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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  1. School Safety a shared responsibility (JPG)

    Muscatine Police, school officials joint statement on Texas tragedy

    The Muscatine Police Department and the Muscatine Community School District released the following statement today (May 25) in regards to the tragedy in Uvalde, Texas, and the current safety efforts for Muscatine school students and staff. Read on...
  2. 2022 Memorial Day message (JPG)

    No curbside collections on Monday; city offices closed for holiday

    Most City of Muscatine departments will have the day off on Monday (May 30) as the nation pauses and reflects on Memorial Day to remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our nation. Read on...
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    Muscatine Harbor Gas Dock opens for the season Friday (May 27)

    The Gas Dock, located on the Muscatine riverfront in the channel just upriver from the Muscatine Boat Harbor, will begin serving customers at 5 p.m. Friday (May 27), weather permitting. Read on...
  4. New kiosk at Weed Park Aquatic Center Kiosk will support safe swimming (JPG)

    Memorial donation to help spread safe swimming message

    To honor the life and legacy of Lucille Friedan, her family has kindly donated funds to the Muscatine Aquatic Center to support swimming for our local youth today. Read on...
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    Historic Preservation seeking applicants for board member

    The Historic Preservation Commission is looking for a resident of the City of Muscatine to fulfill the term of a member who has resigned and help safeguard Muscatine’s historical features. Read on...
  6. Muscatine Aquatic Center

    Muscatine Aquatic Center set to open for season on May 28

    Parks & Recreation Maintenance staff and Lifeguards have spent the last several days filling the pool, testing water chemistry and training in preparation for Opening Day scheduled for May 28. Read on...
  7. City Administrators Monthly Report for April (JPG)

    City Administrator's April report of City activity available

    The monthly City Administrator Report to the City Council and Citizens of Muscatine is now available highlighting the many accomplishments by the departments of the City of Muscatine during the month of April. Read on...
  8. Mississippi Mist cascading jets of fun for the summer (JPG)

    Making a splash - Mississippi Mist cascading jets of summer fun

    The riverboat smokestack-themed jets of the Mississippi Mist interactive fountain cascaded for the first time this summer, bringing back to life one of the featured activities on the Muscatine riverfront. Read on...
  9. MuscaBus at City Hall - students can ride free this summer (JPG)

    Summer Bonus - Muscatine students can ride MuscaBus for free

    When school is out for the summer, Muscatine kindergarten through 12th grade students can ride MuscaBus ROUTE buses free. Read on...
  10. Havlicek Exhibit (JPG)

    Havlicek series on Iowa's seasonal changes on exhibit at Art Center

    Selections from the series “The Sanctuary of the Sun: Seasons and Time” will be on exhibit in the historic house at the Muscatine Art Center June 2 through September 11, 2022. Read on...
  11. Moodys Investments Services Wall (JPG)

    Moody's assigns City Aa2 rating; bond sale is completed

    The City of Muscatine was assigned an Aa2 rating from Moody’s Investors Service based on the city’s stable population trends, a growing tax base, stable financial operations, and healthy reserves. Read on...
  12. Whats on the meeting agenda (JPG)

    Final reading on three proposed ordinances on May 19 Council agenda

    The final readings of three proposed ordinances are on the agenda for the Thursday (May 19) Muscatine City Council meeting along with a resolution approving the issuance of General Obligation Bonds. Read on...
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    Diverse stories of children contained in photos of Art Center exhibit

    Come explore the lives of children from all different kinds of circumstances through the exhibition, “Where Children Sleep: Photographs by James Mollison,” at the Muscatine Art Center. Read on...
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