City News

GIBBON AREA RELIEF FUND

NOTE — The government is not involved in this effort and has no control over it other than everything we are doing is legal. We have given the Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office and the Gibbon Volunteer Fire Department non-voting presence on our board to help us in an advisory capacity.

We are now taking donations through the Gibbon Area Relief Fund.

Two Way to Donate:

Important facts about your donations:

  • All donations to this fund will be run administratively through Kearney Area Community Foundation, which means they are charitable donations for tax purposes. KACF will provide tax records for all gifts $250 and over.
  • Any donations that are given at this time will be dedicated to flood relief. That means if we are six months down the road and the flood-related needs in the Gibbon area are met, we will distribute remaining funds given now to other regional flood relief efforts.
  • Our intention in setting up this fund originally is to help those folks who have lost furnaces and major appliances. The damage in Gibbon is not widespread, but 15-20 homes got hit very hard.

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Planning Commission Meeting Monday, March 11 @ 6:00 p.m.

Regular Council Meeting Monday, March 18 @ 7:00 p.m.

Mayor/Council Planning Session Saturday, March 30 @ 8:00 a.m. at the Library

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The City of Gibbon has 2 Board openings on the Board of Adjustments and 1 on the Planning Commission.  If you would like to serve your community by being on this board please submit application which is located under fees/forms/permits.

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Gibbon has curbside recycling which picks up every other Saturday available to residents at no additional charge. 

Items accepted: tin & aluminum cans, newspapers, phone books, plastic bottles #1 thru #7, cereal/pancake type boxes, magazines, junk mail, and cardboard.

No glass, plastics bags or styrofoam accepted.

If interested in this service call City Hall to get recycle dumpster.

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PAYMENT OPTIONS

Automatic withdraw from your bank account can be set up just stop at City Hall and fill out the authorization form.

The city is now accepting credit card payments online. Click here for more information.

 Click here to Pay Online

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During a snow emergency vehicles must be removed from the street so crews may remove snow.  Violators will be towed and ticketed.  Please be aware of declared snow emergencies this season.

SNOW ROUTE

Emergency snow route signs have been placed on the following streets:

LaBarre Street from Front to 7th Street

Front Street from Niles to West Ave

7th Street from Garfield to Gibbon Road

West Ave from Front Street to 7th Street

3rd Street from LaBarre Street to West Ave

Court Street to HWY 30

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 Yard Waste Collection Area

The City’s yard waste collection area is open to Gibbon residents on Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Residents can drop off leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, branches and small limbs.  For access to the area after regular hours 24/7 a resident can purchase a gate card for $25 at City Hall.

The garbage company will not dump any garbage dumpsters that contain yard waste. It is unlawful to dump yard waste & tree limbs in ditches along county roads and maybe subject to a fine.

There is an ordinance against leaving clippings in the street after mowing and property owners are responsible for mowing alleyways abutting their property. Also City ordinance states that lawns must be kept 8 inches or less.   Residents must also keep their sidewalks clear of debris, foliage and tree branches.

The city’s public recycle dumpster is now located in the yard waste collection area.  This was previously located on Front Street at the former Fox Grain building.

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