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Our indoor pool is, unfortunately closed until further notice. Last night, a motor failed and will need to be replaced. We hope to have a timeline for reopening later in the week of May 13.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall has moved from its previous, leased offices into the new, permanent building at 360 N. Main St. at 7 a.m.

The public can accesses the same services at the new location during the same business hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Departments located at the building include Administration, Billing and Finance, Building Inspection, Planning, Community Relations and Human Resources.

A ribbon cutting and open house is planned for Tuesday, May 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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Fireworks and Classic Cars July 3 in Penn Meadows Park

Kickstart your Independence Day celebrations with a free Show & Shine Car Show and fireworks on Wednesday, July 3 in Penn Meadows Park.

The five Ws

  • Who: You! This is a free, all ages evening
  • What: A classic car show and firework display
  • Where: Penn Meadows Park, 355 E Penn St
  • When: Wednesday, July 3. View classic cars beginning at 7 p.m. Fireworks launch at 9:30 p.m.
  • Why: Kickstart your Independence Day celebrations!

What to expect

  • Please park on the park’s paved lots or along nearby residential streets or skip the car and walk, bike or roller blade to the park!
  • Classy Chassy Cruisers will host the Show & Shine in Penn Meadows north parking beginning at 7 p.m.
  • Bring a lawn chair and blankets to relax on to watch the fireworks. Fireworks will launch from Owen Skelly Field on the south end of the park at 9:30 p.m.
  • Restrooms at Penn Meadows Park will be open and available.
  • Food and drink will not on-site for purchase. Attendees are welcome to bring picnics, but a friendly reminder that alcohol is prohibited.
  • The use of tobacco, nicotine, vape and other electronic smoking devices are prohibited in North Liberty parks, trails and public recreation areas.


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Let’s Talk Fireworks

Only licensed and insured professional firework displays are permitted — such as our July 3 show in Penn Meadows Park — in North Liberty city limits.

The local sale of fireworks, which is allowed as required by state law, can lead to confusion because cities still set local rules for the use of consumer fireworks, and the North Liberty City Council has declined to legalize their use within city limits, so consumer fireworks are prohibited. Novelty fireworks, including sparklers and similar items, remain legal to use. Every year, North Liberty and other jurisdictions receive complaints from residents about their neighbors using fireworks. The most effective deterrent is residents talking to their neighbors who are using fireworks illegally. Additionally, reports can also be made to countywide dispatch at (319) 356-6800. Those who use fireworks without permits can face hundred of dollars in fines.

Local professional displays include:

Information about permits for the use or sale of fireworks is available from the North Liberty Fire Department.

Who to thank

This event is part of the City Slate. The yearlong schedule of events is made possible by A2Z Heating & Plumbing, Centro, Inc, Collins Community Credit Union, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Health Care, Urban Acres Real Estate and Veridian Credit Union.

Stay in the loop

Any cancellations or delays will be posted on the Fireworks Facebook event and the Show & Shine with Classy Chassy Cruisers Facebook event.
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We’re committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation at our events for individuals with disabilities. For accommodations, please reach out to [email protected] or call (319) 626-5755.

More City Slate Fun

This event is part of the City Slate, a compilation of North Liberty’s largest and free city-produced events, with more than 30 events planned in 2024. Explore the schedule at

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