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Posted on: May 29, 2020

City of Dubuque Facility Closures Extended to July 6

The City of Dubuque is extending current building closures to the public until July 6, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. City services to the public are still operational and available either online or via phone or email.

Departments are making efforts to ensure minimal disruption to public services during this time. City officials will continue to evaluate safety and public service needs, and plan to implement a phased approach to reopening. Closed facilities/off...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Dubuque to Open Some Recreational Amenities at City Parks

Effective Wednesday, June 3, with capacity restrictions and other rules in place, the City of Dubuque will open some recreational amenities and facilities at parks managed by the City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department.

The decision follows guidelines in the latest proclamation from Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds and was based on recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), Iowa Department of Public Heath (IDPH), the City of Dubuque Health Services Department ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Creek Cleanup at the Lower Bee Branch June 1–5

The City of Dubuque Park Division is hosting a creek cleanup at the Lower Bee Branch from June 1 – 5. This is an opportunity for individuals, small groups, and families to spend time outdoors doing meaningful work to help the environment.

Three time intervals are available each day to pick up trash along the banks of the Bee Branch Creek and 16th St. Detention Basin: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m., 10:30 a.m. – noon, and 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. Volunteers are asked ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Dubuque's Smart Parking Meter Pilot Resumes

After being paused due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Dubuque’s 90-day pilot of new parking metering technology resumed on Monday, June 1, and will continue through July 15.

The new technology is designed to provide additional conveniences for customers and will feature more payment options, license plate recognition, and the ability to select more precise time intervals. The pilot areas include full parking enforcement and u...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Dubuque Offering Grants for Renters and Homeowners Impacted by COVID-19

The City of Dubuque is offering financial assistance to qualified Dubuque renters and homeowners whose income has been reduced due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Applications are being accepted for the City of Dubuque’s Short-Term Rental/Mortgage Assistance Program from Dubuque renters and homeowners whose income has been reduced due to COVID-19. This program is funded by a federal grant and does include...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

City Service Changes Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The City of Dubuque has made significant changes to some services and processes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on for a comprehensive, up-to-date listing.

Utility Bill Payments and Other Face-to-Face Transactions

All face-to-face and in-person payment transactions at the following City locations are suspended through at least May 3: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Leisure Services Department Office, Housing and ...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Miller Riverview Park and Campground Opening on May 27 with Extra Safety Protocols

The City of Dubuque will open Miller Riverview Park at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, May 27, for self-contained camping units only.

A combination of weather, campground readiness, and the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the opening. Staff have been working to prepare the campground for use as well as implementing best practices for COVID-19 related safety protocols for operation.

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Leisure Services Closures Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

As per a City of Dubuque news release dated May 29, 2020, the City of Dubuque is extending current building closures to the public until JULY 6, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

City services to the public are still operational and available either online or via telephone or email. Departments are making efforts to ensure minimal disruption to public services during this time.  City officials will continue to evaluate sa...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Work 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: June 2, 2020

Summer 2020 Activities Brochures / Registration - DELAYED

The release date of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure, as well as registration dates for summer programs is being delayed.

The release date of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure, as well as registration dates for summer programs is being delayed. We will keep everyone updated on the status of our Summer 2020 Activities Brochure and registration dates as soon as they become a...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Bunker Hill Golf Course - OPEN

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is pleased to announce that the Bunker Hill Golf Course is OPEN.  Any questions, please contact the Pro Shop at 563-589-4261.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Eagle Point Park and Murphy Park Open Early

Those visiting the parks and other outdoor recreational areas are reminded of the importance of social distancing and staying 6-10 feet apart from others as instructed by the Centers for Disease Control and the Iowa Department of Public Health.  ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Miller Riverview Campground - OPEN

The Miller Riverview Park & Campground is OPEN, for self-contained camping units only. Please see below for more information:

A combination of weather, campground readiness, and the COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the opening. Staff have been working to prepare the campground for use, as well as implementing best practices for COVID-19 related safety protocols for operation.A vari...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Pet Park - OPEN TODAY (WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3RD)

Dubuque’s Pet Park on North Grandview Avenue will OPEN TODAY (Wednesday, June 3rd) with social distancing guidelines. The park’s portable restroom has been removed as a budget-reduction measure.Any questions, please CALL the Leisure Se...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Skate Parks - OPEN TODAY (WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3RD)

Looking for a place to ride your bicycle, in-line skate, or skateboard?

