Courtesy of the City of Madrid ..........................................................
The Labor Day Crafter's, Vendor's & Car Show Forms are online - go to our Labor Day link and download them !

Volunteers needed for the Boone County State Fair Booth - Signup Sheets at Larson Agency & City State Bank (3 shifts a day - 9am-1pm, 1-5pm, 5-9pm )

City Hall News & Information:

May 2015

The City of Madrid needs volunteers to be on the Library Board
and the Labor Day Commission - contact City Hall if you are

Boone County Snow Ordinance #63A
(copies at the Engineer's Office)

Remember to call 811
before digging.

Report ILLegal Dumping - 1-800-2NO-DUMP

Community Visioning Presentation

The City of Madrid offers a 5 year tax abatement on
residential development and 5 years on commercial
Contact City Hall

The local option sales tax took effect in 2004. The sales tax fund
will be usedfor community improvement. Money spent in local businessesprovides property tax dollars that support our school
and city. It also creates new jobsfor people in our community and
gives them the abilityto reinvest their paychecks locally.

What Madrid has to offer

The original MadridIowa website started by Chris Davis & Todd Kilzer in 1998
March 12, 1989 Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web.

Public Notices of City Ordinances & Reports:

The City of Madrid ask that you follow City Ordinance #317 - Maintaining
- Lawns are to be maintained under 8 inches in height or the City
will mow and assess it on your taxes.

Discharge of Grass/Weeds into the street is illegal

Weed Notice: Chapter 317, Code of Iowa (Group 1 - May 20th to June 5th)
(Group 2 - June 1st to June 16th) (Group 3 - July 1st to July 15th) 2014

Links on the Madrid Web Site:

Search the Madrid web site

site search by freefind

What Madrid has to offer you! Information
A New DVD, produced by MAC, showing what
Madrid has to offer is available. Contact City Hall

Phone Numbers:
Emergency - 911 (Emergency Use ONLY)
Non Emergency - 515-433-0527 (Crime Reporting/Assistance)
Madrid Police Department - 515-795-3113
(Answering Machine - will return your call within 24 hrs)
City Hall: 795-3930
Community Room: 795-2703
Edgewood Park: 795-2714
Post Office - 795-2561
Public Library: 795-3846
Black Hills - Gas meters need cleaned off for air flow.
Alliant Energy
reminds qualified customers to apply for energy
assistance - call 1-866-674-6327

Alliant Energy -
800-255-4268 - Recycle old applicances-call for pickup
Black Hills Energy -
888-890-5554 (800-694-8989 Emergency)
- 611 or 877-901-4692
Mediacom -
Walters Sanitary
- 515-432-2866

News & Information:
Craigslist Shoppers & Sellers: the Ankeny Police Dept. is offering their
parking lot as a meeting place. The Parking lot has a video surveillance system.
New Madrid sign on the North end of town

Becky Roorda & Dan Johnson (Trailside Rentrals & Art House on State) is this
years "2015 Boone County's Entrepreneur of the Year" honorees
Carla Werre -
2015 MAC Leader of the Year!
Carla & Russ Seiler -
2015 MAC Volunteers of the Year!

John Larson of Snus Hill Winery
is named Iowa Winemaker of the Year!
(Madrid Community Endowment Fund) celebrates 10 years
donate $10,000 to Main Street Trail Access

Harold Grant honored with " Gift of Iowa's Future" Day

donates $2000 to the M Foundation from the Winter Dance fundraiser
Irene Wilcox
honored with 2014 Iowa Newspaper Assoc. Distinguished Service Award
Jensen Trust
donates to MainStreet Trail Access - $10,900.00
(todate $40,215.00 has been collected for the $125,000.00 project)
Madrid City Council, Thanks Don Lincoln for 30 years of service on
the city council.

