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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Bell Named Dubuque’s Sustainable Community Coordinator

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Dubuque City Manager Mike Van Milligen has appointed Gina Bell as the City’s sustainable community coordinator. Bell, a Dubuque native, will begin her employment with the City on Monday, Oct 1.

“Gina’s background in sustainability and economic development and her engagement work with diverse communities make her tremendously qualified for this important position,” said Van Milligen.  “Her skills and philosophy combined with her understa...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: August 16, 2018

City Council Completes Annual Goal-Setting Sessions

The Dubuque City Council completed its annual goal-setting sessions on Wednesday, Aug. 15.

Over the course of three evening sessions, City Council members reaffirmed the 15-year vision statement and mission statement and identified eight five-year goals for the city.They also identified top and high priorities for a 2018-2020 policy agenda as w...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Dubuque Pool Closures and Doggie Dip Schedule

Dubuque’s Sutton and Flora public swimming pools are scheduled to close soon for the 2018 summer season. Following the final day of public swimming, each pool will host a Doggie Dip.

The last day for public swimming at the Nicholas J. Sutton swimming pool is Friday, Aug. 10. The last day for public swimming at the Flora Park swimming pool is Friday, Aug. 24.

Following the final day of public swimming, the family dog is invited to take ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Weed Control Spraying on Floodwall

As weather permits starting Monday, Aug. 6, the City of Dubuque Public Works Department will spray weed control in various areas of rip-rap on the river side of Dubuque’s flood control system (U.S. Senator John C. Culver Floodwall).

The areas scheduled the week of August 6th include the area along Volunteer Drive from the parking lot south of the lock and dam to A.Y. McDonald Park,  the channel rip-rap along A.Y. McDonald Park, and the area along the Peosta Channel to the Al...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: July 19, 2018

Dubuque’s Driftless North End Designated as Iowa Great Place

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The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs has designated Dubuque’s Driftless North End as an Iowa Great Place for 2018. The designation for the area is new, but is a redesignation for the community.

Dubuque was originally recognized as an Iowa Great Place in 2007 and Steeple Square received the designation in 2017.

The Iowa Great Places program provides designation and supports the development of new and existing infrastructure intended to cultivate t...

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