The skate parks/amenities at Flora Park*, McAleece Recreational Area, and Comiskey Park will OPEN TODAY (Wednesday, June 3rd), but will be limited to 50% capacity, which equals fifty 50 persons at any one time using the Flora Skate Park, 30 persons at any...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 3, 2020

All Recreational Equipment Within City Parks

Please see information below pertaining to the Leisure Services Departmental Impacts and Closures during the COVID-19 pandemic.

UPDATED AS OF JUNE 2ND, 2020:

Outdoor Playgrounds:  The City of Dubuque’s outdoor playgrounds will remain CLOSED at this time. Due to playgrounds being high-touch surfaces, the requirement is that they must be sanitized once daily. The c...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 3, 2020

City Parks - Reserve Pavilions 11 Months in Advance; Port of Dubuque 15 Months in Advance

Our City parks are open and accessible to visitors year-round, however, park restrooms will remain closed. The requirement is that they be sanitized once daily. The current full-time staff only have enough hours available to mow, remove garbage, and perfo...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Family Scholarships

Due to the State of Emergency regarding COVID-19, the Leisure Services Department and the Multicultural Family Center are CLOSED.  You may turn in your Family Scholarship Application by mail to 2200 Bunker Hill Road, fax to us at 563-589-4391, em...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 2, 2020

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?

ATTENTION:  Rentals are not available during the Covid-19 pandemic due to social distancing, as well as gathering rules that have been established per Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds.

The Comiskey Center multi-purpose recreation building is located at ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 2, 2020

2020 Pet Park Passes

If you are wanting to purchase your 2020 Pet Park* season pass(es), please contact our office at 563-589-4263.  *Pet Park Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.  FEES:  $25.00 for resi...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Saint Ambrose St. Closure between Asbury Rd. and Rosedale Ave.

Saint Ambrose St. will be closed between Asbury Rd. and Rosedale Ave. for street and traffic signal related work from 7 AM Wednesday, June 3rd to 3 p.m. Friday, June 5th.

Motorists are asked to follow the posted detour.  Map available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563-589-4270. Please note: closure...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: June 2, 2020

High Bluff Closure between Humboldt St. and Farley St.

A section of High Bluff will be closed between Humboldt St. and Farley St. for private utility work.

A section of High Bluff will be closed between Humboldt St. and Farley St. for private utility work from Tuesday, June 2 to Tuesday, June 9. Motorists will need to use an alternate route. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Central Ave. Lane Closures from 21st St. to 9th St.

Due to the Central Ave. Resurfacing Project, the east lane of Central Ave. from 21st St. to 9th St. will close on Tuesday, June 2.

The anticipated process for milling and resurfacing Central Ave. is as follows:

  • East lane and parking closed to mill and pave a base course.Lane opened when finished.
  • West lane and parking closed to mill and pave a base course.Lane opened when finished.
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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Kerper Blvd. northbound lane closure

The northbound lanes of Kerper Boulevard will be closed between 16th Street and Hamilton St. Extension from 7 a.m. Monday, June 1st

The northbound lanes of Kerper Boulevard will be closed between 16th Street and Hamilton St. Extension from 7 a.m. Monday, June 1st to 5 p.m. Thursday, June 4th for asphalt milling and overlay. Northbound traffic will be merged to the southbound lanes and...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Closures on Central Ave., E. 11th St., and E. 9th St. Starting May 28th

Due to the U.S. 52/Central Ave. Resurfacing & Sidewalk Curb Ramp Project, the east lane of Central Ave. from E. 11th St. to E. 9th St. will be closed. Additionally, E. 11th St. between White St. and Central Ave. will be closed and E. 9th St. will be c...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: May 15, 2020

N. Cascade Rd. Closure between Edval Ln. and Tyra Ln.

North Cascade Rd. between Edval Ln. and Tyra Ln. will be closed starting Monday, May 18.

North Cascade Rd. between Edval Ln. and Tyra Ln. will be closed starting Monday, May 18. Traffic will be detoured to English Mill Rd., Crescent Ridge, and Cedar Cross Rd. The intersection of Creek Wood Dr. and North Cascade Rd. will be closed. Please note...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Jackson St. closure between E. 11th St. and E. 12th St.

Jackson St. between E. 11th St. and E. 12th St. will be closed for approximately 12 weeks.

Jackson St. will be closed between E. 11th St. and E. 12th St. beginning Monday, April 27th for approximately 12 weeks. Motorists are asked to follow the posted detour route.

If you have questions regarding the closure/detour, please contact the C...

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