Harold Grant gives 27 acres to HTT for parking - new trail parking lot will be
called Grant's Woods
This year the Madrid Lions Club collected 150 pairs of used eyeglasses & 3
used hearing aids for the "Recycle for Sight" project and gave out $6808.00 in contributions.
Lions "Recycle for Sight" drop boxes can be found at the Madrid Public Library,
Madrid City Hall, City State Bank and the Madrid Home. You can also give your
used eye glasses to any Lions member.
Madrid Community Blood Drive
-- Each donation earns you points to spend at
the Online Store -
Free Blood Pressure Checks - Mon-Wed-Fri @ 8-9AM at Madrid Family
Practice Clinic
- No appt needed

Business News:
Check out a list of businesses on the Business web page
Tropical Sno
Opens by Bike Trail/Highway 17
Shelley's Bait Shed
Open Year Round
The Filling Station (ice cream shop) OPEN'S - April 11
Trailside Rentals
to OPEN - Weekends & by appointment

Frontier Shack
(owned by the Hotel Patee) Opens by the Flat Tire Lounge
Midwest Technologies
opens in the downtown area
Carlson NEW owner of A.D.I.O. Fitnes in Madrid
Larson Agency
celebrates 100
Madrid Flower Shop
celebrates 50 years

Drain Pro Plumbing Opens
/Coffee Shop Opens
Art House on State - Weekend Fri. & Sat. 11-4 p.m and Sunday 12- 4 p.m.
The Roost Opens in Downtown (specialty boutique) no set hours yet

Zook Spur Honey can be purchased at Madrid Flower
Madrid Physiotherapy Associates
opens on Highway 17 at former vet clinic

Frey's Pumpkin Patch
Closed for the season
Jordan & Mahoney Law Firm purchase/move to the Bank of the West building
Henkel & Associates will have office in the Jordan & Mahoney Law building
Git & Go & Casey's
are OPEN 24/7
Larson Agency
merges with Midwest Insurance/Hertz Real Estate Services
Kading Properties
is renting out the Anna’s Grove Duplexes
"Right Click" Computer Repair
opens in the Rankin Building
Elmo's Bar & Grill
in the formerly Who's Lounge building
"Thru the Lens" Photography
- Abbi Erickson & Amee King
Brown's Pizzeria - New Hours

Saddle's (
BBQ Bistro) - Daily (lunch & supper)

If your Madrid business doesn't appear on our Business webpage
please contact the Web Designer

Development News:
County View Mobilehome Court to be developed into an 8-unit condo complex

Kading Properties
- 54 condo type rental units are under construction with
roads & foundtions having been poured (3 bedroom with attached garage)

Construction continues on
Southern Prairie Development. The development
will have businesses, family homes, townhomes & apartment complexes.

Tentative Plans are proposed for housing development around the Trailhead/Park Development site in Madrid

Library Information
Visit your local Library this week
Book Discussion Group for Adults (3rd Monday)
New Movies, Audiobooks, Adult, Juvenila/Young Adults & Kids

Tech Help Thursday call for an appointment
Check out ebooks at the Library call for more info.@ 795-3846

The 2nd Saturday of the month
is "Movie Nite" - 7:00PM - FREE Popcorn
- kids under 7 most be accompanied by an adult.

Summer Storytime Calendar >>> Click Here
Summer Newsletter >>> Click Here

News: Attend the church of your choice this week!
Check the our church webpage for times of services and other information -
Wednesday is "Church Night" in Madrid

St John's Prayer Shawl Ministry
- 7PM @ St John's (2nd & 4th Thurs)

E Free Church - 6:30PM Knit & Crochet Class @ The Cedars(Thurs)

Madrid Church of Christ - 6PM Sundays - Radio Show on KWBG

St Paul's UCC
- Children's Storyime during Worship & Child Care
call 979-9681 - St Paul's is Handcapped Accessible

Madrid Home's Sanborn Chapel - 10:30AM Worship Service's (Sun & Wed)

Local Calendar of Meetings & Events:
Dates and Times are subject to changes

July 29
- Church Night in Madrid for additional information & Church website
Madrid Swim Program Last Day - 12:45PM to 3:15PM @ Woodward Pool (Wednesday only) (sponsored by Community Chest & Tiger Tots) Bus will be at the West side of the Elementary Building

