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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: November 7, 2019

History, future of "Mussels of Muscatine" to be discussed

Mussels of Muscatine Header 2 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is joining forces with The Nature Conservancy, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the National Pearl Button Museum for a discussion on the history and future of “Mussels of Musca...

Read on...

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

Long list of City accomplishments during past year

2019 City Accomplishments (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The past year was dominated by near historic weather events that taxed the resources of all City of Muscatine departments. It would be appropriate, then, if the citizens of Muscatine offered forgiveness if the list of accomplis...

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

Leaf collection efforts into second pass through city

110218 Leaf Pickup

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The second round of leaf collection efforts by Department of Public Works crews is into the second round this month with a third round in December dependent on the weather.

The two crews using vacuum trucks completed the first pass throug...

Read on...

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

City offices closed November 11, no refuse, recycling collection

Veterans Day 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. There will be no curbside refuse, yard waste, or recycling collection on Monday.

The City of Muscatine urges every resident to...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Lane restrictions set for Lake Park, Park Avenue intersection

Lake Park Boulevard Full Depth Patch Project (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Heuer Construction will begin to replace a patch of concrete near the intersection of Lake Park Boulevard and Park Avenue as soon as possible and that will result in traffic restrictions for that intersection. An exact date for...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Not even halfway through Autumn and it snows

Snowy start to a Tuesday work day (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine officially received 1.8 inches of snow Monday night with some areas reporting over two inches, and this was from the weaker of two storms that will impact the area this week. The stronger second storm is a...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Changes in Compost Site operations start on Nov. 4

 Compost Site Guard House 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Changes are coming to the Compost Site at the Muscatine Transfer Station on South Houser Street. Starting at noon on Monday, Nov. 4, non-residents and commercial users of the Compost Site will be charged a fee for yard waste brought to t...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Lessons from the Muscatine Curbside Pickup program

102419 Containers in the alley (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine recently received a complaint from a resident that in certain alleys the refuse and recycling containers were not being moved back into their “storage” locations after the containers we...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update meeting is scheduled October 28

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Bi-State Regional Commission will begin hosting planning group meetings starting October 28 to begin the process of updating the 2015 Muscatine County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The initial meeting will be...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Mississippi River crests for sixth time in 2019

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Mississippi River crested at 18.80 feet on Tuesday and while the high river level may not have affected many residents this time, the crest does mark the sixth time in 2019 that the Mississippi River has crested in flood st...

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

Power lift system installed on Muscatine Fire ambulance

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – A new cot and power loading system has been installed on one of the five Muscatine Fire Department ambulances, providing more secure patient transport and the reduction of potential back injuries to firefighters. The new system...

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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

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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... Muscatine News
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: November 7, 2019

Muscatine Golf Course Clubhouse available for rent

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Are you looking for the perfect place to host your holiday get-together, office gathering, or birthday party? Look no further than the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse that is available for you to reserve thro...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Tighten up them laces, it is time for the annual Turkey Trot Run

Turkey Trot 2014

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The 2019 Muscatine “Turkey Trot” Fun Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course.  The event will be hosted by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department and the Muscatine Running ...

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Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 3, 2019

All you can golf special now available everyday

Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The “All You Can Play” fall special keeps on giving, and now the special comes with extended hours. Starting Saturday, Oct. 5, golfers can play as many rounds as they would like from 1:00 p.m. until...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation

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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: November 7, 2019

Muscatine Golf Course Clubhouse available for rent

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Are you looking for the perfect place to host your holiday get-together, office gathering, or birthday party? Look no further than the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course Clubhouse that is available for you to reserve throughout the...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: November 7, 2019

History, future of "Mussels of Muscatine" to be discussed

Mussels of Muscatine Header 2 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is joining forces with The Nature Conservancy, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR), and the National Pearl Button Museum for a discussion on the history and future of “Mussels of Muscatine” and the ongoin...

Read on...

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

Long list of City accomplishments during past year

2019 City Accomplishments (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The past year was dominated by near historic weather events that taxed the resources of all City of Muscatine departments. It would be appropriate, then, if the citizens of Muscatine offered forgiveness if the list of accomplis...

Read on...

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

Leaf collection efforts into second pass through city

110218 Leaf Pickup

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The second round of leaf collection efforts by Department of Public Works crews is into the second round this month with a third round in December dependent on the weather.

The two crews using vacuum trucks completed the first pass throug...

Read on...

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

City offices closed November 11, no refuse, recycling collection

Veterans Day 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall will be closed on Monday, Nov. 11, in observance of Veterans Day. There will be no curbside refuse, yard waste, or recycling collection on Monday.

The City of Muscatine urges every resident to...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Lane restrictions set for Lake Park, Park Avenue intersection

Lake Park Boulevard Full Depth Patch Project (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Heuer Construction will begin to replace a patch of concrete near the intersection of Lake Park Boulevard and Park Avenue as soon as possible and that will result in traffic restrictions for that intersection. An exact date for the restr...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Not even halfway through Autumn and it snows

Snowy start to a Tuesday work day (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine officially received 1.8 inches of snow Monday night with some areas reporting over two inches, and this was from the weaker of two storms that will impact the area this week. The stronger second storm is a...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Changes in Compost Site operations start on Nov. 4

 Compost Site Guard House 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Changes are coming to the Compost Site at the Muscatine Transfer Station on South Houser Street. Starting at noon on Monday, Nov. 4, non-residents and commercial users of the Compost Site will be charged a fee for yard waste brought to t...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 24, 2019

Lessons from the Muscatine Curbside Pickup program

102419 Containers in the alley (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine recently received a complaint from a resident that in certain alleys the refuse and recycling containers were not being moved back into their “storage” locations after the containers were emptied.

Under Title 13, Cha...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update meeting is scheduled October 28

Hazard Mitigation Plan Update (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Bi-State Regional Commission will begin hosting planning group meetings starting October 28 to begin the process of updating the 2015 Muscatine County Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan. The initial meeting will be held at 1...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Mississippi River crests for sixth time in 2019

101619 River Flooding 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Mississippi River crested at 18.80 feet on Tuesday and while the high river level may not have affected many residents this time, the crest does mark the sixth time in 2019 that the Mississippi River has crested in flood stage. The s...

Read on...

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

Power lift system installed on Muscatine Fire ambulance

101019 Power lift system with cot (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A new cot and power loading system has been installed on one of the five Muscatine Fire Department ambulances, providing more secure patient transport and the reduction of potential back injuries to firefighters. The new system...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Tighten up them laces, it is time for the annual Turkey Trot Run

Turkey Trot 2014

MUSCATINE, Iowa - The 2019 Muscatine “Turkey Trot” Fun Run/Walk will be held on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2019, at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course.  The event will be hosted by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department and th...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: October 3, 2019

All you can golf special now available everyday

Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The “All You Can Play” fall special keeps on giving, and now the special comes with extended hours. Starting Saturday, Oct. 5, golfers can play as many rounds as they would like from 1:00 p.m. until dusk every day for just $25.

H...

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