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Posted on: January 22, 2020

Call-in-to-schedule bulky waste pickup replaces Spring Cleanup Week in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Spring Cleanup Week is no more … at least for the 2020 calendar year. During a presentation to the Muscatine City Council on January 9, Director of the Department of Public Works Brian Stineman and Solid Waste Manage...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Themes for final three Bingo events are announced

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will round out the winter Bingo program with several exciting themed activity nights featuring classic bingo with music and fun trivia questions in between rounds. All Bingo nights t...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 14, 2020

MUSCOM implements dispatch system to better serve citizens

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

The ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

City will continue to monitor Miller's Hill for movement

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. The section of Fletcher Avenue running up the area kn...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Four-way stop to be installed at Main and Hershey January 14

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. This...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 12, 2020

Three exhibitions bring voices of women to the forefront

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - 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. All three exhib...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Winter returns with heavy snow expected in Muscatine

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A wind advisory is in effect for Thursday (Jan. 9) and precedes what could be a significant winter weather weekend for the Muscatine area. Current forecast calls for rain changing to snow on Friday with the potential for a glaze of ice i...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Underground work for roundabout may wrap up next week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

A detour went into effect Monday (Jan. 6) with Mulberry Avenue closed at t...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Chinese orchestra, opera to perform in Muscatine January 30

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 C...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 8, 2020

Regional artist Dan Rohde to be featured at Art Center

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MUSCATINE, IOWA - 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.

“Though it is impossible for me to see my ar...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Detour in effect for Roundabout Construction Project

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Mulberry Avenue is now closed between the #1 alley and 2nd Street with the closure expected to move up to 3rd Street Tuesday (Jan. 7) or Wednesday (Jan. 8). The traffic detour for the construction of the roundabout at 2nd Stree...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

Lane restrictions begin Monday at 2nd and Mulberry

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

Heuer Construction has informed city project m...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Mayor Dick O'Brien passes away on New Years Day

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. The longest serving mayor in Muscatine history will always be remembered as every bit the defini...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Compost Facility to close for season on January 5, 2020

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The Compost Facility at the Muscatine Transfer Station will close for the season at 6 p.m. on Sunday, January 5, 2020. The Compost Facility is closed today (Thursday, Jan. 2), will be open 12-6 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 3, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, an...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

Police seek public assistance in fight investigation

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

Officers from the Muscatine Police Department came upon a fight in...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 27, 2019

City to assist residents in recycling live Christmas trees

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine will again assist residents of Muscatine and Fruitland to recycle their live Christmas trees. Over the course of the next four weeks, the Solid Waste Division will be collecting live Christmas trees as part of their...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Officials

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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.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Parks & Recreation

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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!

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Community Development

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

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Services

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

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Transparency

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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.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

About Muscatine

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

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