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Board of Supervisors seeks applicants for library board of trustees

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for one vacancy on the North Liberty Community Library Board of Trustees for a person residing in unincorporated Johnson County to serve an unexpired term beginning immediately and ending June 30, 2020. While all North Liberty Community Library Board of Trustees members are appointed by the […]

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Blue-green algae identified in Beaver Kreek; migrating to Muddy Creek

Like in many cities throughout the state, the City of North Liberty has recently become aware of blue-green algae in Beaver Kreek. Although there is not a quick treatment, below is information on what causes these blooms and how to avoid contact. Please note that this does not affect drinking water. According to the Iowa […]

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Temporary trail closure at the corner of Dubuque Street and North Liberty Road

Beginning Aug. 1, 2017, a section of the Dubuque Street trail near the intersection of Dubuque Street and North Liberty Road will be closed. The closure is necessary to allow contractors to install driveway access for a developing business. A temporary trail has been installed. The permanent trail is expected to reopen by Aug. 3, […]

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Five finalists selected for fire chief; public reception to be held Aug. 2, 2017

The City of North Liberty will host an open house for the public to meet the finalists for the Fire Chief position on Wednesday, Aug. 2, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at the North Liberty Community Library, 520 W Cherry St. The informal reception will offer members of the public a chance to meet the […]

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I-80 Planning Study

From the Iowa Department of Transportation: The Iowa Department of Transportation is conducting a planning study of Interstate 80. The study is being developed and released through a series of technical reports that identify the existing condition of I-80, the way the system is performing, short- and long-term issues, and strategies to improve the route. […]

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Community Day coming to Farmer’s Market, Penn Landing

For the first time since the reopening of Highway 965, the North Liberty Farmer’s Market and local businesses are coming together to celebrate summer with a Community Day. On July 30th, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., catch live music, local food and crafts, family fun, a cornhole tournament, and bounce houses at the market’s […]

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Treasure Hunt supports the North Liberty Community Fund

A treasure hunt, with a grand prize of four tickets to the Sept. 23 Iowa Hawkeyes’ football game versus Penn State — complete with parking pass and tailgate — is set to help raise funds and awareness of the North Liberty Community Fund. Entry fees for the Grow Our Community Treasure Hunt are $25. Participants […]

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Build community during National Night Out

On Aug. 1, North Liberty and cities across the country, will celebrate National Night Out. Residents are encourages to go outside, lock their doors and meet with their neighbors and North Liberty’s officers to talk about happenings in their neighborhood and crime prevention strategies. North Liberty officers will be traveling through neighborhoods on foot and […]

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A new name for a vital community corridor: Ranshaw Way

The late Mayor Tom Salm expressed a desire to rename Highway 965 to something better representing its transition from an old state highway to a vital community corridor. To that end, the North Liberty City Council solicited names from the community, convened a committee to consider suggestions and approved the committee’s recommendation. At 11 a.m. […]

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Pilot transit program ending Sept. 1

North Liberty’s weekday, intracity pilot bus program will be ended on Sept. 1, 2017. The program saw just an average of 25 trips per month, at an average cost to the city of $224.25 per ride, since its operation began in October 2016. The regular commuter route, in partnership with Coralville Transit, will continue. The pilot […]

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