Childbirth Class - @ BCH 4th Floor call 433-8400 (wear comfortable clothes and bring 2 pillows)

Aug 1 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Aug 2 - Ice Cream Social - 1-3PM @ Madrid Home Main Campus
Aug 3 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Madrid School Board: 4:45PM Special School Board Meeting @ Admin Building
Quad County Saddle Club - 7PM Meeting @ Library (1st Mon)
Aug 4 - Madrid Lions Club - 6:30PM Meetings @ Madrid Home (sign-up for LD Chicken BBQ - prices will be the same as last year - $9.00 presale and $10.00 at the door)
Labor Day Commission - 6:30PM @ Board Room (Aug 18th @ BD RM & 25th @ Board RM)
Legion Post 341: 7:00PM @ Legion Hall (1st Tues)
Madrid Public Library- 10-11AM & 2-3PM Lego Crew @ Library
Madrid Library Board - 5:30PM @ Library
SHARE 5:00-6:00PM @ City Hall - call 433-7836 (1st Tues/full week)
Aug 5 - Church Night in Madrid - Check the Church webpage for additional information & Church websites
Madrid Action Committee - 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st Wed)
Boone County Bowling Assoc.Mtg - 6:30PM @ Tiger Bowl in Madrid
Aug 6 - Friends of the Boone County Trail - 6:30PM @ Community Rm. (1st Thur)
Pinterest Party -7:00 PM @ Madrid Public Library
Aug 8 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
Madrid Public Library - 7:00PM "Movie Night" - Paul Blart Mall Cop 2 @ Library
Aug 10 - Madrid School Board: 5:00PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon)

Aug 11 - VFW - 7:00PM @ VFW Hall - (2nd Tues)
VFW Aux. - 6:30PM @ Aux. Hall (2nd Tues)

Park & Rec Board: 7:00PM @ City Hall (2nd & 4th Tues)
Aug 12 - Church Night in Madrid - Check the Church page for additional information & Church website
Starlodge 115: 7:00PM @ Masonic Temple (2nd Wed)

Madrid Public Library
1:30PM End of the Summer Bash @ Library front lawn
Sibling Class - 6PM 4th floor BCH call 433-8400


Aug 13
- Planning & Zoning: 6:30PM @ City Hall
Aug 15 - Madrid Historical Museum & Board Mtg-10AM to Noon @ Museum (3rd Sat)
Aug 17
City Council:5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Madrid Public Library - 1:30PM Movie Afternoon "Lego Movie" & 7PM Adult Book Discussion @ Library (3rd Mon)
Aug 18 - Madrid Lions Club - 6:30PM Meeting/Dinner @ Madrid Home
Madrid Public Library - Preschool 9:15am, K-3 Storytime 10:30am, 4-6) 1:30pm
Chess Club - 6:30PM @ Library (1st & 3rd Tues) 795-3846
Labor Day Commission - 6:30PM @ Board Room (Aug 25th @ Board RM)
Aug 19  - Church Night in Madrid for additional information & Church website
Madrid Action Committee: NO MTG - 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
Madrid Public Library - 2:00pmTeens "End of the Summer Auction"
@ Library
Aug 22 - Madrid Historical Museum- 10AM to Noon @ Museum (Sat)
SHARE - Delivery Truck: 7:30AM @ VFW Hall (Scouts)

Aug 25 - Labor Day Commission - 6:30PM @ Board Room
Park & Rec Board - 7:00PM @ City Hall (2nd & 4th Tues)
Aug 26 -
Church Night in Madrid - Check the Church page for additional information & Church website
Aug 29 - 10th Annual Summerfest 5:30PM @ Hindu Temple and Cultural Center's
(food, jewlelry, gifts, Henna painting, games, rides & music)

