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Posted on: August 9, 2018

CodeRED Notification Testing Aug. 13-17

CodeRED 2017

Dubuque County and the City of Dubuque will utilize the CodeRED Emergency Notification System to call all county residents and businesses during the week of August 13-17, 2018, to update/test the emergency notification database.

The automated test calls will made be during regular business hours and will continue until the entire database is called. The number that will show up on your caller ID will be 866-419-5000.  This test will give Emergency Management personnel th...

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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Dubuque Pool Closures and Doggie Dip Schedule

Dubuque’s Sutton and Flora public swimming pools are scheduled to close soon for the 2018 summer season. Following the final day of public swimming, each pool will host a Doggie Dip.

The last day for public swimming at the Nicholas J. Sutton swimming pool is Friday, Aug. 10. The last day for public swimming at the Flora Park swimming pool is Friday, Aug. 24.

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Dubuque News
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Weed Control Spraying on Floodwall

As weather permits starting Monday, Aug. 6, the City of Dubuque Public Works Department will spray weed control in various areas of rip-rap on the river side of Dubuque’s flood control system (U.S. Senator John C. Culver Floodwall).

The areas scheduled the week of August 6th include the area along Volunteer Drive from the parking lot south of the lock and dam to A.Y. McDonald Park,  the channel rip-rap along A.Y. McDonald Park, and the area along the Peosta Channel to the Al...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Dubuque’s Driftless North End Designated as Iowa Great Place

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The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs has designated Dubuque’s Driftless North End as an Iowa Great Place for 2018. The designation for the area is new, but is a redesignation for the community.

Dubuque was originally recognized as an Iowa Great Place in 2007 and Steeple Square received the designation in 2017.

The Iowa Great Places program provides designation and supports the development of new and existing infrastructure intended to cultivate t...

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Posted on: August 1, 2018

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563-589-4263.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Are You Interested in Working for the Leisure Services Department?

Throughout the year, the Leisure Services Department has job openings for seasonal employment in a variety of areas such as after-school sports/program leaders, swim instructors, gym supervisors, officials, playground leaders, et cetera.

If you are interested in applying for a position within the City of Dubuque, Leisure Services Department, all job applications need to be completed electronically.  Please visit our City of Dubuque website at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Rec 'n Roll Trailer

Be looking for our Rec ' n Roll Trailer this summer in our City parks, Flora Pool, Port of Dubuque Marina and the Bunker Hill Golf Course...

The Rec 'n Roll trailer is filled with an imagination playground, games and activities, and more, to provide fun and enjoyment for everyone, wherever you may be!  Look for us at these events and more:

Music at Jackson Park on Sunday, Augu...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Pool Operating Hours / Last Day for 2018 Season

Flora Pool* operating hours for OPEN SWIM are as follows:

Sunday thru Thursday, 1-5 pm and 6:30-8:30 pm

Friday and Saturday, 1-5 pm only (private pool parties in the evening)

Water Walkers' Appreciation Week is August 20th-August 24th from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Leisure Services FALL 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2018 brochures will be delivered during the work day on Friday, August 17th. Please see information below regarding Fall registration.

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2018 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation starting on Monday, August 20th. A small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. Payme...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are now available for pickup. See below for important scholarship information.

Scholarship applications will be accepted (in person only) beginning on Monday, August 20th at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road or the Multicultural Family Center at 1157 Central Avenue.  (NOTE:  Scholarships are ba...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 25, 2018

Miller Riverview Campground

The Miller Riverview Park and Campground is OPEN.  (re-opened on July 25th)  Online camping reservations* can be made at https://properties.camping.com/miller-riverview-park-and-campground/reservations.  For campground updates, ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Playtime for Tots - 2018 Fall Registration

This special Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Mon-Fri) for 3 and 4 year-olds. It is designed to be a structured recreational program including activities such as games, stories, music and art, developed around a weekly theme.

Registration is now taking place for our 2018 Fall sessions of Playtime for Tots, which will begin on Monday, August 20th.  Teacher: Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Fritsch.        

Playtime for Tots is FREE if city...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

2018 City Expo - Tuesday, September 18th

Mark your calendar for our City Expo on Tuesday, September 18th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Five Flags Center.

