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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Hearst Center for the Arts to Reopen to the Public on June 9

The Hearst Center for the Arts will be reopening to the public June 9, 2020. They will be operating under normal hours.

“We are excited to welcome back the community, however, we want to ensure that we reopen as safely as possible with new COVID-...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Recreation and Fitness Center Starting Adult Lap Swimming

The Cedar Falls Recreation and Fitness Center will be opening for adult lap swim beginning June 1, 2020, through August 9, 2020. Hours for lap swimming are 5:45 AM to 7:30 AM on Monday/ Wednesday/Friday and Tuesday/Thursday/Sunday 4:30-6:30 PM all at Holm...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Swim Lessons Canceled at the Recreation and Fitness Center

To prevent contagious opportunities of COVID-19 and protect both patrons and staff, the Cedar Falls Recreation and Fitness Center will be canceling all swimming lessons this summer.

For patrons that have already registered, a credit will be placed on each ...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Cedar Falls Public Safety Extending Birthday Program

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Cedar Falls Public Safety will be extending their community birthday celebration program until June 15, 2020.

The program invites local families with young children under the age of 12 to contact Public Safety if their child is celebrating a birthday. Publ...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

1st Street/HWY 57 Reconstruction Project Continues

 

Beginning, Monday, June 1st, 2020, the Iowa DOT’s contractor, PCI, will be continuing with construction to the West by closing the southern half of the Francis Street intersection and the Ellen Street intersection for underground utili...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Planning and Zoning Videoconference Information for May 27

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To protect against the spread of COVID-19, the Cedar Falls Planning and Zoning meeting taking place on May 27, 2020, at 5:30 PM will be held via Videoconference. The public may access and participate in the meeting in the following ways:

  • By dialing the pho...
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Our City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Cedar Falls Senior Cruise Taking Place May 29

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As we celebrate the Class of 2020, Cedar Falls Mayor Rob Green sends the following notice to our community: 

Neighbors,

On Friday, May 29th from 2:30-3:30pm, the Cedar Falls High School Class of 2020 will be conducting a Senior Cruise in the downto...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Memorial Day Reminder over Gravestone Decorations

As the community prepares for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, the City of Cedar Falls would like to issue a reminder to the public on decorating ordinances for our area cemeteries.

 The City welcomes families and friends to help honor this impo...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

Ashland Avenue Construction Begins

Starting as early as Wednesday, May 20, 2020, construction will begin on Ashland Avenue from Acorn Lane to Pin Oak Drive. Weather permitting, this construction process will take approximately three (3) weeks with additional time for sod replaceme...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 19, 2020

State COVID-19 Guidelines Reminder

As we continue to work together to help keep Cedar Falls safe, stay updated on the current COVID-19 state guidelines -

In accordance with the public health proclamation issued by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on May 13, 2020, the following orders are in effec...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

City Council Videoconference Information for May 18

To protect against the spread of COVID-19, the Cedar Falls City Council meeting taking place on May 18, 2020, at 7:00 PM will be held via Videoconference. The public may access and participate in the meeting in the following ways:

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Our City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Cedar Falls Hosting Meet & Greet Broadcast for Police Chief Candidates

To help the community learn more about the Cedar Falls Police Chief candidates and still protect residents from the spread of COVID-19, the City of Cedar Falls will be hosting a Meet and Greet broadcast with the candidates which will air on Cedar Falls Ch...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Cedar Falls Downtown Streetscape Update: Week of May 18

Cedar Falls Downtown Streetscape Update: Week of May 18

Beginning Monday, May 18th, multiple closures will be placed in the area around 3rd and Main Street as we work to improve the area:

  • The contractor will begin reconstructing the sidewalk on the south si...
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Our City News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

W. 1st St./HWY 57 Reconstruction

Beginning, Monday, May 18, 2020, the Iowa DOT’s contractor, PCI, will be continuing with construction by closing the southern half of the Division Street intersection for underground utility related work. In order for the contractor to begin, a ...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Cedar Falls City Facilities Hours Update

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Per the May 13th state proclamation regarding COVID-19, learn how this impacts the reopening or continual closures of City facilities including City Hall, Public Library, the Hearst Center, Recreation and Fitness Center, and Visitors and Tourism Center:

Ci...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Camp Cedar Falls and Hearst Summer Camps Canceled

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In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and protect the community from contagious opportunities of the virus, the Cedar Falls Recreation and Fitness Center will be canceling Camp Cedar Falls this summer.

