Iowa City building improvement grants return for likely last time

IOWA CITY — One business’s decision to opt out of Iowa City’s building beautification program has opened the door for others t ... »

Coralville arena project goes before state board

DES MOINES — Supporters of plans to build an arena and sports performance complex at Coralville’s Iowa River Landing made a pitch Thu ... »

Iowa City Council defers on Chauncey rezoning vote

IOWA CITY — Following more than three hours of public comment, the Iowa City Council has deferred on a vote for the first of three readings ... »

Johnson County hosting open house at new secondary roads facility

IOWA CITY — More than two years after a fire gutted the Johnson County Secondary Roads facility, the replacement building is in the final st ... »

Johnson County considers buying second speed trailer, but one supervisor concerned

IOWA CITY — Officials with Johnson County Sheriff's Office are looking to buy the components for a second speed trailer that officials say wi ... »

Chauncey opponents lose round in court

IOWA CITY — The lawsuit filed by opponents of the Chauncey high-rise against the Iowa City Council was dismissed Wednesday.

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Sustainability to receive larger focus from Johnson County governments

CORALVILLE — Local officials plan to dedicate staff time to begin addressing sustainability across Johnson County.

Elected officials f ... »

Johnson County supervisors unanimously approve community ID program

IOWA CITY — Johnson County is the first municipality in the Midwest to approve the issue of a community identification card.

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North Liberty moves to protect turtles during pipeline construction

NORTH LIBERTY — Officials in North Liberty say they plan to watch for ornate box turtles while installing a sewer pipe to the future site of ... »

Johnson County supervisors to vote on travel ban to states with ‘religious freedom’ laws

JOHNSON COUNTY — A member of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors says the board plans to put a “travel ban” on county trav ... »

Stage set for another Newport Road development debate

IOWA CITY — The surveyor representing the applicants of a controversial Newport Road rezoning request predicts county supervisors will overtu ... »

Johnson County considering local engineers for courthouse entrance project

IOWA CITY — The Johnson County Board of Supervisors plan to reach out to local structural engineers to finalize plans to add a secure entran ... »

Supervisors take up Newport Road rezoning

IOWA CITY — Next month, the Johnson County Board of Supervisors is set to discuss another controversial Newport Road rezoning application. ... »

Johnson County eyes grant to address racial disparities in legal system

IOWA CITY — Johnson County supervisors are exploring a grant that has the potential to provide millions of dollars worth of funding to resear ... »

Disagreement brings slight delay to Ambulance Service building project

IOWA CITY — Plans to seek the proper firm to design a new Johnson County Ambulance Service building will be stalled for about two weeks.

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