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Posted on: June 27, 2022

City of Dubuque Independence Day Holiday Service Changes

City of Dubuque offices will be closed on Monday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. This includes City Hall and other City offices throughout the city.

July’s first City Council meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 5, at 6:30 p.m., rather than Monday. A work session will be held at 5:30 p.m. prior to the regular meeting.  There will be no trash, yard debris, recycling, or lar...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Use of Consumer Fireworks Prohibited in Dubuque

The City of Dubuque is reminding residents that the use of consumer fireworks is prohibited within the city.

Under current City Code, the discharge/use of “consumer fireworks” remains prohibited in Dubuque. Consumer fireworks typically have packaging stating “Consumer Fireworks, 1.4G, UN0336.” The City of Dubuque continues...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 21, 2022

City of Dubuque Offering Up to $3,000 Grants for Income-Qualified Small Businesses

The City of Dubuque Economic Development Department is accepting applications for grants of up to $3,000 to help qualified low-and moderate-income (LMI) business owners succeed over the long term.

The program will utilize Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) which must be used to provide economic development benefit to LMI individuals and areas.   T...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Dubuque Fire Department Nationally Recognized for Commitment to Quality Care for Heart Attacks

Dubuque Fire has received the American Heart Association’s 2022 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award for its commitment to offering rapid, research-based care to people experiencing the most severe form of heart attack, ultimately saving lives.

Each year, more than 250,000 people experience a type of heart attack known as an ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI), caused by a blockage of blood flow to the heart that requires timely treatment. To prevent death, it is critical to restore blood...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 15, 2022

Dubuque 2022 Water Quality Report Available

The City of Dubuque Water Department has published the annual water quality reports for the Dubuque water supply. The drinking water met all state and federal water quality requirements and had no drinking water violations in 2021.

The complete report is available online at Printed copies of the Dubuque water quality report are available at several locations including City Hall (50 West 13th St.), the Carnegie-Stout Public Library (360 West 11...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 13, 2022

Learn About City-Issued Trash Carts

The City of Dubuque is standardizing all trash carts in the next year to provide more efficient curbside collections and improve the safety of our collection crews. Determine your cart size now for when carts become available!

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Jule Driver Keeps Community Connected In More Ways Than One

Jule paratransit driver, Mark Welbes, shows compassion and dedication to the passengers he serves. His story was told in the latest issue of City Focus:

The streets of Dubuque have changed since Mark Welbes first roamed them. He remembers growing up in the 1980s in a city that had double-digit unemployment, an exodus of residents, struggling downtown businesses, and disconnected neighborhoods. “...

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