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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Jule Operations & Training Center Awarded for Energy-Efficient Design

The City of Dubuque’s Jule Operations and Training Center has received a 2018 Excellence in Energy Efficient Design Award from the American Institute of Architects Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa).

A plaque was awarded during the 2018 AIA Iowa Convention Awards Celebration in Des Moines on Sept. 20.

The Excellence in Energy Efficient Design awards program recognizes outstanding efforts in reducing energy use. Award candidates are selected from projec...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: September 19, 2018

Soil Quality Restoration Demonstration at Valentine Park Moved to Oct. 4

The public demonstration on soil quality restoration (SQR) at Valentine Park, 860 Valentine Dr. in Dubuque, has been moved to Thursday, Oct. 4, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. due to rain.

The demonstration, hosted by the Catfish Creek Watershed Management Authority (CCWMA) and the City of Dubuque, is education and promotion of a new cost share program that offers all landowners within the Catfish Creek Watershed financial incentives to ins...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: September 13, 2018

11th Annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference Slated Oct. 2-3

Growing Sustainable Communities Conference 2018 Logo

Civil rights legend Andrew Young and former Iowa Governor and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack will be featured speakers at the 11th annual Growing Sustainable Communities Conference in Dubuque on Oct. 2 and 3.

Ambassador Young is a former U.S. congressman, mayor of Atlanta, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. He and Vilsack will share the stage at the conference's keynote luncheon on the first day of the event. Their presentation will focus on the impact...

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Dubuque News
Posted on: September 11, 2018

City Seeks Input on Curbside Collection Operations

A study currently under way will review current curbside collection operations and evaluate potential options for automating the collection for trash, seek community input to develop a path towards Zero Waste, and evaluate financial models for funding.

The City of Dubuque is collaborating with Foth, a science and engineering consulting firm, to review the City’s curbside collection operations and start planning a path towards Zero Waste.  The study will review current curbside collect...

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