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North Liberty celebrates Older Americans Month

This May is Older Americans Month and, in celebration, the City of North Liberty is hosting new and existing nutritional, social and educational programs for local seniors the entire month! The theme is “Engage at Every Age,” so the goal is to encourage seniors to try new things and to learn ways to give back to the community via volunteering. We’re […]

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Changes coming to North Liberty’s trash system this summer

Working with Johnson County Refuse, the contractor who has long provided service in North Liberty, the city has approved a plan to modernize North Liberty’s refuse, recycling and curbside compost system, with heavy-duty wheeled carts and new options for residential customers. The fee for trash collection will be rolled in with the current city utility […]

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Run CRANDIC coming to (and through) North Liberty

In the early hours of Sunday, April 29, 2018, a couple thousand people will — insanely — wake up early to run through North Liberty on their way to Iowa City. The organizers are calling this the inaugural Run CRANDIC, with a marathon (starting at NewBo City Market in Cedar Rapids) and a half marathon […]

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Get involved in your community; apply to serve on a board or commission by May 21, 2018

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 and advise 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 […]

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Good Neighbor Meeting: southeast corner of Kansas Ave and St. Andrews Drive

The city may soon consider a rezoning and subdivision plat for property and a public open house-style meeting is being held to explain the proposal. The property is at the southeast corner of Kansas Avenue and St. Andrews Drive (270 Street in Johnson County). The proposal is for a residential subdivision of multi- and single-family […]

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Ranshaw Way (Highway 965) widening to begin Monday

Weather permitting, on Monday, April 16, 2018, work will begin to widen Ranshaw Way (Highway 965) to five lanes between Zeller and Cherry streets. The first stage of widening work will occur on the east side of the street. Two lanes of traffic will remain open through the project, however the speed limit and lane […]

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Things to do with your stuff that doesn’t put it in the landfill

The annual Spring Cleanup Day, when residents can bring bulky trash, appliances, tree limbs and other brush and more, is the last Saturday of each April. But what if you have stuff that’s still usable by someone and you just don’t need anymore? North Liberty Buy Nothing Project If you’re into giving away your stuff […]

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Solarize Johnson County residential solar purchase program announced

Residents in North Liberty, and across Johnson County, have an opportunity to learn more about solar energy and potentially invest in affordable solar through a new program: Solarize Johnson County. The program builds on the success of Solarize Cedar Rapids and Linn County, where more than 500 individuals attended free solar education sessions and nearly […]

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Are you a North Liberty whiz? Take the quiz to find out.

So you’ve been around for a while, but how well do you really know the City of North Liberty? Just moved to town? Here’s your crash course. We’ve put together a short quiz on the city’s history, government structure, and current projects so you can test just how in-the-know you really are. All answers are provided […]

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North Liberty hosts cheer zone to welcome RUN CRANDIC runners

In one month, North Liberty will welcome more than 2,100 runners of the inaugural RUN CRANDIC marathon as the race from Cedar Rapids to Iowa City passes through. To extend North Liberty’s hospitality, the city will host an official cheer zone on the lawn of the North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry Street, from […]

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