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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    Easter afternoon fire damages Muscatine home

    The Muscatine Joint Communications Center (MUSCOM) received a 911 call at 2:11 p.m., Sunday, April 21, of a house on fire at 1507 Washington Street, Muscatine, Iowa. Read on...
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    Firefighters rescue woman from smoke filled apartment

    A Muscatine woman is in stable condition after she was rescued from a smoke filled apartment Thursday (April 18) night and transported to Trinity Muscatine by Muscatine Fire Department ambulance. Read on...
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    Muscatine Spring Cleanup Week begins on Monday (Apr. 22)

    Spring Cleanup Week arrives next week in Muscatine. The annual event is an opportunity for local residents to dispose of specific unwanted items in addition to the three free pickups each household has every year. Read on...
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    Two MUSCOM dispatchers are recognized for efforts

    Dispatchers with Muscatine County Joint Communications (MUSCOM) were recognized and thanked for their hard work and dedication Tuesday (April 16) including two that received special recognition for their efforts over the past year. Read on...
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    Mississippi River is receding but could rise again

    The Mississippi River crested April 10 at 21.95 feet, the third crest this spring and the sixth highest all-time at the Muscatine gauge, but the river has been slowly receding with a slow drop expected to continue into the middle of May. Read on...
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    Musser Public Library exterior signs are installed

    New signage adorns the east, south, and west sides of the Musser Public Library and HNI Community Center Monday (April 15) finalizing one of the final major pieces of the library relocation that began almost a year ago. Read on...
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    Spring Clean Up Week begins April 22 in Muscatine

    The Muscatine City Council approved the week of April 22-26, 2019, as Muscatine Spring Cleanup Week 2019, during their regularly scheduled meeting Thursday (April 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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    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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