City Council

Davidson resigning as Iowa City economic development leader

IOWA CITY — Having spent more than three decades with his finger on the pulse of Iowa City development, city economic development administra ... »

7 Cedar Rapids projects get tax breaks

CEDAR RAPIDS — Six housing projects and an office/retail project were pushed ahead this week as the City Council agreed to property tax break ... »

Iowa City Public Library board hopes for diversity to fill vacancies

IOWA CITY — Iowa City residents are encouraged to apply for three open seats on the Iowa City Public Library’s board of trustees.

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Iowa City food truck vendor ordinance taking shape

IOWA CITY — Following last year’s pilot program, fans of food truck cuisine soon could rejoice over a proposal to allow food truck ve ... »

Committee announces CA Ventures as preferred developer for Court & Linn streets site

IOWA CITY — An internal review committee, which included Iowa City Council members Susan Mims and Kingsley Botchway, will recommend CA Ventu ... »

Room tax plan pitched to help Iowa City hotel project

IOWA CITY — Officials will consider recycling a portion of the proposed Hilton Garden Inn’s hotel/motel tax back into the development ... »

Marion seeks $24 million from state to revamp downtown

MARION — Big plans for the city’s Central Corridor now are in the hunt for $24 million in state funds that would help rejuvenate City ... »

Iowa court ruling lets public sector tap into solar

CEDAR RAPIDS — Tax credits to cover 30 percent of the upfront cost haven’t done much for local elected officials in Iowa eager to try ... »

Olson seeks re-election to Cedar Rapids council

CEDAR RAPIDS — City Council member Scott Olson is seeking re-election to a four-year term in District 4 on the city’s west side.

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Iowa City may devote additional $1 million to downtown hotel

IOWA CITY — A proposed amendment to the Iowa City Urban Renewal Plan would increase the amount of city aid allowed to be dedicated to a futu ... »

Iowa City ponders City Carton’s next move

IOWA CITY — With the sale of City Carton Recycling to Phoenix, Ariz.-based Republic Services earlier this year, city officials are left wond ... »

Hidden art: Depression-era mural to return to life in Cedar Rapids City Hall

CEDAR RAPIDS — Come the end of April, residents will see the main reason workers on two occasions — the last time some 50 years ago & ... »

Cedar Rapids loses $2.7 million in housing funds to Council Bluffs

CEDAR RAPIDS — Nearly $3 million in grant funds awarded in January to a downtown housing proposal that fell apart won’t be staying in ... »

Iowa City Fire Department reshuffling with loss of training facility

IOWA CITY — With Riverfront Crossings District development providing several examples of new construction, one related casualty has been the ... »

Cedar Rapids has moved beyond flood recovery, Corbett says

CEDAR RAPIDS — In his sixth State of the City address, Mayor Ron Corbett on Wednesday leaned on a pop music hit from 1972 to say that the cit ... »