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Posted on: May 6, 2021

City Seeking Community Input on Re-Imagine Comiskey Park Playground and Splash Pad Components

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is seeking public input on the Re-Imagine Comiskey master plan which includes a new playground and splash pad.

The playground will include a large play structure and a variety of separate play components. Examples of possible play components include swings, climbing structures, balance equipment, individual and group spinners, and outdoor musical elements. The inp...
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Dubuque News
Posted on: May 7, 2021

City of Dubuque General Obligation Bond Sales Generate $4.5 Million in Savings

The City of Dubuque’s strong financial condition was affirmed by Moody’s Investor Services twice this week and general obligation bonds sold this week generated $4.5 million in interest savings for the City.

“These acknowledgements by Moody’s confirm the Mayor and City Council’s financially sound decision-making.  In the next fiscal year, Dubuque will have the second lowest property tax rate of Iowa’s largest c...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: May 9, 2021

2022 Northwest Arterial Improvements & Trail Impact

The City plans to rehabilitate the Northwest Arterial between US20 and Iowa 3 / Central Avenue in 2022. Although the Northwest Arterial Trail will remain open during this project, there may be short-term access restrictions at two intersections.


The City of Dubuque is proposing to rehabilitate the Northwest Arterial between US Highway 20 and Iowa Highway 3 / Central Avenue during the 2022 construction season. The Northwest Arterial Trail shall remain open at all times during thi...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 30, 2021

Community Recovery Theme for Mayor's Spring State of the City

Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol’s Spring 2021 “State of the City” focuses on the community’s recovery from the pandemic and its strong financial position.

“The quickest path to the recovery and reopening of our community lies in vaccinations and doing our part to create herd immunity,” said Buol. “Spring is our time for renewal. When we can gather again, and reflect on...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: April 27, 2021

Everyone 16 Years of Age and Older Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination

Vaccines will help bring the COVID-19 pandemic to an end. Everyone 16 years of age and older is now eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination, free of charge. Please get vaccinated when you can.

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Applications Open for City of Dubuque Arts and Culture Operating Support & Special Projects Grant

The City of Dubuque and the Arts and Cultural Affairs Advisory Commission are now accepting applications from eligible parties through the Arts & Culture Operating Support and Special Projects grant programs for the fiscal year (FY) 2022 grant cycle.

Applications for the Operating Support program are due by 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 17, 2021 with applications for the Special Projects funding due by 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, June 1, 2021.  All information related to application guidelines, scorin...

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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 until further notice: City Hall, City Hall Annex, Leisure Services Department Office, Housing and Co...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

City Buildings Closed to the Public

Due to the continued increase in new positive COVID-19 cases in Dubuque County and to protect the public and City employees, the City of Dubuque has closed most City buildings to the public until further notice.

Facilities closed to the public include: City Hall, City Hall Annex, the Leisure Services Department, the Housing and Community Development Department, the Intermodal Transportation Center, the Municipal Services Center, and the Multicultural Family Cente...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: August 14, 2020

Face Covering Mandate: What You Need to Know

On Aug. 6, the Dubuque City Council adopted a city ordinance that requires everyone within the city limits to wear a face covering, with some exceptions.

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