Posted on: August 10, 2017

Mayor Buol's 11th State of the City Address Set for Sept. 11

Dubuque Mayor Roy D. Buol will present his 11th annual State of the City address at 7 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11. The public is encouraged to attend the free event, which will be hosted by the Dubuque chapter of the League of Women Voters.

The address will be held in the City Council Chambers on second floor of the Historic Federal Building at 350 W. Sixth St.

“Combining Real Results and Transformative Vision” will be the theme for Buol’s address.  &...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Dubuque's 10th Annual Sustainability Conference Slated for Oct. 3-4

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference will celebrate its 10th anniversary at the Grand River Center in the Port of Dubuque on Oct. 3-4, 2017.

Registration is now open on the conference website at www.GSCDubuque.com.

The Growing Sustainable Communities Conference is the largest and longest-standing sustainability conference in the Midwest, according to City of Dubuque officials who have hosted th...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: August 4, 2017

City Council Completes Annual Goal-Setting Sessions

The Dubuque City Council completed its annual goal-setting sessions on Thursday, Aug. 3.

Over the course of three evening sessions, City Council members reaffirmed the 15-year vision statement and mission statement and identified eight five-year goals for the city. They also identified top and high priorities for a 2017-2019 policy agenda as ...

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Dubuque News

Posted on: January 23, 2017

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  Currently the Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.  STARTING ON MONDAY, AUGUST 28TH, THE LEISURE SERVICES DEPARTMENT WILL BE OPEN MONDAY THR...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 20, 2017

Leisure Services FALL 2017 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2017 brochure will be delivered to the Leisure Services Department on Friday, August 18th.  

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2017 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation. A small convenie...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 9, 2017

NEW HOURS at the Leisure Services Department - Effective Monday, August 28th

Starting on Monday, August 28th, the Leisure Services Department will be OPEN from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

If you have any questions, please contact our office at 563-589-4263.  Thank you.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Fall Scholarships - Available on Tuesday, September 5th

The City of Dubuque Leisure Services Department is offering Fall 2017 Scholarships for resident low-income qualifying families beginning on TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH.  Completed forms must be submitted in person* at the Leisure Services Department o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: January 4, 2016

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.  Please visit our City of Dubuque website at www.cityofdubuque.org/employment.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Leisure Services Department - HotLine

To obtain the latest recorded information on the status of activities, including cancellations and/or postponements, and upcoming events, please call our HotLine at 563-589-4386.

Thank you.

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 8, 2017

Water Walkers' Appreciation Week at Flora Pool

Come and celebrate the last week of regular open swim hours with mornings dedicated to the Water Walkers and Lap Swimmers!  Regular admission fees apply.  See schedule below:

Flora Pool - August 21st thru August 25th from 7:00 am to 1:00 ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 7, 2017

2017 Doggie Dip at Flora Pool

Following the final day of public swimming, the family dog is invited to take a dip in Flora Pool.  The $5 admission fee per dog includes access for immediate family members.  The Doggie Dip at Flora Pool is scheduled for Saturday, Augus...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 26, 2016

City Parks are OPEN thru October 22, 2017 / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

All City of Dubuque parks are open for the 2017 season through Sunday, October 22nd.

The Leisure Services Department reminds you that you can reserve your pavilion(s) online at www.cityofdubuque.org/parks and click on the Reserve a Park Pavilion button. Th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: September 28, 2016

Miller Riverview Park and Campground

Don’t forget to subscribe to "Notify Me" for Miller Riverview Camping Reservations Updates to get email alerts, as well as any information pertaining to the Miller Riverview Park and Campground.

Camping reservations must be made ONLINE....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 29, 2016

Port of Dubuque Marina

The Port of Dubuque Marina is a 70 slip transient marina in downtown Dubuque, Iowa, located at mile 579.4 of the upper Mississippi River inside the protected Ice Harbor. Guests can spend a day, night or a few hours enjoying the many downtown and/or Port o...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: March 21, 2017

2017 Season Pool Passes / Renewal Process / Closing Dates / Fees

The Summer 2017 Swim Passes are on sale! See below for more information.

If you are a returning season pass holder and have an existing membership card, you can RENEW your membership online (www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation; click on the blue box that states Register Now!; under the photo, click on the drop-down menu and selec...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2016

Swimming Pool and Water Playground Rentals - Reserve 23 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 of 2017? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three months in advance.

Flora Pool is available for rental on Friday and Saturday evenings from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. Cost is $300.  The last day to reserve Flora Pool for the 2017 season will be on Friday, August 25th as the season will end on Friday, August 25th....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 26, 2016

Fall Session of Playtime for Tots

This special Neighborhood Recreation Program is a 5-day per week program (Mon-Fri) for 3 and 4 year-olds. It is designed to be a structured recreational program including activities such as games, stories, music and art, developed around a weekly theme.

