Posted on: July 24, 2017

Imagine Dubuque Future Land Use Quick Poll

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Dubuque residents and stakeholders are invited to participate in the “Imagine Dubuque Future Land Use Quick Poll” available on the project website at www.imaginedubuque.com through Wednesday, August 16, 2017.

The Future Land Use Quick Poll is the sixth in a series of short, multiple-choice surveys posted to the website, shared through the Imagine Dubuque app, and distributed at community sites and events. This Quick Poll is focused on gathering and refining in...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Weed Control Spraying on Floodwall Update

As weather permits, weed control spraying will continue in the rip-rap area along the river side of the flood control system on Monday, July 24, 2017.

The areas scheduled the week of July 24th include along Volunteer Drive from the parking lot south of the lock and dam to A.Y. McDonald Park and the area south of the Alliant power plant to the end of the concrete floodwall along Terminal Street. &nbs...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: July 19, 2017

Dubuque Celebrates Opening of Bee Branch Creek Greenway

A ribbon-cutting ceremony and community celebration were held in Dubuque on July 19 to mark the opening of the Bee Branch Creek Greenway, a major component of the comprehensive Bee Branch Creek Watershed Flood Mitigation Project.

The greenway project was completed under budget and ahead of schedule. The project design, including the creek alignment and amenities (even bench designs), was guided by input solicited from neighborhood residents and stakeholders.

The construction of the...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: July 10, 2017

Housing Department Offering Home Ownership Workshop in August

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The City of Dubuque Housing and Community Development Dept. will host a “Home Ownership Made Easy” (HOME) workshop in August to provide information on City programs, credit and basic banking/insurance, and energy savings for those who rent or own a home.

The workshop is comprised of four classes that span four consecutive Monday evenings from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The first class begins Monday, Aug. 7.

Workshop courses will be held in Suite 312 on the third floor of the Historic Federal Building, 350 W. Sixth St....

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Dubuque's 10th Annual Sustainability Conference Slated for Oct. 3-4

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Grand River Center in the Port of Dubuque on Oct. 3-4, 2017.

Registration is now open on the conference website at www.GSCDubuque.com.

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference is the largest and longest-standing sustainability conference in the Midwest, according to City of Dubuque officials who have hosted th...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 28, 2017

2017 Water Quality Reports Available

2017 Confidence Report

The Dubuque Water Department has published the annual water quality reports for the Dubuque, Vernon, and Barrington Lakes water supplies. All three systems met state and federal water quality requirements and had no drinking water violations in 2016.

The complete reports are available online at www.cityofdubuque.org/waterquality.  Printed copies of the Dubuque water quality report are available at several locations including City Hall (50 West 13th St.) and the Carnegie-Stout Public Library (...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Water Main Extension Project Requires Kennedy Road Lane Closure Through July

A public water main extension project will require a lane closure and temporary traffic signals on a northern section of John F. Kennedy Road from Monday, June 19, through the month of July.

Public water main will be extended north along Kennedy Road from approximately John Wesley Drive to Forest Glen Court and 1,400 feet west on Derby Grange Road from Kennedy Road.  The extended public water main will serve customers along Kennedy R...

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Dubuque News

Posted on: July 24, 2017

City Expo - Thursday, September 14th

Mark your calendars for our City Expo 2017  to be held on Thursday, September 14th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  

Leisure Services
Posted on: July 9, 2017

2017 City Junior Singles Tennis Tournament for Ages 7-14

Registration information is available for the 2017 City Junior Singles Tennis Tournament for boys and girls, ages 7-14.  Tournament will be held at the Dubuque Senior High School tennis courts on the following dates:

Monday, July 31st for ages 7-1...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Leisure Services Department - HotLine

To obtain the latest recorded information on the status of activities, including cancellations and/or postponements, and upcoming events, please call our HotLine at 563-589-4386.

Thank you.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 26, 2017

2017 Fall Softball League - Registration / Information

Registration materials for our 2017 Fall Softball Leagues are now available online at www.cityofdubuque.org/adultathletics; click on Adult Softball Leagues or at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road.  All Fall leagues will begin...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Leisure Services FALL 2017 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2017 brochure will be delivered to the Leisure Services Department on Friday, August 18th.  

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2017 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenie...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 28, 2017

2017 City-wide Special Events

The Leisure Services Department invites you to join us for the following FREE City-wide Special Events. See list below:

Wednesday, July 26th - City-wide Dodgeball Tournament at Allison-Henderson Park for ages 8-14.  Tourney begins at 6:30 pm.  Sign-up at your neighborhood park.

Tuesday, August 1st - National Night Out at Comiskey Park, 6 to 8 pm.

Tuesday, A...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 21, 2017

2017 Season Pool Passes / Renewal Process / Fees

The Summer 2017 Swim Passes are on sale! See below for more information.

If you are a returning season pass holder and have an existing membership card, you can RENEW your membership online (www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation; click on the blue box that states Register Now!; under the photo, click on the drop-down menu and selec...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 23, 2017

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

You may reach the Leisure Services Department by:

1.  Telephone at 563-589-4263.

2.  Fax us a...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 20, 2017

Leisure Services SUMMER 2017 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

The Leisure Services Summer 2017 Activities Brochure is here!

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Summer 2017 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. (Payment accepted by MasterCard or...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 10, 2017

4th Annual Lighted Boat Parade - Saturday, August 5th

Mark your calendar for our 4th Annual Lighted Boat Parade to be held at the Port of Dubuque Marina on Saturday, August 5th.