More information to come.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 25, 2018

City Parks Are Open thru Sunday, October 28th / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Pavilions/Council Ring Areas are available to rent in A.Y. McDonald, Eagle Point, Flora, Jackson, Miller Riverview, Murphy, Port of Dubuque and Washington Parks.  CLOSING DATE FOR ALL CITY PARKS FOR THE 2018 SEASON IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28TH.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Come Golf With Us at the Bunker Hill Golf Course / Special Fall Rates begin October 1st

Need some stress relief?  Come tee it up for a lot of fun at the Bunker Hill Golf Course, an 18-hole golf course conveniently located in the rolling hills of central Dubuque.  Our golf course is user-friendly, as well as a test for all l...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Port of Dubuque Marina

The Port of Dubuque Marina offers free docking for up to three (3) hours on weekdays.  Transient slips are available for overnight stays in the Marina, the charge is $1.25 per foot of the boat.  Reservations can be made online at www.por...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 1, 2018

2018 Pet Park Passes on Sale

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2018 Pet Park season passes.  (NOTE:  Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.)

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-reside...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

Softball Field Practices

If you are interested in making a softball field reservation for a team practice, game and/or tournament, please contact Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubuque.org. 

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 23 Months in Advance

Have you thought about scheduling your employee outing, youth group activities or birthday party at the Flora and/or Sutton pools for the summer? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $325.  (NOTE:  All 2018 Flora Pool private party dates are already reserved.)

Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Sa...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 2, 2018

Comiskey Center Rental / Bunker Hill Clubhouse Rental

Are you looking for a place to host a baby shower, birthday party, retirement party or a holiday party?

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at the corner of 24th and Washington Street (255 East 24th Street). The facility is available to rent on Friday evenings, Saturday afternoons/evenings and Sunday mornings/afternoons. The fac...

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying two subjects who were allegedly involved in a burglary to construction trailers on the west end of the city on or around June 10th.

The suspects are possibly associated with a white, quad cab Chevy Silverado with a “headache” rack.  If you have information, or if you want to see more pictures, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

Media Release on Dubuque Stabbing.

On 08/09/18 at 6:36 PM, Dubuque Police responded to 525 Loras Blvd., for a report of a stabbing.

Police located Michael Deveroux Hennessy Jr., 26, on the back-door step with a stab wound under his left armpit.  Hennessy was transported to Finley Hospital by the Dubuque Fire Department for treatment.  Hennessy was found to have susta...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Kohl’s, 2595 NW Arterial in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 07/07/18 at approximately 11:45 AM.  The subject is possibly associated with a maroon 2006 Chevy Trailblazer.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: July 24, 2018

Second Skimmer Found on Dubuque Gas Pump

On 07/23/18 the Dubuque Police Department responded to Liquor Tobacco and Gas, 1401 Central Ave, after an employee of the Iowa Department of Agriculture found a skimming device on pump 4 during an annual inspection.

The device appeared to be similar to the device located at another Dubuque gas station earlier this month. 

Skimmers are illegal card readers attached to electronic payment terminals, like gas pumps, that record data off a credit or debit card&...

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Posted on: July 19, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspects.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying three subjects who allegedly stole cash from a register at Walmart, 4200 Dodge St in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 07/05/18 at approximately 8:30 PM.  The suspects are possibly associated with a newer silver Ford passenger car with Wisconsin plates.  If you have information, or if you want to see more pictures, please visit w...

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Posted on: July 16, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Shopko, 255 JFK Rd in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 06/20/18 at approximately 3:45 PM.  If you have information, or if you want to see more photos, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Washington Street Closure between 11th and 12th Street

Washington Street will be closed between 11th and 12th Street for private work from 7am Tuesday, August 14 until 5pm Thursday, August 16.Motorists should use an alternate route. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact City of D...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 13, 2018

Lawndale Street Lane Closure - north of Park Street

A lane of Lawndale Street will be closed north of Park Street for private sanitary sewer repair from 8 AM to 5 PM tomorrow, Tuesday 8/14.

Motorists will be allowed to alternate around this work zone. Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563-589-4270.Please note: closu...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 10, 2018

CANCELLED: Kaufmann Avenue Lane Closure - between Chaney and N. Grandview

CANCELLED: The Eastbound lane of Kaufmann Avenue will be closed between Chaney and N. Grandview for private utility repair from 8:30 AM to 6 PM on Monday 8/13. The westbound lane will remain open. Eastbound motorists will be detoured onto Chaney to Kane t...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Merz Street Closure between Viola and Althauser

Merz Street will be closed between Viola and Althauser for private construction staging from 10 AM to 12 PM (noon) on Monday 8/13.

