For those of you who do not receive the local newspaper or have access to a computer at home, but - own a cell phone - there is a program to sign up for to provide the general public of garbage collection delays, etc. Please see below:

GIVE ME 5! The City of Clinton attempts to notify the public of garbage delays, City Hall closures and/or weather events through several media outlets: the City of Clinton website: www.cityofclintoniowa.us ; the City of Clinton Facebook page: CityofClintonIowa and also through press releases to the Clinton Herald, the quarterly Lighthouse Newsletter, KROS and through text messaging. To receive text alerts from the City of Clinton, please do the following:

STEP 1: Text* CLINTON5 to 36000
STEP 2: Reply “Y” to opt-in to the program
STEP 3: Get updates from the City
*Standard text message rates apply. Cancel at any time by texting STOP to 36000

Here are some reasons to get text alerts:

1. Know when your garbage and recycling will be delayed due to weather or a holiday
2. Find out when a Snow Event and Calendar Parking are in effect
3. The information comes directly to you!