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. Make An Offer Sale 2019 (JPG)

    City plans "Make an Offer" sale on Friday, Aug. 23

    The City of Muscatine will be holding a “Make an Offer” sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, August 23, at the former Beach Lumber site, 1030 Hershey Avenue. Read on...
  2. Aquatic Center 02 (2) (JPG)

    Last days for fun in the sun at Muscatine Aquatic Center

    Another fun and safe summer is wrapping up and the new school year is just around the corner. Read on...
  3. Traffic Alert

    UPDATED: Block of Musser to be closed August 21 for one week

    A one block stretch of Musser Street, between Grandview Avenue and Wisconsin Street, will be closed for one week starting Wednesday, August 21, 2019. Read on...
  4. Deer-Seson

    City 2019-2020 deer hunt, qualifying shoot scheduled

    The 2019-2020 deer bow hunting season within the limits of the City of Muscatine will be held Sept. 14, 2019 through Jan. 10, 2020. The hunting season was approved by the Muscatine City Council at its Aug. 15, 2019, meeting. Read on...
  5. West Hill Phase 4B 001 August 16, 2019 (JPG)

    Sycamore Street to reopen for through traffic

    Sycamore Street will be reopened to through traffic beginning this weekend according to City of Muscatine project managers. Read on...
  6. Free Mulch at Muscatine Compost Site 081219 (JPG)

    Plenty of mulch available at Compost Site - for FREE

    The Compost Site at the Muscatine Transfer Station accumulated several mounds of tree, branch, and yard waste since last fall with that waste has now been grinded down to useful compost. Read on...
  7. Shop with a Cop donation 005 August 14, 2019 (JPG)

    Shop with a Cop receives donation from Rockin' on Sycamore

    The Shop with a Cop program sponsored by the Muscatine Police Officers Association received a financial boost Wednesday (August 14) with the presentation of a $15,250 check from the Second Annual “Rockin’ on Sycamore” event held in July. Read on...
  8. Police Investigation

    Police seek public assistance in accident investigation

    The Muscatine Police Department and the Iowa State Patrol is seeking the public’s help with the investigation of an accident early Monday (Aug. 12) morning south of Muscatine. Read on...
  9. Brian Wright receives EMPD Certificate August 8, 2019 (JPG)

    Emergency Management director earns certificate

    Muscatine County Emergency Management Director Brian Wright has successfully completed the Iowa Emergency Management Association course on Emergency Management Program Development (EMPD). Read on...
  10.  Full Depth Patch Houser Hill work August 9, 2019 (JPG)

    Houser Hill tiling passes first test as work continues

    Full depth patching has been completed in the southbound lane of North Houser Street with primary contractor Heuer Construction now concentrating on the northbound lane. Read on...
  11. Muscatine Harbor and Marina Gas Dock May 25, 2018 (JPG)

    Water and gas are not mixing in gas dock tanks

    An inspection of the gas and diesel storage tanks at the City of Muscatine boat harbor and marina, and a test of the gas and diesel being dispensed confirmed that water was not being dispensed with the gas and diesel. Read on...
  12. SBFL Skinny&#39s Barbeque large check presentation August 6, 2019 (JPG)

    Skinny's Barbeque, Thompson Trucking receive SBFL funds

    Two local businesses, one currently open and one just weeks away from opening, will have their renovation efforts assisted with a $25,000 Small Business Forgivable Loan (SBFL) provided through the City of Muscatine Department of Community Development. Read on...
  13. North Houser Street Tiling 001 August 2, 2019 (JPG)

    Houser Hill work continues but still lots to do

    The closure of North Houser Street (Lucas to Hershey) is wrapping up its second week, and City of Muscatine project managers remain optimistic that the area known as Houser Hill will be reopened before the start of school. Read on...
  14. West Hill Project 8th Street pour 001 July 25, 2019 (JPG)

    Work progresses on two major Muscatine street projects

    Concrete was poured on a three block stretch of 8th Street today (July 26) with the driving lanes poured in one long run. Progress was also being made on North Houser Street and the sewer repair on 2nd Street is near completion. Read on...
  15. Muscatine News

    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...
  17. Muscatine News

    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...
  19. 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. 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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