News Flash

Posted on: March 30, 2020

Park Playgrounds Closed From Use

Parks Closed

Effective immediately, all City of Burlington park playgrounds and play structures are temporarily closed from use until further notice. Such areas shall be posted closed by the Parks Department. Given the current situation and the guidance from public he...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 30, 2020

5/30/20 - North Hill HMA Construction

2019 HMA Work Area

Starting today, Monday March 30th 2020, construction crews will begin mobilizing in the north hill area to prepare for work. Milling of the existing surface will start on Thursday and is expected to last 2-3 days. Once Milling is complete, patching will t...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Solid Waste Department to Allow Extra Garbage Pickup for Two Weeks

Solid Waste

Post Date: 03/27/2020

Beginning Monday, March 30, Burlington residents will be able to place an extra bag or container of garbage next to your city container for the next two weeks. An extra bag tag will not be required. For the safety of employees, please...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 19, 2020

News Release- Burlington Urban Service

Effective on March 19, 2020 the Burlington Urban Service will be ending Saturday Service for the foreseeable future. Effective March 23, 2020 the Burlington Urban Service will alter the bus routes and reduce the number of buses in service. In order to red...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 12, 2020

Spring Leaf Collection

BURLINGTON LEAF COLLECTION for leaves, garden residue & twigs smaller than 1” in diameter begins March 23rd . All material must be in paper yard waste bags. We will no longer collect from City supplied trash carts or cans. NO tape or staples...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Facts and Resources about Coronavirus

According to Iowa Department of Public Health, there are no special precautions currently being recommended for Iowans beyond the simple daily precautions to combat any flu virus, including:

1. Avoid close contact with people who are sick.

2. Avoid touching...

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News Releases
Posted on: March 5, 2020

News Release - 2019 Locust Street Sewer Separation - 3rd Street Area

Starting Tuesday, March 10th, construction crews will begin to impact 3rd Street from Locust to Pine Street (see attached map). During daytime hours 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, this portion of the road will be closed to through traffic. At the end of the...

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