The City of Madrid offers a 5 year tax abatement on residential development
and 5 years on commercial businesses. Contact City Hall
The local option sales tax took effect in 2004. The sales tax fund will be used
for community improvement. Money spent in local businessesprovides
property tax dollars that support our school and city. It also creates new jobs
for people in our community and gives them the abilityto reinvest their
paychecks locally. Website: www.cityofmadrid.org
A New DVD, produced by MAC, showing what Madrid has to offer is available. Contact City Hall
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 reminds everyone to please clear snow and ice away from your meters - 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)
Iowatelecom/Windstream - 611 or 877-901-4692
Mediacom - 866-755-2225
Walters Sanitary - 515-432-2866
Local News & Information:
Brian Horn - 2014 MAC Leader of the Year! Rollie Berg&Labor Day Commitee - 2014 MAC Volunteers of the Year! MBDA donates $2000 to the M Foundation from the Winter Dance fundraiser
Madrid Casey's collecting for Greater Love Food
Congratulations - Irene Wilcox for winning the 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.
Rick Thompson inducted into the IHSSA PLayers Hall of Fame
Coach Randy Hinkel becomes the 11th coach in Iowa sports history to get 300 wins in Football
Jimmy Gould and Carol Truckenmiller are named the Madrid Homes Communities "Volunteers of the Year"
Gerald Carlson honored with the National Defense Service Medal, Korean War Service Medal & US Service Medal, 60 years after serving in the Korean War
Madrid raises $17,345 last weekend (3/30/13) for the Pony Express. Overall $240,000 was raised statewide for Camp Sunnyside. 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 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 - www.bloodcenterofiowa.org Free Blood PressureChecks - Mon-Wed-Fri @ 8-9AM at Madrid Family Practice Clinic- No appt needed Madrid AA - 7:00PM- Tuedays @ Madrid Home (non-smoking) Alzheimer's Assoc. Support Group - 2:00PM 4th Sundays @ The Cedars - 795-3007 Battered Women's Support Group - 1-800-203-3488 Narcotics Anoymous - 244-2277
Check out a list of businesses on the Business web page Larson Agency merges with Midwest Insurance/Hertz Real Estate Services
Kading Properties will begin renting out the Anna’s Grove duplexes on 02/01/2014.
Madnet (computer repair) Matt Mataya
"Right Click" Computer Repair opens in Rankin Building
Elmo's Bar & Grill has Grand Opening - (formerly Who's Lounge) Bald's "Chill & Grill" Opens
"Thru the Lens" Photography - Abbi Erickson & Amee King
Dr Pam Beckerjoins Grove & Platt Dental Offices
Brown's Pizzeria - New Winter Hours
Saddle's ( BBQ Bistro) - Daily (lunch & supper) - Friday Specials (March/April) Blake's Antiques and Flea Market openedin the old "Herman's Bar"
TITUS Repair & Towing opens in town
If your Madrid business doesn't appaer on our Business webpage please contact the Web Designer
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 theTrailhead/ParkDevelopment site in Madrid
Check out ebooks at the Library call for more info.If you received an ereader for Christmas and have questions contact the library @ 795-3846
The 2nd Saturday of the month is "Movie Nite" - 7:00PM - FREE Popcorn - kids under 7 most be accompanied by an adult.
