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Posted on: March 4, 2021

'City Life' Citizen Academy Welcoming Applicants for Next Session

The City of Dubuque is welcoming applications from residents for the next session of City Life, Dubuque’s free “citizen academy” program designed to provide residents a hands-on connection with their local government.

This session will be held virtually and offers residents the opportunity to interact with City staff, learn more about City services and programs, and learn about different opportunities to be involved in city government all from the comfort of their home...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: March 4, 2021

Green Iowa Celebrates AmeriCorps Week

AmeriCorps Week 2021 (March 6-13, 2021) is a celebration of all things AmeriCorps.

From the programs and organizations that make this national service initiative possible in thousands of locations, to the members who have pledged to “Get Things Done” since the program’s inception in 1994.Green Iowa AmeriCor...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: February 22, 2021

City's FY2022 Budget Public Meetings Start March 1

The Dubuque City Council will hold a series of virtual public meetings as part of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 recommended budget review process. Residents and stakeholders are encouraged to participate.

The process begins with a public hearing at the Monday, March 1, City Council meeting to establish the maximum property tax dollars the City will collect in FY2022. Dubuque City Manager Mike Van Milligen will also present the FY2022 Recommended Budget.The...
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Dubuque News
Posted on: February 12, 2021

"Vote" for Microsoft to Add Marshallese to Their Translator Service

The City of Dubuque serves all community members, including those who speak Marshallese as their first language. The language barrier is challenging and it can be difficult to find interpreters and translators, or easy-to-use resources, to bridge the gap.

An effort is under way to "lobby" Microsoft to incorporate the Marshallese language into the Microsoft Translator service and App. You can help by "voting" for Microsoft to add Marshallese to their Translator Service at


Dubuque News
Posted on: February 5, 2021

Call for Participation: Art En Route

Activity Sheet and Community Survey for Art En Route Project Now Available

Art En Route is a new public art project through the City of Dubuque’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Green Dubuque and funded by a $25,000 national grant from Bloomberg Philanthropies' Asphalt Art Initiative.T...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: March 2, 2021

Goodman Rejoins City of Dubuque

Former Dubuque Assistant City Manager Teri Goodmann has rejoined the City of Dubuque organization in a new, part-time role.

Effective yesterday (March 1), Goodmann will serve as the City’s director of strategic partnerships. Responsibilities of this new, part-time position include interacting with local, state, and federal legislative bodies, government agencies, and...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

City Service Changes Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The City of Dubuque has made significant changes to some services and processes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on for a comprehensive, up-to-date listing.

Utility Bill Payments and Other Face-to-Face Transactions

All face-to-face and in-person payment transactions at the following City locations are suspended until further notice: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Leisure Services Department Office, Housing and Co...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

City Buildings Closed to the Public

Due to the continued increase in new positive COVID-19 cases in Dubuque County and to protect the public and City employees, the City of Dubuque has closed most City buildings to the public until further notice.

Facilities closed to the public include: City Hall, City Hall Annex, the Leisure Services Department, the Housing and Community Development Department, the Intermodal Transportation Center, the Municipal Services Center, and the Multicultural Family Cente...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Face Covering Mandate: What You Need to Know

On Aug. 6, the Dubuque City Council adopted a city ordinance that requires everyone within the city limits to wear a face covering, with some exceptions.

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