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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.