Winter/Spring 2014 Madrid Public Library presents Toddlertime Storytime for toddlers -
Tuesdays 9:30 to 10:15am Download Schedule
Madrid Public Library presents Storytime for Preschoolers -
Ages 3, 4 & 5
Wednesdays 10:00 to 10:45 am Download Schedule
Church 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
Lenten Lunch Schedule:11:30AM March 12 - St. Malachy’s; Pastor Phil Davis speaking March 19 - E. Free; Pastor Carla Werre speaking March 26 - St. Paul’s; Father Jim Bruch speaking April 2 - Madrid Home; Pastor Mary Beth Mardis-Lecroy speaking April 9 - Garden Prairie; Pastor Marcus Badgley speaking April 18 - Passion Walk - 11:30 starting at St. Malachy’s ending with a soup lunch at St. John’s. Check the "Local Calendar" section for time and dates of the Friday Night Fish Fries at St Malachy's or the VFW Hall
St John's Prayer Shawl Ministry - 7PM @ St John's (2nd & 4th Thurs)
Evangelical Free Church - 6:30PM Knit & Crochet Class @ The Cedars (Thurs)
Madrid Church of Christ - 6PM Sundays - Radio Show on KWBG
St Paul's UCC starts Children's Time & Child Care, Sunday's during worship call 979-9681
Local Calendar of Meetings & Events:
Dates and Times are subject to changes
March 11 - Madrid Public Library: Toddler Storytime - 9:30AM "Let's Dance" @ Library Library Board: 5:30PM @ Library Board Room (2nd Tues) VFW Aux.: 6:30PM @ Aux. Hall (2nd Tues) Park & Rec Board: 7:00PM @ City Hall (2nd Tues) V.F.W: 7:00PM @ VFW Hall - (2nd Tues) March 12 - Lenten Lunch: 11:30AM @ St. Malachy’sPastor Phil Davis speaking (see church section for complete schedule) Starlodge 115: 7:00PM @ Masonic Temple (2nd Wed) Madrid Public Library: Preschool Storytime - 10:00AM -"Let's Dance" @ Library Childbirth Class - 6 to 9PM @ BCH 4th floor call 433-8400 March 13 - Planning & Zoning: 6:30PM @ Board Room (2nd Thurs) Adult Pinterset Party: 7:00PM @ the Madrid Libray March 14 - HTT Steering Committee: 9:00AM @ Synder & Assoc. Ankeny (2nd Fri) Free Tax Preparation (for those with incomes under $52000 ) @ DMACC call 433-5029 (Fridays till April 11
) St Malachy's Fish Fry - 4:30 to 7:30PM @ St Malachy's (Fish Dinner - $7) (Shrimp Dinner - $9) (Combo - $8) (Kids 10 & under $4) March 15 - Madrid Historical Museum& Board Mtg: 10:00AM @ Museum (3rd Sat) Pancake Breakfast 9:00 am - 12:00 pm @ Iowa Arboretum March 17 -Happy St Patrick's Day City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon) Madrid Public Library:7PM Adult Book Discussion @ Library (3rd Mon) March 18 - Madrid Public Library: Toddlers Storytime - 9:30AM "Frogs & other things Green " @ Library Madrid Lions Club:5:45PM Business mtg - 6:30PM Dinner @ Madrid Home (1st & 3rs Tues) MHC's Community Wide Senior Dances: 7:00PM @ Ballard Creek in Huxley(3rd Tues) part of Friends of the Madrid Home Project Cancer Support Group - 6:30PM @ BCH 1st Floor Call 433-8300 Educating & Empowering U - Noon @ BCH 4th Floor call 433-8470 March 19 - Lenten Lunch - 11:30AM E. Free - Pastor Carla Werre speaking Madrid Action Committee:7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed)
Madrid Public Library: Preschool Storytime - 9:30AM "Frogs & other things Green " @ Library Childbirth Class - 6 to 9PM @ BCH 4th floor call 433-8400 March 20 - Diabetes Support Group - 4PM "Spice Up Our Life" speaker Margaret Welder @ BCH 4th Floor March 21 - Free Tax Preparation (for those with incomes under $52000 ) @ DMACC call 433-5029 (Fridays till April 11
) Ladies VFW Auxiliary - Fish Fry - 5:30 to 7:30PM @ VFW Hall (2 pieces - $7) (1 piece - $5)
--Weekly Gift Basket Raffle 5th Grade Babysitting Class: 9:00AM to 4:00PM @ Madrid - 432-3882 March 22 - SHARE - Delvery Truck: 7:00AM @ VFW Hall (St Pauls) Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM @ Museum (Sat) March 25 - Madrid Public Library: Toddlers Storytime - 9:30AM "Think Spring" @ Library The Madrid Garden Club: 6:30PM "Start of the year" potluck @ St John's (4thTue) March 26 - Madrid Public Library: Preschool Storytime - 10:00AM -"Think Spring" @ Library Lenten Lunch - 11:30AM St. Paul’s - Father Jim Bruch speaking Books are Fun Books - 9AM-5PM At Atruim @ BCH March 27 -
Books are Fun Books - 8:AM-3PM At Atruim @ BCH March 28 - Free Tax Preparation (for those with incomes under $52000 ) @ DMACC call 433-5029 (Fridays till April 11) St Malachy's Fish Fry - 4:30 to 7:30PM @ St Malachy's (Fish Dinner - $7) (Shrimp Dinner - $9) (Combo - $8) (Kids 10 & under $4) Ladies VFW Auxiliary - Fish Fry - 5:30 to 7:30PM @ VFW Hall (2 pieces - $7) (1 piece - $5)
