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Posted on: May 10, 2019

DEADLINE EXTENDED for Art on the River Submittals

Art on the River: The Mississippi Magnified

Existing sculptures sought that display an association or representation of the connection to the beauty, recreation, commerce, or currents of the Mississippi River.

The City of Dubuque, Iowa, is soliciting entries from qualified artists for the 2019 Art on the River exhibit. This year's theme is, "The Mississippi Magnified." This is the fourteenth year for Art on the River, a temporary public art program co...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Dubuque to Recognize National Public Works Week

Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol has proclaimed the week of May 19-25, 2019, as Public Works Week, which recognizes the contributions of public works professionals and the communities they serve.

In honor of the week, the City of Dubuque will display several public works vehicles at the Dubuque Farmer’s Market on Saturday, May 25. 

Staff from City of Dubuque public works, engineering, and water departments; Water & Resource Recovery Ce...

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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Dubuque Pools Scheduled to Open This Saturday

Weather permitting, Dubuque’s Sutton and Flora swimming pools are scheduled to open on Saturday, May 25, with special hours of operation until June 8 when regular pool hours begin.

Pool hours for the Memorial Day weekend (Saturday, May 25, through Monday, May 27) include adult swim/water walking from 11 a.m. –1 p.m., and open swim from 1–5 p.m. Please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/pools or call 563-589-4263 for pre...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

Pet-Friendly Community Committee Seeks Input

As part of an effort to make Dubuque a more pet-friendly community, a committee of volunteers and City of Dubuque staff is seeking input from Dubuque residents and stakeholders on access to local pet services and amenities.

In 2018, the Dubuque City Council identified “Pet-Friendly Community: Policy Direction & Actions” as a policy agenda high priority.  Since then, a Pet-Friendly Community Committee has been using the U.S. Conference of Mayo...

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Posted on: May 9, 2019

Apply Now for City of Dubuque Large Neighborhood Grants

The City of Dubuque and the Dubuque Community Development Advisory Commission are now accepting competitive applications for the Large Neighborhood Grant Program. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, June 14, 2019.

Information on how to apply, guidelines, and applications are available at www.cityofdubuque.org/neighborhoods. The maximum grant award is $3,000. 

The Neighborhood Large Grant Program is designed to support projects undertaken by neighborhood ass...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

Subscribe for Email/Text News and Alerts from DFD

You can now subscribe to receive email and/or text alerts and announcements directly from the Dubuque Fire Department. Subscribe to the "Fire Department News & Alerts" Notify Me at www.cityofdubuque.org/notifyme.

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

New Bus Stop Shelter Installed

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A new covered bus shelter has been installed at 2401 Central Avenue!

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Posted on: May 6, 2019

Dubuque Receives 2018 Tree City USA Award

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The City of Dubuque was recently honored with the 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented in April by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

“The Tree City USA award is a symbol for communities who have made a commitment to the management of public trees,” says state forester Jeff Goerndt. “The City of Dubuque has provided an outstanding example for other Iowa com...

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Posted on: May 3, 2019

‘Wait to Skate’ While Skate Park Construction Progress Continues

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The City is urging the public to stay off the skate park under construction at Flora Park until it is complete and officially open.

The area is an active construction site and the City has received reports of people skating on it, which is dangerous and could cause damage to the skate park, leading to a delay in its completion. 

City of Dubuque Park Division Manager Steve Fehs...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday thru Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM.  NOTE:  The Leisure Services Department will be CLOSED on Monday, May 27th in observ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Leisure Services SUMMER 2019 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

The Summer 2019 Activity brochures are available.  Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Summer 2019 activities.  

1. ONLINE REGISTRATION can be processed at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fe...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Class held in mid-June

Are you interested in a great summer job or challenging career as a professional lifeguard? See below for more information.

Through videos, group discussion and hands-on practice, you'll learn teamwork, rescue and surveillance skills, First Aid and CPR/AED and other skills you need to work as a professional lifeguard.

Successful completion results in a 2-year certification in L...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Are You Interested in Working for the Leisure Services Department?

Throughout the year, the Leisure Services Department has job openings for seasonal employment in a variety of areas such as after-school sports/program leaders, swim instructors, gym supervisors, officials, playground leaders, et cetera.

If you are interested in applying for a position within the City of Dubuque, Leisure Services Department, all job applications need to be completed electronically.  Application instructions and job opportunities are posted at our City of Dubuque ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Port of Dubuque - Marina Store Hours

The Port of Dubuque Marina Store is OPEN for the 2019 season. Please see below for our operating hours.

