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Posted on: November 13, 2019

New exhibitions open at Muscatine Art Center

Jacob Riis 2019 Post Card Front 10-30-19 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - Photography will be featured throughout the Muscatine Art Center from November 10, 2019, through January 7, 2020 as the Center hosts the National Endowment for the Humanities “On the Road” exhibition, “Jacob...

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Press Release (PDF) Art Center

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

The Great Candy Hunt set for Friday in Riverside Park

Candy Cane Hunt Promo (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Santa Claus and his elves will be scurrying about inside Riverside Park Friday (Dec. 6) hiding thousands of candy canes for the annual Candy Cane Hunt sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The hunt will begi...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

City of Muscatine receives clean audit report ... again

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MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has once again received an unmodified (“clean”) opinion according to the annual audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, performed by Bohnsack and Frommelt LLP, certified p...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Leaf collection efforts entering final stage for 2019

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – As long as the weather permits the Department of Public Works (DPW) will continue to collect leaves throughout the City of Muscatine, according to Brian Stineman, DPW Director. At least that is the plan, weather permitting, through Decem...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 26, 2019

West 8th Street reopens to traffic November 27

112519 West Hill Project - 8th Street Cleanup 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Crews from the Department of Public Works and prime contractor KE Flatwork, Inc., are finishing up cleanup activity on West 8th Street today (November 26) with the contractor planning to open up the street to traffic Wednesday ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Eight street sections being repaired in Muscatine

Road Work

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Eight street sections around Muscatine are undergoing “emergency” repairs by Heuer Construction, the prime contractor for the Full Depth Patching Project. The repairs will be full-depth patching with traffic control devices in place arou...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

8th Street to reopen to traffic on November 27

112119 West Hill - work on connection with Linn (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – West 8th Street will be open for traffic in time for the Thanksgiving holiday according to City of Muscatine project managers. Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project has kept the majority of 8th S...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Common sense key to preventing house fires this winter

fire

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A little common sense can go a long way to keeping you safe throughout the year. That is especially true during the winter months when houses are closed up and cold temperatures arrive according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Hartman.

With ...

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Press Release Muscatine News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

ZBA, Airport Advisory boards in search of new members

Board and Commissions graphic (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Airport Advisory Committee are each looking for a member from the Muscatine community to fulfill unexpired terms on their respective panels. Interested community members are asked to visit...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Lane restrictions put in place for Houser Hill

111519 West Side Trail Lane Restrictions 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Work on the West Side Trail Project is underway and with that comes lane restrictions on North Houser Street from Hershey to Lucas. Heuer Construction has been removing topsoil from the west side of North Houser Street with the...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Update on projects: Expect delays on Mississippi Drive next week

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will begin the process of taking down some of the electrical lines on Mississippi Drive from Broadway to Mulberry Avenue starting on Monday, November 18, 2019.

The removal of the electrical line...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Leaf collection delayed; compost facility hours change

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The leaf collection efforts by Department of Public Works crews has been delayed due to the snow covered and frozen leaves. City crews will not be picking up leaves on Tuesday, Nov. 12, or Wednesday, Nov. 13, but will resume on...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Schedule for fall leaf pickup released by Public Works

Public Works crews gather up leaves in December 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Leaves will begin to fall in earnest later this month with the Department of Public Works releasing the 2019 Fall Leaf Pickup schedule. Leaf vacuum trucks will hit the streets of Muscatine starting on Monday, Oct. 14, in Zone 8...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Officials

Muscatine News

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.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Parks & Recreation

Santa at the pool

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!

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Community Development

Muscatine News

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

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Services

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

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Transparency

Muscatine News

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.

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

About Muscatine

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

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Improvements being made to Muscatine Dog Park

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The large dog enclosure at the Muscatine Dog Park will reopen on Friday (Dec. 6) after crews from the Parks and Recreation Department installed an additional concrete pad inside the enclosure. The small dog enclosure a...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Last day for golf Dec. 8 at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The days are getting shorter as we head to the first day of Winter and so are the number of days that the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will be open for play. The final day for rounds on the course is Sunday, Decembe...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 5, 2019

The Great Candy Hunt set for Friday in Riverside Park

Candy Cane Hunt Promo (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Santa Claus and his elves will be scurrying about inside Riverside Park Friday (Dec. 6) hiding thousands of candy canes for the annual Candy Cane Hunt sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The hunt...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 20, 2019

The hunt for candy canes returns to the riverfront December 6

Candy Cane Hunt (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Santa Claus will be sending his elves down to Riverside Park on December 6 to hide thousands of candy canes as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department hosts their annual Candy Cane Hunt.