--Weekly Gift Basket Raffle Soup Supper 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Delicious soup and dipping bread are a staple at the last soup supper of the year. @ Iowa Arboretum Fee: $7 March 29 - Maple Syrup Day 7:30 am - 1:00 pm @ Iowa Arboretum April 1 - April Fools Day Madrid Lions Club: - " 6:30PM Dinner @ Madrid Home(1st & 3rd Tues) Legion Post 341: 7:00PM @ Legion Hall (1st Tues) Madrid Public Library: Toddlers Storytime - 9:30AM "Art!" @ Library April 2 - Madrid Action Committee: 7:00AM @ The Cedars (1st & 3rd Wed) Madrid Public Library: Preschool Storytime - 10:00AM - "Art!" @ Library Lenten Lunch -11:30AM Madrid Home; Pastor Mary Beth Mardis-Lecroy speaking April 3 - Friends of the Boone County Trail @ Snus Hill (1st Thur) April 4 -Free Tax Preparation (for those with incomes under $52000 ) @ DMACC call 433-5029 (Fridays till April 11
) Ladies VFW Auxiliary - Fish Fry - 5:30 to 7:30PM @ VFW Hall (2 pieces - $7) (1 piece - $5)
--Weekly Gift Basket Raffle April 5 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM @ Museum (Sat) Greater Love Ministries - 10:00AM to Noon (Now open Sat) Iowa Arboretum Spring Fever Symposium - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
@ Iowa Arboretum April 7 - City Council: 5:30PM @ City Hall (1st & 3rd Mon)
Labor Day Commission - 7:00PM @ Board Room (1st Mon) April 8 - SHARE: 5:00 to 6:00PM - Registration @ City Hall - call 433-7836 (1st Tues of a full week) April 9 - Lenten Lunch - 11:30AM Garden Prairie; Pastor Marcus Badgley speaking April 11 - St Malachy's Fish Fry - 4:30 to 7:30PM @ St Malachy's (Fish Dinner - $7) (Shrimp Dinner - $9) (Combo - $8) (Kids 10 & under $4) Ladies VFW Auxiliary - Fish Fry - 5:30 to 7:30PM @ VFW Hall (2 pieces - $7) (1 piece - $5)
--Weekly Gift Basket Raffle Free Tax Preparation (for those with incomes under $52000 ) @ DMACC call 433-5029 (Last one) April 12 - Madrid Historical Museum: 10:00AM @ Museum (Sat) Madrid Public Library:7:00PM "Movie Night " @ Library-Free Popcorn (2nd Sat) April 14 - School Board:5:30PM @ Admin Building (2nd Mon) April 18 - Passion Walk - 11:30AM starting at St. Malachy’s ending with a soup lunch at St. John’s. St Malachy's Fish Fry - 4:30 to 7:30PM @ St Malachy's (Fish Dinner - $7) (Shrimp Dinner - $9) (Combo - $8) (Kids 10 & under $4)
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 Madrid AA: Tuesdays @ 7:00PM - Madrid Home Narcotics Anonymous: 515-244-2277
Boone Movie Theater is 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) 433-0500 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 - 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 - 241-4234 (monthly meetings)
CPR Classes - 433-8190
Diabetes Ed. Classes - 433-8624
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
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 a difference become aRSVP Volunteercall 433-7836
RSVP will be at Greater Love on Mondays
(Duringregular business hours of Greater Love)
Iowa Arboretum -Upcoming Events: March 15 - Pancake Breakfast 9:00 am - 12:00 pm Iowa Arboretum's own Kevin Lantz and family members will be making scrumptious pancakes for the day. Come hungry and challenge Kevin to make special shaped pancakes for you. $7 per person, free for children 5 and younger
March 28 - Soup Supper 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm Delicious soup and dipping bread are a staple at the last soup supper of the year. Fee: $7
Historic Homes and Gardens of the Antebellum South - Garden tour of the Old South – March 22-29 The tour begins with a visit to four famous homes and gardens in Natchez, Mississippi, long considered the best preserved collection of historic homes in the Old South. The next stop is to little-known St. Francisville, Louisiana where you will tour both the mansion and gardens of Rosedown Plantation. Your final destination is to New Orleans where you will spend three fantastic days in the heart of the French Quarter, one of America’s most fascinating and beautiful neighborhoods. For more information visit our website at www.iowaarboretum.org To register for the trip call 515.795.3216
March 29 - Maple Syrup Day 7:30 am - 1:00 pm Taste real maple syrup and learn about the art and science of home processing of maple syrup. Xi Sigma Pi members will be preparing a pancake breakfast to help support their honor society (donation). The event is free to the public.