Merz Street will be closed between Viola and Althauser for private construction staging from 10 AM to 12 PM (noon) on Monday 8/13. Motorists will need to follow the posted detour. Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regar...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Wacker Drive Lane Closures - between JFK and Dodge

The northbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed for street repairs between JFK and Dodge from 7 AM, Monday 8/13, to 5 PM Monday 8/20. Northbound will need to follow the posted detour. Southbound lanes will be maintained, and motorists will be merged t...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 6, 2018

Wacker Drive Lane Closures - between JFK and Dodge

The southbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed for street repairs between JFK and Dodge from 7 AM tomorrow, Tuesday 8/7, to 5 PM Monday 8/13.

The southbound lanes of Wacker Drive will be closed for street repairs between JFK and Dodge from 7 AM tomorrow, Tuesday 8/7, to 5 PM Monday 8/13. Southbound will need to follow the posted detour. Northbound lanes will be maintained, and motorists will be...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: July 6, 2018

University Ave Closure at North Grandview Avenue and Hartig Drug

Beginning at 6:00 am Monday July 9th, University Avenue will be closed to all traffic from North Grandview Avenue east to the Hartig Drug driveway to accommodate Phase 2 construction of the University Avenue and Grandview Avenue Roundabout. North Grandvie...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: June 29, 2018

Central Avenue Sidewalk/Parking Lane Closures from 20th to 9th

Portions of the sidewalk and parking lane on the east side of Central Avenue will be closed intermittently for gas main reconstruction from 20th Street to 9th Street starting on Monday 7/2. This project is anticipated to last two months. Access to private...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: June 11, 2018

University Avenue Closure - west of N. Grandview

University Grandview Stage 1 Closure Press Release Map

University Avenue will be closed between N. Grandview and Atlantic for roundabout construction starting on Thursday June 14. Eastbound and westbound motorists will be detoured onto Delhi Street, while northbound and southbound traffic will be maintained. ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: June 6, 2018

Intersection of 22nd St. and Jackson St.

Due to the 22nd St. Storm Sewer Capacity Improvement Project, the intersection of 22nd St. and Jackson St. will close on Thursday, June 7.

The intersection of 22nd St. and Washington St. is also closed due to the project. Both intersections are scheduled to open in early October. Motorists are asked to follow the posted detour route. Click here to see a map of the area. For more information ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: May 3, 2018

Detours at US20 & Old Highway Road Intersection

Reconstruction of the intersection of U.S. 20/Dodge Street and Old Highway Road on Dubuque’s west end will require detours beginning Monday night, May 7, as progress continues on the U.S. 52/Southwest Arterial project.

Detours will be posted and access to all businesses in the corridor will be maintained throughout the project.  Four lanes of traffic, two eastbound and two westbound, will also be maintained on U.S. 20/Dodge Street throughout this phase of the p...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Alternating Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts on US20 Westbound on Wednesday

Beginning Wed, Jan. 31, due to SW Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges construction, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift & detour traffic onto the new westbound ramp for the Southwest Arterial interchange at Seippel Road.

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Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in preparation for construction for the Southwest Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift and detour traffic onto the newly constructed westboun...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 30, 2016

Seippel Road and Cousins Road Closure

With construction starting on the Southwest Arterial / U.S. Hwy 20 interchange grading project, the intersection of Seippel Road and U.S. 20 in Dubuque will require closing Seippel Road and Cousins Road to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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Click here to view a map of the area. Street Detours & Closures

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Water

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Posted on: August 14, 2018

Boil Water Advisory for Valley Street Area

Due to multiple water main breaks on Valley Street, the Water Distribution Department will be replacing approximately 70 feet of pipe on Valley Street. This project requires a boil water advisory for approximately 40 properties in the area.

Due to multiple water main breaks on Valley Street, the Water Distribution Department will be replacing approximately 70 feet of pipe on Valley Street. These repairs are expected to be completed TODAY, but will result in a loss of water pressure which req...

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