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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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    Proposed budget reduces property tax rate ... for now

    The City of Muscatine, like most of us, face a variety of unknowns when creating a budget. While not as challenging as in year’s past, this year’s proposed Fiscal Year 2023-2024 budget for the City of Muscatine will not be without its winners and losers. Read on...
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    Muscatine woman charged after hit and run incident

    A Muscatine woman has been charged following a hit and run investigation by the Muscatine Police Department. Read on...
  3. Snow Pile Treasure Hunt Promo 2023 (JPG) 01-26-23

    'Snow' much to love at family friendly event February 11

    The community is invited to come out to the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course (1820 Hwy 38 N, Muscatine, Iowa) from 1-3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 11, and participate in the annual Snow Pile Treasure Hunt. Read on...
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    Budget season for Muscatine Council, City staff

    The final pieces to the puzzle of the City of Muscatine Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Budget were being put together Wednesday (Jan. 25, 2023) afternoon in preparation for the start of “Budget Season” Thursday. Read on...
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    Muscatine Fire Department renews prevention efforts

    It may surprise you that the main mission of the Muscatine Fire Department (MFD) is not just to fight fires, but also to educate the public on preventing fires from occurring in homes and businesses. Read on...
  6. City Administrators Monthly Report December Promo (JPG) 01-19-23

    December report of department activity is released

    The City Administrator Report to the Muscatine City Council and to the citizens of Muscatine is now available online. Read on...
  7. What is on the City Council agenda Thursday (JPG) 01-18-23

    Short agenda for City Council on Thursday

    A short agenda awaits the Muscatine City Council Thursday (Jan. 19) with eight business items including approving the contract and bond for the Transfer Station Tipping Floor Replacement Project. Read on...
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    Three arrested after drive-by shooting Tuesday night

    Three individuals have been arrested following an investigation by the Muscatine Police Officers of a drive-by shooting in Muscatine Tuesday night. Read on...
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    Muscatine Police K9 Dexter receives body armor

    Muscatine Police K9 Dexter has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. Read on...
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    No injuries as Muscatine Fire battles two fires Monday night

    The Muscatine Fire Department was called to Addington Place, 3515 Diana Queen Drive, at approximately 6:30 p.m. Monday (Jan. 16) for a possible electrical fire in a room and 20 minutes later called to a vehicle fire on Hershey Avenue. Read on...
  11. Concession Lease Proposals 2023 (JPG) 01-16-23

    Concession lease proposals sought by City of Muscatine

    The City of Muscatine is requesting proposals from individuals and/or organizations who would be interested in providing concession services at the Muscatine Soccer Complex, Kent Stein Park, and the Muscatine Aquatic Center. Read on...
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