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Ordinance 10-1-21(c) – “Alternate Side Street Parking”  Effective November 15 to April 15 from 12:00 am to 8:00 am vehicles need to be parked on the odd-number side of the street on the odd-numbered days and on the even-number side of the street on the even-numbered days.

Residents need to keep in mind that the City may declare a street emergency prohibiting parking on all city streets during times of expected heavy snow fall.  Notification will be made on the local radio station 106.1 the city’s web site and the Nixle notification program offered by the police department.

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City of Adams upcoming meetings for the week of 1/26/15:

All Meetings held at: 101 N Main St., Adams (City Hall)

Tuesday, January 27th - Finance Meeting at 6:00

Thursday, January 29th - Special Closed City Council Meeting at 6:00



 Adams was founded in 1912 when the North Western Railroad arrived. We were a railroad terminal, located halfway between Chicago and the Twin cities. Railroad jobs brought in people and businesses. In just a few years Adams became so large the needs for services became apparent and therefore the residents voted to become a Village. As the years went on the Village’s needs grew even greater and in 1926 the Village became a City.

Since our origination we have been a Community of Progress. As we look into the future we have our eyes set on redevelopment. We are looking forward to reshaping our Main Street corridor to its highest and best form and capturing the full potential of Downtown as a community and commercial attraction. 

City of Adams, Main Street Revitilization Plan 

The following link provides the Market Analysis that describes some of the ideas of what will be happening to our Main Street Corridor.