This year's theme is Mardi Gras on the Mississippi.  At dusk, local boats of all makes and models will be on display to light up the Mississippi River.  This FREE event is open to all spectators and will take place along the Riv...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 16, 2016

Have You Reserved A Softball Field for Practice?

As of January 3rd, the Leisure Services Department will be accepting Athletic Field Usage applications.

For softball reservation fees and further information, please contact Program Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityof...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 1, 2016

Summer Session of Playtime for Tots / Fall dates TBA

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.

The Summer session of Playtime for Tots began on June 5th and continues through July 28th.  Teacher: Ms. Nancy (Schmidt) Fritsch.  (NOTE:  Both the morning and afternoon Summer 2017 sessions are FULL.)  Fall 2017 Playti...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Port of Dubuque Marina

The Port of Dubuque Marina is a 70 slip transient marina in downtown Dubuque, Iowa, located at mile 579.4 of the upper Mississippi River inside the protected Ice Harbor. Guests can spend a day, night or a few hours enjoying the many downtown and/or Port o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 26, 2016

City Parks are OPEN for the 2017 Season / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City of Dubuque parks are open for the 2017 season through Sunday, October 22nd.

The Leisure Services Department reminds you that you can reserve your pavilion(s) online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks and click on the Reserve a Park Pavilion button. Th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 5, 2016

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 afternoons. The facility is ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Miller Riverview Park and Campground

With the latest storms that have gone through the tri-state area, the Miller Riverview Park and Campground is temporarily closed due to high Mississippi River waters.  We are looking at re-opening the Miller Riverview Park and Campground on Thurs...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2016

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 of 2017? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $300.  The last day to reserve Flora Pool for the 2017 season will be on Friday, August 25th as the season will end on Friday, August 25th....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 28, 2016

2017 Pet Park Passes On Sale (Valid May 1st, 2017 through April 30th, 2018)

Our 2017 Pet Park season passes are on sale. Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-residents or $1.00 daily fee (self-registration station at pet par...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 4, 2016

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

Police

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Municipal Infractions Issued Following Dog Attack

On July 4th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Dubuque Police responded to 389 East 21st Street on the report of dog that had been stabbed.

On July 4th, 2017, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Dubuque Police responded to 389 East 21st Street on the report of dog that had been stabbed. The investigation revealed that a dog owned by Charles (35) & Kelly Grau (29) of that address, escaped their ya...

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Police
Posted on: July 11, 2017

Drivers Identified Following Fatal Crash

On July 10, 2017, at 3:44 p.m. Dubuque Police & Fire personnel responded to the 4000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for a crash involving a motorcycle and car.

On July 10, 2017, at 3:44 p.m. Dubuque Police & Fire personnel responded to the 4000 block of Pennsylvania Avenue for a crash involving a motorcycle and car. Upon arrival, officers located the unresponsive driver of the motorcycle near the crash scene...

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Police
Posted on: March 28, 2017

Shop With A Cop Returns to Dubuque

Starting in April, until the end of July, 2017, Key Services will be seeking donations on behalf of the Dubuque Police Protective Association (the bargaining unit for Dubuque Police Officers) in preparation for the 6th annual Shop With A Cop event.

Starting in April, until the end of July, 2017, Key Services will be seeking donations on behalf of the Dubuque Police Protective Association (the bargaining unit for Dubuque Police Officers) in preparation for the 6th annual Shop With A Cop event at Targ...

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Police

Posted on: July 24, 2017

Rhomberg Avenue Closure between Windsor and Decatur

Rhomberg Avenue will be closed between Windsor and Decatur from 7 AM to 6 PM on Wednesday 7/26 for street milling as part of the 2017 Asphalt Overlay Program. Motorists will need to follow the posted detour route. Traffic disruptions may occur periodicall...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: July 21, 2017

Windsor Avenue lane closure between E 24th and E 22nd St

The eastbound lane of Windsor Avenue between E. 24th and E. 22nd will be closed for city sanitary manhole repair beginning on Monday, July 24th from 8 AM through Friday, July 28th at 5PM. The northbound lane will remain open. Southbound motorists will nee...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: July 20, 2017

Noise Ordiance Variance Issued for Overnight Fiber Inspection on Loras Blvd and Central Avenue

Osmose Utilities Services a subcontractor for CenturyLink will be doing overnight work on Loras Blvd from University Avenue to Central Avenue and Central Avenue from Loras Blvd to E 27th Street to access manholes and inspect existing conduit for the futur...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: June 15, 2017

Watermain Extension Project Requires Kennedy Road Lane Closure Through July

A public watermain extension project will require a lane closure and temporary traffic signals on a northern section of John F. Kennedy Road from Monday, June 19, through the month of July.

Public watermain will be extended north along Kennedy Road from ap...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: May 1, 2017

E. 30th Street closure – between Jackson and Washington

E. 30th Street remains closed between Jackson and Washington for private building reconstruction work. This closure will be on-going until further notice.

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

Water

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Posted on: June 28, 2017

2017 Water Quality Reports Available

2017 Confidence Report

The Dubuque Water Department has published the annual water quality reports for the Dubuque, Vernon, and Barrington Lakes water supplies. All three systems met state and federal water quality requirements and had no drinking water violations in 2016.

The complete reports are available online at www.cityofdubuque.org/waterquality.  Printed copies of the Dubuque water quality report are available at several locations including City Hall (50 West 13th St.) and the Carnegie-Stout Public Library (...

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