City of Muscatine Press Release All Archives

Fire Department teams up with Red Cross on Day of Caring Fire Department teams up with Red Cross on Day of Caring
Cleveland Street first phase complete, second phase begins Cleveland Street first phase complete, second phase begins
Fund raising begins for Pearls of Progress Project Fund raising begins for Pearls of Progress Project
Construction Update: Asphalt overlay project is underway Construction Update: Asphalt overlay project is underway
Opportunity exists for additional Muscatine housing Opportunity exists for additional Muscatine housing
33rd Street South closed on Friday, September 15, 2017 33rd Street South closed on Friday, September 15, 2017
Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14 Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14
West Hill sewer project moves to East 5th Street West Hill sewer project moves to East 5th Street
Muscatine streets to receive asphalt overlays Muscatine streets to receive asphalt overlays
Mississippi Drive closed at Cedar Street Mississippi Drive closed at Cedar Street
Linn Street closed at Mississippi Drive intersection Linn Street closed at Mississippi Drive intersection
Sewer replacement work around 4th Street Park wrapping up Sewer replacement work around 4th Street Park wrapping up
Airport runway reconstruction project receives another award Airport runway reconstruction project receives another award
City offices closed Monday, Sept. 4; no refuse, recycling pickup City offices closed Monday, Sept. 4; no refuse, recycling pickup
Construction Update: Projects making good progress Construction Update: Projects making good progress
Mississippi Drive second phase ready to begin; businesses open Mississippi Drive second phase ready to begin; businesses open
Hard close established on Pine Street at Mississippi Drive Hard close established on Pine Street at Mississippi Drive
Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14 Housing Demand Study results to be presented Sept. 14
Council receives positive update on Mississippi Drive Council receives positive update on Mississippi Drive
Musser Library morphing into new kind of library Musser Library morphing into new kind of library
City bow hunting qualification shoot is scheduled City bow hunting qualification shoot is scheduled
Construction Update: Cleveland Street project begins Construction Update: Cleveland Street project begins
Docks rebuilt, dredging begins in boat harbor Docks rebuilt, dredging begins in boat harbor
Council accepts Audit Committee response to re-audit report Council accepts Audit Committee response to re-audit report
Fortenbacher named Transit Supervisor Fortenbacher named Transit Supervisor
West Hill sewer project wrapping up in 4th Street park area West Hill sewer project wrapping up in 4th Street park area
Training pays off in confined space rescue on July 27 Training pays off in confined space rescue on July 27
Arrest made in early Friday morning shooting incident Arrest made in early Friday morning shooting incident
Arrest made in Thursday night shooting incident Arrest made in Thursday night shooting incident
Investigation continues into shots fired in Muscatine Investigation continues into shots fired in Muscatine
Burlington artist to be featured in Art Center exhibit Burlington artist to be featured in Art Center exhibit
33rd Street South closed on Monday, July 31, 2017 33rd Street South closed on Monday, July 31, 2017
No major issues found in year long re-audit of city finances No major issues found in year long re-audit of city finances
Cleveland Street reconstruction project set to begin Cleveland Street reconstruction project set to begin
The Cleveland Street Construction Project will begin as early as Monday, July 31, 2017, according to City Engineer Jim Edgmond.
Local artist to be featured at Muscatine Art Center Local artist to be featured at Muscatine Art Center
The Muscatine Art Center will open the exhibition “Carol Steinmetz: An Artist’s Spectrum” on August 5, 2017.
Rising river hampers some work on Mississippi Drive Rising river hampers some work on Mississippi Drive
Construction work on the Mississippi Drive Reconstruction Project continued Monday despite the rising water level of the Mississippi River.
Gonzalez receives Small Business Loan for new cafe Gonzalez receives Small Business Loan for new cafe
Muscatine seeks Marine Highway Project designation for port Muscatine seeks Marine Highway Project designation for port
The City of Muscatine is moving forward with plans to develop an intermodal container port on the Mississippi River that will provide local and regional shippers with greater access to global markets along with reducing the costs of transportation and enhancing economic development for the region.
