Posted on: June 27, 2017

City of Dubuque Independence Day Holiday Schedule

City of Dubuque offices will be closed on Tuesday, July 4, for the Independence Day holiday. This includes City Hall and other City offices throughout the city.

There will be no trash, yard debris, or curbside recycling collection by City crews on July 4. Those collections will be made instead on the preceding Saturday, July 1.

• The Jule Transit will not operate any routes, including Nightrider, on Tuesd...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

AmeriCorps Partners in Learning Receives Federal Funding

AmeriCorps Partners in Learning, sponsored by the City of Dubuque, will receive a $238,569 AmeriCorps grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service for fiscal year 2017-2018.

AmeriCorps is a national service program that engages Americans of all ages and backgrounds to meet critical needs of communities across the country.  In Dubuque, AmeriCorps Partners in Learning supports Dubuque’s Campaign for Grade-Lev...

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Posted on: June 26, 2017

Youth Reception and Tour Added to Art on the River

Art on the River

A new youth reception and tour for young people and supervised children will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, will precede the opening public reception the same day at the Grand River Center.

The City of Dubuque will celebrate its twelfth annual Art on the River exhibition with an opening reception at 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 29, at the Grand River Center. A new youth reception and tour for young people and supervised children will precede thi...

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Posted on: June 24, 2017

Dubuque Receives Livability Award for Bee Branch Project

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Dubuque has again been named one of the “most livable” cities in the nation. Mayor Roy D. Buol was awarded an Outstanding Achievement Award for the Bee Branch Watershed Flood Mitigation Project at the 2017 City Livability Awards Program.

The event was held on Saturday, June 24, during the U.S. Conference of Mayors’ 85th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach.  The award recognizes mayoral leadership in developing and implementing programs that improve the quality of life in Amer...

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Art on the River Adds Public Art Lecture and Workshop

Art on the River

The Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs is offering a new addition to Art on the River this year. A free lecture and workshop on public art will be presented at noon on Friday, June 30, the day after this year’s Art on the River opening reception.

The event will be held at The Smokestack at 62 E. Seventh St. and will run until approximately 1:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided and lunch can be purchased.  Registration for the event is free but required, as space is limited. &n...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Reception for Retiring Water Department Manager

Bob Green Photo

The public is invited to attend a retirement reception for former City of Dubuque Water Department Manager Bob Green on Thursday, July 6, 2017, from 5:30–7 p.m. in the River Room at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell St.

A short program will be held at 6 p.m.  Green is retiring after 25 years with the City of Dubuque.

Green began employment with the City of Dubuque in June 1992 as the Water Plant Manager, supervising water plant operations and assisting with water...

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Next City Council Meeting Moved to July 5

The Dubuque City Council’s first regular meeting in July 2017 has been moved to Wednesday, July 5.

Dubuque City Council meetings are typically held on the first and third Mondays of each month, but due to Dubuque’s Independence Day celebration on July 3, the meeting has been rescheduled to July 5.

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Posted on: June 19, 2017

Old Mill Road Closure Between Rockdale Road and Manson Road

A Black Hills Energy gas main repair project will require the closure of Old Mill Road between Rockdale Road and Manson Road from Tuesday, June 20, through Wednesday, June 28.

Due to the utility and street work involved in this project, Old Mill Road between Rockdale and Manson roads is expected to be closed until Wednesday, June 28. The detour for this project has northbound traffic diverting to Rockdale Road, then South Grand...

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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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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Annual Asphalt Overlay Projects Announced

Paving Jackson Street

The City of Dubuque’s annual asphalt overlay program is scheduled to begin on Monday, May 8, and will improve seven and half miles of city streets during the 2017 construction season.

The first of 42 projects will be on Roosevelt St., from Sky Blue Dr. to Peru Rd.

The program targets streets that would benefit from an asphalt overlay to extend the life of the existing pavement.  The public works department manages the program w...

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Posted on: April 18, 2017

2017 Art on the River Sculptures Chosen, Opening Announced

The City of Dubuque announces the selection of 11 works of outdoor sculpture for the 2017 Art on the River Exhibition. In its twelfth year, there were 56 entries from 33 artists.

The works will be installed in June in and around the Grand River Center and along the Mississippi Riverwalk at the Port of Dubuque. The opening reception for the exhibit is scheduled for Thursday, June 29, from 5-7 p.m. at the Grand River Center. There w...

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