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    WATER and GRASS: What is the real need?

    July 11th, 2018

    Often, we think grass needs more water than it really does. The rule of thumb is that grass needs 1 inch of water a week. That inch can come from rain or a hose. During summer of 2017 there was only 1 period of time where we didn’t get sufficient rainfall to meet grass needs. This summer we are getting even more rain.
    The water used for irrigation is the same water coming out of your tap. It’s treated drinking water.  Irrigation can stress groundwater supplies which is where we get our drinking water from.  See more…
    If there are any questions, please contact dschwalbe@cityofcarver.com

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    Public Services Technician II

    June 12th, 2018

    The City of Carver is seeking applications for the position of Public Services Technician II.  Essential functions of the position include operation and maintenance of the municipal water infrastructure, sanitary sewer infrastructure, storm water, flood protection, municipal properties, fleet vehicles, and streets, with an emphasis on water and sanitary sewer (option C).

    Starting salary is established by a collective bargaining agreement with a range of $24.24 to $30.21/hr.   All applicants must submit a cover letter and application. Applications will be accepted through July 5, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.  For a complete job description and application forms, please visit www.cityofcarver.com/employment. Cover letters and applications can be mailed or dropped off at the City of Carver, c/o Public Services Position, 801 Jonathan Carver Parkway, Carver, MN 55315. Please contact dschwalbe@cityofcarver.com with any questions.

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    Riverside Park – CLOSED

    June 12th, 2018

    Due to the past precipitation and the forecasted precipitation expected, the river level is predicted to rise into flood stage by the end of this week and into next week. Therefore, Riverside Park, campsites, boat landing and archery range is and will remain closed until the water level has receded and the Park is functional and safe to use. Please check the City’s website for updates.

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    STORMWATER PONDS

    June 5th, 2018

    Ponds with a Purpose
    Often the small ponds seen in cities and developments are thought of as landscaping features to add beauty or increase wildlife habitat. While the ponds do that, their actual purpose is more intentional; they exist to protect lakes and rivers from pollution. See more
    If there are any questions, please contact dschwalbe@cityofcarver.com

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