Walking Club surpasses 25,000 mile challenge Walking Club surpasses 25,000 mile challenge
Christmas in July scheduled at Aquatic Center Christmas in July scheduled at Aquatic Center
New transparency tool unveiled by City of Muscatine New transparency tool unveiled by City of Muscatine
Parks & Recreation Sport Starter class to begin in September Parks & Recreation Sport Starter class to begin in September
Returning this fall in Parks & Recreation - Little Muskie Football Returning this fall in Parks & Recreation - Little Muskie Football
Registration underway for Parks & Recreation Flag Football Registration underway for Parks & Recreation Flag Football
Milling work scheduled for East 5th Street on July 13 Milling work scheduled for East 5th Street on July 13
Active shooter training held at Muscatine High School Active shooter training held at Muscatine High School
Alliant Energy replacing some gas meters in Muscatine Alliant Energy replacing some gas meters in Muscatine
Musser Public Library to host Carnival July 14 Musser Public Library to host Carnival July 14
Musser Public Library is bouncing back from the storm that caused the library’s closure for a week by opening their doors to the community with a free “Bouncing Back” carnival.
UV disinfectant system back online UV disinfectant system back online
The City of Muscatine Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) has completed repairs to the gate that regulates the flow of treated wastewater into the Ultra Violet (UV) Disinfection System.
Treated water still safe without UV disinfection Treated water still safe without UV disinfection
It is important to note that the water, even before running through the UV system, is at acceptable levels for discharge into the Mississippi River.
Public Notice - Discharge of non-disinfected, treated wastewater Public Notice - Discharge of non-disinfected, treated wastewater
The City of Muscatine Water Pollution Control Plant (WPCP) is discharging non-disinfected treated wastewater to the Mississippi River due to the breakdown of the UV-Disinfection system.
Railroad crossing work on Dick Drake Way is completed Railroad crossing work on Dick Drake Way is completed
The Canadian Pacific Railroad (CPRR) has informed the City of Muscatine that they have reopened Dick Drake Way Monday, July 3, 2017.
When two became one, a transformer at Public Works When two became one, a transformer at Public Works
City offices closed Tuesday; have a safe 4th of July City offices closed Tuesday; have a safe 4th of July
Despite wet weather, Mississippi Drive project presses on Despite wet weather, Mississippi Drive project presses on
Legal consumer firework usage runs July 1 through July 8 Legal consumer firework usage runs July 1 through July 8
Refuse, recycling schedule for Fourth of July week Refuse, recycling schedule for Fourth of July week
Intensifying storm outruns lines of communication Saturday Intensifying storm outruns lines of communication Saturday
Extended hours for Compost Site to receive storm debris Extended hours for Compost Site to receive storm debris
Muscatine cleaning up from Saturday's storm damage Muscatine cleaning up from Saturday's storm damage
Dick Drake Way railroad crossing to be close June 26 Dick Drake Way railroad crossing to be close June 26
Expect family fun at Art Center Ice Cream Social June 25 Expect family fun at Art Center Ice Cream Social June 25
Stay reinstates Broderson Stay reinstates Broderson
MUSCOM phone upgrade planned Tuesday (June 13) morning MUSCOM phone upgrade planned Tuesday (June 13) morning
#4 Alley closed by MPW contractor #4 Alley closed by MPW contractor
Controlled burn of debris at Transfer Station set for June 11 Controlled burn of debris at Transfer Station set for June 11
Port of Muscatine study to be presented to City Council June 8 Port of Muscatine study to be presented to City Council June 8
West Hill Sewer project moving to West 4th Street Park area West Hill Sewer project moving to West 4th Street Park area
Public meeting June 7 on new trail construction Public meeting June 7 on new trail construction
Residents reminded to use caution along Mississippi River Residents reminded to use caution along Mississippi River
Firework use, sale amendments to City Code are adopted Firework use, sale amendments to City Code are adopted
Construction Update: Hard close moved on Mississippi Drive Construction Update: Hard close moved on Mississippi Drive
Muscatine Art Center joins Blue Star Museum network Muscatine Art Center joins Blue Star Museum network
Muscatine fire fighter, critical care paramedic sees value in changing times Muscatine fire fighter, critical care paramedic sees value in changing times
One of five A.T.E. locations offline as court case proceeds One of five A.T.E. locations offline as court case proceeds
Curbside Recycling Pickup Delayed Curbside Recycling Pickup Delayed
PZ Commission Special Meeting on Fireworks on May 25 PZ Commission Special Meeting on Fireworks on May 25
Housing Demand Study needs community input Housing Demand Study needs community input
Musser-McColm home public reopening is June 1 Musser-McColm home public reopening is June 1
Pollinators Welcomed In Muscatine Pollinators Welcomed In Muscatine
Riverside Park update well received; input still being sought Riverside Park update well received; input still being sought
Discussion of new fireworks law is planned Discussion of new fireworks law is planned
City to discuss options with City Council on May 18. Potential firework sellers need to file Conditional Use Permit with Zoning Board of Adjustment by May 23.
