The mission of the Communications Division is to create a strong partnership with the community by providing timely, accurate information that is understandable, interactive, and engaging to the residents, visitors, and businesses in Muscatine.

Public information strategies include the content management of a dynamic website, the cultivation of a strong social media presence, use of multi-media tools, and a timely, responsive relationship with the media.

Our goal is to enhance quality of life for residents, as well as gather and share information to support and encourage two-way communication that promotes transparent government and an engaged citizenry.

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  1. Sycamore Street bio-retention cell June 28, 2019 (JPG)

    Work on second bio-retention cell to begin on July 22

    After months of delay due to Mississippi River flooding this past Spring, the Department of Public Works (DPW) will begin construction of the City’s second bio-retention cell on Monday, July 22. Read on...
  2. North Houser Street between Lucas and Hershey on May 8, 2019 (JPG)

    North Houser Street to be closed for repairs July 15

    Repairs to the section of North Houser Street from Lucas Street to Hershey Avenue will begin on Monday, July 15, according to project managers for the City of Muscatine. Read on...
  3. Mississippi Mist dry July 8, 2019 (JPG)

    Most of Riverside Park open to public as cleanup continues

    The cleanup effort continues in Riverside Park as various departments within the City of Muscatine pitch in to restore the park that was covered by flood waters from the Mississippi River for over three months this spring. Read on...
  4. City Council tours former IDOT facility on Lake Park Boulevard 002 (JPG)

    City Council tours former IDOT maintenance facility

    The City of Muscatine completed the purchase of the Iowa Department of Transportation (IDOT) Maintenance Facility on Lake Park Boulevard in January 2019, and provided members of the City Council a tour of the facility Monday (July 8). Read on...
  5. Firework Injuries (JPG)

    Three injured in fireworks related incident Thursday (July 4)

    A Muscatine man lost his hand and two others also suffered serious injuries in a fireworks incident Thursday afternoon in the East Hill area of Muscatine. Read on...
  6. Police Investigation

    Muscatine man charged in alleged armed robbery

    A Muscatine man is in custody following an alleged armed robbery that occurred Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Muscatine. Read on...
  7. Fletcher Avenue closed indefinitely (JPG)

    Fletcher Avenue (Miller Hill) to be closed indefinitely

    The City of Muscatine will close Fletcher Avenue from Hershey Avenue to the top of the hill at 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 3, due to the potential for a massive landslide that could result in the loss of life or property. Read on...
  8. West Hill Project public information meeting July 1, 2019 (JPG)

    Revised West Hill project schedule topic of meeting

    The updated schedule for Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary & Storm Sewer Separation Project was the subject of discussion during a public information meeting Monday (July 1) hosted at City Hall by the City of Muscatine. Read on...
  9. CALEA Accreditation of Muscatine Police Department (JPG)

    Public information session set on MPD reaccreditation

    The Commission of Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) will host a public information meeting as part of their on-site assessment of the Muscatine Police Department (MPD) at 5 p.m., Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in the City Council Chambers.l. Read on...
  10. 2019 Junior Police Academy (Journal Photo) (JPG)

    Students graduate from first Junior Police Academy

    A pilot Muscatine Police Department program graduated its first class of students Thursday (June 27) at Muscatine Community College as 10 students completed a three-day study of life in law enforcement. Read on...
  11. Work continues on Phase 4B of West Hill Sewer Separation June 6, 2019 (JPG)

    West Hill Project public information meeting set for July 1

    The City of Muscatine will hold a public information meeting for anyone interested in the West Hill Area Sanitary & Storm Sewer Separation Phase 4B construction project at 6 p.m. Monday, July 1, in the lower level conference room at Muscatine City Hall. Read on...
  12. Muscatine Marina reopens as flood recedes June 28, 2019 (JPG)

    Muscatine Harbor, gas dock open for the season

    The Muscatine Municipal Boat Harbor and Gas Dock officially opened for the 2019 season this week as the Mississippi River returned to her banks following three months of flooding. Read on...
  13. Outside WRRF (JPG)

    Lightning strike affects UV control system at WRRF

    The Water and Resource Recovery Facility (WRRF) had a nearby lightning strike Tuesday evening that affected the control systems of the effluent pumps causing treated effluent to back-up into the UV building. Read on...
  14. Employment Opportunity with flag background (JPG)

    Opportunities available to join the City of Muscatine

    The City of Muscatine is looking for applicants who are willing to join a staff dedicated to public service and to the residents and businesses of Muscatine. Read on...
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    City Officials

    The City of Muscatine is governed by a mayor and 7 City Council members. The mayor serves for a 2-year term and is elected at large by the citizens of Muscatine. Additional Info...
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    Parks & Recreation

    The facilities within the Muscatine Parks and Recreation system host a multitude of events throughout the year. This schedule does change quite frequently as events are added, deleted and/or edited. Please check back often for updates! Additional Info...
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    Community Development

    The Community Development Department is responsible for a variety of planning and environmental functions that include administering several items. Additional Info...
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    City Services

    Find out what services the City of Muscatine offers to its residents. Additional Info...
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    The City of Muscatine is committed to providing residents with an open and transparent government which serves the best interest of the community. As such, the City is using this webpage to provide easier access to information you need. Additional Info...
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    About Muscatine

    Find out more about the demographics, history, and profile of Muscatine. Additional Info...
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