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Posted on: May 22, 2019

City Offices Closed on Memorial Day

City of Dubuque offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, for the Memorial Day holiday. This includes City Hall and other City department offices.

There will be no refuse, yard waste or curbside recycling collections by City crews on Monday, May 27.  These collections will be made instead on the preceding Saturday, May 25, and must be set out by 6 a.m. The Dubuque Metro Landfill will be clo...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Dubuque to Recognize National Public Works Week

Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol has proclaimed the week of May 19-25, 2019, as Public Works Week, which recognizes the contributions of public works professionals and the communities they serve.

In honor of the week, the City of Dubuque will display several public works vehicles at the Dubuque Farmer’s Market on Saturday, May 25. 

Staff from City of Dubuque public works, engineering, and water departments; Water & Resource Recovery Ce...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Dubuque Pools Scheduled to Open This Saturday

Weather permitting, Dubuque’s Sutton and Flora swimming pools are scheduled to open on Saturday, May 25, with special hours of operation until June 8 when regular pool hours begin.

Pool hours for the Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27) include adult swim/water walking from 11 a.m. –1 p.m., and open swim from 1–5 p.m. Please visit or call 563-589-4263 for pre...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Pet-Friendly Community Committee Seeks Input

As part of an effort to make Dubuque a more pet-friendly community, a committee of volunteers and City of Dubuque staff is seeking input from Dubuque residents and stakeholders on access to local pet services and amenities.

In 2018, the Dubuque City Council identified “Pet-Friendly Community: Policy Direction & Actions” as a policy agenda high priority.  Since then, a Pet-Friendly Community Committee has been using the U.S. Conference of Mayo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Apply Now for City of Dubuque Large Neighborhood Grants

The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Community Development Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications for the Large Neighborhood Grant Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Information on how to apply, guidelines, and applications are available at The maximum grant award is $3,000. 

The Neighborhood Large Grant Program is designed to support projects undertaken by neighborhood ass...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

New Bus Stop Shelter Installed

Photo of Bus Stop Shelter at 2401 Central Avenue

A new covered bus shelter has been installed at 2401 Central Avenue!

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Dubuque Receives 2018 Tree City USA Award

Photo of 2018 Tree City USA Award Presentation to City Staff

The City of Dubuque was recently honored with the 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented in April by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

“The Tree City USA award is a symbol for communities who have made a commitment to the management of public trees,” says state forester Jeff Goerndt. “The City of Dubuque has provided an outstanding example for other Iowa com...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

‘Wait to Skate’ While Skate Park Construction Progress Continues

Photo of No Trespassing Sign at Skate Park Construction Site

The City is urging the public to stay off the skate park under construction at Flora Park until it is complete and officially open.

The area is an active construction site and the City has received reports of people skating on it, which is dangerous and could cause damage to the skate park, leading to a delay in its completion. 

City of Dubuque Park Division Manager Steve Fehs...

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