Those participants that have...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

City of Cedar Falls requesting proposals

The City of Cedar Falls is soliciting proposals from qualified vendors to replace our current document management software.   Request for Proposals (RFP) can be found at www.cedarfalls.com\DocMgmt.

 Completed proposals must be received by...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Planning and Zoning Videoconference Information for May 13

The Cedar Falls Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for May 13, 2020, at 5:30 PM will be held via Videoconference to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The public may access and participate in the meeting in the following ways:

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Our City News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Main Street Closure

**UPDATE: This planned closure has been shifted from its original planned start date of May 13 to May 18 – 22. Access to the 100 block businesses will remain intact throughout this work.**

The contractor for the Downtown Streetscape and Reconstr...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Black Hawk County Police Memorial Event Canceled

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To protect the community from the spread of COVID-19, the Black Hawk County Police Memorial Event will be canceled this year. The decision came from police chiefs around the county in the interest of public health.

The event has annually occurred during Na...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Big Woods Trail Closure

Due to the work being done by Canadian National Railroad beginning Wednesday, May 13th,  the Big Woods Trail will be closed in addition to the East Main Street for crossing upgrades and repair related work. 

In order for the rail...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 10, 2020

City of Waterloo University Avenue Update: Week of May 11, 2020

The City of Waterloo and their contractor are continuing work on the reconstruction of the University Avenue Reconstruction Project Phases 1 and 2 from Midway Drive to Ansborough Avenue and Phase 3 from Ansborough Avenue to Hwy 63. Below is how this will ...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 9, 2020

Olive Street Closure

On Tuesday, May 12th, the contractor will be performing soil boring at the Olive Street Box Culvert between West 20th and West 21st Street. To perform this work, a full road closure will be in effect for the day.

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Our City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

East Main St. Closure

Beginning Wednesday, May 13th, Canadian National Railroad will be closing E Main Street north of Lincoln Street for crossing repair related work. In order for the railroad to begin, a full width road closure of E Main Street will be required. This road cl...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Cedar Falls Recreation and Fitness Center Remains Closed

 In the interest of efficiency and to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Cedar Falls Recreation and Fitness Center will continue to be closed until at least May 15, 2020.

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Our City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Road Rehabilitation Updates

Beginning approximately on May 12, the contractor PCI will begin rehabilitation work at the following locations:

  • Carlton Drive from Maplewood Dr to Lilac Lane: 2 - 3 week duration
  • Holmes Drive south of W 4th St: 2 - 3 week duration
  • E Seerley Blvd from Valley...
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Our City News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Cedar Falls COVID-19 Update: May 7, 2020

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a new public health proclamation on May 6, 2020, regarding COVID-19.  In accordance with this proclamation, the following orders will now in be in place in Cedar Falls effective 5:00 AM on May 8, 2020: 

  • F...
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Our City News
Posted on: May 7, 2020

IA 58 & Viking Road Project Update

Beginning at 7 am on Monday, May 11th, the Iowa DOT and their contractor, PCI, will resume with the final stages of construction for the IA 58 & Viking Road project. In order for the contractor to begin the work, lane closures will be required on both...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 4, 2020

City Council Videoconference Information for May 4

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To protect against the spread of COVID-19, the Cedar Falls City Council meeting taking place on May 4, 2020, at 7:00 PM will be held via Videoconference. Prior to the City Council meeting, there will be a Committee of the Whole meeting taking place at 6:0...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Golf Course Safety Reminder

To help keep our golf courses safe during COVID-19, Mayor Rob Green issues the below notice:

Neighbors,

The Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls is currently open so the community can enjoy outdoor recreation while following state-mandated social dista...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 1, 2020

East 2nd St. Sidewalk Notice

Beginning Wednesday, May 6th, K. Cunningham Construction will begin working on the sidewalk on the north side of East 2nd Street. To complete this work, the sidewalk will be closed for two (2) to three (3) weeks. This construction will include the removal...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Cedar Falls COVID-19 Update

On April 27, 2020, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds issued a new proclamation regarding COVID-19. 

