Posted on: April 19, 2018

City Launches Adopt-A-Spot Program

In recognition of Earth Day on April 22, the City of Dubuque has launched an Adopt-A-Spot program to encourage individuals, businesses, school groups, and other organizations to play an active role in keeping the community clean and beautiful.

The program allows participants to “adopt” a public space such as a street, waterway, park, or storm drain and make a commitment to regularly clean and maintain the spot for no less than one year. Adopted spots must be on City of Dubuq...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 19, 2018

EPA Region 7 Recognizes City of Dubuque with Award for Environmental Practices

LEAFS Award Plaque

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 recently recognized the City of Dubuque and John Deere Dubuque Works for their outstanding contributions to environmentalism and sustainability at Superfund sites.

April 19, 2018 Announcement:

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 7 today recognized the City of Dubuque and John Deere Dubuque Works for their outstanding contributions to environmentalism and sustainability at Superfund sites.

Following a...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 17, 2018

Parking Expanded at Intermodal Parking Facility in Millwork District

The City of Dubuque’s Intermodal Parking Facility at 351 E. Ninth St. in the Millwork District has an additional 82 parking spaces on the facility’s second level available for general public use.

The expansion of general public parking follows the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Transportation Administration’s (FTA) approval of the City’s request.  The parking facility was built with an approved shared use of...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 12, 2018

'Great Connections' Stormwater and Watershed Management Conference is April 24-26

The public is invited to attend the Great Connections 2018 Conference from April 24-26 at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell St., in Dubuque.

Stormwater, erosion control, and watershed management professionals are encouraged to participate and learn about the latest techniques and technologies in the industry.

The conference is co-hosted by The Great Lakes and Great Rivers Chapters of the Intern...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 3, 2018

Special Projects Grants Deadline Extended

The City of Dubuque and the Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission are accepting competitive applications from all interested parties for special projects grants for the fiscal year (FY) 2019 grant cycle, which runs July 1, 2018--June 30, 2019.

The deadline for applications has been extended to midnight on Thursday, April 26. A new grant workshop has also been added and will be held at noon on Thursday, April 19, at the Multicultural Family Center, 1157 Central Ave. Information on how to apply, ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: March 22, 2018

Weekly Yard Waste Collections Resume April 2

The City of Dubuque will resume its regular weekly curbside collection of yard waste and food scraps on Monday, April 2, 2018.

From April 2 through November 24, 2018, yard waste and food scraps will be collected on customers’ regular curbside collection days. Materials must be placed in paper yard waste bags that display single-use yard waste stickers; 35-gallon rigid s...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: March 20, 2018

City Offers 'WaterSmart' Tool for Water Customers

A free, new and improved water management tool and online payment portal, WaterSmart, is now available to City of Dubuque water customers. WaterSmart replaces DBQ IQ, the City’s previously offered water management tool.

The WaterSmart platform enables City water customers to monitor their water usage and costs with an easy-to-use web and mobile portal. The WaterSmart system gathers and analyzes data from the water meters installed as part of the City of Dubuque’s communi...

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