The Belmond Growth Alliance is now taking nominations for the annual community awards. Due to Covid-19, the honors will be presented at a ceremony on Saturday, May 1 at 1 p.m. in City Park. (The committee hopes to return to a dinner format in 2022.)
The debt on Jacobson Elementary School is nearly paid, and Belmond-Klemme property owners will see the tax levied by the district drop by $2.75. The 2022 budget calls for a levy of $12.97 per $1,000 of assessed valuation, compared to the current levy of $15.72.
The Talbot Belmond Public Library has reopened to the public for browsing, public computer use, and other in-person services. To ensure the safety of everyone, masks and social distancing will be required inside the library. In addition, seating will be limited, and the restrooms will be closed.