goal that must be completed by 3:00 p.m. every Friday.  Logs turned in past 3:00 p.m. on Fridays will not be acce...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Nifty 50 Reading Challenge

The Nifty 50 is a list of 50 recommended books for students in those grade levels. The books cover a wide range of topics and experiences as well as different genres.  Registration forms and reading logs are available at the circulation desk.&...Read on...


Museum

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

NE150 Quilt Challenge

The entry fee is $15 per kit with a limited number of kits available.  Completed quilts must be submitted for entry at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center at 908 Yellowstone on or before August 1, 2017.  Quilts will be judged and priz...Read on...

Quilt Contest Guidelines

Police Department

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Posted on: April 27, 2017

Text to 9-1-1

Implementation of Text to 9-1-1 designed for deaf, hard of hearing and speech-impaired citizens is scheduled on May 1 for Box Butte County. Text to 9-1-1 is also appropriate if making a voice call could possibly endanger the caller.

In most cases, calling 9-1-1 directly remains the fastest and most efficient way to request emergency assistance.


Pool

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Pool Opening

Big Blue Bay will not open May 27 due to the cool temperatures. If temperatures improve, the City will post the opening date on the City Facebook page. Season passes are only available at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center.

Posted on: May 9, 2017

Season Pool Passes

2017 season passes will be available at the Knight Museum and Sandhills Center beginning Monday, May 8 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  Season passes will not be sold at Big Blue Bay.  Please bring an individual 1&...Read on...


Water

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Posted on: March 8, 2017

Water Cross Connection Surveys

The Nebraska Department of Health requires all public water suppliers perform this survey every five years to help minimize the potential of accidental contamination of your water supply.  All water customers must complete the survey and return i...Read on...