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North Liberty one of the smartest cities in the US

North Liberty was named one of the smartest cities in the country, coming in at Number 9 nationwide and the top city in the Midwest. “Simply put,” wrote Andrew Rombach of LendEDU, “if a lot of smart people live in the area, then the area probably has good deal to offer its citizens.” The study […]

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4 ways to get rid of your stuff in North Liberty

It’s officially spring and that means you’ve spent the winter looking at clutter and that means spring cleaning. Here are four ways you can keep your home — and North Liberty — looking good. Spring Clean-up Day This is residents’ chance to get rid of old tires, car batteries, brush, and bulky trash. (While we’ll […]

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Police department invites the public for station tours

The public is invited to tour North Liberty’s police station to get a first-hand look behind the scenes. Tours will be held Monday, April 3, and Tuesday, April 4, between 1 and 6 p.m. Because space is limited in the station, participants are asked to register in advance online. Tours will last about 30 minutes […]

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Summer 2017 activity guide is now available

North Liberty’s  summer activity guide, covering programs from May through August 2017, is now now available. Registration for most programs starts April 3. Highlights include free fishing weekend with Take a Kid Outdoors, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Scheels, the annual doggie plunge, youth sports programs, swimming lessons and Just Tri the annual youth triathlon. […]

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We’re looking for a part-time communications assistant

We’re looking for someone to help us produce great video part-time, starting this summer. Maybe that’s you. There will  be chances to learn, try new things and expand your skills as a communications assistant in our communications department. Successful candidates will be willing to learn while contributing to a collaborative team environment. Basically, we think we’re a fun […]

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Library fundraiser to help build Baby’s personal library

It’s all about the bump. North Liberty Community Library invites community members to participate in our first Waddle Walk, April 23 at 1 p.m. This 2K walk is a fundraiser to support the library’s Read to the Bump program, which helps build baby’s personal library before birth by purchasing board books to give to expecting […]

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Solar energy dashboard now online

Last year, the city began seeking proposals to replace at least 60 percent — and ideally 80 percent or more — of the power needs for certain public facilities, and this past fall, began using solar power for the parks, streets and fire department facilities. In less than four months, these three new arrays have […]

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NLPD and Colony Pumpkin Patch partner for a future furry officer

North Liberty loves its dogs, and the North Liberty Police Department is no different. The department believes a future canine unit could be a big asset to the community by helping human officers with searches, apprehension and tracking. But starting a K9 program isn’t cheap — initial costs run $75,000 or more. That’s where Dean and […]

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Bring your video skills to our communications team

The city’s communications department is looking for a new member (technically a full-time “communications specialist”). This position is responsible for the city’s video production, including live public meeting coverage, social media, public events and service announcements, and scheduling as well as other communications functions. Good candidates are creative self-starters with a passion for the community, […]

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Splash pad opens in Penn Meadows Park

Just in time for the dog days of summer, North Liberty’s first splash pad opens Thursday, Aug. 4. Located on the north side of Penn Meadows Park, 170 N Dubuque St., the splash pad offers a baseball-themed spray feature as well as in-ground jets, a durable, grippy surface and limestone seating at the parameter. The splash pad will be open from 9 a.m. […]

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