The proclamation extended the closure of businesses in Black Hawk County including bars, restaurants, fitness centers, salons, and nonessential retail to ...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Cedar Falls Extending Closure of City Facilities

In accordance with the Proclamation by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on April 27, 2020, the City of Cedar Falls will be extending the closure of City facilities to the public until at least May 15, 2020.

The facilities affected by this will be:

  • Cedar Falls Cit...
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Our City News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Census Update

Cedar Falls is now at a 64.9% self-response rate for the 2020 Census - That tops Iowa’s average of 61.1% but we still need your help in reaching our goal of 100%! 

As the Census determines federal funding for services such as health care...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 26, 2020

302 Main St. Sidewalk Closure

Beginning the week of April 27th, 2020, the contractor will begin steel erection at the private development currently under construction at 302 Main Street. The closure is expected to last approximately 2 weeks.

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Our City News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Cedar Falls Trail Safety Reminder

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As the weather becomes warmer and residents take to the local trails, the City of Cedar Falls is reminding users to continue to follow the COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing as well as obey by current trail safety guidelines.

“With COVID-1...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Single Lane Closure - W. Greenhill Road and S. Main Street

UPDATE: This closure will now take place starting either April 27 or April 28, 2020.

Braun Intertec will be performing numerous soil borings for the upcoming Greenhill Road/S. Main Street intersection project. For one day, a single lane closure on W. Green...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Planning and Zoning Videoconference Information for April 22

The Cedar Falls Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for April 22, 2020, at 5:30 PM will be held via Videoconference to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The public may access and participate in the meeting in the following ways:

  • By dialing the p...
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Our City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Cedar Falls Transfer Station Remains Open

City Update: The Cedar Falls Transfer Station will remain open and continue to operate regular hours.

The City would also like to remind the community that currently only debit /credit cards are accepted at the Transfer Station (no cash/check) and to conti...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

W. 11th Street Closure

The City of Cedar Falls has awarded the 2020 Streets Project to Peterson Contractors, Inc (PCI) of Reinbeck, Iowa. This project has three full street reconstructions and eight overlay rehabilitations with curb/gutter, etc. The project will be funded by Lo...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

City Council Videoconference Information for April 20

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To protect against the spread of the COVID-19, the Cedar Falls City Council meeting taking place on April 20, 2020, at 7:00 PM will be held via Videoconference. The public may access and participate in the meeting in the following ways:

  • By dialing the phon...
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Our City News
Posted on: April 18, 2020

City of Waterloo Continues University Avenue Work

The City of Waterloo and their contractor are continuing work on the reconstruction of the University Avenue Reconstruction Project Phases 1 and 2 from Midway Drive to Ansborough Avenue and Phase 3 from Ansborough Avenue to Hwy 63. Below is how this will ...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Main St. Road Closure

Beginning Tuesday, April 21st, the contractor will be performing a water service repair at 203 Main Street. As a result of this repair, Main Street will require a road closure that will be in effect for three days. 

This closure will overlap the a...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Lilac Lane Closure

The City of Cedar Falls has awarded the 2020 Streets Project to Peterson Contractors, Inc (PCI) of Reinbeck, Iowa. This project has three full street reconstructions and eight overlay rehabilitations with curb/gutter, etc. The project will be funded by Lo...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Cedar Falls COVID-19 Update: April 16, 2020

In accordance with the proclamation announced on April 16, 2020, by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, the City of Cedar Falls will be enforcing the following orders to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. These guidelines will be in effect starting at 11:59 PM ...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Road Closure Notice - Intersection of 3rd Street and Main Street

Beginning Monday, April 20th, the contractor will begin work on the sanitary main crossing at the intersection of Main Street and 3rd Street. Since they are only performing the initial stage of this work, a full intersection closure will be in effect for ...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

City Conducting Prescribed Burn at Big Woods Lake Recreation Area

The City of Cedar Falls will be conducting a prescribed burn within the boundaries of Big Woods Lake Recreation Area. This is scheduled to take place on April 14, 2020, weather permitting. If the weather does not allow for a burn, it will take place on on...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

