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December 28, 2017 Changes coming to Kalona in 2018
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As 2017 comes to a close, the new Kalona Community Center is slowly rising above town.

Crews will begin hanging exterior siding on the building next week and start pouring concrete inside shortly after, City Administrator Ryan Schlabaugh said.

“They’re on track to hit the 50 percent complete mark in January,” he said. “They’re on time and on budget.”

Schlabaugh said the city council approved exterior signs for the building and flooring for the exercise room at their last meeting. The center will have illuminated signs on the northeast and southwest corners of the building.

In addition to a new community center, Kalona also unveiled a future vision for the community.

“We did an original comprehensive plan in 2007 and we want to revisit that every 10 years,” Schlabaugh said. “Is the stuff still applicable?”

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