Communications

The mission of the Communications Division is to create a strong partnership with the community by providing timely, accurate information that is understandable, interactive, and engaging to the residents, visitors, and businesses in Muscatine.

Public information strategies include the content management of a dynamic website, the cultivation of a strong social media presence, use of multi-media tools, and a timely, responsive relationship with the media.

Our goal is to enhance quality of life for residents, as well as gather and share information to support and encourage two-way communication that promotes transparent government and an engaged citizenry.

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    The Great Candy Hunt set for Friday in Riverside Park

    Santa Claus and his elves will be scurrying about inside Riverside Park Friday (Dec. 6) hiding thousands of candy canes for the annual Candy Cane Hunt sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Read on...
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    City of Muscatine receives clean audit report ... again

    The City of Muscatine has once again received an unmodified (“clean”) opinion according to the annual audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, performed by Bohnsack and Frommelt LLP, certified public accountants, earlier this year. Read on...
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    Leaf collection efforts entering final stage for 2019

    MUSCATINE, Iowa – As long as the weather permits the Department of Public Works (DPW) will continue to collect leaves throughout the City of Muscatine, according to Brian Stineman, DPW Director. At least that is the plan through December 20. Read on...
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    West 8th Street reopens to traffic November 27

    Crews from the Department of Public Works and prime contractor KE Flatwork, Inc., are finishing up cleanup activity on West 8th Street today (November 26) with the contractor planning to open up the street to traffic Wednesday (November 27). Read on...
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    Eight street sections being repaired in Muscatine

    Eight street sections around Muscatine are undergoing “emergency” repairs by Heuer Construction, the prime contractor for the Full Depth Patching Project. Read on...
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    8th Street to reopen to traffic on November 27

    West 8th Street will be reopen for traffic in time for the Thanksgiving holiday according to City of Muscatine project managers as Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary & Storm Sewer Separation Project wraps up. Read on...
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    1500 block of Washington to be closed for sewer repair

    The 1500 block of Washington Street will be closed to traffic from Park Avenue to Union Street starting Monday, November 25, and continuing through Tuesday, December 3. Read on...
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    Common sense key to preventing house fires this winter

    A little common sense can go a long way to keeping you safe throughout the year. That is especially true during the winter months when houses are closed up and cold temperatures arrive according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Hartman. Read on...
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    ZBA, Airport Advisory boards in search of new members

    The Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Airport Advisory Commission are each looking for a member from the Muscatine community to fulfill unexpired terms on their respective panels. Read on...
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    Lane restrictions put in place for Houser Hill

    Work on the West Side Trail Project is underway and with that comes lane restrictions on North Houser Street from Hershey to Lucas. Read on...
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    Update on projects: Expect delays on Mississippi Drive next week

    Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will begin the process of taking down some of the electrical lines on Mississippi Drive from Broadway to Mulberry starting on Monday, November 18, 2019. Read on...
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    Leaf collection delayed; compost facility hours change

    The leaf collection efforts by Department of Public Works crews has been delayed due to the snow covered and frozen leaves. Read on...
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    History, future of "Mussels of Muscatine" to be discussed

    A discussion on the history and future of “Mussels of Muscatine” and the ongoing efforts to bring back the mussels to the river beds of the Mississippi River will be held on Thursday, Nov. 14. Read on...
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    Schedule for fall leaf pickup released by Public Works

    Leaves will begin to fall in earnest later this month with the Department of Public Works releasing the 2019 Fall Leaf Pickup schedule. Leaf vacuum trucks will hit the streets of Muscatine starting on Monday, Oct. 14. Read on...
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    City Officials

    The City of Muscatine is governed by a mayor and 7 City Council members. The mayor serves for a 2-year term and is elected at large by the citizens of Muscatine. Additional Info...
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    Parks & Recreation

    The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates! Additional Info...
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    Community Development

    The Community Development Department is responsible for a variety of planning and environmental functions that include administering several items. Additional Info...
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    City Services

    Find out what services the City of Muscatine offers to its residents. Additional Info...
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    Transparency

    The City of Muscatine is committed to providing residents with an open and transparent government which serves the best interest of the community. As such, the City is using this webpage to provide easier access to information you need. Additional Info...
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    About Muscatine

    Find out more about the demographics, history, and profile of Muscatine. Additional Info...
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