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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    Muscatine woman rescued from burning home Tuesday

    A Muscatine woman is alive today thanks to the quick reaction of two Muscatine Police Officers Tuesday morning. Read on...
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    East 2nd Street opens from Walnut Street west on July 14

    East 2nd Street is tentatively scheduled to be opened for through traffic from Walnut Street west Tuesday morning (July 14), according to City of Muscatine project managers. Read on...
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    Weed Park gardens are an oasis for everyone

    The longstanding history of scenic beauty and plant cultivation in Weed Park fortifies the natural beauty of the park that serves as a source of pride for Muscatine. Read on...
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    City parks playgrounds, sport courts remain open to the public

    Playgrounds and sport courts throughout the City of Muscatine parks system have been and will remain open in accordance with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ proclamations. Read on...
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    Council set to vote on contract for new City Administrator

    The Muscatine City Council will vote on approving the contract for Carol Webb to become the City Administrator for Muscatine during the Council’s In-Depth Session Thursday, July 9, 2020. Read on...
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    Mayor mandates wearing of face masks with proclamation Sunday

    Muscatine Mayor Diana Broderson issued a city wide face covering mandate Sunday, July 5, 2020. The mandate goes into effect at 6 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2020, and continues for six months, unless the mandate is terminated or extended in writing by the mayor. Read on...
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    Carol Webb accepts offer to serve as Muscatine City Administrator

    The Muscatine City Council directed the Muscatine City Attorney Matt Brick of Brick Gentry Law Firm to draft a contract between the City of Muscatine and Carol Webb for the position of Muscatine City Administrator. Read on...
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    Your furry friend would love a Muscatine Dog Park annual pass

    Humans can spoil their pup pals with an annual permit to the Muscatine Dog Park for the rest of the year. Read on...
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    Park Avenue Project among items on Council agenda July 2

    A request to award the contract for the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project, a combined effort of the State of Iowa, the City of Muscatine, and Muscatine Power & Water, is on the agenda for Thursday’s (July 2, 2020) Muscatine City Council meeting. Read on...
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    The perfect event venue is just a phone call away

    Are you looking for the perfect place to host your graduation party, family reunion or baby shower? Parks and Recreation has the place for you. Read on...
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    MuscaBus to start collecting fares again on July 1

    The Public Transit division of the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works resumed regular MuscaBus routes on Monday, June 29, 2020, and will begin collecting fares on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. Read on...
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    Apply today to help adjudicate parking appeals

    The City of Muscatine is seeking a resident who would welcome the opportunity to become a part of the decision making process on the Administrative Review Panel. Read on...
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    Work progresses on three construction projects

    The 300 block of East 2nd Street has new sidewalk on the north side while the Downtown area’s second major project, the 2nd Street and Mulberry Avenue Roundabout, also continues to make progress heading into the final days of June. Read on...
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    City of Muscatine FY 2020-2021 budget available to view

    The City of Muscatine Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget is now available on the Finance Department page of the City of Muscatine web site for public viewing. A printed version will be available soon. Read on...
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    Want to improve your golf game, lessons available at Muni

    Golf lessons for all players regardless of age or ability level are available throughout the season at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course. Read on...
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    Get on your bikes and ride - Family Bike Ride is July 11

    The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department along with the Melon City Bike Club invite the community to join in the fun during the Family Bike Ride taking place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. Read on...
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    Three finalists named for City Administrator position

    Three candidates have been selected as finalists by the Muscatine City Council after a nationwide search to fill the position of Muscatine City Administrator. The City Council plans to have a new administrator in place by August 1, 2020. Read on...
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    July events scheduled at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

    The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course continues their series of summer contests into the month of July with a list of events that will appeal to golfers of any age and ability. Read on...
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    City announces schedule for Fourth of July weekend

    City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020, for the Independence Day holiday, and there will be no refuse or recycling collection on that day. Read on...
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    Enhanced traffic enforcement scheduled for July 3-7

    If you are prone to fudging on traffic laws, you may want to rethink your position, especially this Fourth of July Holiday weekend from July 3 through July 7. Read on...
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    MuscaBus to resume route service June 29; fares resume July 1

    The City of Muscatine Public Transit division will resume regular MuscaBus routes on Monday, June 29, 2020. All passengers will be required to wear masks while riding the bus at this time. Read on...
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    Lemkau three-peats as City Golf Champion

    Ideal weather and course conditions made the 2020 George Lohman City Golf Tournament a success for the 107 contestants who participated. Read on...
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    Solution works for exposed Batterson Building basement

    The east end of the Batterson Building basement protruded underneath the sidewalk nearly halfway to 2nd Street, but a plan developed by a structural engineer was quickly implemented and progress continues on the 2nd Street Streetscape Project. Read on...
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    Council to vote on list of deferred budget items

    The Muscatine City Council will be provided a list of six items that can be deferred or placed for further review by the City Administrator during the Thursday, June 18, 2020, regular city council meeting. Read on...
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    Bid Today! Online surplus action is now underway

    Items declared as surplus by the Muscatine City Council on June 4 are on the auction block for the rest of this month as the Department of Public Works conducts an on-line surplus auction. Read on...
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    Police continue investigation into Sunday shooting incident

    A Muscatine man suffered a gunshot wound to his upper leg from an alleged shooting gunshot incident Sunday according to the Muscatine Police Department. 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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