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Trail closure on Dubuque Street Trail, roundabout nearing completion

Weather permitting, a segment of the Dubuque Street Trail at the intersection of North Liberty Road and Dubuque Street will close on Wednesday, Sept. 28. The closure is necessary so crews can complete the final connections of the new permanent trail around the rebuilt intersection. The trail is expected to reopen by the morning of Saturday, Oct […]

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Fall fun and Halloween frights

Fall brings Halloween fun to North Liberty, with a variety of public events including: The Fall Festival at the Colony Pumpkin Patch on Saturday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival features bounce house, food, hayrack rides, chainsaw carver, interactive games, corn box, barrel train, and more. A portion of admissions to the corn maze […]

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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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Pentecost named streets superintendent

Michael Pentecost was named the City of North Liberty’s streets superintendent by the City Council, effective today. Pentecost has been with the City of North Liberty since 2001, most recently as assistant water superintendent. “Michael has been a valuable member of our team for more than a decade,” said City Administrator Ryan Heiar. “He brings […]

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Street line painting to be completed on Penn Street this week

Crews are expected to finish painting lines for Penn Street’s additional lanes this week, representatives for the project’s general contractor, Metro Pavers, said today. The contractor is expected to have turn lanes open during peak traffic times, with occasional closures to complete work the work. Additional work in the coming weeks will require Penn Street to remain open […]

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NLPD seeks community feedback

The North Liberty Police Department has opened a survey to gather thoughts and opinions on the department in order to best serve the community. The anonymous, confidential survey asks respondents about the courteousness of any contacts with the department, concerns within the community, and other customer-service questions. The short, 14-question survey is available online at eSurv.org?u=North_Liberty_PD_Short_Survey.  

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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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Application for social service funding now available

Each year, the City of North Liberty funds a number of organizations who offer social services to North Liberty residents, including the Family Resource Centers at its elementary schools, the Johnson County Housing Trust Fund, and the North Liberty Community Pantry. As part of its budget for the current fiscal year, the North Liberty City […]

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Detour change: Oak Lane and North Liberty Road

Early this week, crews are expected to pave North Liberty Road between Oak Lane and Dubuque Street, as well as the southern portion of the Oak Lane intersection. During this work, traffic to Oak Lane will continue to be detoured north on North Liberty Road, though there may be some delays at times. Once this is […]

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Crosswalk painting scheduled for this evening, Aug. 17, 2016

Beginning at 7 p.m. tonight, Aug. 17, crews will be painting crosswalks throughout town in preparation for the school year. Several intersections along school walking routes east of Hwy 965 will be effected. Flaggers will direct drivers around specific areas while high-visibility and long-lasting epoxy paints are applied to clearly mark the crosswalks for drivers and pedestrians. Work is […]

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