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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  1. Festival of Lights Promo (JPG)

    Festival of Lights to help make spirits bright this holiday season

    The elves in the Muscatine Parks and Recreation office are looking to help make spirits a bit brighter this holiday season, but need help from local community organizations and businesses to spread some good cheer with festive displays in Weed Park. Read on...
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    Council to discuss deferred firefighter positions Thursday (Oct. 21)

    The Muscatine City Council will discuss options for restoring one or two of the deferred firefighter positions, and will be asked to approve the contract for the 2021-2022 Full Depth Patching Project Thursday (Oct. 21). Read on...
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    Registration for annual Turkey Trot is underway

    The 2021 Muscatine Turkey Trot Fun Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 20, on the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course. Read on...
  4. Asphalt Overlay Project (JPG)

    Asphalt Overlay Project set to begin on Monday (Oct. 25)

    The milling and asphalt overlay of select street and alley segments, part of the 2021-2022 Hot Mix Asphalt Overlay Project, will begin on Monday (Oct. 25). Read on...
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    Annual Fall leaf pickup is underway in Muscatine

    Leaves will begin to fall in earnest later this month with the Department of Public Works once again providing a valued service to the citizens of Muscatine with the annual Fall Leaf Pickup. Read on...
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    Holiday Train will not leave the station again this year

    The Canadian Pacific (CP) Holiday Train will not be rolling through Muscatine again this year, nor will it be rolling through any communities during the 2021 holiday season. Read on...
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    Detour closed as paving continues on Grandview Avenue Oct. 15

    To facilitate paving work and to ensure the safety of construction workers, the northbound detour from Oregon to Main on Grandview Avenue will be closed to traffic throughout the day. Read on...
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    Staff report on Pit Bull Ordinance to be presented October 14

    A presentation and policy discussion on animal control ordinance(s) for the City of Muscatine will highlight the Muscatine City Council In-Depth meeting Thursday (October 14). Read on...
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    Applications sought for vacancy on Historic Preservation Commission

    The Historic Preservation Commission has an immediate opening for a resident of the City of Muscatine to fill a vacant position on its board. All candidates will be considered equally based on their qualifications to serve on the commission. Read on...
  10. 2021 All You Can Play Golf Special (JPG)

    "All You Can Play" golf special returns to Municipal Golf Course

    The “All You Can Play” fall special is back at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course … with added benefits … starting on Saturday (Oct. 16). Read on...
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    Council asked to moved ahead with South End Improvement projects

    The Muscatine City Council will be asked to authorize proceeding with four South End Community Improvement Fund projects when the Council convenes at 7 p.m. Thursday (October 7) in the Council Chambers of Muscatine City Hall. Read on...
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    Sign up today to golf for a good cause in the 2021 Chili Open

    Golfers of all abilities are invited to come out to the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course on October 23 and join in the fun during the 2021 Chili Open. Read on...
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    Free performances scheduled at Art Center in October

    Come celebrate the fall season with a pair of free outdoor performances at the Muscatine Art Center in October. Read on...
  14. Elaine Shuber 3 (JPG)

    Sheber accepted into the family; supported to improve skills

    Elaine Sheber may have wondered what her life would be like as a female in the fire service when she was deciding on a career while in high school. After 18 months as a member of the Muscatine Fire Department she has her answer. Read on...
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    2021 Public Safety Open House Photo Gallery

    Check out these photographs from the 2021 Public Safety Open House held on Sunday (Oct. 3). Photo Gallery
  16. Trunk or Treat 2021 (JPG)

    Bewitching Bash set at Soccer West ... so much fun it is scary

    Come and have a scary good time this Halloween as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department sponsors a Bewitching Bash (or “The Return of Trunk or Treat”) from 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 30, at the Muscatine Soccer Complex. Read on...
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    Full closure of Grandview at Oregon as paving resumes

    The northbound lane of Grandview Avenue from Oregon to Pearl will be closed to traffic starting at 7 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 30, as paving begins in that section of the Grandview Avenue Reconstruction Project. Read on...
  18. Employment Opportunity with flag background (JPG)

    Start a rewarding career with the City of Muscatine

    The City of Muscatine Department of Public Works is seeking qualified candidates for two supervisory positions including a senior engineer/project manager and a refuse collection supervisor. Read on...
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