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New Iowa City program to educate residents on eliminating food waste

Emily Delgado, News Reporter May 4, 2022

Tackling food waste is the City of Iowa City’s goal with the new “Love Food, Fight Waste” program. The program will educate community members on how to reduce food waste by showing the impact...

Mayor Bruce Teague speaks with undergraduate student government members at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

Iowa City garbage collection fees to increase

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter May 3, 2022

Iowa City residents will see an increase in their solid waste disposal rate of $1.50 per housing unit, per month starting in July as a result of increasing volumes of waste and city costs. The increase...

Executive director Mazahir Salih looks at a presentation at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, May 3, 2022.

Iowa City City Council to allocate more American Rescue Plan Act funds to city nonprofits

Emily Delgado, News Reporter May 3, 2022

The Iowa City City Council is deciding on allocating additional American Rescue Plan Act funds, directing city staff to find ways to use the federal grant to support local nonprofits. The City Council...

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Johnson County moves to a medium COVID-19 community spread amid increased cases

Anthony Neri, News Reporter May 1, 2022

Johnson County moved from a low to medium community spread level on Thursday as COVID-19 cases increased in Iowa. Poweshiek and Howard Counties also shifted to medium community levels, while the rest...

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors held a meeting at the Johnson County Administration Building on Wednesday, April 27, 2022.

Johnson County Supervisors oppose use of eminent domain for CO2 pipelines

Cooper Worth, News Reporter April 27, 2022

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors has agreed to sign a letter to oppose the use of eminent domain for two proposed carbon sequestration pipelines that would run through 36 Iowa counties, not...

Jim Throgmorton, a former Iowa City Mayor, poses for a portrait in the Pedestrian Mall on Tuesday, April 26, 2022. Throgmorton recently published a memoir about his time on the council.

Former Iowa City Mayor Jim Throgmorton recounts time serving on the city council in new memoir

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 26, 2022

Jim Throgmorton’s background in urban planning came in handy when he was serving as Iowa City’s mayor. Throgmorton recounts his time as a former mayor in his new memoir, Co-Crafting the Just...

The Coralville Reservoir is seen on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Friends of Coralville to take water out of Coralville lake, prevent flooding

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 24, 2022

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Friends of Coralville Lake will pump water from the lake to decrease flooding caused by its rising sedimentation levels. Friends of Coralville Lake, a non-profit...

A car is seen parked in a bike lane on North Clinton Street in Iowa City.

Iowa City City Council cracks down on parking in bike lanes

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 19, 2022

Iowa City is cracking down on parking in bike lanes, which the city says will increase safety for cyclists, vehicles, and pedestrians on the street. The Iowa City City Council passed an ordinance...

OPN Architects project architect Josh Moe speaks at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Iowa City Senior Center renovation over budget

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 19, 2022

A planned renovation of the Iowa City Senior Center is over budget. The Iowa City City Council will not provide additional money out of the city’s budget to renovate the Senior Center, but will...

President of the Tenants Association Margarita Rodriguez speaks about the Forest View relocation plan at an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Iowa City to provide relocation assistance to Forest View mobile home residents

Ryan Hansen, News Reporter April 19, 2022

Residents of the Forest View mobile home park will receive $15,750 in financial assistance from the city of Iowa City to relocate to new housing. The Iowa City City Council approved the payments...

Iowa City mayor Bruce Teague speaks with city attorney Eric Goers and city manager Geoff Fruin before an Iowa City City Council meeting at City Hall in Iowa City on Tuesday, April 19, 2022.

Iowa City City Council gives $1.5 million to Johnson County Direct Assistance Program

Emily Delgado, News Reporter April 19, 2022

Additional Johnson County residents will receive checks from the Johnson County Direct Assistance Program after the Iowa City City Council transferred $1.5 million to the fund. The program’s money...

The prairie in Mayflower Park in Iowa City is seen on Monday, April 18, 2022.

New Terrell Mill Park prairie to contribute to Iowa City climate goals

Alliyah Lipsit, News Reporter April 18, 2022

A new prairie in Terrell Mill Park off Dubuque Street features plants native to Iowa as part of a city-wide effort to reduce carbon emissions. Across the street from Mayflower Residence Hall, the...

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