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City Councillor Shawn Harmsen listens to a speaker at an Iowa City City Council meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022.

Iowa City City Council passes South District’s Self Supported Municipal Improvement District

Emily Delgado, News Reporter January 19, 2022

Iowa City’s South District will now have a new economic development program. This program is named, South District’s  Self Supported Municipal Improvement District, a project developed by residents...

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague speaks at the Senior Center during an Iowa City City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec, 7, 2021. City Council Members discussed the new redistricting plan for Iowa City.

Iowa City City Council plans to give $1.5 million in pandemic payments for excluded workers

Emily Delgado, News Reporter January 19, 2022

The Iowa City City Council plans to transfer $1.5 million from its American Rescue Plan Act funding to Johnson County’s  Direct Assistance fund. The City Council will need to vote on this before...

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague speaks at the Senior Center during an Iowa City City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec, 7, 2021. City Council Members discussed the new redistricting plan for Iowa City.

Iowa City City Council request expedited street Market and Jefferson Streets redesign

Emily Delgado, News Reporter January 12, 2022

The Iowa City City Council is requesting to speed up the redesign of major Iowa City streets to increase street and public safety as part of the capital improvement plan.  Iowa City’s capital...

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague speaks at the Senior Center during an Iowa City City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec, 7, 2021. City Council Members discussed the new redistricting plan for Iowa City.

Iowa City City Council to expand Community Police Review Board membership

Emily Delgado, News Reporter January 4, 2022

Two more members will soon join the Community Police Review Board following a vote on Tuesday. The Iowa City City Council unanimously voted to expand the board from five members to seven members...

Iowa City City Council Members meet at the Senior Center on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.

Iowa City City Council to reinstate hybrid meetings

Emily Delgado, News Reporter January 4, 2022

The Iowa City City Council plans to move to a hybrid model for its meeting, aiming to have a hybrid option at its upcoming Jan. 18 meeting.  The decision was made following a memo sent by the Iowa...

Bruce Teague calls for a toast during a watch party for Iowa City City Council candidate Bruce Teague at Caring Hands & More Multi-Generational Center in Iowa City on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021. Teague had the most total votes, receiving 6,740. Teague won an at-large seat on the Iowa City City Council.

Teague reelected as mayor, Megan Alter elected as mayor pro tem by Iowa City City Council

Emily Delgado, News Reporter January 4, 2022

The Iowa City City Council unanimously elected Bruce Teague and Megan Alter as mayor and mayor pro tem, respectively, on Tuesday.  Teague and Alter were the only nominees for the two positions.  Alter...

This map shows the proposed reprecincting for Plan A with Iowa City City Council voting districts.

Iowa City City Council selects precinct plan prioritizing future population growth

Emily Delgado, News Reporter December 14, 2021

Some Iowa City residents may vote in a different precinct for the next 10 years after the Iowa City City Council's decision to choose precinct Plan A, which takes into consideration future population...

Iowa City City Council Members meet at the Senior Center on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.

Iowa City City Council approves rezoning of Hickory Hill Park for senior living facility

Emily Delgado, News Reporter December 14, 2021

Part of Hickory Hill Park in Iowa City will be rezoned and expanded to allow construction for a senior living facility. The Iowa City City Council unanimously voted on Tuesday to rezone 48.75 acres...

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Ad Hoc Truth and Reconciliation Commission participate in healing restorative justice circles

Arabia Parkey , News Reporter December 14, 2021

In the past year, the Iowa City Ad Hoc Truth and Reconciliation Commission has faced a series of commissioner resignations, a lack of funding from the Iowa City City Council, and pressure from some...

Photo illustration by Larry Phan.

Iowa City to promote National Suicide Hotline new three-digit number

Emily Delgado, News Reporter December 13, 2021

The National Suicide Hotline will be turned into a three-digit number, 9-8-8, in July 2022. In Iowa City, calls to the line will be routed to the Crisis Intervention Program housed under CommUnity...

Iowa City City Council Members meet at the Senior Center on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021.

Iowa City City Council to consider vote on final precinct map

Emily Delgado, News Reporter December 9, 2021

The Iowa City City Council will consider a vote on new maps for the city’s precincts and City Council districts at its Dec. 14 special formal meeting. The Johnson County Auditor's office brought...

Iowa City Mayor Bruce Teague speaks at the Senior Center during an Iowa City City Council Meeting on Tuesday, Dec, 7, 2021. City Council Members discussed the new redistricting plan for Iowa City.

Iowa City City Council members weigh population, accessibility, when deciding new precincts

Emily Delgado, News Reporter December 7, 2021

Iowa City City Council members are focusing on leaving room for population growth and keeping polling places within precincts as they start the process to approve new maps to establish new voting precincts...

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