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Posted on: January 10, 2020

Boards and Commissions

Boards and Commissions

The City Council appoints citizen volunteers to the following boards, commissions, and committees. Please note that where permitted, a member whose term is expiring is usually given the opportunity to request reappointment. For additiona...

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Posted on: January 2, 2020

2020 Citizens Academy

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Our 3rd annual Citizens Academy is a FREE 10 week course. This class will take you through various city departments to explain how they work for our citizens. Applications are open and there is enough room for 12 participants so space is limited! &nbs...

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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

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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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