Neighborhood Services


Mission Statement:
To improve the quality of life in Waterloo by supporting and enabling neighborhood associations to initiate and maintain improvements in the city's neighborhoods through a proactive partnership of government commitment and civic responsibility.

Our Goal is to enable Waterloo's residents to continue making their neighborhoods a better places to live.

Neighborhood Services and Development promotes revitalization of neighborhoods by: 

  • Providing support to neighborhoods.

  • Bringing together action teams to approach issues proactively.

  • Promoting neighborhood efforts.

  • Serving as an initial link to community resources.


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Contact Information

Neighborhood Services
620 Mulberry Street
Waterloo, IA 50703
Phone: (319) 291-9145
Fax: (319) 291-4431

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On Tuesday, August 1  neighbors throughout Waterloo were asked to lock their doors, turn on their front porch lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and law enforcement. Several neighborhood associations held National Night Out events in the City of Waterloo. On hand, were the local Fire and Police Departments, City Council members, Mayor Quentin Hart and Community Development Director Rudy D. Jones. Pictures below show some of the highlights from the 2016 event:


Waterloo National Night Out 2017
Participating Neighborhoods

Get Ready for 2017 National Night Out, Tuesday, August 1.  Contact your Neighborhood Association representative to find out details.  More information on the National Campaign at

Liberty Park:   Chris Shimp

6:00-8:00 pm at Liberty Park

Riverview:    Sue Schauls

5:30 pm potluck at the picnic shelter at the Riverview Recreation Area off Mitchell Ave sandpits (not Hawthorne ATV park)

We Care:    Maxine Tisdale

6:00pm at Jubilee Methodist Church

Unity:   Alvin Wright

from 5:30-8:00 p.m. at Ferguson Fields on the corner of Oneida and Linden

West Central:  Carole Gustafson

5:30-7:30pm Forest Avenue between Martha and Bayard

Neighbors For Life:     Sandy Krug

5:00-7:00. Lafayette Park large gazebo. 

In case of bad weather it will be at Linden United Methodist. 301 Butler St. 


5:00 pm Old Edison Field


4:30 – 6:30pm St. Paul’s UMC 207 W Louise Street  Food and Beverage inside the New Life Center


Little Highland


5:00-7:00 p.m. Annual National Night Out Picnic in yard next to Harvest Vineyard Church, 715 E. 4th St. 

Church Row

Audubon Park



City Department Contacts: 
The following table provides a list of concerns and city departments that can be contacted to resolve those concerns.




Unkempt Private Lots

Waste Management Services

(319) 291-4455

Garbage, Litter,Trash, Inoperable Motor Vehicles,Open Dumping, Vacant Structures and Fire Hazards

Code Enforcement

(319) 291-3820

Structurally Unsafe Buildings

Waterloo Building Inspections

(319) 291-4319

Salvage and Recycling activities

Waterloo Planning and Zoning

(319) 291-4366

Flood Plain Construction

Waterloo Planning and Zoning

(319) 291-4366

Sidewalk Concerns

Waterloo Engineering Dept.

(319) 291-4312

Hazardous Street and Alley Conditions

Waterloo Street Dept.

(319) 291-4267


Waterloo Leisure Services Dept.

(319) 291-4370

Illegal Burning

Waterloo Police Dispatch

(319) 291-2515