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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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Help keep America — and Muddy Creek — beautiful on April 8, 2017

In observance of Keep America Beautiful Day, Boy Scout Troop 216 and Cub Scout Packs 216 and 275, the North Liberty Tree & Storm Water Advisory Board and the North Liberty Parks Department will lead this clean-up day to remove debris along Big Muddy Creek and the North Liberty Recreation trail. Public involvement, participation and […]

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Special election to be held on April 25, 2017

On Tuesday, April 25, North Liberty voters will elect a mayor and a city councilor. All six North Liberty precincts will vote at the North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry Street, between 7 a.m. and 8 p.m. A special election for the mayor’s seat is required since a petition was filed on March 1. […]

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Snow emergency declared beginning 6 p.m. Sunday, March 12

With a winter storm warning in effect, North Liberty has declared a snow emergency beginning Sunday, March 12 at 6 p.m. Parking on streets is not permitted until the snow emergency has been lifted. Crews will be working to clear roads through the snowfall. During the storm, roads may be slick or impassable; drivers are […]

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