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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    MUSCOM implements dispatch system to better serve citizens

    A new medical protocol system has been implemented by the Muscatine County Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) that will enable dispatchers to accurately assess each emergency situation and send the best possible response. Read on...
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    City will continue to monitor Miller's Hill for movement

    The City of Muscatine will continue to monitor the area known as Miller’s Hill (Fletcher Avenue) with no plans at the present to reopen Fletcher Avenue to traffic. Read on...
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    Four-way stop to be installed at Main and Hershey January 14

    Crews from the City of Muscatine and Muscatine Power and Water (MPW) will be placing the stop lights at Hershey & Main into "red flash" mode while also installing all-way stop signs Tuesday (Jan. 14) morning. Read on...
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    Three exhibitions bring voices of women to the forefront

    The 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote will be celebrated in 2020 with the Muscatine Art Center hosting three exhibitions that bring women’s voices to the forefront. Read on...
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    Winter returns with heavy snow expected in Muscatine

    A wind advisory is in effect for Thursday (Jan. 9) and precedes what could be a significant winter weather weekend for the Muscatine area. Read on...
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    Underground work for roundabout may wrap up next week

    Underground work was well underway this week in preparation for the construction of the roundabout at the 2nd Street and Mulberry Avenue intersection in Muscatine. Read on...
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    Chinese orchestra, opera to perform in Muscatine January 30

    For the fifth consecutive year, Muscatine will be among just a handful of communities throughout the United States that will mark the celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year with performances from three renowned groups from China. Read on...
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    Regional artist Dan Rohde to be featured at Art Center

    The Muscatine Art Center will host an exhibit of regional artist Dan Rohde entitled A Visual Arts Retrospective January 11 through March 8, 2020, in the historic Musser-McColm mansion. Read on...
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    Snow Pile Treasure Hunt scheduled for January 25 at Golf Course

    Fans of Elsa, Anna, and the rest of the cast of Frozen know the phrase “Do you want to build a snowman?” rather well. The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is asking that same question to all area residents. Read on...
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    Detour in effect for Roundabout Construction Project

    Mulberry Avenue is now closed between the #1 alley and 2nd Street with the closure expected to move up to 3rd Street Tuesday or Wednesday. The traffic detour for the construction of the roundabout at 2nd Street and Mulberry Avenue is now in effect. Read on...
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    Lane restrictions begin Monday at 2nd and Mulberry

    Lane restrictions will be in place starting Monday, January 6, 2020, at the intersection of 2nd Street and Mulberry Avenue as work begins to construct a roundabout at that location. Read on...
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    Mayor Dick O'Brien passes away on New Years Day

    Mayor Dick O’Brien, one of the biggest supporters of and cheerleader for Muscatine, passed away at 12:05 a.m. on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Read on...
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    Compost Facility to close for season on January 5, 2020

    The Compost Facility at the Muscatine Transfer Station will close for the season at 6 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Read on...
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    Police seek public assistance in fight investigation

    Muscatine Police officers are asking the public for assistance in their investigation of a fight between two adult males Tuesday morning in the Riverside Park parking lot. Read on...
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    City to assist residents in recycling live Christmas trees

    The City of Muscatine will again assist residents of Muscatine and Fruitland in recycling live Christmas trees. Over the course of the next four weeks, the Solid Waste Division will pick up live Christmas trees as part of their collection service. 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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