Sept 6 - Madrid School Alumni Reunion - 5:30PM @ St Malachy's 795-3559 or 795-3393
Sept 7 - Labor Day Celebration (see Labor Day webpage)

Oct 2 - HTT Steering Committee: 9:00AM @ Woodward - City Hall (2nd Fri)
Greater Love Ministries: Mon-Fri- 9:00-10:00AM & Wed. 4:00-5:30PM & Sat. 10AM- Noon (1st Sat) - 795-3913 Talk to Sue about volunteering for RSVP on Mondays
Senior Assoc. of Madrid: Mon - Fri , 9:30AM to 3:30PM
Narcotics Anonymous: 515-244-2277
Madrid AA - 7:00PM Tuedays @ Madrid Home (non-smoking)
Alzheimer's Assoc. Support Group - Noon to 1:30 PM @ The Cedars Private Dining Room (1st Wed) call 795-3007
Battered Women's Support Group - 1-800-203-3488
Sign-Ups-Endowments-Grants-Scholarships Information
Madrid Swim Program - June 24-July 29 12:45PM to 3:15PM @ Woodward Pool (Wednesday only) (sponsored by Community Chest & Tiger Tots) $2.50 admission (concessions extra) Please have correct change. Bus will be at the West side of the Elementary Building

Boone County
Information: Website
Boone County Fair - July 23-26  - Quilt Block Contest Theme "Winter Thaw, Spring Rain" packets of fabric ($3) can be picked up at the Boone County ISU  Extension Office, 603 Story St. Boone

Boone Movie Theater i
s Open Tuesday thru Sunday - closed Monday
Boone Community Theatre
7:00PM @ Playhouse (3rd Tues)
Boone County Transportation Service - Call 795-3007 or 432-5038
Boone County Superviors: Every Tuesday @ 8:30pm (one Board member will be available every Monday, Wednesday & Thursday from 9:00am to 11:00am)
Boone Area Breast Cancer Support Group: @ 7:00pm - Boone Hospital (1st Mon)
Boone County Genealogical Society:@ 7:30pm - Boone County Historical Center (4th Tues)
Boone County Auditor: 433-0502
Boone County Driver License: 433-0522
Boone Humane Society: 432-6112 - After Hours - 298-0124 - Website
Boone County Landfill: 433-0591
Boone County Household Hazardous Waste Facility - 433-0591
Boone County Prevention & Community Services: 432-7995
Boone County Extension: 432-3882

Boone County Hospital & Community Programs & Services:
Anticoagulation Management Service (Mon, Tues & Thurs)- 432-2335
Beckwith Family Adult Day Service (Mon thru Fri)- 432-2775 - Activity Calendar
Blood Pressure Checks(Every Fri - 8AM to Noon) Madrid Family Clinic (Mon, Wed & Fri 8 to 9AM)
Boone Community Blood Drive call 800-287-4903
Car Seat Safety Checks - 2nd Tue 4-8PM - 433-8196
Caregivers Support Group - @ Westhaven Chapel - 432-2275 or 433-7836 (1st Tue)
Cancer Support Group - 433-8300 (3rd Tues)
Cancer Early Detection - low income & unisured women 50 to 64 call432-1127
CPR Classes - 433-8190
Diabetes Ed. Classes - 433-8624 (2nd Thurs)
Diabetes Support Group - 4PM 4th Floor @ BCH (NO mtgs in June, July & August)
First Aid Classes - 433-8190
Home Care Service - 432-1127
Hospice Rooms - 433-8264
Lab Wellness Profiles - 6:30 to 10:30 AM Everyday - 433-8170
Living with Cancer 6:30PM  1st Floor call 241-4234 ext.8300 (3rd Tue)
Nutrition Programs (Home Deliveries & Congregate Meals) - 432-1127
Outpatient Nutritional Services - 433-8624
SHIIIP - 432-1127 (advice on Medicare Drug Plans)
Vestibular Rehab - 432-7729
Volunteer Aux. - 433-8139
make sure you are getting all your benefits
call 515-433-4904 or email:

