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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Dubuque Becomes LEED-Certified City

As one of the 75 STAR-certified cities and counties in the U.S., Dubuque was recently named a LEED-Certified City.

STAR stands for Sustainability Tools for Assessing and Rating Communities. STAR Communities is a national framework for measuring and advancing local government’s environmental, economic and community efforts to achieve sustainability. Leadershi...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Public Input Meeting for Eagle Point Park Restoration

The City of Dubuque will host a public input meeting to discuss the environmental restoration planned at Eagle Point Park in 2019.

The meeting will be held Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018, from 6 -7:30 p.m. in the Aigler Auditorium of Carnegie-Stout Public Library, 360 W. 11th St., Dubuque. 

Eagle Point Park is a 164-acre community park that opened in 1909 on Dubuque’s north...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: November 16, 2018

City Offices Closed Nov. 22-23 for Thanksgiving Holiday

City of Dubuque offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 22, and Friday, Nov. 23, for the Thanksgiving holiday. This includes City Hall and other City offices and facilities throughout the city of Dubuque.

There will be no refuse, yard waste, or curbside recycling collections on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22. Those Thursday collections will instead be made on the following Saturday, Nov. 24. There is no change in schedule for curbside collections on F...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: November 13, 2018

'Holiday Tags' Available for Solid Waste Collection Customers

The City of Dubuque is continuing its annual distribution of a complimentary “holiday tag” for extra garbage to its solid waste collection customers. The tags will be available until Jan. 3, 2019.

Customers requesting a holiday tag will need to present the original top portion of their November 2018 utility bills, which have holiday tag information printed on them. Renters in housing units where the owner pays the City utility bill will need to req...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: November 6, 2018

Finding Dubuque: An Iowa City Rediscovers Its Sense of Place

"Preservation" magazine, the official publication of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is featuring Dubuque in the Fall issue of the publication. "Anyone can restore a building. But Dubuque residents, together, are restoring a community."

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Posted on: November 8, 2018

City Offers 50 Percent Reduction of Two Monthly Fees for Income-Qualified Customers

The City of Dubuque offers a 50 percent reduction in monthly refuse and stormwater fees for income-qualified, residential customers.

To be considered for this fee reduction program, customers must submit an application and income verification. 

Current income guidelines eligibility requirements are as follows:

Applications for this program must be renewed on an annual basis. Thi...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Dubuque Offers Multiple Leaf Disposal Options

The City of Dubuque is reminding residents of their options for leaf and yard debris disposal.

The City encourages mulching, mowing, and backyard composting as economical and beneficial leaf management options but offers several other options for yard debris management. 

As part of the City’s April-November collection service, lea...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Dubuque Offers 'Balancing Act' Budget Simulator

The City of Dubuque is offering residents and stakeholders a new budget simulation tool that enables them to balance their own version of Dubuque’s city budget.

This new tool is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/budget and promotes transparency and increases public engagement in the development of the City’s annual budget.

The Balancing Act software is an interactive tool designed to share information with reside...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Finding Dubuque: An Iowa City Rediscovers Its Sense of Place

"Preservation" magazine, the official publication of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, is featuring Dubuque in the Fall issue of the publication. "Anyone can restore a building. But Dubuque residents, together, are restoring a community."

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Posted on: September 1, 2018

Welcome to the Leisure Services Department

Hello and Welcome to the Leisure Services Department.  The Leisure Services Department is open Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM TO 6:00 PM.  (Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the office will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 22nd an...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Leisure Services Department - CLOSED on November 22nd and 23rd

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, the Leisure Services Department will be CLOSED on Thursday, November 22nd and Friday, November 23rd.  We will re-open on Monday, November 26th at 9:00 am.

Happy Thanksgiving! 

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 1, 2018

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: October 1, 2018

Bunker Hill Golf Course is CLOSED for the 2018 Season

Thank you for a great 2018 golf season at the Bunker Hill Golf Course.  As of today (November 16th), Bunker Hill is CLOSED.  See you in the Spring of 2019.

If you have any questions, please contact the Pro Shop at 563-589-4261 or the Leis...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 29, 2018

City Parks Are Officially CLOSED for the 2018 Season / Reserve Pavilions 23 Months in Advance

Please note that City Parks are officially CLOSED* for the 2018 season and will re-open on Saturday, May 4th, 2019.  (*NOTE:  The water has been turned off in City of Dubuque parks (restrooms, drinking fountains, pavilions, etc.), but th...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 18, 2018

FREE Open Gyms for Granny Basketball & Family Open Basketball

Leisure Services is offering FREE Open Gyms on Monday evenings for Granny Basketball and Friday evenings for Family Open Basketball. See below for more details.

Granny Basketball Open Gym will be held on Monday evenings from 6:30 to 9:00 pm at the Roosevelt Middle School (Center Court) located at 2001 Radford Road on the following dates:

November 19th and 26th

December 3rd and 10th

January 7th, 14th and 28th

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 17, 2018

Neighborhood Recreation FREE Open Gym Program

Leisure Services is sponsoring FREE Weekend Open Gym Programs at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Ave) and Prescott School (1151 White St) through Sunday, March 3rd, 2019. See below for more information.

FREE WEEKEND OPEN GYM PROGRAMS offered through Sunday, March 3rd, 2019, at Audubon School (605 Lincoln Avenue) and/or Prescott School (1151 White Street). 

