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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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  1. Traffic Alert

    Block of West 2nd closed to traffic this weekend

    The 200 block of West 2nd Street will be closed to traffic from noon Friday (Oct. 7) through noon Sunday (Oct. 9) for “Rockin’ On 2nd”. Read on...
  2. City Council Time Change (JPG)

    City Council to begin hour earlier starting Oct. 6

    The Muscatine City Council approved an updated “Rules of Council” at its September 15 meeting with one of the biggest changes being the starting time for Council meetings. Read on...
  3. 2022 Trunk or Treat Promo (JPG)

    Families will have a blast at a bewitching bash

    Trunks full of treasure will be nd sizes as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department hosts a scary good time this Halloween. Read on...
  4. Greenwood Cemetery fall cleanup underway (JPG)

    Fall cleanup underway at Greenwood Cemetery

    All grave decorations must be removed from Greenwood Cemetery by October 15, 2022. All remaining grave decorations will be removed and discarded by Cemetery Staff after that date. Read on...
  5. All You Can Play Golf Special 2022 (JPG)

    "All You Can Play" golf special starts October 1

    The “All You Can Play” fall special is back at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course with added benefits. Starting Saturday (Oct. 1) golfers will be able to play as many rounds as they would like all day long, with a golf cart, for just $25 per day. Read on...
  6. 100321 Burn Demonstration 04 (JPG)

    Public Safety Open House is set for Sunday (Oct. 2)

    A popular event will return to Muscatine this weekend as the Muscatine Fire , Muscatine Police , Muscatine Sheriff’s , and MUSCOM join forces to host the 2022 Public Safety Open House Sunday, Oct. 2. Read on...
  7. Low Angle Rescue Training with victim in Muscatine Ravine 092622 (JPG)

    Muscatine Firefighters train on two scenarios this week

    Imagine falling down into one of the many ravines that dot the Muscatine landscape, or being trapped inside a home filled with smoke. These were two scenarios used by the Muscatine Fire Department for training exercises this past week. Read on...
  8. September 2022 Joint Meeting Notice (JPG)

    City, County, School Board to meet in joint session

    The Muscatine City Council, Muscatine School Board, and the Muscatine County Board of Supervisors will meet in a joint session at 7 p.m., Tuesday (Sept. 27) at Muscatine High School. The Muscatine School Board is the host for the session. Read on...
  9. Muscatine Police K9 Dexter - widescreen (JPG)

    Muscatine Police K9 Dexter to receive protective vest

    Muscatine Police Department’s K9 Dexter will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Read on...
  10. Grandview Avenue closed at CP crossing starting Sept. 26 (JPG)

    Section of Grandview Avenue to be closed two weeks

    A full closure of Grandview Avenue from Day Street to White Street will begin at 7 a.m. Monday (Sept. 26) as reconstruction of Grandview Avenue on both sides of the Canadian Pacific Railroad (CP) crossing begins. The closure will last two weeks. Read on...
  11. Downriver Boat Launch dredging operation overall shot Sept. 22, 2022 (JPG)

    Old boat launch closed as dredging operations begin

    Dredging of the downriver boat launch area in Riverside Park began Thursday (Sept. 22) and the launch area is now closed for public use. Read on...
  12. Firefighters training in vacant house on Cedar Street Sept. 21, 2022 (JPG)

    Firefighters conduct training in vacant home

    The Muscatine Fire Department continued their training regimen Wednesday morning conducted a training exercise in a vacant home on Cedar Street. Read on...
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