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Posted on: January 24, 2022

Planning and Zoning Meeting Information for January 26

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The Cedar Falls Planning and Zoning Commission meeting scheduled for January 26, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. will take place at City Hall. Agendas and materials for the upcoming and previous Planning and Zoning Commission meetings are available at www.cedarfalls.c...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Public Information Meeting: 2022 Street Construction Project

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The community is invited to a Public Information meeting on January 25, 2022, from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Cedar Falls Community Center (528 Main Street) regarding the 2022 Street Construction Project. The meeting is on a come-and-go basis. ...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Cedar Falls Invokes Snow Emergency in the College Hill and Downtown Areas

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The City of Cedar Falls will be invoking a Snow Emergency at 9:00 p.m. on January 19, 2022, until 7:00 a.m. on January 20, 2022, for the purpose of hauling snow from the Downtown and College Hill areas of the city.

This Snow Emergency will be in effect for...

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Posted on: January 17, 2022

Cedar Falls Police to Enforce 48-Hour Parking Ordinance

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The Cedar Falls Police Department would like to remind residents of the 48-hour parking ordinance. With the recent snowfall in the metro area, snowplows and salt trucks need to be able to remove snow in all public right-of-ways to help ensure safe travel ...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Cedar Falls Police Partner with Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division on I-PLEDGE

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The Cedar Falls Police Department has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products out of the hands of Cedar Falls underage persons.

Known as I-PLEDGE, the program is a partnership with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD...

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Posted on: December 16, 2021

If It Wags, It Needs a Tag!

Pets four months or older are required to be licensed annually by January 1; fees double on April 1.

To purchase a license in person, stop by City Hall at 220 Clay Street, Monday–Friday from 8 am–5 pm.

To register online or for more information visit https:...

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Our City News
Posted on: December 26, 2021

Holiday Tree Disposal Information

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Cleaning up after the holidays? Cedar Falls Public Works offers these helpful reminders to residents!

Tree Disposal

Clean Trees: Do not have ornaments, tinsel, flocking, or attached tree stands. These will be considered as yard waste. They may be brought to...

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Posted on: November 10, 2021

Cedar Falls Public Safety Director, Jeff Olson, Announces Retirement

Cedar Falls Public Safety Director, Jeff Olson, is announcing his retirement after working over three and a half decades for the City. His last day of service will be March 11, 2022. 

"It has been an honor to be part of such a great city for ...

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Posted on: October 14, 2021

Cedar Falls Launches New Registration Website

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The Cedar Falls Recreation and Fitness Center is excited to announce the launch of its new registration website now located at bit.ly/CFRecRegister. New and existing Cedar Falls Rec members can use the website to register for classes, programming, youth s...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

Public Works Acquires New Electric Mower

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To reduce maintenance costs and increase efficiency, Cedar Falls Public Works recently acquired an electric mower. The Mean Green 74" EVO contains a 35KW battery and produces eight hours of run time on the battery so that crews can mow all day on a s...

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Our City News
Posted on: August 3, 2021

Cedar Falls Updates Parking in Downtown Municipal Lots

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During the Cedar Falls City Council meeting on August 2, 2021, City Council voted to update parking rules in the municipal lots located in the Downtown district.

The lots will no longer require paid parking. The spaces will now be free, four-hour parking f...

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Reminder: Cedar Falls City Council Packet Publication Update

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On May 3, 2021, the Cedar Falls City Council voted to change the City Council packet publication date from the Friday prior to the Council meeting to the Wednesday prior to the Council meeting. This update will provide the public with two additional days ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Cedar Falls City Council Packet Publication Update

On May 3, 2021, the Cedar Falls City Council voted to change the City Council packet publication date from the Friday prior to the Council meeting to the Wednesday prior to the Council meeting. This update will provide the public with two additional days ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

2021 Cedar Falls Business and Industry Awards and Representative Citizen Award

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The Cedar Falls Business and Industry Awards and Representative Citizen Award recognizes individuals, groups, and businesses for their continued interest and investment in the community. The awards are presented annually by the City of Cedar Falls and Ced...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Memorial Day Reminder over Gravestone Decorations

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With the recent Memorial Day weekend, the City of Cedar Falls would like to issue a reminder to the public on decorating ordinances for our area cemeteries.

The City welcomes families and friends to help honor holidays by decorating gravestones; however, s...

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Our City News
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Cedar Falls Public Safety Announces 2021 Service Awards

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Cedar Falls Public Safety has announced their 2021 service awards, recognizing team members who displayed exceptional achievement within the department over the past year. A small ceremony was held at the Public Safety Building, located at 4600 South Main...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Cedar Falls Mask Mandate Resolution to Expire

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During the Cedar Falls City Council meeting on May 17, 2021, the City Council voted to allow the current Cedar Falls mask mandate resolution to expire on May 19, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. The mandate originally passed on September 8, 2020, and required anyone w...

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Cedar Falls Downtown Streetscape Project to Begin Phase 2

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The Cedar Falls Downtown Streetscape and Reconstruction project will be starting Phase 2 of construction on April 5, 2021. 

The City of Cedar Falls partnered with Community Main Street to develop a Downtown streetscape plan in 2015. The goal was t...

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Our City News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Trail Safety Reminder from the City of Cedar Falls

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As spring arrives, the City of Cedar Falls is reminding users to practice safe etiquette when out enjoying the local trails. 

"We are excited that people are anxious to get outside and spend time on the great Cedar Falls trails," said Am...

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Our City News
Posted on: February 23, 2021

Cedar Falls Public Safety Special Report: 2021-2025

The City of Cedar Falls is proud to present the Cedar Falls Public Safety Special Report. Citizens can view the report at bit.ly/CFPS21-25.

The purpose of the special report is to examine Public Safety operations and identify strategies to reach future obj...

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Our City News
Posted on: January 19, 2021

Cedar Falls Police Partner with Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division on I-PLEDGE

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The Cedar Falls Police Division has taken a pledge to keep tobacco, alternative nicotine, and vapor products out of the hands of underage persons. Known as I-PLEDGE, the program is a partnership with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) to educate ...

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Our City News
Posted on: September 14, 2020

Cedar Falls Public Library Earns Tier 3 State Accreditation

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The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Cedar Falls Public Library has met the conditions for Tier 3 state accreditation. This is the highest level achievable by a public library.

Tier 3 accredited libraries receive more state funding than Tier 2 ...

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Our City News
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Cedar Falls Public Safety Lieutenant John Zolendek and Officer Chris Copp Named Heroes Among Us

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Cedar Falls Public Safety Lieutenant John Zolendek and Public Safety Officer Chris Copp, as well as Black Hawk County Deputies Joe Schmidt and Nick Smith, were honored at the MercyOne Heroes Among Us ceremony for their courageous actions during the house ...

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