Iowa Arboretum Spring Fever Symposium - Saturday, April 5 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm Join Panayoti Kelaidis, Senior Curator from the Denver Botanical Garden, as he shares his knowledge of the world of alpines. Learn about growing alpines in your Iowa garden and the use of stones naturalistically in the home landscape. For more information and to register visit www.iowaarboretum.org
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Drake Head Start Program is open to eligible 3 & 4 year olds
- 1-800-44-DRAKE ext. 1854 (location Ele. School)
--------------------------------------------------------------- ACT Test:Feb 8, 2014
Next Test Date: April 12, 2014 - Fee Due March 7, 2014 Late Fee - March 8–21, 2014
___________________________________________ 2013-2014 School Calendar (with snow days) March, April, May Calendar
Kindergarten Round-up: April 4 from 9:00AM to 1:00PM (children only) Parents of children who will be 5 years old before Sept 15, 2014. Please contact the Ele. School, so they can be put on their kindergarten class list. call 795-2359 ext1
March 10-15 - Boys State BB Tournments
March 11 - Elementary Spring Photos 8:30am-11:30am @ Elementary March 12 - End of 3rd Quarter March 13 - 7-12 Music In Our School Concert 7:00pm @ HS Gym March 14: Report cards sent home
March 17-20 - Book Fair:9-4
TR-ISU Indoor-G - 4pm–10pm @ Ames, ISU Lied Bldg March 18 - 2PM Early Dismissal
Book fair 9-7:30
3:30PM-7:30PM K-12 Parent/Teacher Conf.
TR-ISU Indoor-B - 4pm–10pm @ Ames, ISU Lied Bldg.
March 19 - Book fair 9-4 March 20 - Book fair 9-7:30
12:30PM-6:30PM @ HS Blood Drive
2PM Early Dismissal
3:30PM-7:30PM K-12 Parent/Teacher Conf. March 21 - No School March 22 - TR-V-G-Central College Indoor 10am-4pm Where @ Pella March 24 - 4th Grade I-Cams Reading Testing Begins March 26 - 2PM Early Dismissal - Teacher Inservice March 28 - 7-9 Elementary Talent Show March 31 - TR-V-B&G - 4pm-9pm @ Conrad
Dates and Times are taken from Tiger-Times Calendar.
Do not reflect any cancellations and or any rescheduled dates!
Administration Office: 201 North Main 515-795-3241...fax 515-795-2121
Jr. and Sr. High School: 599 North Kennedy Ave. 515-795-3240...
fax 515-795-4408 Elementary School: 213 West 1st 515-795-2359 or 515-795-2471...
Transportation : 515-795-2191
Join the Madrid Historical Society - $10.00 a year dues
The Historical Board has purchased the building that is attached to the West of the museum. It was the original the City Hall/Fire Station. It is the board's hope to restore it and connect it to the rest of the museum.
The Park & Recreation Board meets the 7PM on the 2nd Tuesday of the month @ City Hall
Parks Open: April 1, 2014
Parks Close: Nov. 1, 2014
BAM BAM Baseball - signup now through March 10 @ www.madridlittleleagueschedule.weebly.com
Swede Point Park - $50 for a one day rental of shelter - Camping $15 w/electricity $11 w/no electricity (2013 rates) Sauer-Danfoss Donates $1000.00 to the Park Expansion Project The Jeff Neff family donate $3640.00 to the park expansion Casey's donates scoreboard to the Edgewood Park Expansion
Gerald & France Cowles donate money to purchase bleachers for the ball diamond in the Edgewood Park Expansion
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 (High in Sodium)
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