2020 Street Construction Project

The City of Cedar Falls has awarded the 2020 Streets Project to Peterson Contractors, Inc of Reinbeck, Iowa. This project has three full street reconstructions and eight overlay rehabilitations with curb/gutter, etc. The project will be funded by Local Op...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Streetscape Construction Updated Schedule

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As the 2020 Downtown Streetscape project continues amid the COVID-19 emergency, the Cedar Falls Engineering team is taking the opportunity to better accommodate local Main Street businesses. With decreased foot traffic, the Streetscape Parkade constructio...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Holiday Refuse Collection

On Friday, April 10, 2020, City offices will be closed for the holiday. Residents whose garbage collection day is Friday should place their refuse at their collection point by 7:00 A.M. on Thursday, April 9, 2020. Thursday refuse collection will remain th...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

UNI Recycling Drop-off Temporary Location

The University of Northern Iowa will be reconstructing a portion of Panther Parkway this summer south of W. 27th Street. This project will completely cut off access to the City recycle station on Panther Parkway. We anticipate construction will commence a...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Planning and Zoning Meeting To Be Held Via Videoconference

The Cedar Falls Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for April 8, 2020, at 5:30 PM will be held via Videoconference to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. The public may access and participate in the meeting in the following ways:

  • By dialing t...
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Our City News
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Cedar Falls Extending Closure of City Facilities

As the state of Iowa continues to work to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the City of Cedar Falls will be extending the closure of City facilities to the public until at least April 30, 2020. 

The facilities affected by this will be:

  • Cedar Falls Ci...
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Our City News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

City Council Meeting To Be Held Via Videoconference

To protect against the spread of COVID-19, the Cedar Falls City Council meeting taking place on April 6, 2020, at 7:00 PM will be held via Videoconference. The public may access and participate in the meeting in the following ways:

By dialing the phone num...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Downtown Streetscape Construction Update

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Streetscape Schedule Update: Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020, K. Cunningham Construction will begin working on the 8’ walk directly in front of the business along the 200 block of Main Street. This effort is being done due to the extension of th...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Cedar Falls Public Safety Helping Celebrate Student Birthdays

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Cedar Falls Public Safety is helping local elementary students enjoy a special birthday celebration even as schools remain closed to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Beginning April 1 through June 1, the Public Safety team is encouraging families with child...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 2, 2020

1st Street/HWY 57 Reconstruction Project Beginning Next Phase

Beginning, Monday, April 6th, 2020, the Iowa DOT’s contractor, PCI, will be starting the next phase of their construction by removing the southern half of pavement on W. 1st Street/HWY 57 between Walnut Street and Catherine Street for undergroun...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Complete the 2020 Census

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The 2020 Census is here! By participating in this year’s count, you are helping your community and its future. Learn more about the Census and how it impacts us directly in Cedar Falls:

What is the Census?

The Census is a count of every person in ...

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Our City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

College Street Closure

Starting Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 a private contractor will be closing College Street between 18th and 19th Street in Cedar Falls for sanitary sewer and water service-related work. In order for the contractor to begin, a full road closure of Col...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

West 12th Street Construction Project Begins April 6

Beginning Monday, April 6, 2020, reconstruction of West 12th Street will begin by closing West 12th Street from College Street to Tremont Street. A full road closure will be required and the closure will be in effect for 12 to 14 weeks, depending on the w...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

UNI Starts West 27th Street Steam Tunnel Project

Beginning Monday, April 6th, 2020, the University of Northern Iowa and their contractor will be closing W 27th Street near Panther Parkway in Cedar Falls for their steam tunnel project. In order for the contractor to begin the work, a full road closure wi...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Waterloo Continues Work on University Avenue

The City of Waterloo and their contractor will continue work on the reconstruction of the University Avenue Reconstruction Project from Midway Drive to Hwy 63, in Waterloo starting the week of March 30, 2020. Below is the impact the project will have on C...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Cedar Falls Downtown Streetscape Moves Forward with Construction

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The 2020 Cedar Falls Downtown Streetscape construction project, which will include updating the sidewalk along the downtown Parkade, is set to kick off on March 30, 2020. 

