Posted on: May 25, 2017

Recreation Program Supervisor Receives 'Distinguished Community Service' Award

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City of Dubuque Aquatics/Therapeutic Recreation Program Supervisor Janna Beau is the recipient of the “Distinguished Community Service” award from ARK Advocates, a non-profit organization that supports people with disabilities in the Dubuque community.

An ARK annual awards banquet was held May 18 at Grandview Methodist Church in Dubuque.

Beau was nominated for her role in implementing an adaptive sports program in 2015 through the city’s Leisure Services department. The adaptive sports program gives peop...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

City Offices Closed on Memorial Day

City of Dubuque offices will be closed on Monday, May 29, for the Memorial Day holiday. This includes City Hall and other City department offices.

There will be no refuse, yard waste or curbside recycling collections by City crews on Monday, May 29.  These collections will be made instead on the preceding Saturday, May 27, and must be set out by 6 a.m. The Dubuque Metro Landfill will be clo...

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Posted on: May 23, 2017

Dubuque Pools Scheduled to Open Saturday, May 27

Weather permitting, Dubuque’s Sutton and Flora swimming pools are scheduled to open on Saturday, May 27, with special hours of operation until June 3 when regular pool hours begin.

From Saturday, May 27, through Monday, May 29, adult water walking is scheduled from 11 a.m. –1 p.m., with open swim from 1–5 p.m. From Tuesday, May 30, through Friday, June 2, adult water walking will be held from 7–9 a.m. a...

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Posted on: May 18, 2017

Housing Department Offering Home Ownership Workshop in June

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The City of Dubuque Housing and Community Development Dept. will host a “Home Ownership Made Easy” (HOME) workshop in June 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 workshop begins Monday, June 5.
Workshop courses will be held in Suite 312 on the third floor of the Historic Federal Building, 350 W. Sixt...Read on...

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Posted on: May 17, 2017

Steinhauser Farewell Reception Scheduled for May 31

The public is invited to attend a farewell reception for departing City of Dubuque Assistant City Manager Cindy Steinhauser on Wed., May 31, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. in the River Room at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell St.

Refreshments will be provided and a short program will be held at 5:45 p.m.

Steinhauser has accepted the city manager position for Frankfort, Kentucky.  She will leave employment with the City of Dubuque in early June and begin the new position on...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Dubuque Hosting Professional Fellows from Southeast Asia

During the month of May, Dubuque is hosting three young professionals from Southeast Asia.

The young professionals are participating in the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) Environmental Sustainability Professional Fellows Program, specifically the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) program.

The goal of the ...

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Posted on: April 24, 2017

Annual Asphalt Overlay Projects Announced

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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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