City Communications

Welcome to the City of Muscatine's Communications Department. Our mission is to effectively communicate accurate, timely, and relevant information to the residents, businesses, and visitors of Muscatine. We are dedicated to fostering transparent and engaging communication between the City government and our community. 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.

What We Do:

  • Media Relations: We serve as the primary point of contact for media inquiries and coordinate press releases, interviews, and other media-related activities.
  • Social Media Management: We maintain and engage with the community on the City's official social media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube.
  • Content Creation: We develop creative content for the City's website, social media, newsletters, and other communication materials.
  • Community Outreach: We coordinate and support events and initiatives that promote community engagement and collaboration.
  • Crisis Communication: We provide timely and accurate information during emergencies and other critical situations.

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  1. Muscatine Boards and Commission with public art (JPG) 04-19-23

    Library Board has opening for interested citizen

    One of the boards and commissions authorized by the City of Muscatine is looking for a resident to fill their ranks as the Musser Public Library and HNI Community Center Board of Trustees currently has one opening. Read on...
  2. Muscatine Dog Park 101 - Winter (JPG) 11-29-23

    Muscatine Dog Park to remain open but caution stressed

    The Muscatine Dog Park will remain open to the public for now according to officials with the City of Muscatine. Concerns over a mysterious canine respiratory disease have prompted several communities to close their dog parks. Read on...
  3. No Parking Basic

    No parking on 2nd Street Friday due to downtown event

    There will be no parking from 4-10 p.m., Friday, Dec. 1, on 2nd Street from Mulberry to Pine due to the “Jingle & Mingle” Downtown Muscatine Celebration. Read on...
  4. 2023 Elves Workshop Promo (JPG)

    Come be Santa's Helpers at the Elves Workshop December 9

    Santa and his elves are taking a break from the hustle and bustle of the North Pole, and offering a remote workshop in Muscatine where the young and old can take their turn to be an elf for a day. Read on...
  5. 11-14-23 Crossroads Weed Park Illumination Dumptruck

    "Illuminate" closed for reset; will reopen Tuesday

    “Illuminate”, the festive holiday light displays in Muscatine’s Weed Park, will be dark tonight (Nov. 27) as event organizer Crossroads, Inc., resets a few of the displays. Read on...
  6. Compost Site Entrance (JPG)

    Compost Facility closed by weather; reopens Wednesday

    The Compost Facility at the Muscatine Transfer Station was closed Sunday due to the snowfall and will remain closed until 12 p.m. Wednesday. Read on...
  7. 11-14-23 Crossroads Weed Park Illumination Dumptruck

    How to "illuminate" your view at Weed Park this holiday season

    Illuminate, a nightly drive-through event at Weed Park, begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday and continues through 8:30 p.m. on New Year’s Eve. Read on...
  8. 01 City Administrator Monthly Report October Promo (JPG)

    October 2023 department activity report available

    The City Administrator Report to the Muscatine City Council and to the citizens of Muscatine is now available online. Read on...
  9. Thanksgiving Fire Safety (JPG

    Be FIre Safe when cooking Thanksgiving dinner

    For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. From testing family recipes to decorating cakes and cookies, everyone enjoys being part of the preparations. Read on...
  10. 2023 Holiday Train Promo 001

    Celebrate the magic of the holidays in Muscatine this year

    Come celebrate the magic of the holiday season in Muscatine this year with six post-Thanksgiving events helping to jump start festivities starting on Thanksgiving. Read on...
  11. Upgraded Cots for Ambulances (JPG) with installers 111523

    Ambulance cots have weight scales installed

    The cots of the Muscatine Fire Department ambulances received an upgrade last week that will improve the care provided to patients as they are transported. Read on...
  12. 2023 City of Muscatine Offices Closed Thursday and Friday (JPG)

    City of Muscatine offices closed Nov. 23-24 for Thanksgiving

    City of Muscatine offices will be closed Thursday and Friday (Nov. 23-24) for the Thanksgiving holiday. All offices will reopen for regular hours of operation on Monday (Nov. 27). Read on...
  13. 2023 Thanksgiving Message From The Mayor of Muscatine (JPG)

    Thanksgiving message to the Citizens of Muscatine

    On behalf of the entire City Council, City Administration, and City Staff, I wish you and your loved ones a joyous and safe Thanksgiving. May it be filled with love, warmth, and cherished memories. Read on...
  14. 2023 Holiday Open House Promo (JPG)

    Ornaments on display; Art Center Holiday Open House planned

    Local and regional artists and crafters are sharing their talents for a good cause this holiday season, and everyone is invited to be part of the fun at the Muscatine Art Center. Read on...
  15. Muscatine City Council Meeting (JPG)

    TIF rebates, urban renewal on Council agenda Nov. 16

    The approval of 15 appropriations for FY2024-2025 Tax Increment Financing (TIF) rebates and the approval of four advances of funds for Tax Increment Urban Renewal Projects are among the items on the Muscatine City Council agenda for Thursday (Nov. 16). Read on...
  16. Candy Cane Hunt Promo (JPG)

    Jump start the holiday season by hunting candy canes

    The Muscatine riverfront is the place to be on Friday, Dec. 1, for some deliciously good fun with the annual Candy Cane Hunt. Read on...
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