Grades 3 thru 5 - Organized activities planned which may include games, basketball...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

Lunch with Santa at Bunker Hill - Saturday, December 8th

Make your plans now to join us for holiday cheer and celebration as Santa makes his way to the Bunker Hill Clubhouse to visit children for a special lunch on Saturday, December 8th. Pre-registration is required. See below for more info.

During the luncheon on Saturday, December 8th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, visitors are encouraged to visit with Santa, as well as stop by our holiday craft stations to decorate their own cookie or create an ornament.

This is a family event, so all ages are w...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Active Adults Enrichment Classes

The Leisure Services Department is offering Active Adults Enrichment Classes during the Fall and Winter months. Please see list below.

We welcome all adults to join us for the following classes.  Pre-registration is required.

Chair Yoga.  Come stretch your body in the most relaxed way...from your chair! We guarantee that you'll get a full body strength and stretching worko...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 17, 2018

Leisure Services FALL 2018 Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Fall 2018 brochures are available! Please see information below regarding Fall registration dates for online, mail, e-mail, fax or in-person.

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Fall 2018 activities:

1. ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fee is charged by the hosting company and this fee is non-refundable. Payment accepted by MasterCard or V...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Playtime for Tots - 2018 Fall Registration / Upcoming Session Dates for Winter-Spring

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.

Registration is available for our 2018 Fall session of Playtime for Tots.  Session II began on Monday, October 15th and goes through Friday, December 7th, no class on November 22nd and November 23rd.  Teacher:  Ms. Nancy (Schmid...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Leisure Services WINTER - SPRING Activities Brochure / Registration Information

Our Winter - Spring 2018-2019 brochures will be available during the day on Friday, December 14th!

Please see the list below for easy ways to register for your Winter - Spring 2018-2019 activities:

1. Starting on Wednesday, December 26th at 9:00 am, you may register ONLINE at www.cityofdubuque.org/recreation - a small convenience fee is charged by the h...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 7, 2018

Leisure Services Department - Fall 2018 Scholarships

The Fall 2018 Scholarship applications are now available for pickup. See below for important scholarship information.

Scholarship applications will be accepted (in person only) beginning Monday, August 20th at the Leisure Services Department, 2200 Bunker Hill Road or the Multicultural Family Center at 1157 Central Avenue.  (NOTE:  Scholarships are based...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: August 22, 2018

After School Care Program - Fulton / Marshall / Prescott Elementary Schools

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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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 22, 2018

After School Sports for Grades 4 and 5

The Leisure Services Department provides an after school sports program for grades 4 and 5 conducted at a number of Dubuque public elementary schools. See below for more information.

VOLLEYBALL game schedules were emailed to parents back on Friday, November 2nd.

TENNIS will be held Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursdays beginning the week of November 26th.  Tennis registration deadline was Thursday, November 8th. ...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Special Population Activities (Therapeutic Recreation)

Special Population programs provide sports/recreation/leisure/outreach services to people with physical/mental/emotional disabilities. Our goal is for participants to engage in activities that promote socialization, skill development & physical activity.

See below for upcoming Fall 2018 Special Population activities.  Participants must register in advance to program start date.

Unified Volleyball League on Tuesday evenings through November 20th

Holiday Stocking Making & Hot Cocoa on Tuesday, De...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 30, 2018

Adaptive Sports Open Gym Programs held at Carver Elementary School, 2007 Radford Road

Learn about all the possibilities of FREE Adaptive Sports in a fun, non-competitive, yet challenging environment. Each month we will feature one sport where participants will be taught the fundamentals of the sport. See below for more info:

Target population is children and adults who have a physical disability and who want to learn how to play adaptive sports (open to everyone and for all ages). Limited number of sports chairs available; contact Aulanda for more information at 563-495-1575....

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Leisure Services
Posted on: May 1, 2018

2018 Pet Park Passes on Sale

Stop by the Leisure Services Department to purchase your 2018 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-reside...

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 1, 2018

Softball Field Practices

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 or email Brian at bfeldott@cityofdubuque.org. 

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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 1, 2018

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? You may reserve your pool rental dates twenty-three 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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Leisure Services
Posted on: October 1, 2018

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 mornings/afternoons. The fac...

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Posted on: October 23, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Hy-Vee, 3500 Dodge St in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 10/12/18 at approximately 6:00 PM.  The suspect is possibly associated with a Chevy Spark.  If you have information, or if you want to see more pictures, please visit www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD. &nb...

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Posted on: August 9, 2018

Police seek assistance in identifying suspect.

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Police are seeking assistance in identifying a subject who allegedly shoplifted merchandise from Kohl’s, 2595 NW Arterial in Dubuque.

The incident occurred on 07/07/18 at approximately 11:45 AM.  The subject is possibly associated with a maroon 2006 Chevy Trailblazer.  If you have information please submit it at www.cityofdubuque.org/ID4PD.    

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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Update: 17th St. Closure Impacting Central Ave. Postponed until Oct. 18

Due to recent rain, the closure of 17th St. between White St. and Iowa St. has been postponed until Thursday, October 18.

Details regarding the closure can be found in the original notice below. If you have questions, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563.589.4270. Thank you.

Original Notice Posted on 10/5/2018

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Street Detours & Closures
Posted on: September 26, 2018

22nd St. and White St. Intersection Closure

Due to Bee Branch Project related storm sewer improvements, the intersection of 22nd St. and White St. will close on Thursday, September 27, for approximately 2 months.

Click here to see a map of the area. A map of all current road closures and detours is available at www.cityofdubuque.org/detours. If you have questions regarding this closure/detour, please contact the City of Dubuque Engineering Department at 563-589-42...

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Street Detours & Closures
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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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

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