Holiday schedule released for refuse, recycling collections Holiday schedule released for refuse, recycling collections
Memorial Day, Independence Day collection schedule is released
Updated design to be featured at Riverside Park meeting Updated design to be featured at Riverside Park meeting
Mississippi Drive Construction detour map on City website Mississippi Drive Construction detour map on City website
Construction project updates, maps, information available on City website
Final day for Spring Clean Up Saturday (May 6) Final day for Spring Clean Up Saturday (May 6)
Seek members for Housing focus groups Seek members for Housing focus groups
Musser McColm property listed on National Register of Historic Places Musser McColm property listed on National Register of Historic Places
Clean Up Week Extended Clean Up Week Extended
Muscatine Airport hosts, services number of jets Muscatine Airport hosts, services number of jets
Public meeting May 2 for Mississippi Drive project Public meeting May 2 for Mississippi Drive project
Muscatine residents asked to complete survey Muscatine residents asked to complete survey
Loebsack hears of Muscatine's success and concerns Loebsack hears of Muscatine's success and concerns
Muscatine seeks to turn food waste into vehicle fuel Muscatine seeks to turn food waste into vehicle fuel
Stabilizers purchased through Cargill Ag donation Stabilizers purchased through Cargill Ag donation
Timmsen completes NFA Managing Officer Program Timmsen completes NFA Managing Officer Program
Muscatine Laboratory certified for drinking water analysis Muscatine Laboratory certified for drinking water analysis
Public meeting scheduled for Riverside Park Public meeting scheduled for Riverside Park
New Firefighters Are Inspired While Learning On The Job New Firefighters Are Inspired While Learning On The Job
Golf professional hired for Municipal Course Golf professional hired for Municipal Course
Golf Professional hired Golf Professional hired
2017 Spring Clean Up Week Is Set 2017 Spring Clean Up Week Is Set
Muscatine Earns Recognition During Second Annual National Blue Zones Project Summit Muscatine Earns Recognition During Second Annual National Blue Zones Project Summit
City of Muscatine Receives 32nd Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award City of Muscatine Receives 32nd Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Phase 2 Delivery of Refuse Collection Containers to begin June 6 Phase 2 Delivery of Refuse Collection Containers to begin June 6
City Receives 22nd Consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting City Receives 22nd Consecutive Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting
City Awarded LIFTS Grant City Awarded LIFTS Grant
City of Muscatine on Path to Being Awarded LIFTS Grant City of Muscatine on Path to Being Awarded LIFTS Grant
City Congratulates China Windows Group on Receiving National Integrity Award City Congratulates China Windows Group on Receiving National Integrity Award
City Thanks Lange for Donation of Holiday Decorations City Thanks Lange for Donation of Holiday Decorations
Muscatine Receives 31st Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award Muscatine Receives 31st Consecutive GFOA Distinguished Budget Presentation Award
Free Home Ownership Class to Offer $1,000 in Down Payment Assistance Free Home Ownership Class to Offer $1,000 in Down Payment Assistance
Muscatine to Celebrate City Week Oct. 12-16 Muscatine to Celebrate City Week Oct. 12-16
City and Three Local Banks in Running for Strong Communities Award City and Three Local Banks in Running for Strong Communities Award
Muscatine Launches Small Business Forgivable Loan Program Muscatine Launches Small Business Forgivable Loan Program
Bank Loan Program Bank Loan Program
2014 GFOA Distinguished Budget Award 2014 GFOA Distinguished Budget Award
City of Muscatine Named Blue Zones Community City of Muscatine Named Blue Zones Community
Use of Bottom Ash During Snow Removal Use of Bottom Ash During Snow Removal
City of Muscatine Recognized for Complete Streets Policy City of Muscatine Recognized for Complete Streets Policy
GFOA Distinguished Budget Award GFOA Distinguished Budget Award