The Marina Store pre-season hours are as follows:

Sundays, 9 am to 5 pm

Mondays - Thursdays, 10 am to 5 pm

Fridays and Saturdays, 9 am to 6 pm

Beginning on Friday, May 24th, our Marina Store regular season hours will begin.  See below:

Sundays, 8 am t...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 21, 2019

City Parks are OPEN - Reserve Pavilions 11 Months in Advance

The City of Dubuque offers 50 parks covering 973 acres and features trails, camping, disc golf, fishing, in-line hockey, picnicking, playgrounds, tennis, trails, skateboarding, softball and baseball, and more.  An online map of Dubuque's parks is...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 21, 2019

2019 Season Passes for Flora and Nicholas J. Sutton Pools

Pool Passes (ID cards) for the 2019 summer season are on sale (renewal) in the Leisure Services Department at 2200 Bunker Hill Road.  Our office hours are Monday thru Friday, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm.  If you have any questions, please call ou...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 11 Months in Advance

Have you thought about scheduling your employee outing, youth group activities or birthday party at the Flora and/or Sutton pools for the summer? You may reserve your pool rental dates eleven (11) months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $325.  Nicholas J. Sutton Pool is available for rental on Saturday and Sunday evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $250.

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Pet Park Passes on Sale (valid from May 1, 2019-April 30, 2020)

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2019 Pet Park* season passes.  (NOTE:  *Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-resid...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Softball Field Practices

Athletic Field Usage Applications are available at the Leisure Services Department.  If you are interested in making a softball field reservation for a team practice, game and/or tournament, please contact Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Teen / Adult Classes Offered

The Leisure Services Department is offering Teen and Adult Classes during the Spring months. Please see list below.

We welcome all Teens and/or Adults to join us for the following Spring classes.  NOTE:  Pre-registration is required.

Teen Yoga held on Thursday evenings during the month of May at Challenge To Change.  Fees:   $40 for r...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 21, 2019

After School Care Program - Fulton/Marshall/Prescott Elementary Schools - Last Day is May 24th

The Leisure Services Department provides FREE after school care at Fulton, Marshall and Prescott Elementary Schools for grades K-5. See below for more information.

Our FREE After School Care Program began on Tuesday, September 4th for grades Kindergarten - grade 5.  Children will participate in physical, intellectual, social and recreational activities.  We aim to give students a safe and secure en...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Comiskey Center Rental / Bunker Hill Clubhouse Rental

Are you looking for a place to host a baby shower, birthday party, retirement party or a holiday party?

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at the corner of 24th and Washington Street (255 East 24th Street). The facility is available to rent on Friday evenings (5:00-9:00 pm), Saturday afternoons/evenings (12:00 noon-9:00 pm)&...

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Posted on: April 26, 2019

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

Eagle Point Park Graffiti

Police are seeking assistance in identifying the suspect(s) who spray-painted graffiti at Eagle Point Park, in Dubuque.

The graffiti consisted of racial, sexual, and drug-related themes and was discovered on 04/22/19. If you have information on the identity of the perpetrators please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD. You can also call the Dubuque Police Department ...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Elm Street Lane Closure - between 25th and 24th

The southbound lane of Elm Street is closed for private construction work between 25th and 24th Streets. This private construction project is anticipated to last 4 weeks.

The southbound lane of Elm Street is closed for private construction work between 25th and 24th Streets. This private construction project is anticipated to last 4 weeks. Southbound traffic is being detoured to Jackson to 24th Street. The northbound lane ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: May 3, 2019

E. 17th St. Closure between Central and Jackson

Due to sidewalk and curb related work, E. 17th St. between Central Ave. and Jackson St. will close on Monday, May 6.

The closure will not impact northbound and southbound traffic on Central Ave., White St., or Jackson St., and E. 17th St. will be open east of Jackson St. The closure is expected to be in place through the end of the month.Motorists are asked to follow th...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

Intersection of Central Ave. and Kaufmann Ave. Closure

Due to the 22nd St./Kaufmann Ave. storm sewer improvement project, the intersection of Central Ave. and Kaufmann Ave. will close on Monday, April 29, for eight weeks.

Please note, access to businesses will be maintained at all times during construction. Motorists are asked to follow the posted detour routes.Click here to see a map of the local traffic detour route and U.S. HWY 52 detour route.If you have questions rega...

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Posted on: March 22, 2019

Construction on E. 17th St. to Resume on Monday, Mar. 25

Last year, Bee Branch Project-related storm sewer improvements were constructed on E. 17th St. between Elm St. and Heeb St. Construction of the remaining sidewalk and curb work associated with the project will resume on Monday, March 25.

Construction will begin at Elm St. and progress west to Heeb St. No more than two blocks of E. 17th St. will be closed at one time. Closures will not impact northbound and southbound traffic on Elm St., Washington St., Jackson St., White St., or Central A...

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Posted on: January 29, 2018

Alternating Lane Closures and Traffic Shifts on US20 Westbound on Wednesday

Beginning Wed, Jan. 31, due to SW Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges construction, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift & detour traffic onto the new westbound ramp for the Southwest Arterial interchange at Seippel Road.

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Beginning on Wednesday, Jan. 31, in preparation for construction for the Southwest Arterial/US52 and US Highway 20 interchange bridges, the westbound 2-lane traffic on US20 will shift and detour traffic onto the newly constructed westboun...

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Posted on: May 15, 2019

New Bus Stop Shelter Installed

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A new covered bus shelter has been installed at 2401 Central Avenue!

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