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. Muscatine Aquatic Center

    Aquatic Center hours adjusted for remainder of season

    Muscatine Parks and Recreation is wrapping up yet another fun and safe summer of programs and activities, and with that comes the adjustment of hours of operation at certain facilities. Read on...

    Get vaccinated ... COVID-19 variants are in Muscatine County

    The best way to stop the spread of all COVID-19 virus strains, including the Delta variant, is for unvaccinated people to become fully vaccinated according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Muscatine County Public Health. Read on...
  3. Fire Department Employment (JPG)

    Applications for firefighter are now being accepted by City

    Always dreamed of becoming a firefighter? Well wait no longer. The Muscatine Fire Department is seeking applicants to fill positions in the department during the 2021-2022 Fiscal Year. Read on...
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    On Schedule: Iowa Avenue-2nd Street intersection reopens to traffic

    The Iowa Avenue intersection with 2nd Street is now open to traffic after crews from KE Flatwork Inc., finished cleaning the intersection and moving the barricades this morning. And the opening came right on schedule. Read on...
  5. Small Business Forgivable Loan

    Three businesses receive City Small Business Forgivable Loans

    Three businesses located in the downtown district were selected to receive a $25,000 small business forgivable loan from the City of Muscatine. A fourth downtown business recipient will be announced in the next couple of weeks. Read on...
  6. 072221 Park Avenue - intersection closed (JPG)

    East half of Park-Washington intersection to be closed one week

    The east half of the intersection of Park Avenue and Washington Street will be closed to traffic for at least one week according to officials with the Department of Public Works. Read on...
  7. City Administrators Monthly Report June IJPG)

    Monthly Report on department accomplishments in June is now available

    The City Administrator’s Monthly Report is intended to provide a brief summary of City activities, with links to additional information where possible. Due to the variety and complexity of City functions, however, the report is not all-encompassing. Read on...
  8.  College Search Kickoff 002 July 25, 2019 (JPG)

    Premier soccer event to be held in Muscatine this weekend

    The College Search Kickoff (CSK) has provided 24 years of elite competition under the watchful eyes of hundreds of scouts from all divisions of the college ranks and the serendipitous connection will again be played out July 22-25. Read on...
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    Son of Muscatine police officer attends FBI Youth Leadership Program

    Developing leadership skills for use now and in the future is the goal of the FBI Youth Leadership Program (YLP) that was attended by 59 students from around the United States including the son of a current member of the Muscatine Police Department. Read on...
  10. Hoverrally 001 (JPG)

    Full schedule of weekend activities on the Muscatine riverfront

    There will be plenty of outdoor activities for residents and visitors to enjoy this weekend in Muscatine beginning with Almost Friday Fest on Thursday and continuing with Hoverally 2021 Friday through Sunday on the Muscatine riverfront. Read on...
  11. Deer-Seson

    Bow hunting season for deer inside City limits is set

    The bow hunting season for deer within the City of Muscatine will be Sept. 12, 2021 through Jan. 10, 2022, according to a request from the Parks and Recreation Department that was approved by the Muscatine City Council on July 15. Read on...
  12. City Council Meeting (3) (JPG)

    Amphitheatre Project, watershed study on Council agenda

    The Muscatine City Council will be asked to set three public hearings and approve contracts for the planning and design of the Riverfront Amphitheatre Project and a watershed study of the Lake Park Boulevard area when they meet Thursday (July 15). Read on...
  13. Board and Commissions 2 (JPG)

    Two commissions seek applicants for board positions

    The Historic Preservation Commission and the Recreation Advisory Commission, two authorized boards of the City of Muscatine, are seeking applications to fill vacant position on the commission boards. Read on...
  14. Phone System Restored 001 (JPG)

    UPDATE: Phone system restored at City Hall, other City buildings

    UPDATE : The phone lines at Muscatine City Hall and several other City buildings including Public Works are back in service. Read on...
  15. 081120 Soccer Skills Camp 001 (JPG)

    Players can build their skills at the Muskie Youth Soccer Camp

    Soccer players in the second through seventh grades will have the chance to learn or build on their skills during the Fourth Annual Muskie Youth Soccer Camp August 9-11 at the Muscatine Soccer Complex. Read on...
  16. Department of Cultural Affairs (JPG)

    Art Center receives annual Cultural Leadership Partner grant

    The Muscatine Art Center has been awarded an annual grant (for the next three years) in the amount of $15,000 as part of the Cultural Leadership Partners (CLP) program through the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. Read on...
  17. City Council Meeting (JPG)

    Three presentations on City Council July 8 in-depth meeting agenda

    Three presentations highlight the agenda for the Muscatine City Council In-Depth session Thursday (July 8) including one by Muscatine Power & Water on their electric vehicle charging program. Read on...
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