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City of Waterloo Development Update
November 02, 2017

Waterloo Police Department to institute speed cameras beginning November 15, 2017

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November 01, 2017

Now accepting proposals for Community Development Block Grant

The City of Waterloo, acting through its Community Development Board, is now accepting proposals for the use of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and HOME Program funds for FY2019. Written proposals must be submitted to Rudy D. Jones, Community Development Director, Waterloo Community Development Board, 620 Mulberry Street, Waterloo, Iowa 50703, using the required application form and received no later than 12:00 p.m. (Noon) on December 30, 2017.
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November 14, 2017

Water Works Customers Encouraged to Review Bills

The Waterloo Water Works experienced a software malfunction in its meter reading system that will affect some customers’ bills. Customers are asked to review their 3rd quarter statement and contact the Water Works billing department if there is a concern with the charges.
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Waterloo #46 in Forbes 2017 Best Small Cities for Business and Careers

Forbes released their 2017 best small cities for business and careers….Waterloo, Iowa ranks #46. The last ranking that GCVAC recorded is 2015 @ #49. We still rank amongst the top 50 amongst 200 cities compared…not bad.
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Celebrate the Holidays at the Waterloo Center for the Arts

Breakfast with
Santa & Rudolph and Noon Year’s Party in December!
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Thanksgiving Holiday Collection Schedule

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, garbage and yard waste collection times will change.
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Curbside Yardwaste Collection Extended

The City of Waterloo Sanitation Department has extended curbside yard waste collection two additional weeks due to the amount of leaves still remaining on trees.
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Carpetland Recycling Site Relocation

Effective November 15th, 2017 there will no longer be recycling bins at Carpetland located at 1234 Flammang Dr., they will be moved to Singing Bird Lake Park located near the corner of Ansborough and Black Hawk Rd (where they were previously located).
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Heart for the City - Episode 24

Guests include: Codie Leseman, Transportation Planner INRCOG; Chawne Paige, Curator Waterloo Center for the Arts; and Erik Lee, Owner The Jerald Sulky Company.
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Public Meetings to Discuss Air Service Proposals

The City of Waterloo, the Greater Cedar Valley Alliance & Chamber, and the Waterloo Regional Airport are seeking public comment in the selection of an air service provider. Proposals from two airlines are being reviewed to serve the Waterloo Regional Airport for a two-year term beginning May 1, 2018. All interested parties are encouraged to provide input at public meetings.
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Hunger

Northeast Iowa Food Bank And Waterloo Airport Spread Awareness

This holiday season, the Northeast Iowa Food Bank and Waterloo Regional Airport will partner in an effort to spread awareness of hunger. Holiday travelers throughout November and December will notice displays sharing facts and faces of hunger throughout the Waterloo Regional Airport’s terminal building, reminding those traveling to focus on what they can give this holiday season and not just what they can get.
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Home Buyer Education Classes

DREAMING OF OWNNG A HOME?
The Waterloo Housing Authority now offers Home Buyer Education Classes!!

January 4th, January 11th, January 18th and January 25th
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4th Street Bridge Update

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Highway 63 Detour Changes Downtown

HIGHWAY 63 DETOUR CHANGES DOWNTOWN WATERLOO EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 9 – NOVEMBER 21
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Improvements to University Avenue Meeting

Public Information Meeting
Proposed improvements of University Avenue in Waterloo was held Tuesday, October 17 at the Waterloo Center for the Arts Schoitz Conference Room
225 Commercial Street.
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Boathouse Parking Lot Closure

Waterloo Boathouse Parking Lot And Boat Ramp Closure. Beginning Monday, October 16, 2017, the Waterloo Boathouse parking lot and boat ramp will be closed for improvements.
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Hours of Operation Change at Waterloo Compost Facility

The City of Waterloo Compost Facility, located at 2745 Independence Avenue, will be adjusting its hours of operation due to earlier sunsets. Effective Wednesday, November 1, 2017, the site’s hours will be 7:00 am to 6:00 pm.
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Hart elected to Iowa League  of Cities Executive Board

Quentin Hart, Mayor of Waterloo, was elected to serve on the Executive Board of the Iowa League of Cities. Hart became a League Board Director on September 29 during the League’s Annual Business Meeting, held in conjunction with their Annual Conference & Exhibit in Davenport.
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September 30, 2017

Tyson Fresh Meats to Expand in Waterloo

Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Tyson Foods, Inc. is investing $28 million to expand its Waterloo pork processing facility, creating 245 new jobs at or above the qualifying wage of $17.29/hour.
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September 13, 2017

City of Waterloo Development Update Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 Development Update provides an overview of projects taking place in Waterloo. Learn more about downtown construction, what’s new with housing, and projects taking shape in the industrial parks.

