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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Volunteers Needed to Advance Arts and Culture Master Plan

The City's Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, in conjunction with the Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission, is seeking community participation in the implementation of the City’s Arts and Culture Master Plan and Community Enactment Strategy.

Dubuque’s Arts and Culture Master Plan is the result of a multi-year effort spurred by the recognition that culturally and artistically vibrant cities tend to be more economically prosperous.  This national trend was proven locally in 2...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Tyler Named Dubuque Director of Transportation Services

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Dubuque City Manager Mike Van Milligen has appointed Renee Tyler to be the City’s next director of transportation services.

Tyler is currently the City’s assistant public works director and will assume her new responsibilities on Nov. 5, 2018.  She will replace Candace Eudaley-Loebach, whose resignation will be effective on Nov. 16, 2018. 

As directo...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

Dubuque Receives Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, Special Capital Recognition

The Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) has announced that the City of Dubuque has received the GFOA’s Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for the City’s budget for the 13th consecutive year.

In addition, the City received “Special Capital Recognition” for its presentation of capital expenditures and impact of capital investments on operating budget. A Certificate of Recognition for Budget Presentation has been presented to...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Art on the River 'Driftless' Live Sculpting Event Announced

The City of Dubuque’s 2018-2019 public art exhibit, Art on the River “Driftless,” focuses on innovative sculpture that pays homage to the people, history, geography, flora, and fauna of the Driftless Region.

From October 25-27, the exhibit is expanding to include a special live performative sculptural installation by artist Jeremy Rudd.

Rudd is currently exhibiting a sculpture in Art on the River “Driftless” and was awarded “2017 ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Dubuque Receives Score of 100 on Municipal Equality Index

The Human Rights Campaign, in partnership with the Equality Federation Institute, has issued its 2018 Municipal Equality Index.

The index is a ranking of municipalities across the country based on the inclusiveness of their laws, policies, and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) residents.  Dubuque’s score for 2018 is 100.&nbs...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 17, 2018

City Awarded Grant for Four Mounds Park Restoration

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has awarded the City of Dubuque a grant of $200,000 from Resource Enhancement and Protection, commonly referred to as REAP.

The grant money will be used to implement the Ecological Restoration and Site Accessibility Project in Four Mounds Park, located at 4900 Peru Rd. on Dubuque’s north side. Four Mounds Park is owned by the City of Dubuque and managed by the Four Mounds Foun...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Hunter Named Dubuque’s Multicultural Family Center Director

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City of Dubuque Leisure Services Manager Marie Ware has named Jacqueline Hunter as the City of Dubuque’s new Multicultural Family Center director. She will begin in October 29.

“Jacqueline has extensive experience working in community settings with persons of many cultures,” said Ware.  Her role as program coordinator for the City of Kissimmee, Florida, Parks and Recreation Department at the Chambers...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Dubuque Offers Multiple Leaf Disposal Options

The City of Dubuque is reminding residents of their options for leaf and yard debris disposal.

The City encourages mulching, mowing, and backyard composting as economical and beneficial leaf management options but offers several other options for yard debris management. 

As part of the City’s April-November collection service, lea...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Dubuque Offers 'Balancing Act' Budget Simulator

The City of Dubuque is offering residents and stakeholders a new budget simulation tool that enables them to balance their own version of Dubuque’s city budget.

This new tool is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/budget and promotes transparency and increases public engagement in the development of the City’s annual budget.

The Balancing Act software is an interactive tool designed to share information with reside...

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