The project is part of a collaborative effort from both the City of Cedar F...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Cedar Falls Yard Waste Collection Resumes April 6

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Curbside yard waste collection in Cedar Falls will resume Monday, April 6. Collection takes place on Mondays from April – November. From July through September, carts will be up picked up every other Monday. From April 6 – April 30, re...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Water Reclamation Facility Reminds Public to Not Flush ‘Flushable’ Wipes

As the community works through the COVID-19 emergency, the Cedar Falls Water Reclamation Facility would like to send out a quick reminder that only human waste and toilet paper should be flushed down your toilets.Though some may be labeled as “f...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Deadline to Renew Pet Licenses Extended

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, the City of Cedar Falls has extended the deadline for renewing pet licenses to June 30, 2020.

Currently Cedar Falls City Hall is closed to the public; however, residents may continue to renew their pet license by mail and the...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Cedar Falls Public Safety Now Offering Online Reporting

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To help provide additional protection against exposure opportunities of COVID-19, Cedar Falls Public Safety is now offering the ability for individuals to report crimes online. The form is available at www.cedarfalls.com/1533/Report-a-Crime. It can also b...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

City of Waterloo Resumes University Avenue Construction

The City of Waterloo and their contractor will resume work on the reconstruction of the University Avenue Reconstruction Project Phases 1 and 2 from Midway Drive to Evergreen Avenue and begin Phase 3 from Evergreen Avenue to Hwy 63.

For the week of March 2...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Cedar Falls Election Rescheduled to July 7

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 Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has rescheduled the Cedar Falls council-at-large vacancy election to July 7.

The election to fill the seat vacated when Rob Green was elected mayor was originally scheduled for March 24, and then moved a week to ...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Cedar Falls City Council to Hold Virtual Special Meeting

The Cedar Falls City Council will hold a special meeting on March 20, 2020, at 4:00 PM to discuss a resolution modifying enforcement of parking ordinances in the city. 

The resolution would temporarily suspend parking enforcement in the College Hi...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Updated Location for Cedar Falls Special Election

UPDATED March 20, 2020: Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has rescheduled the Cedar Falls council-at-large vacancy election to July 7. Absentee ballots already voted and those currently being requested and sent to voters will all be valid and will be coun...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Cedar River Projected to Hit 90. 6 FT March 23

The staff at the City of Cedar Falls is aware of the projected river level of the Cedar River and has started the process of following our flood emergency preparedness procedures. 

The Cedar River is projected to hit 90.6 feet on Monday, March 23,...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Use of City Playground Equipment Prohibited Due to COVID-19

To help minimize the risk of COVID-19 to children, the City of Cedar Falls will be prohibiting the use of playground equipment in city parks until further notice, effective immediately. 

 In the interest of public health, the City will al...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Cedar Falls Special Election Postponed

UPDATE March 20, 2020: 

Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate has rescheduled the Cedar Falls council-at-large vacancy election to July 7. Absentee ballots already voted and those currently being requested and sent to voters will all be valid and will...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Order Issued by Iowa Governor Regarding COVID-19

In accordance with the emergency order issued by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds on March 17, 2020, the City of Cedar Falls will instate the following actions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our state. These actions will be effective Noon on March 17...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Cedar Falls Closing City Buildings to Public

To help prevent the exposure opportunities of COVID-19, the City of Cedar Falls will be closing facilities to the public effective March 17, 2020, until at least April 10, 2020.

The facilities affected by this will be:

  • Cedar Falls City Hall
  • Cedar Falls Publi...
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Our City News
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Cedar Falls To Close Certain Facilities Following Spring Break

To help decrease the exposure opportunities of COVID-19, the Cedar Falls Public Library, Community Center, Hearst Center for the Arts, and Cedar Falls Recreation and Fitness Center will be closed to the public for two weeks following Spring Break. Please ...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 11, 2020

Cedar Falls Prepares for COVID-19

The City of Cedar Falls has been working with state and county agencies to prepare for the likely arrival of COVID-19 to our area. While no city services have been impacted at this time, the Cedar Falls Public Safety Services Department is monitoring the ...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

2020 Construction Phase 1 Begins

Beginning, Monday, March 16th, 2020, the Iowa DOT’s contractor will be starting the first phase of 2020 construction by closing down N College Street at the intersection of W 1st Street/HWY 57. In order for the contractor to begin, a full closur...

