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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Muscatine woman rescued from burning home Tuesday

071420 House Fire 512 Liberty Street 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine woman is alive today thanks to the quick reaction of two Muscatine Police Officers Tuesday morning. The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center received notification at 8:37 a.m. Tuesday (July 14) of a structur...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

East 2nd Street opens from Walnut Street west on July 14

071320 2nd Street Brickwork 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – East 2nd Street is tentatively scheduled to be opened for through traffic from Walnut Street west Tuesday morning (July 14), according to City of Muscatine project managers.

Eastern Iowa Landscaping was finishing the brick cross...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weed Park gardens are an oasis for everyone

061820 Weed Park Rose Garden 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The longstanding history of scenic beauty and plant cultivation in Weed Park fortifies the natural beauty of the park that serves as a source of pride for Muscatine. For over 120 years this 64-acre plot of land has ser...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

City parks playgrounds, sport courts remain open to the public

070920 Riverfront Park Playground Equipment 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Playgrounds and sport courts throughout the City of Muscatine parks system have been and will remain open in accordance with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ proclamations.

The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Council set to vote on contract for new City Administrator

City Council to meet on conference call (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will vote on approving the contract for Carol Webb to become the City Administrator for Muscatine during the Council’s In-Depth Session Thursday, July 9, 2020.

The Muscatine City Council will...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Mayor mandates wearing of face masks with proclamation Sunday

Face Masks (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Mayor Diana Broderson issued a city wide face covering mandate Sunday, July 5, 2020. The mandate goes into effect at 6 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2020, and continues for six months, unless the mandate is terminated or exten...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Carol Webb accepts offer to serve as Muscatine City Administrator

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council directed the Muscatine City Attorney Matt Brick of Brick Gentry Law Firm to draft a contract between the City of Muscatine and Carol Webb for the position of Muscatine City Administrator.

Webb comes fr...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Your furry friend would love a Muscatine Dog Park annual pass

Muscatine Dog Park (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Humans can spoil their pup pals with an annual permit to the Muscatine Dog Park for the rest of the year. Excitable dogs will love running and tussling with new friends while timid or older dogs may just enjoy playing ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Park Avenue Project among items on Council agenda July 2

City Council to meet on conference call (JPG)

City Council to hear results of state bidding process, to vote on awarding contract

 

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A request to award the contract for the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project, a combined effort of the State of Iowa, the City o...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

The perfect event venue is just a phone call away

070120 Weed Park Shelter 003A (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Are you looking for the perfect place to host your graduation party, family reunion or baby shower?

Look no further as the Riverview Center, Pearl City Station and the many park shelters within the City of Muscatine are...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

MuscaBus to start collecting fares again on July 1

Fares Return July 1 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Public Transit division of the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works resumed regular MuscaBus routes on Monday, June 29, 2020, and will begin collecting fares on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

All passengers will be require...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Apply today to help adjudicate parking appeals

Administrative Review Panel Graphic (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is seeking a resident who would welcome the opportunity to become a part of the decision making process on the Administrative Review Panel.

The purpose of the Administrative Review Panel is to adjudicate ap...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Work progresses on three construction projects

062420 Roundabout Red Concrete Pour 003 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 300 block of East 2nd Street has new sidewalk on the north side while the Downtown area’s second major project, the 2nd Street and Mulberry Avenue Roundabout, also continues to make progress heading into the final...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of Muscatine FY 2020-2021 budget available to view

2020-2021 Cover Page (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget is now available on the Finance Department page of the City of Muscatine web site for public viewing. A printed version will be available soon.

The FY2020-2021 budget was adopte...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Want to improve your golf game, lessons available at Muni

Adult-Golf-Lessons (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Golf lessons for all players regardless of age or ability level are available throughout the season at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course.

