City of Dubuque Seeking Public Input on Community Garden Proposal
Marie Ware, Leisure Services Manager
Jan. 11, 2021 -- For Immediate Release
DUBUQUE, Iowa – The City of Dubuque is seeking input from residents regarding a proposal for a community garden at Valentine Park, located at 860 Valentine Dr. The request for the community garden was made by a group of residents who live in the neighborhood.
The proposal includes the creation of a community garden approximately 70 ft. x 50 ft. located north of the Valentine Park parking lot. The care and maintenance of the community garden would be the responsibility of the resident group.
Residents and stakeholders who live in the Valentine Park neighborhood and surrounding area are invited to share their input on the community garden proposal online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks
, by calling the Leisure Services Department at 563.589.4263, or during the virtual public meeting on Jan. 20, 2021, at 5 p.m.
To join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone, use the link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/653490437
. You can also dial in using your phone: 1 (872) 240-3412. The access code is 653-490-437.
All input received will be shared with the City’s Park and Recreation Commission and City Council for their consideration as they review the proposal and potential agreement with the neighborhood resident group for a community garden.
For questions or more information, call the Leisure Services Department at 563.589.4263.
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