Make a difference become a RSVP Volunteer call 433-7836

RSVP will be at Greater Love on Mondays

(Duringregular business hours of Greater Love)

Iowa Arboretum - Upcoming Events:

Dog Days of Summer At the Arboretum - Everyday is a good day to walk the trails with your your favorite canine friend. Walk, explore and experience!
Become a Gift Shop Volunteer - Gift shop volunteers meet and greet the public while assisting with sales in the gift shop. Call or email Heather Bass for more information (515.795.3216 or
KWBG Radio - AM 1590

Listen to games on your computer and checkout KWBG on Facebook.

"Coaches Corner" every Wednesday has Ryan Wendt talking to Madrid Coaches.

Today in History >>> Click Here

Area Jobs:

Area and Regional positions-Mid-Iowa News,Iowa Jobs & Madrid Register News & the Boone County Shopping News
These postings maybe filled before the next posting/update

Madrid Schools -
795-3241 - 2015-16 school year
Head Varsity Boys Track Coach
Assistant Varsity Girls Track Coach
Assistant JH Girls Basketball Coach
JH Student Council Advisor
2 Food Service Workers (Part-time)

United Community School - apply at the office
Head Cook, Kitchen Assistant, Associates, Teacher Librarian & ELL Instructor
Teacher, Associate,Bus Drivers & Hot Lunch Workers
Deadline July 31st

Home Communities (MHC)
: 795-3007 ask about the Signing Bonus!
Maintenance Worker- Full-time
CNA - Full & Part-time (2-10PM & 4-9PM)
Nurse - Full-time (6AM to 2:30PM)

The Cedars (Madrid Home Communities) 795-4097
CNA - Overnight
Ballard Creek Assisted Living (Madrid Home Communities) - Huxley 515-597-2555
Server Part-time, Various Shifts of 4-6:45PM, 10:30AM-2:30PM and 6:30AM-2:30PM
Cook Full or Part Time

Market of Madrid - apply @ Store
- apply @ Store
Git & Go -
apply @ Store
General Workers

City of Luther -
Resumes to City Hall 5 Luther St. Luther Ia 50152
Treasurer - Part-time

Midland Power -
Customer Service Rep.
Deadline July 31st

Fareway -
apply online (Boone)
Part -time Job

Cost Cutters -
210-8384 (Boone)

Vision Bank - apply online
Personal Banker/Teller (Boone/Ogden)
Story St. Office Manager (Boone)
Teller - Part-time (Boone)

- Ellsworth Ia
Operations/Custom Applicator

Boone Scenic Valley Railroad
- apply at office
Office Person

The Lucky Pig -
apply in person (Ogden)
Wait Staff

US Post Office -
apply online

District Activities Calendar.
Drake Head Start Program is open to eligible 3 & 4 year olds
- 1-800-44-DRAKE ext. 1854 (location Ele. School)


ACT Test: - last test for 2014-15 school year was given June 13
2014-2015 Summer Calendar
2015-16 Fall Sports Schedule

2015-2016 School Calendar .................thunailcal
Elementary Office are Jr/Sr High School Office are closed till August 10/11

