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Posted on: July 16, 2019

Cooling Center Schedule for Excessive Heat Event

Due to the predicted extreme temperatures this week, the City of Dubuque is advising residents to take precautionary measures to prevent heat-related illness. Please read on for information public cooling centers and important tips.

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Weed Control Spraying on Floodwall

As weather permits starting Monday, July 15, 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).

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

New Art on the River Exhibit Opening Event on Aug. 2

Art on the River: The Mississippi Magnified

Ten new sculptures have been selected for the annual public art exhibit. The theme is “The Mississippi Magnified” and focuses on artists and artwork that draw inspiration from the people, culture, beauty, and magnitude of the mighty Mississippi River.

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Posted on: July 9, 2019

Petersen-Brant Named Dubuque Arts & Cultural Affairs Coordinator

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City of Dubuque Economic Development Director Jill Connors has named Jenni Petersen-Brant as the City’s new arts and cultural affairs coordinator, effective July 15, 2019.

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Dubuque Adds Five More Pesticide-Free Parks

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department has designated five more parks as pesticide-free, bringing Dubuque’s total to 15 pesticide-free parks. No chemicals are used to manage the landscape in the entire footprint of these parks.

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Posted on: July 8, 2019

Registration Open for Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

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The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference is the largest and longest-standing sustainability conference in the Midwest. The 12th annual conference will be held Thursday and Friday, Oct. 24-25, at the Grand River Center in the Port of Dubuque.

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Dubuque Receives Financial Reporting Award for 31st Consecutive Year

The Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) has awarded the City of Dubuque a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting for the City’s comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR) for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018.

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Posted on: June 23, 2019

Dubuque Named a 2019 All-America City!

Dubuque is a 5-time All-America City Winner

The award recognizes communities that leverage civic engagement, collaboration, inclusiveness, and innovation to successfully address local issues. This is the fifth time Dubuque has received this distinction since 2007.

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