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Get involved in your community; apply to serve on a board or commission by May 19

If you’re looking to get involved in your city, serving on a volunteer board or commission is a great way to do it. Boards members and commissioners work with staff, provide recommendations to council and can make a difference in many aspects of community development. On July 1, each year, new terms begin on several boards and […]

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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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City’s bond rating upgraded

On Tuesday, Moody’s Investors Service announced it had upgraded the City of North Liberty’s bond rating to Aa2. The analysis cited the North Liberty’s growing tax base, strong population growth, above-average resident income and healthy financial profile. The rating upgrade is vote of confidence from financial experts and allows the city to borrow funding for infrastructure projects at […]

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Road work: Penn Street between Jones Boulevard and Cameron Way

Weather permitting, on Monday, April 10, work will begin to widen Penn Street to five lanes between Cameron Way and Jones Boulevard. Two lanes of traffic will remain open through the work site, however the speed limit and lane width will be reduced to allow crews to begin utility work and install storm sewers. Then, […]

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Road closure: North Liberty Road from Oak Lane to N Juniper Street

Beginning Monday, April 3, weather permitting, E. Penn Street/North Liberty Road will be closed to traffic so crews can regrade the road bed for improved sight lines, improve the shoulder and prepare for future trail and sidewalk additions, and realign the road’s curve for improved safety. Work is expected to last through the fall. Traffic on […]

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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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North Liberty Fire Department releases annual report

The North Liberty Fire Department’s annual report for 2016 is now available. “I am pleased to present this annual report on behalf of the members of the NLFD who unwaveringly serve the residents and visitors of North Liberty, Penn, and Madison Townships,” said Bill Schmooke, the department’s interim chief of the department. ” Being a […]

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