City Council

Iowa City church requests judicial review of Chauncey rezoning

IOWA CITY — The local battle between Iowa City’s Trinity Episcopal Church and a 15-story tower planned for construction next door is ... »

Unionized Linn prosecutors secure 7.45% wage boost

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fifteen assistant Linn County attorneys, who have organized into a new labor union bargaining unit to improve their pay, secu ... »

Johnson County looks to hire local food planner

IOWA CITY — Johnson County wants to hire someone to coordinate the growing number of local food efforts in the county.

County supervis ... »

With growth, new study looks at passenger rail

IOWA CITY — Creating passenger rail from Iowa City to Cedar Rapids will get another look.

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Railway, or C ... »

Cedar Rapids takes on vacant, neglected properties

CEDAR RAPIDS — Dora Lorenc and Bill Ingledue have created something of a fortress paradise with a sprawling garden, strawberry and raspberry ... »

North Liberty is looking for a few good census takers

North Liberty’s special census will officially begin August 1 and area residents are being sought to help carry out the citywide population ... »

North Liberty endures growing pains as Highway 965 undergoes improvements

By far the largest reconstruction effort in fast-growing North Liberty, the Highway 965 project has reached another turning point.

Weather pe ... »

Cedar Rapids backs bank loan to keep Westdale project going

CEDAR RAPIDS — The $90 million-plus Westdale Mall transformation project got a new dose of City Council financial backing Tuesday night to k ... »

Cedar Rapids council endorses official flood control plan

CEDAR RAPIDS — It’s a vote that has been a long time in the making.

During the Cedar Rapids council meeting Tuesday evening it ... »

Coralville pursues funding for trail

CORALVILLE — City officials hope to secure roughly $200,000 in state funds to finish a portion of trail to connect to neighboring Iowa City ... »

Dobyns running for another term on the Iowa City City Council

IOWA CITY — Rick Dobyns will be running for a second term on the Iowa City Council.

Dobyns expressed in a Sunday email his plans to ru ... »

TotalChild’s Wellington Heights housing renovation effort hits 3-year mark

CEDAR RAPIDS — Two ambitious ideas have converged on a tumbledown nuisance of a little house, and it's made a big difference here for one tre ... »

Bids for Cedar Rapids flood wall exceed expectations

CEDAR RAPIDS — Three contractors have bid more than expected to build the next piece of the city’s flood control system — whic ... »

Cedar Rapids council backs campaign finance reform movement

CEDAR RAPIDS — Without comment, the City Council this week unanimously added the city’s name to a list of some 550 cities and countie ... »

Cedar Rapids to take on changes to downtown rail crossings

CEDAR RAPIDS — All isn’t going to be quiet on the Fourth Street rail track in downtown Cedar Rapids.

Even so, the City Council ... »