The Leisure Services Department is offering two (2) Fall sessions of Playtime for Tots.  Session I will begin August 21st and go through October 13th (no program on Labor Day-September 4th).  Session II will begin October 16th a...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: June 26, 2017

2017 Fall Softball League - Registration / Information

Registration materials for our 2017 Fall Softball Leagues are available online at www.cityofdubuque.org/adultathletics; click on Adult Softball Leagues or at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road.  All Fall leagues will begin the...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: December 16, 2016

Have You Reserved A Softball Field for Practice?

As of January 3rd, the Leisure Services Department will be accepting Athletic Field Usage applications.

For softball reservation fees and further information, please contact Program Supervisor Brian Feldott at 563-589-4316 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityof...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: July 24, 2017

City Expo - Thursday, September 14th

Mark your calendars for our City Expo 2017  to be held on Thursday, September 14th from 4:00 to 7:00 pm.  

Leisure Services
Posted on: March 28, 2016

2017 Pet Park Passes On Sale (Valid May 1st, 2017 through April 30th, 2018)

Our 2017 Pet Park season passes are on sale. Season passes are valid May 1st through April 30th of the following year.

FEES:  $25.00 for residents; $35.00 for non-residents or $1.00 daily fee (self-registration station at pet par...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 5, 2016

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, Saturday afternoons/evenings and Sunday afternoons. The facility is ...

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Leisure Services

Police

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Posted on: August 11, 2017

Police Seek Public Help in Identifying Suspect

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Case 2017-006153 was recently added to our ID4PD webpage (www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD).

Case 2017-006153 was recently added to our ID4PD webpage (www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD). The subject pictured here, believed to be a juvenile male, allegedly pointed a handgun at two other juvenile males who accused him of stealing the bike he was riding. ...

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Police
Posted on: August 10, 2017

Arrest Made Following Shooting

Coleman

On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017, at 8:38 p.m., Dubuque Police responded to the area of 16th and West Locust Street on the report of shots fired.

On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017, at 8:38 p.m., Dubuque Police responded to the area of 16th and West Locust Street on the report of shots fired. While officers were responding, information was received that Paramount Ambulance personnel were transporting a...

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Police

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Main Street closure between 1st and 2nd Streets

Main Street will be closed between 1st and 2nd Streets from 7 AM to 10AM, Thursday, August 17, for private construction work/staging.  Motorists should use an alternate route during this time. If you have any questions regarding this closure/deto...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Elm St. and 17th St. Intersection Road Closure

The intersection of Elm St. and 17th St. will be closed for Bee Branch-related work starting Monday, August 21, for approximately 90 days.

This first phase of the 17th St./W. Locust St. Storm Sewer Improvement Project includes the installation a new 12 ft. x 7 ft. square concrete box culvert, high-capacity catch basins, the relocation of underground utilities, and street and sidewalk reconst...

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See map of the area. Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 15, 2017

John F Kennedy lane closure between Kennedy Circle and Carter Road

The southbound lanes of JFK will be closed between Kennedy Circle and Carter Road until Friday, August 18 at 5pm due to an emergency watermain break.   Traffic will be shifted to facilitate this repair.  Motorists should use  ca...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 15, 2017

Fremont Avenue lane closure between N Cascade Rd and Dorothy Kay

The southbound lane of Fremont Avenue between N. Cascade Road and Dorothy Kay will be shifted for private utility work beginning on Wednesday, Aug. 16th starting at 8 AM to Thursday, Aug. 17th, 5 PM. Southbound traffic will be shifted to the north to the ...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 14, 2017

Merz Street closure between Windsor Ave and Viola St

Merz Street will be closed between Windsor Ave. and Viola St. for manhole replacements from 8 AM Tuesday 8/15 to 5 PM Friday 8/18. Motorists will need to follow the posted detour route. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact t...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 11, 2017

Radford Road Lane Closure - north of Pennsylvania

The northbound lane of Radford Road will be closed north of Pennsylvania Avenue starting at 7 AM on Wednesday 8/16 for street repair work. Southbound traffic will be maintained, and the closure is expected to last one week. Northbound motorists can follow...

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: May 1, 2017

E. 30th Street closure – between Jackson and Washington

E. 30th Street remains closed between Jackson and Washington for private building reconstruction work. This closure will be on-going until further notice.

Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: August 30, 2016

Seippel Road and Cousins Road Closure

With construction starting on the Southwest Arterial / U.S. Hwy 20 interchange grading project, the intersection of Seippel Road and U.S. 20 in Dubuque will require closing Seippel Road and Cousins Road to traffic beginning at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6.
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Click here to view a map of the area. Street Detours & Closures

Water

1 Story
Posted on: June 28, 2017

2017 Water Quality Reports Available

2017 Confidence Report

The Dubuque Water Department has published the annual water quality reports for the Dubuque, Vernon, and Barrington Lakes water supplies. All three systems met state and federal water quality requirements and had no drinking water violations in 2016.

The complete reports are available online at www.cityofdubuque.org/waterquality.  Printed copies of the Dubuque water quality report are available at several locations including City Hall (50 West 13th St.) and the Carnegie-Stout Public Library (...

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2017 Water Quality Reports Water