Individual adult lessons are available for a $35 fee that includes one 30-minut...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Get on your bikes and ride - Family Bike Ride is July 11

Family Bike Ride 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department along with the Melon City Bike Club invite the community to join in the fun during the Family Bike Ride taking place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. This event is free f...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Three finalists named for City Administrator position

Finalists (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Three candidates have been selected as finalists by the Muscatine City Council after a nationwide search to fill the position of Muscatine City Administrator. The City Council plans to have a new administrator in place by Augus...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 23, 2020

July events scheduled at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course continues their series of summer contests into the month of July with a list of events that will appeal to golfers of any age and ability.

A Senior Two-Person Best Shot event will tee...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 20, 2020

City announces schedule for Fourth of July weekend

Fourth of July Flags Flying (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020, for the Independence Day holiday, and there will be no refuse or recycling collection on that day.

Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall will be closed on...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Enhanced traffic enforcement scheduled for July 3-7

Police Car (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – If you are prone to fudging on traffic laws, you may want to rethink your position, especially this Fourth of July Holiday weekend from July 3 through July 7. The Muscatine Police Department, in cooperation with the Iowa Depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

MuscaBus to resume route service June 29; fares resume July 1

MuscaBus new buses (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine Public Transit division will resume regular MuscaBus routes on Monday, June 29, 2020. All passengers will be required to wear masks while riding the bus at this time.

 “We will begin coll...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Lemkau three-peats as City Golf Champion

Course Photos 017

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Ideal weather and course conditions made the 2020 George Lohman City Golf Tournament a success for the 107 contestants who participated.

JT McKee was the First Round leader with a three-under-par 69 with Bryan Lemkau an...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Solution works for exposed Batterson Building basement

061620 2nd Street Batterson Building Vault 004 (JPG)

PHOTO ALBUM

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The east end of the Batterson Building basement protruded underneath the sidewalk nearly halfway to 2nd Street, but a plan developed by a structural engineer was quickly implemented and progress continues on the 2nd ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Council to vote on list of deferred budget items

City Council to meet on conference call (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will be provided a list of six items that can be deferred or placed for further review by the City Administrator during the Thursday, June 18, 2020, regular city council meeting. The list was created ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Bid Today! Online surplus action is now underway

online-auction (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Items declared as surplus by the Muscatine City Council on June 4 are on the auction block for the rest of this month as the Department of Public Works conducts an on-line surplus auction.

The online auction began Monday, June 1...

Read on...

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.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
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!

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.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

City Services

Flowers in front of a wooden sign

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

Additional Info... Muscatine News
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.

Additional Info... Muscatine News
Posted on: December 20, 2018

About Muscatine

Santa at the pool

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

Additional Info... Muscatine News

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News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weed Park gardens are an oasis for everyone

061820 Weed Park Rose Garden 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The longstanding history of scenic beauty and plant cultivation in Weed Park fortifies the natural beauty of the park that serves as a source of pride for Muscatine. For over 120 years this 64-acre plot of land has ser...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 9, 2020

City parks playgrounds, sport courts remain open to the public

070920 Riverfront Park Playground Equipment 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Playgrounds and sport courts throughout the City of Muscatine parks system have been and will remain open in accordance with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ proclamations.

The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Your furry friend would love a Muscatine Dog Park annual pass

Muscatine Dog Park (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Humans can spoil their pup pals with an annual permit to the Muscatine Dog Park for the rest of the year. Excitable dogs will love running and tussling with new friends while timid or older dogs may just enjoy playing ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 1, 2020

The perfect event venue is just a phone call away

070120 Weed Park Shelter 003A (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Are you looking for the perfect place to host your graduation party, family reunion or baby shower?

Look no further as the Riverview Center, Pearl City Station and the many park shelters within the City of Muscatine are...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Want to improve your golf game, lessons available at Muni

Adult-Golf-Lessons (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Golf lessons for all players regardless of age or ability level are available throughout the season at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course.

Individual adult lessons are available for a $35 fee that includes one 30-minut...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Get on your bikes and ride - Family Bike Ride is July 11

Family Bike Ride 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department along with the Melon City Bike Club invite the community to join in the fun during the Family Bike Ride taking place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. This event is free f...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 23, 2020

July events scheduled at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course continues their series of summer contests into the month of July with a list of events that will appeal to golfers of any age and ability.

A Senior Two-Person Best Shot event will tee...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Lemkau three-peats as City Golf Champion

Course Photos 017

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Ideal weather and course conditions made the 2020 George Lohman City Golf Tournament a success for the 107 contestants who participated.

JT McKee was the First Round leader with a three-under-par 69 with Bryan Lemkau an...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2020

Muscatine woman rescued from burning home Tuesday

071420 House Fire 512 Liberty Street 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine woman is alive today thanks to the quick reaction of two Muscatine Police Officers Tuesday morning. The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center received notification at 8:37 a.m. Tuesday (July 14) of a structur...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Enhanced traffic enforcement scheduled for July 3-7

Police Car (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – If you are prone to fudging on traffic laws, you may want to rethink your position, especially this Fourth of July Holiday weekend from July 3 through July 7. The Muscatine Police Department, in cooperation with the Iowa Depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Police/Fire News

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2020

Muscatine woman rescued from burning home Tuesday

071420 House Fire 512 Liberty Street 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A Muscatine woman is alive today thanks to the quick reaction of two Muscatine Police Officers Tuesday morning. The Muscatine County Joint Communications Center received notification at 8:37 a.m. Tuesday (July 14) of a structur...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 13, 2020

East 2nd Street opens from Walnut Street west on July 14

071320 2nd Street Brickwork 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – East 2nd Street is tentatively scheduled to be opened for through traffic from Walnut Street west Tuesday morning (July 14), according to City of Muscatine project managers.

Eastern Iowa Landscaping was finishing the brick cross...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weed Park gardens are an oasis for everyone

061820 Weed Park Rose Garden 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The longstanding history of scenic beauty and plant cultivation in Weed Park fortifies the natural beauty of the park that serves as a source of pride for Muscatine. For over 120 years this 64-acre plot of land has ser...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 9, 2020

City parks playgrounds, sport courts remain open to the public

070920 Riverfront Park Playground Equipment 001 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Playgrounds and sport courts throughout the City of Muscatine parks system have been and will remain open in accordance with Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds’ proclamations.

The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Council set to vote on contract for new City Administrator

City Council to meet on conference call (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will vote on approving the contract for Carol Webb to become the City Administrator for Muscatine during the Council’s In-Depth Session Thursday, July 9, 2020.

The Muscatine City Council will...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Mayor mandates wearing of face masks with proclamation Sunday

Face Masks (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine Mayor Diana Broderson issued a city wide face covering mandate Sunday, July 5, 2020. The mandate goes into effect at 6 a.m. Monday, July 6, 2020, and continues for six months, unless the mandate is terminated or exten...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Carol Webb accepts offer to serve as Muscatine City Administrator

carol-webb (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council directed the Muscatine City Attorney Matt Brick of Brick Gentry Law Firm to draft a contract between the City of Muscatine and Carol Webb for the position of Muscatine City Administrator.

Webb comes fr...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Your furry friend would love a Muscatine Dog Park annual pass

Muscatine Dog Park (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Humans can spoil their pup pals with an annual permit to the Muscatine Dog Park for the rest of the year. Excitable dogs will love running and tussling with new friends while timid or older dogs may just enjoy playing ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Park Avenue Project among items on Council agenda July 2

City Council to meet on conference call (JPG)

City Council to hear results of state bidding process, to vote on awarding contract

 

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A request to award the contract for the Park Avenue 4-to-3 Lane Conversion Project, a combined effort of the State of Iowa, the City o...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: July 1, 2020

The perfect event venue is just a phone call away

070120 Weed Park Shelter 003A (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Are you looking for the perfect place to host your graduation party, family reunion or baby shower?

Look no further as the Riverview Center, Pearl City Station and the many park shelters within the City of Muscatine are...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

MuscaBus to start collecting fares again on July 1

Fares Return July 1 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Public Transit division of the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works resumed regular MuscaBus routes on Monday, June 29, 2020, and will begin collecting fares on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

All passengers will be require...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Apply today to help adjudicate parking appeals

Administrative Review Panel Graphic (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine is seeking a resident who would welcome the opportunity to become a part of the decision making process on the Administrative Review Panel.

The purpose of the Administrative Review Panel is to adjudicate ap...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Work progresses on three construction projects

062420 Roundabout Red Concrete Pour 003 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The 300 block of East 2nd Street has new sidewalk on the north side while the Downtown area’s second major project, the 2nd Street and Mulberry Avenue Roundabout, also continues to make progress heading into the final...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

City of Muscatine FY 2020-2021 budget available to view

2020-2021 Cover Page (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine Fiscal Year 2020-2021 budget is now available on the Finance Department page of the City of Muscatine web site for public viewing. A printed version will be available soon.

The FY2020-2021 budget was adopte...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Want to improve your golf game, lessons available at Muni

Adult-Golf-Lessons (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Golf lessons for all players regardless of age or ability level are available throughout the season at the Muscatine Municipal Golf Course.

Individual adult lessons are available for a $35 fee that includes one 30-minut...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Get on your bikes and ride - Family Bike Ride is July 11

Family Bike Ride 002 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department along with the Melon City Bike Club invite the community to join in the fun during the Family Bike Ride taking place at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 11. This event is free f...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Three finalists named for City Administrator position

Finalists (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Three candidates have been selected as finalists by the Muscatine City Council after a nationwide search to fill the position of Muscatine City Administrator. The City Council plans to have a new administrator in place by Augus...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 23, 2020

July events scheduled at Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

Muscatine Municipal Golf Course

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course continues their series of summer contests into the month of July with a list of events that will appeal to golfers of any age and ability.

A Senior Two-Person Best Shot event will tee...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 20, 2020

City announces schedule for Fourth of July weekend

Fourth of July Flags Flying (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – City of Muscatine offices will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020, for the Independence Day holiday, and there will be no refuse or recycling collection on that day.

Administrative offices at Muscatine City Hall will be closed on...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Enhanced traffic enforcement scheduled for July 3-7

Police Car (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – If you are prone to fudging on traffic laws, you may want to rethink your position, especially this Fourth of July Holiday weekend from July 3 through July 7. The Muscatine Police Department, in cooperation with the Iowa Depart...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 19, 2020

MuscaBus to resume route service June 29; fares resume July 1

MuscaBus new buses (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The City of Muscatine Public Transit division will resume regular MuscaBus routes on Monday, June 29, 2020. All passengers will be required to wear masks while riding the bus at this time.

 “We will begin coll...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Lemkau three-peats as City Golf Champion

Course Photos 017

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Ideal weather and course conditions made the 2020 George Lohman City Golf Tournament a success for the 107 contestants who participated.

JT McKee was the First Round leader with a three-under-par 69 with Bryan Lemkau an...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Solution works for exposed Batterson Building basement

061620 2nd Street Batterson Building Vault 004 (JPG)

PHOTO ALBUM

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The east end of the Batterson Building basement protruded underneath the sidewalk nearly halfway to 2nd Street, but a plan developed by a structural engineer was quickly implemented and progress continues on the 2nd ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Council to vote on list of deferred budget items

City Council to meet on conference call (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine City Council will be provided a list of six items that can be deferred or placed for further review by the City Administrator during the Thursday, June 18, 2020, regular city council meeting. The list was created ...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Bid Today! Online surplus action is now underway

online-auction (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Items declared as surplus by the Muscatine City Council on June 4 are on the auction block for the rest of this month as the Department of Public Works conducts an on-line surplus auction.

The online auction began Monday, June 1...

Read on...

Press Release (PDF) Press Releases