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Iowa City Council approves TIF rebate for Marketplace development

IOWA CITY —, The Iowa City Council has given the green light to a $1.75 million tax increment finance rebate aimed at securing an anchor ten ... »

Cedar Rapids’ ‘FIDO’ goose-chasing device not working as expected

CEDAR RAPIDS — A gadget meant to scare geese away from the McGrath Amphitheatre in Cedar Rapids is working, but not quite as well as expecte ... »

Historic Mott Building in Cedar Rapids getting new life

CEDAR RAPIDS — History was headed under the bus 20 years ago when Linn County purchased the riverfront Mott Building — one of the old ... »

Wedge leases signed, Iowa City officials seek long-term tenant

IOWA CITY — Two temporary leases have been signed for the city-owned space that formerly housed the Wedge Downtown.

Iowa City will bri ... »

Iowa City Council to vote on $1.75 million TIF proposal for Marketplace

IOWA CITY — After deferring discussion earlier this month, the Iowa City Council is slated to vote on a $1.75 million tax increment finance ... »

Cedar Rapids completes purchase of casino property

CEDAR RAPIDS — The City Council on Tuesday finalized the purchase of land from casino investors that it had approved in July.

The coun ... »

Cedar Rapids extends contract with lobbying firm in effort to secure flood protection money

CEDAR RAPIDS — The Cedar Rapids City Council on Tuesday extended its contract with a lobbying firm to help secure federal money for the city ... »

Iowa City Council defers vote on $1.75 million mall TIF

The Iowa City Council has deferred voting on a $1.75 million tax increment finance rebate that aims to revitalize the struggling Iowa City Marketpl ... »

Greene Square project gets go-ahead from Cedar Rapids council

CEDAR RAPIDS — Greene Square Park’s transformation into Greene Square got the green light on Tuesday from the City Council.

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Iowa City moving forward with Linn/Court development plans

IOWA CITY — Plans are back on track to select a developer for city-owned property near Linn and Court streets.

The Iowa City Council w ... »

Cedar Rapids residents weigh in on west-side flood protection

CEDAR RAPIDS — About 120 residents who care about the coming flood protection system in and near the Time Check neighborhood in northwest Ce ... »

Cedar Rapids, consultant seek fresh input on Time Check flood protection

CEDAR RAPIDS — City officials and engineering consulting firm HR Green Inc. will conduct a neighborhood workshop on Thursday evening in nort ... »

Renderings detail big downtown changes in Iowa City

IOWA CITY — The latest designs for Iowa City’s massive downtown renovation project detail widened sidewalks, enhanced overhead lighti ... »

Coralville council to discuss Iowa Bicycle Coalition lease

CORALVILLE — The Iowa Bicycle Coalition could be moving into Coralville’s transit hub as soon as next year.

The Coralville City ... »

Durant considers banning pets from parks

DURANT (AP) — An eastern Iowa city may ban pets from its parks because of complaints about owners failing to pick up after their dogs.


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