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UPDATE - 9-11-18 2018 Preventive Maintenance Project: Bituminous Seal
UPDATE – 9/11/2018
2018 Preventive Maintenance Project: Bituminous Seal
Due to weather delays and other scheduling constraints, the majority of the 2018 Preventive Maintenance
Project: Bituminous Seal will occur in the spring of 2019.
Job Opening : Parks and Recreation Manager
The City of St. Joseph is seeking a Parks and Recreation Manager to develop, implement and oversee programming and activities to provide active and passive recreational opportunities for the community, including managing the John and Dede Howard Ice Arena.Read more ...
Request for Proposal (RFP) - Porch Roof Repair Contract #18.02
The City of St. Joseph is accepting sealed bids for a porch roof repair at 719 Hoyt St. as part of a code enforcement case.Read more ...
Per - and Polyfluoalkyl Substances (PFAS) in Drinking Water
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), are a group of chemicals that have been classified by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as an emerging contaminant on the national level.Read more ...
Ship Street Resurfacing Project
The as read bid submitted by Rieth-Riley Consturction Company, Inc. on September 5, for the Ship Street Resurfacing Project was $327,598.74.Read more ...
Job Opening for Public Safety Officer
The City of St. Joseph is accepting resumes for the position of Public Safety Officer.Read more ...
May "City Connection" Newsletter
The May 2018 City Connection newsletter has been published.
City Residents have been given an additional week to clear their property of brush.Read more ...
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Know if the Whirlpool Compass Fountain is Running?
Due to below normal temperatures this spring, startup maintenance for the Whirlpool Compass Fountain has been delayed, which moves back its opening to Tuesday, May 15th. We apologize for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
The Whirlpool Compass Fountain runs on a set schedule throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall for use by the general public. The current hours for the Whirlpool Compass Fountain are displayed here:
|First Monday in May to Friday before Memorial Day||12-2 PM and 5-9 PM Daily|
|Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day:||10 AM to 9 PM Daily|
|Tuesday following Labor Day - Last Sunday of September||12 -2 PM and 5-9 PM Daily|
Day after last Sunday in September - First Monday in May
This schedule may be subject to change based on climate.
Also, please be mindful that the fountain will be shut down for
Please note that for the 2018 year, the Fountain will be down for scheduled maintenance on May 30th, June 27th, July 25th, and August 29th.
If the Fountain is not running or there appears to be a problem please feel free to use the REPORT IT! and CONTACT US features located at the bottom of the webpage, or call us at 269-983-5541 and we will be happy to assist you.