Waterloo is where growing businesses choose to be. #PositivelyWaterloo!
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Compost Facility / Yardwaste Fall Hours

On Sunday, October 1st, 2017. The fall hours of operation will be 7:00am-7:00pm, 7 days a week until Wednesday, November 1st, 2017 then the hours will change to 7:00am-6:00 pm.
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Community Development
September 01, 2017

Hearing, Comment Period For Community Development

The Community Development Board of the City of Waterloo, lowa will hold a Public Hearing on September 19, 2017 in the Harold E. Getty Council Chambers, 715 Mulberry Street, Waterloo, lowa at 4:00 p.m. The purpose of the hearing is to receive comments on the Community Development Block Grant and HOME Program progress and performance for the past year. Input from this hearing will be taken into account in preparing future Community Development Block Grant and HOME Program applications.
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Waterloo Housing Development Wins HousingIowa Award

The Iowa Finance Authority recently recognized a collaborative project between Waterloo Community Development and Echo Development Group as an outstanding affordable multi-family development initiative. The project received a HousingIowa Award at the 2017 HousingIowa Conference in Cedar Rapids.

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Waterloo Public Library Launches New Website

Waterloo Public Library Launches New Website: waterloopubliclibrary.org
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Bike Friendly Waterloo

Proper Use of Bike Lanes

Throughout the month of August six demonstrations will be offered, led by seasoned cyclists from across the Cedar Valley. A booth will be set up at each event where residents can review materials and ask questions. It will serve as a gathering point for demonstrations. The demonstrations will be bicyclist-focused, with information provided for drivers as well. Some of the topics to be addressed include: understanding symbols and signs, following pavement markings, proper parking procedures, and intersection interaction.
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July 07, 2017

Naming of Sullivan Brothers Plaza

The City of Waterloo and Leslie Hospitality Company are pleased to announce that the square block where Waterloo’s convention center resides will be dedicated as Sullivan Brothers Plaza and incorporated into the convention center’s new name: Waterloo Convention Center at Sullivan Brothers Plaza.
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City of Waterloo Launches Facebook Page

Today, the City of Waterloo, Iowa launched an official City Hall page to provide quick access to news and information from across departments.
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March 17, 2017

The Waterloo Building Inspection Department offers Residential Contractor Exams for those who want to become a licensed contractor with the City of Waterloo.

Exam times will be 9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and will be given in the Mollenhoff Room – 2nd Floor – City Hall
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March 17, 2017

Check out 2017's yardwaste & recycle schedule

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May 08, 2017

Summer Road Work Planned for West 9th Street

The city of Waterloo is planning a reconstruction of West 9th Street between the San Marnan Frontage Road and St. Francis Drive during the 2017 summer road construction season.
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Waterloo awarded $2.9 million to protect children and families

Waterloo awarded $2.9 million to protect children and families from dangerous lead and other home hazards Funding to make low-income housing safer and healthier.
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March 17, 2017

Fats, Oils, and Greases Information

The City of Waterloo is committed to providing safe, cost-effective
wastewater service to commercial and residential customers within our
city. We are equally dedicated to operating our wastewater system in an
environmentally responsible manner.
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Waterloo is leading the region in development

Waterloo is leading the region in development. From TechWorks Campus to new Logan retail, the Singlespeed phenomenon and much more, read it in the 2017 Progress Edition.
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Graffiti

The City is serious about getting rid of graffiti. Please report
graffiti as soon as you see it. The sooner we are able to respond and
remove graffiti, the more our community will send a message that we will
not tolerate graffiti in our City.
Graffiti complaint number 319-291-3820.
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April 27, 2017

Road Closure Announcement

RIVER ROAD CLOSURE BETWEEN RIVER ROAD DAT COMMERCIAL STREET AND RIVER ROAD AT WESTFIELD AVE. / ANSBOROUGH AVE. / COMMERCIAL STREET
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April 26, 2017

Waterloo Earns Recognition as a Tree City

Waterloo earns recognition as a 2016 Tree City USA. Residents of Waterloo should be proud to live in a community that makes the planting and care of trees a priority,

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Waterloo Sweeps the Cedar Valley Tourism Awards!

May is National Tourism Month and as part of the celebration, the Waterloo Convention & Visitors Bureau and Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau recognize and honor local attractions and tourism-related businesses at the annual Cedar Valley Tourism Awards.
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American Plane
March 31, 2017

Waterloo Recognizes 5-Year Anniversary with American Airlines

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2017 dog and cat licenses

The City of Waterloo 2017 dog and cat licenses and Pat Bowlsby Off-Leash Dog Park passes are now available in the City Clerk’s office, 715 Mulberry St., 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Pet owners may also purchase dog or cat licenses from Waterloo Animal Control officers, at the Cedar Bend Humane Society or by mail.
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State of the City Address - Mayor Quentin Hart
March 31, 2017

State of the City Address

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