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Our City News
Posted on: February 24, 2020

Cedar Falls Public Safety Performs Ice Rescue

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On February 23rd, 2020 at 6:24 p.m., Cedar Falls Public Safety was advised that two subjects had fallen through the ice at Big Woods Lake.  Cedar Falls Public Safety, Black Hawk County Sheriff’s Office, and Mercy One EMS arrived on scen...

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Our City News
Posted on: February 19, 2020

City Council to Hold Special Meeting

On February 17, 2020, during the Cedar Falls City Council Work Session, the council voted to set a special meeting which will take place at 6:00 PM on February 20, 2020, in the City Hall Council Chambers.

The council voted to hold the special meeting to di...

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Our City News
Posted on: February 18, 2020

Cedar Falls Special Election Date Set

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During the Cedar Falls City Council meeting on January 6, 2020, the council voted to appoint an individual to the vacant At-Large position. The appointment nomination took place during the council meeting on January 20, 2020, at which time the council vot...

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Our City News
Posted on: February 7, 2020

Cedar Falls to Hold Special Election

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The Cedar Falls City Clerk’s Office received a “Petition requesting Special Election to fill a vacancy in the office of Council Member At Large for the City of Cedar Falls Iowa” on Wednesday, January 29, 2020.

The petition was...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Imagine College Hill Public Kick-Off Meeting

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 Join us for the Imagine College Hill Public Kick-Off meeting on January 29, from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, at the UNI:CEEE building (located at 8106 Jennings Drive). The project takes ideas and feedback from the community to help assist in the efforts...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 24, 2020

Information on Petition for Special Election

During the Cedar Falls City Council meeting on January 6, 2020, the council voted to appoint an individual to the vacant At-Large position. The appointment nomination took place during the council meeting on January 20, 2020, at which time the council vot...
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Posted on: January 21, 2020

City Council Appoints Nick Taiber to At-Large Position

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During the Cedar Falls City Council meeting on January 6, 2020, the council voted to appoint an individual to the vacant At-Large position. 

The appointment nomination took place during the council meeting on January 20, 2020, at which time the co...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 20, 2020

Cedar Falls Crime Drops 1.63% in 2019

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In 2019, crimes in Cedar Falls dropped 1.63% with 2,115 reportable crimes. There were 18,620 total calls for service, an increase of 2.56% over the previous year. Arrests decreased by 3.18% with 944 total arrests.

Overall, crime in Cedar Falls has decrease...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Cedar Falls Kicks Off Imagine College Hill! Community Design Charrette

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The City of Cedar Falls is inviting the community to attend the public kick-off workshop for Our Cedar Falls: Imagine College Hill! on January 29, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm, at UNI CEEE (located at 8106 Jennings Drive, on the south side of the UNI cam...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 15, 2020

City Council At-Large Appointment Process

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During the Cedar Falls City Council meeting on January 6, 2020, the council voted to appoint an individual to the vacant At-Large position. The appointment nominations will begin during the City Council meeting on January 20, 2020.

Candidate nominations fo...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Hazardous Trees on Private Property

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In late August and early September 2019, Cedar Falls city staff conducted a windshield survey of private property in Cedar Falls and established a database identifying hazardous trees to notify property owners of requirements for removal. In early January...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 7, 2020

City Council Votes on At-Large Seat Vacancy

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The Cedar Falls City Council has voted to appoint an individual to the vacant At-Large Council seat. The decision came during the city council meeting held on January 6, 2020.

Consideration for the appointment will be made during the Cedar Falls City Counc...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Cedar Falls Public Library Going Fine-Free

The American Library Association promotes removing barriers to access to information and library services, especially overdue fines. The Cedar Falls Public Library staff, Trustees, and Friends of the Library endorse this position, so beginning January 1, ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2019

Cedar Falls At-Large Council Vacancy Update

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Cedar Falls Mayor-elect Rob Green will begin his mayoral term on January 2, 2020. Mayor-elect Green had served in the Cedar Falls City Council At-Large position, with his term running from January 1, 2018, to December 31, 2021.

In order to serve as Mayor, ...

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Hazardous Trees on Private Property

This year you may have noticed a decline in the health of ash trees or other trees on your private property.  City staff continues to remove public trees on the street right of way (the area between the sidewalk and curb) that are or will soon be...

