Communications

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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    2nd Street improvements to be subject of public meeting Sept. 19

    Tentative plans for the 2nd street Streetscape Project will be discussed during a public open house meeting scheduled from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 19, in the City Council Chambers at Muscatine City Hall. Read on...
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    Firefighters honor Mike Kruse with laying of the wreath ceremony

    Michael Kruse was remembered with the laying of a wreath at the Firefighters Memorial Saturday (Sept. 14) during a special service commemorating the 17th anniversary of his death. Read on...
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    Third Street closure extended; progress made on other projects

    The street closure on 3rd Street will last longer than anticipated and Pine Street is now closed from 7th to 8th Street with the race to complete 2019 construction enters the fall season. Read on...
  4. Historic Home Tax Credit 101 for 2019 (JPG)

    Historic Home Tax Credit program to be held on September 24

    A presentation on the historic tax credit programs available for the rehabilitation of historic properties will be given at the Musser Public Library & HNI Community Center at 7:30 p.m. on September 24. Read on...
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    Proposed Fair Oaks Historic District is moving forward

    The process to recognize the historic Fair Oaks neighborhood in Muscatine is nearing completion after a year of research and development. Read on...
  6. Road Work

    Block of Pine Street closed to traffic starting Sept. 16

    A one block section of Pine Street, from 7th to 8th streets, will be closed to traffic beginning Monday, Sept. 16, as KE Flatworks, begins the pavement restoration process as part Phase 4B of the West Hill Sanitary and Storm Sewer Separation Project. Read on...
  7. Cardboard recycling closed September 10, 2019 (JPG)

    Cardboard recycling bins removed ... for now

    The City of Muscatine has offered a cardboard recycling area at the entrance to the Department of Public Works yard on Washington Street since late July but that service was terminated on Tuesday (Sept.10). Read on...
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    Gas dock closing for the season on September 15

    The Muscatine Municipal Boat Harbor Gas Dock will close for the season at 4 p.m. on Sunday, September 15, 2019, according to the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Read on...
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    Adult volleyball league registration is underway

    Registration for the 2019-2020 Winter Adult Volleyball Leagues are now being accepted by the Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. A competitive power league and a recreational league will be offered this year. Read on...
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    Two meetings planned on Hazard Mitigation Plan update

    Muscatine County is currently in the process of updating the Multi-Jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan according to Brian Wright, director of Muscatine County Emergency Management. Read on...
  11. Greenwood Cemetery Walk 2015

    Greenwood Cemetery Walk through History set for Sept. 22

    The annual Greenwood Cemetery “Walk (or Ride) Through History” has been scheduled for 1 p.m. on Sunday, September 22, according to the City of Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department. Read on...
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    Temporary closures for lower boat launch scheduled

    The lower boat launch in Riverside Park will be closed on Wednesday, September 18, and Wednesday, October 16, to allow the Celebration Belle room to dock at the Pearl City Station. Read on...
  13. Meritorious Award Presentation September 5, 2019 (JPG)

    Muscatine girl presented Meritorious Civilian Award

    The quick thinking of a young Muscatine girl was instrumental in saving a family’s home and possibly lives. Read on...
  14. Small Business Forgivable Loan to Flipped Out Furniture  Sept. 5, 2019 (JPG)

    Flipped Out Furniture relocating to Muscatine, receives SBFL funds

    A successful furniture business is moving from Davenport to Downtown Muscatine and received a $25,000 Small Business Forgivable Loan (SBFL) from the City of Muscatine Community Development Department to help with the relocation effort. Read on...
  15. All You Can Play Golf Special (JPG)

    All You Can Play golf special begins September 9

    The Muscatine Municipal Golf Course will begin the All You Can Play fall special on Monday, September 9. Read on...
  16. Carver Corner map (JPG)

    Disinformation prevalent on Carver Corner project

    A recent post on social media concerning the proposed redevelopment of the area known as “Carver Corner” has spurred a tremendous amount of discussion. However, the post has more disinformation than actual facts. Read on...
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    Qualified candidates sought for Parks and Recreation positions

    The Muscatine Parks and Recreation Department is recruiting dependable, hardworking individuals to fill several positions in the Department of Parks and Recreation for the fall and winter of 2019-2020. Read on...
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    "A Visualization of Hope” on exhibit at Muscatine Art Center

    Many artist statements in the exhibition, “A Visualization of Hope,” are messages that share personal stories while expressing appreciation for fleeting moments of time. Read on...
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    Surplus items on the auction block starting September 3

    Items declared as surplus by the Muscatine City Council on August 15 will be on the auction block in September as the City of Muscatine Department of Public Works will conduct an on-line surplus auction. Read on...
  20. Hershey Fire 2 August 27, 2019 (JPG)

    Firefighters quickly contain apartment fire Tuesday

    No injuries were reported in a structure fire Tuesday morning (Aug. 27) that heavily damaged one of the three apartments. Read on...
  21. Police Chaplain (JPG)

    Volunteer chaplains sought to work with Muscatine Police

    The Muscatine Police Department’s Chaplain Corps is looking for men and women who would like to volunteer as Police Chaplains. Read on...
  22. West Hill 8th Street KMA underground work 002 August 21, 2019 (JPG)

    Block of Iowa Avenue to be closed to traffic August 26

    Iowa Avenue will be closed to traffic from 7th Street through the 8th Street intersection starting Monday, Aug. 26, 2019, according to project managers for the City of Muscatine. Read on...
  23. Temporary Traffic Signal in use on Houser Street 002 August 22, 2019 (JPG)

    Traffic lights being used on South Houser; Houser Hill opens Friday

    North Houser Street (Houser Hill) from Hershey Avenue to Lucas Street will be open to traffic at 7 a.m. Friday (Aug. 23) morning according to City of Muscatine project managers. 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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    Transparency

    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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