Posted on: January 18, 2017

City Parking Ramp Hourly Rate Adjustment

The Dubuque City Council has approved a staff recommendation to adjust rates in five of the City’s public parking ramps. The change is effective immediately. The new rate for ramps is a flat $1 per hour, with a daily maximum fee of $10.

Ramps with the new rate are the Locust Street Ramp, Iowa Street Ramp, Five Flags Ramp, Central Avenue Ramp, and Transit Center Ramp.  Previously, hourly rates were $2 for the first hour and $.50 per hour thereafter, with a daily maximum of $8.

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Posted on: January 12, 2017

Workshop on Equity and Intercultural Competency Offered

The City of Dubuque Intercultural Facilitation Team will provide a four-day workshop (Feb. 10 & 24, March 10 & 24) on developing strategies and skills for advancing equity and inclusion goals. The deadline to apply is Monday, Jan. 30.

The workshop will be held on the following Fridays: February 10, February 24, March 10, March 24. Sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the NICC Town Clock Center, 680 Main St., in Dubuque.

This workshop is designed for people involved in eq...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

January Proclaimed 'Radon Action Month'

Mayor Roy D. Buol, on behalf of the City Council, staff, and residents of Dubuque, has proclaimed the month of January 2017 as "Radon Action Month."

PROCLAMATION

  • WHEREAS, radon is a colorless, odorless, naturally occurring radioactive gas that threatens the health of our citizens; and
  • WHEREAS, radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer deaths in the United States and the number one cause among non...
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Posted on: December 21, 2016

City Launches 'ReThink Waste' Tool for Curbside Collection Customers

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The City of Dubuque now offers a free tool to make it easier for City curbside collection customers to remember to set out trash, recycling, and organics and to stay informed on collection schedule changes and what can and cannot be recycled.

“ReThink Waste Dubuque” is the name of the new tool that is offered as an app for mobile devices and is available on the City website at www.cityofdubuque.org/rethinkwaste. Customers can download the app or visit the site and, after entering their address...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Contract for Rooftop Solar Arrays on Five Fire Stations Approved

Rooftop Solar Array

The Dubuque City Council recently approved agreements with Eagle Point Solar of Dubuque for the installation of rooftop solar arrays on five of the City’s six fire stations.

The project is expected to reduce electricity costs at the stations by more than 30 percent.

The contract award follows a request for proposal process which generated responses from five firms.  The City Council unanimously approved a power purcha...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Limited Sledding at Bunker Hill Golf Course

Sledding will be limited at Bunker Hill Golf Course for the remainder of the season due to a storm sewer repair project on part of the golf course.

All sledding areas along the N. Grandview Ave. side of Bunker Hill Golf Course are closed immediately and for the rest of the season due to the construction project.  Other areas of Bunker Hill will remain available for sledding as conditions per...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

Resilient Community Advisory Commission Members Appointed

At their January 3, 2017 meeting, the Dubuque City Council appointed the City’s first Resilient Community Advisory Commission. The creation of the commission was identified as a City Council Top Priority in 2015.

Through a robust community engagement process, over 200 residents provided input to define resiliency as “the ability of individuals and systems to prevent, prepare for, and recover from adverse vulnerabilities while adapting to long-term change...

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