Communications

The mission of the Communications Division is to create a strong partnership with the community by providing timely, accurate information that is understandable, interactive, and engaging to the residents, visitors, and businesses in Muscatine.

Public information strategies include the content management of a dynamic website, the cultivation of a strong social media presence, use of multi-media tools, and a timely, responsive relationship with the media.

Our goal is to enhance quality of life for residents, as well as gather and share information to support and encourage two-way communication that promotes transparent government and an engaged citizenry.

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    Second crest is coming as river continues to rise

    A second crest is moving downstream and the Mississippi River is expected to crest in Muscatine at 20.3 feet at 1 a.m. Monday (March 25) according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Davenport and data from the Army Corps of Engineers. Read on...
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    City plans Spring leaf pickup program April 1-20

    Didn’t get all the fallen leaves raked up and disposed of before winter set in? Getting the itch to clean up the yard for the outdoor season but not sure what to do with the yard waste? The City of Muscatine is here to help. Read on...
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    Construction season returns to Muscatine, 8th Street closure set

    Warmer temperatures have brought the return of street construction to Muscatine with the West Hill Sewer Separation Project kicking the season off on Thursday, March 21. Phase 4B of the project will focus on 8th Street from Cedar to Linn. Read on...
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    Compost Site opens for season March 23

    The Compost Site will open for the season at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 23, according to David Popp, Solid Waste Manager for the City of Muscatine. Read on...
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    Permit for open burning required in Muscatine

    The Muscatine Fire Department (MFD) responded to a 9-1-1 call of a structure fire Monday (March 18) afternoon with two fire engines, a ladder truck, two ambulances, a pickup, and two police cars. It was just a brush fire. Read on...
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    Phase 4B of West Hill project set to begin on March 20

    Phase 4B of the West Hill Sewer Separation Project (WHSSP) will begin on Wednesday, March 20, according to project managers for the City of Muscatine. Read on...
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    Riverside Park, Mississippi Drive closures anticipated

    While still recovering from one of its worst winters in history, Muscatine now faces the consequences of that winter weather with a Mississippi River that is on the rise. Read on...
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    Muscatine Dog Park informational meeting set March 25

    With the first day of Spring just days away, the Citizens for an Off-Leash Muscatine Park (COMP) will host an informational meeting at 6 p.m., Monday, March 25, in Room 301 of the Musser Public Library and HNI Community Center. Read on...
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    Tools to enhance development - Tax Abatement

    Property owners, contractors, and developers with interest in Muscatine real estate have several programs available through the City of Muscatine to assist with new construction, renovations to existing buildings, or expansions to existing facilities. Read on...
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    Transfer Station policy on assisting customers enforced

    Customers unloading material on the tipping floor at the City of Muscatine Recycling Center and Transfer Station will do so without the aid of Transfer Station staff according to a policy statement issued Monday (March 4). Read on...
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    City Officials

    The City of Muscatine is governed by a mayor and 7 City Council members. The mayor serves for a 2-year term and is elected at large by the citizens of Muscatine. Additional Info...
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    Parks & Recreation

    The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates! Additional Info...
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    Community Development

    The Community Development Department is responsible for a variety of planning and environmental functions that include administering several items. Additional Info...
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    City Services

    Find out what services the City of Muscatine offers to its residents. Additional Info...
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    Transparency

    The City of Muscatine is committed to providing residents with an open and transparent government which serves the best interest of the community. As such, the City is using this webpage to provide easier access to information you need. Additional Info...
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    About Muscatine

    Find out more about the demographics, history, and profile of Muscatine. Additional Info...
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