City Council

Section of Cedar Rapids City Hall mural recreated

CEDAR RAPIDS — An image that was likely removed from a Depression Era mural because of its message has been restored at the recommendation o ... »

Cedar Rapids releases list of 33 street projects for 2015

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials on Wednesday announced the streets that city will fix this year in the city's Paving for Progress program, whic ... »

Appeal state order on traffic cameras, Cedar Rapids mayor says

CEDAR RAPIDS — Mayor Ron Corbett said Friday he will back a police recommendation to appeal last month’s state order to move two city ... »

Coralville mayor phasing into retirement from University of Iowa

About one month ago, Coralville Mayor John Lundell reduced his hours working at the University of Iowa Injury Prevention Research Center by half. ... »

Iowa City wastewater plant demolition bids much lower than expected

IOWA CITY — Despite the rising cost of construction projects, plans to demolish Iowa City’s now-closed north Wastewater Treatment Pla ... »

Payne will seek second term on Iowa City Council

IOWA CITY — City Council member Michelle Payne plans to run for a second term.

Payne, who was first elected in 2012, announced this we ... »

I.C. may raise EntreFest funding to encourage future events

IOWA CITY — A city committee has recommended the Iowa City Council increase funding of a statewide entrepreneurial program with hopes that it ... »

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.

... »
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 ... »