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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Fall Leaf Collection Program

Fall Leaf Collection

Burlington Solid Waste crews will collect leaves, lawn and garden residue and twigs no larger than 1" in diameter for 7 weeks in the fall and 3 weeks in the spring, as noted on the schedule however, MATERIAL MUST BE IN PAPER YARDWASTE BAGS. WE WILL N...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Healthy Neighborhoods Program

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The Burlington Healthy Neighborhoods Program works to promote the revitalization of Burlington's neighborhoods by encouraging groups of neighbors to work together on exterior improvements to their properties..

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Parking Enforcement

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The parking enforcement officer is a part-time civilian position. This position reports to the on duty day shift patrol commander. Parking enforcement in the downtown area is the primary activity for this officer.

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Curbside Recycling

Burlington IOWA

Burlington contracts with the Des Moines County Area Recyclers for curbside recycling. Recyclables are collected from the street even if your garbage collection is in the alley.

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Starting a Business

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The City of Burlington does not require a general business license for most operations in the city, although, certain operations may require a license or permit from the city.

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News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 30, 2019

News Release - 2019 Locust Street Sewer Separation - Closure of Locust from 6th to Main

The Public Works Directors Office announced today that the construction area for the Locust Street Sewer Separation project is expected to expand to the intersection of 6th Street and Locust on 10/1/2019.  As a result, Locust Street will now be c...

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Locust Street Sewer Separation

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

News Release - 2800 Block of Kirkwood

The Public Works Directors Office announced today that starting at approximately 7:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 15th, the  2800 block of Kirkwood Street will be down to one lane of traffic so the Street Department can do asphalt repairs, this area w...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Fire Department selected to partcipate in NFPA Pilot Program

October 14, 2019

The Burlington Fire Department has been selected by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to participate in a pilot program to build a digital community risk assessment (CRA) tool. The tool will enable community leaders to make d...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

Fall Leaf Collection Program

Burlington Solid Waste crews will collect leaves, lawn and garden residue and twigs no larger than 1" in diameter for 7 weeks in the fall and 3 weeks in the spring, as noted on the schedule however, MATERIAL MUST BE IN PAPER YARDWASTE BAGS. WE WILL N...

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Posted on: September 30, 2019

News Release - 2019 Locust Street Sewer Separation - Closure of Locust from 6th to Main

The Public Works Directors Office announced today that the construction area for the Locust Street Sewer Separation project is expected to expand to the intersection of 6th Street and Locust on 10/1/2019.  As a result, Locust Street will now be c...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2019

News Release - Start of the 2019 HMA Resurfacing Project - Agency Street

The Public Works Directors Office announced today that road construction on the 2019 HMA Resurfacing Project is expected to start on the morning of 10/1/2019 on the southernmost (eastbound) lane of Agency Street between Shields Street and Gratton Street. ...

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News Releases
Posted on: September 30, 2019

News Release - Start of the 2019 HMA Resurfacing Project - North Street

The Public Works Directors office announced today that road construction on the 2019 HMA Resurfacing Project is expected to start on the morning of 10/1/2019 on North Street between 4th Street and Central Avenue.  The road will be receiving a new...

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News Releases
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Hydrant Flushing

The Burlington Municipal Waterworks will begin flushing all fire hydrants the week of October 1, 2019 and will continue for the next 5-6 weeks. During this time residents may experience temporary low pressures or discolored water. If discolored water is e...

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News Releases
Posted on: August 26, 2019

8/22/19 - Locust Street Sewer

Beginning on Thursday, August 22nd, the Locust Sewer Separation project will begin. The phase starting on Thursday will result in the closure of Locust Street from Main Street to 4th Street. The map attached indicates the beginning phase in blue with foll...

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