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Posted on: December 12, 2019

Cedar Falls Adds Downtown Public Electric Vehicle Charger

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The City of Cedar Falls and Cedar Falls Utilities (CFU) have collaborated to bring a public electric vehicle charger to downtown Cedar Falls.

The recently installed dual-port Level 2 charger is located on West Second Street across from City Hall. The charg...

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Posted on: December 6, 2019

Cedar Falls Police Investigating Shooting: Update with Name

On December 4, 2019, at 9:17 PM, officers with the Cedar Falls Police were dispatched to 112 Main Street #2 on a shots fire call. When officers arrived on scene they learned that a male had been shot. The suspect(s) fled the area before officers arrived. ...

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Posted on: November 25, 2019

Cedar Falls Fire Rescue Responds to Residential Fire at 8024 Slap Tail Trail.

On November 22nd, 2019 at approximately 9:13PM, firefighters and Public Safety Officers responded to a report of a residential fire at 8024 Slap Tail Trail, owned by Ken Lockard.

The initial 911 calls reported that the living room and house was on fire and...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

New Features Available on the Cedar Falls Mobile App

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Stay connected with the Cedar Falls free mobile app, Cedar Falls on the Go, now with new features!  

The app allows for convenient access to interactive city maps, job openings, FAQs, calendars, events for the whole family, and more. Users can als...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Cedar Falls Public Safety Makes Donation to the Beyond Pink TEAM

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The Cedar Falls Public Safety Department is proud to announce that they will donate $2,863.48 to the Beyond Pink TEAM.

During the month of October, the Public Safety Department sold bright pink versions of their uniform patches to raise money for ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

University Avenue Wins International Award

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The City of Cedar Falls is excited to announce that the University Avenue reconstruction project has been named the winner in the Roads and Highways category of Bentley Systems, Incorporated Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program.

“This is a ...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Parking Improvements Coming to the College Hill District

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The City of Cedar Falls has partnered with the University of Northern Iowa and the College Hill Partnership to implement parking improvements in the Cedar Falls College Hill district.

The City conducted an independent parking study of the district to asses...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Imagine Downtown! Vision Plan Welcomes Community Feedback

The City of Cedar Falls is welcoming public review and feedback over the Imagine Downtown! Vision Plan, now available online at www.ourcedarfalls.com.

The Imagine Downtown! Vision Plan is based on the extensive public input gathered over the last six month...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

Cedar Falls Public Safety Department Holds Implicit Bias Training

The Cedar Falls Public Safety Department held implicit bias training sessions for their police division September 4, 10, and 25, 2019. The sessions were conducted by Drake University Instructor Scott Law and were held at the Cedar Falls Public Safety Buil...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Over 400 Attend 2019 Kindergarten Safety City Program

417 children attended the 2019 Kindergarten Safety City Program, held September 17 – September 20, 2019, at the Target Distribution Center in Cedar Falls.  The Cedar Falls Public Safety Department teamed up with MercyOne, Cedar Falls Ut...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Hazardous Tree Removal

This year you may have noticed a decline in the health of ash trees or other trees on your private property.  City staff continues to remove public trees on the street right of way (the area between the sidewalk and curb) that are or will soon be...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Cedar Falls Art and Culture Board Announces New Community Sponsorship Fund

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As part of an ongoing effort to encourage local arts and activities, The Cedar Falls Art and Culture Board is excited to announce a new Community Sponsorship Fund. This sponsorship is available for organizations and/or individuals and will support new art...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

University Avenue Nominated for International Award

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The City of Cedar Falls is excited to announce that the University Avenue reconstruction project has been named a finalist in the Roads and Highways category of Bentley Systems, Incorporated Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program.

The annual awards pro...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Over 800 Attend National Night Out in Cedar Falls

Over 800 people were in attendance during this year’s National Night Out Against Crime event, which took place August 6, 2019, at the Cedar Falls Target Retail Store, located at 214 Viking Plaza Dr.

The Cedar Falls Department of Public Safety tea...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Found Property Items

Numerous found property items from around the city are dropped off at the police department each year. Cedar Falls police are attempting to reunite these lost items with their owners. Click here to view the lists of found property to see if any of these i...

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