Aug. 3-7 & 10-14 - HS Volleyball Camp
Aug 10-14 -Ele. Summer School
JH Volleyball Camp @ Ele.
Aug. 10 - Fall Sports Practices Begin
Aug. 13 - K-12 Registration Day at Elem. & Jr./Sr. Bldgs.
Aug. 18 - 4:00 PM- 9/JV/V Volleyball Scrimmage vs. ICA @ Madrid
6:30 PM – 7th Grade Orientation HS Student Center
Aug. 20 - 6:00 PM- Kindergarten Meet the Teacher Night
6:40 PM – 2nd Grade Meet the Teacher Night
5:00 PM- Varsity Volleyball Conference Scrimmage (TBA)
Aug. 21 - Gatorade Scrimmages at the HS Volleyball at 6:00 PM
Cross Country at 6:30 PM
Football at 7:00 PM
Aug. 24 - 6:00 PM- 1st Grade Meet the Teacher Night
6:30 PM- 6th Grade Meet the Teacher Night
7:00 PM- 3rd Grade Meet the Teacher Night
Aug. 25 - First Day of School!
Aug. 27 - 4:45 PM – JV/V Cross Country vs. Gilbert at Ames/ISU Course
5:00 PM – JV/V Volleyball vs. Colfax- Mingo & Colo-Nesco at Madrid
6:00 PM – 4th Grade Meet the Teacher Night
6:30 PM- 5th Grade Meet the Teacher Night
Aug 28 - 7:00PM–VarsityFootballvs.VanMeter @ Madrid
Aug. 31 - 6:00 PM – JV Football vs. Panorama @ Panora
Dates and Times are taken from Tiger-Times Calendar.
Does not reflect any cancellations and or any rescheduled dates!

Please turn in the labels to the Ele. Office or Market of Madrid
Daily School Schedule - 8:10AM to 3:10PM - All Buildings
Student Breakfast Daily $1.60 - Student Lunch Daily $2.20
K-12 Textbooks - $45.00, 9-12 Athletic Towels - $5.00, 9-12 Choir Robes $5.00, Band Rental of School Instrument - $45.00

General District Telephone Numbe
r - 795-3240 -- Option 1 (Elementary) --
Option 2 (High School) -- Option 3 (Administration)
Superintendent - 795-1401
Board Secretary/Business Manager - 795-1400 ...fax 515-795-2121
High School Office - 795-1405 ...fax 515-795-4408
Athletic Director Office - 795-1420 ...fax 515-795-4408
Elementary Office - 795-1402 ...fax 515-795-2121

Nurse: 515-95-1411
Lunch Account: 515-795-1410

Transportation : 515-795-2191
West Central Activities Conference (website) - Panorama - Des Moines Christian - Van Meter - Earlham - West Central Valley of Stuart - Guthrie Center - Woodward Academy - Woodward Granger
Class 1A Football District #7 Schools - Manson-Northwest Webster  - Ogden - South Central Calhoun - South Hamilton, Jewell - St. Edmond, Fort Dodge -
Woodward Academy
Madrid Historical Museum News & Information...

Madrid's Proud History

The afternoon arrival of the Hiawatha in to Madrid

Courtesy of Stewart Buck
Read Stewart's memories"Tracks of My Life"

Madrid Museum coal mine exhibit

"Best-Kept Secret "in Boone County from Our Iowa Feb/March 20
The Historical Museum is open Saturdays from 10PM - Noon and by appointment.

musuem stuff
Childhood Remembrances
By Josephine Pagliai

Join the Madrid Historical Society - $10.00 a year dues
Checkout our radio interview about the mines surrounding Madrid on our website.

The Park & Recreation Board meets the 6PM on the 2nd & 4th Tuesday
Egdewood Park - OPEN  - April 1 thru Oct 31

Checkout our DISC Golf Course at Edgewood

Swede Point Park
- $50 for a one day rental of shelter - Camping $17 w/electricity $11 w/no electricity (Boone County Conservation)

Friends of Boone County Trails
P.O. Box 71
Madrid Iowa 50156 - 0071
$20.00 per person membership dues
(photo from FB)
Congregate Meals Calendar - Meal Reservations are taken Monday - Friday before 4:00pm for the next day. Serving is 12:15pm @ The Cedars-515-795-4097
Aug 1, 2015 The Cedars will no long be providing the Congregate meals, but for the present time meals will continue to be served there. Notification of a new location will be coming soon.
Home Care Services of Boone County Hospital (BCH) is currently working with BCH Nutrition Services to provide the meals for the Madrid area.
Meals can be canceled one day in advance by calling BCH Home Care Services. Same day cancelations will result in a suggested donation. If you have any questions or concerns, please call Amanda or Debi, BCH Home Care Services, at (515) 432-1127.



























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