The community is invited t...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: December 5, 2019

Improvements being made to Muscatine Dog Park

Dog Park - courtesy of Muscatine Journal (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The large dog enclosure at the Muscatine Dog Park will reopen on Friday (Dec. 6) after crews from the Parks and Recreation Department installed an additional concrete pad inside the enclosure. The small dog enclosure and the shy...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Last day for golf Dec. 8 at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The days are getting shorter as we head to the first day of Winter and so are the number of days that the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will be open for play. The final day for rounds on the course is Sunday, December 8, 2019,...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2019

The Great Candy Hunt set for Friday in Riverside Park

Candy Cane Hunt Promo (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Santa Claus and his elves will be scurrying about inside Riverside Park Friday (Dec. 6) hiding thousands of candy canes for the annual Candy Cane Hunt sponsored by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department.

The hunt will begi...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 5, 2019

City of Muscatine receives clean audit report ... again

100319 Muscatine City Hall 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The City of Muscatine has once again received an unmodified (“clean”) opinion according to the annual audit report for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2019, performed by Bohnsack and Frommelt LLP, certified public accountants, e...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Leaf collection efforts entering final stage for 2019

111919 Leaf vacuum rrucks 003 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – As long as the weather permits the Department of Public Works (DPW) will continue to collect leaves throughout the City of Muscatine, according to Brian Stineman, DPW Director. At least that is the plan, weather permitting, thr...

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Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 26, 2019

West 8th Street reopens to traffic November 27

112519 West Hill Project - 8th Street Cleanup 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Crews from the Department of Public Works and prime contractor KE Flatwork, Inc., are finishing up cleanup activity on West 8th Street today (November 26) with the contractor planning to open up the street to traffic Wednesday (November ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Eight street sections being repaired in Muscatine

Road Work

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Eight street sections around Muscatine are undergoing “emergency” repairs by Heuer Construction, the prime contractor for the Full Depth Patching Project. The repairs will be full-depth patching with traffic control devices in place arou...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 22, 2019

8th Street to reopen to traffic on November 27

112119 West Hill - work on connection with Linn (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – West 8th Street will be open for traffic in time for the Thanksgiving holiday according to City of Muscatine project managers. Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project has kept the majority of 8th Street from...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Common sense key to preventing house fires this winter

fire

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A little common sense can go a long way to keeping you safe throughout the year. That is especially true during the winter months when houses are closed up and cold temperatures arrive according to Assistant Fire Chief Mike Har...

Read on...

Press Release Press Releases
Posted on: November 20, 2019

The hunt for candy canes returns to the riverfront December 6

Candy Cane Hunt (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Santa Claus will be sending his elves down to Riverside Park on December 6 to hide thousands of candy canes as the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department hosts their annual Candy Cane Hunt.

The community is invited to come and...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 18, 2019

ZBA, Airport Advisory boards in search of new members

Board and Commissions graphic (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Zoning Board of Adjustment and the Airport Advisory Committee are each looking for a member from the Muscatine community to fulfill unexpired terms on their respective panels. Interested community members are asked to visit the Board...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Lane restrictions put in place for Houser Hill

111519 West Side Trail Lane Restrictions 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Work on the West Side Trail Project is underway and with that comes lane restrictions on North Houser Street from Hershey to Lucas. Heuer Construction has been removing topsoil from the west side of North Houser Street with the driving l...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Update on projects: Expect delays on Mississippi Drive next week

Mississippi Drive overhead electrical lines 111219  (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will begin the process of taking down some of the electrical lines on Mississippi Drive from Broadway to Mulberry Avenue starting on Monday, November 18, 2019.

The removal of the electrical lines is part ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Leaf collection delayed; compost facility hours change

Snow covered leaf piles 111219 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The leaf collection efforts by Department of Public Works crews has been delayed due to the snow covered and frozen leaves. City crews will not be picking up leaves on Tuesday, Nov. 12, or Wednesday, Nov. 13, but will resume on Thursday,...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Schedule for fall leaf pickup released by Public Works

Public Works crews gather up leaves in December 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Leaves will begin to fall in earnest later this month with the Department of Public Works releasing the 2019 Fall Leaf Pickup schedule. Leaf vacuum trucks will hit the streets of Muscatine starting on Monday, Oct. 14, in Zone 8 (see map)...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases