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Posted on: August 17, 2019

Block of Musser to be closed for one week

Traffic Alert

MUSCATINE, Iowa – A one block stretch of Musser Street, between Grandview Avenue and Wisconsin Street, will be closed for one week starting Monday, August 19, 2019. Muscatine Power & Water (MPW) will be conducting water line valve replacement and asso...

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

City 2019-2020 deer hunt, qualifying shoot scheduled

Deer-Seson

MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

The City of M...

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

Sycamore Street to reopen for through traffic

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Sycamore Street will be reopened to through traffic beginning this weekend according to City of Muscatine project managers. KE Flatwork,Inc., has completed work in the Sycamore and East 8th Street intersection and will be movin...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Plenty of mulch available at Compost Site - for FREE

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. This material is perfect for residents of the City...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Shop with a Cop receives donation from Rockin' on Sycamore

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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. Dr. Brad Bark and...

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

Police seek public assistance in accident investigation

Police Investigation

MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

At approximately 4:50 a.m., Monday, Aug. 1...

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

Emergency Management director earns certificate

Brian Wright receives EMPD Certificate August 8, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Muscatine County Emergency Management Director Brian Wright has successfully completed the Iowa Emergency Management Association course on Emergency Management Program Development (EMPD). The course provides a comprehensive ove...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 9, 2019

Houser Hill tiling passes first test as work continues

 Full Depth Patch Houser Hill work August 9, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. The closure of North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Luc...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Water and gas are not mixing in gas dock tanks

Muscatine Harbor and Marina Gas Dock May 25, 2018 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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. The test ...

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Press Release (PDF) Muscatine News
Posted on: August 6, 2019

Skinny's Barbeque, Thompson Trucking receive SBFL funds

SBFL Skinny's Barbeque large check presentation August 6, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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 o...

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

Houser Hill work continues but still lots to do

North Houser Street Tiling 001 August 2, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – 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.

Work ...

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

Work progresses on two major Muscatine street projects

West Hill Project 8th Street pour 001 July 25, 2019 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Concrete was being poured on a three block stretch of 8th Street today (July 26) despite the early morning rain that did not slow down the process and may have helped. Progress is also being made on North Houser Street and the ...

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

Work to restore Mississippi Mist is underway

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MUSCATINE, Iowa – Staff from the City of Muscatine Department of Parks and Recreation have started the process of removing Mississippi River mud from the Mississippi Mist and the pump house that services the Mist, but that is just the first step in restor...

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

Ronzheimer retires from U.S. Navy after 20 years of service

Ronzheimer during deployment (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Senior Chief Gary R. Ronzheimer, Jr., served the citizens of the United States as a member of the U.S. Navy for over 20 years. His watch is now over. Senior Chief Ronzheimer, currently a Battalion Chief with the Muscatine Fire ...

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

Half block of 2nd Street closed for repairs to sewer line

2nd Street Sewer Repair - line exposed in trench 2 - 072219 (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Repairs to a lateral sewer line on 2nd Street in Downtown Muscatine will keep a half block of the street closed to traffic for the next week according to city officials. The closure is from Iowa Avenue to a half block east towa...

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

Positive report presented on landfill groundwater impact

Landfill Arial view (JPG)

MUSCATINE, Iowa – Groundwater contamination is steady to declining in all areas of concern at the Muscatine County Landfill according to a report presented to the Muscatine City Council at its July 11 In-Depth session.

The 15-year effort by the Iowa Depart...

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

City Officials

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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!

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Posted on: December 20, 2018

Community Development

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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

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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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