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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Cedar Falls Public Safety Department Partners with the ‘Pink Patch Project’

The Cedar Falls Public Safety Department is proud to once again join ‘The Pink Patch Project’ this October to support breast cancer awareness. The Pink Patch Project (PPP) is a collaborative effort between the Los Angeles County Police...

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Posted on: September 16, 2019

Imagine Downtown! Vision Plan Presentation and Open House

An open house will be held on September 25, beginning at 6:30 PM, in the Council Chambers at City Hall in Cedar Falls to present the public review draft of the Imagine Downtown! Vision Plan. A Q&A and open house will follow the presentation. ...

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Cedar Falls Public Safety Responds to Apartment Fire

The Cedar Falls Public Safety Department responded to a fire at an 18-plex apartment building at 3223 Scenic Drive in Cedar Falls at 10:48 p.m. on Wednesday, September 11, 2019.

14 public safety officers and firefighters immediately responded to the fire a...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Hazardous Tree Removal

This year you may have noticed a decline in the health of ash trees or other trees on your private property.  City staff continues to remove public trees on the street right of way (the area between the sidewalk and curb) that are or will soon be...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Cedar Falls Hosting Bands of America Iowa Regional Championship

More than 25 high school marching bands will be at the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls for the Bands of America Iowa Regional Championship on September 28, 2019.

The participating marching bands will perform in a preliminary competition with 10 bands adva...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Phase 1 of Updated Downtown Parking Plan Nears Completion

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In order to improve parking in the downtown area, the City of Cedar Falls conducted a parking study in February 2019. This study included a recommendation plan. The ordinances were approved on June 17, 2019, by the Cedar Falls City Council. The City then ...

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Posted on: August 22, 2019

Cedar Falls Art and Culture Board Announces New Community Sponsorship Fund

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As part of an ongoing effort to encourage local arts and activities, The Cedar Falls Art and Culture Board is excited to announce a new Community Sponsorship Fund. This sponsorship is available for organizations and/or individuals and will support new art...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

University Avenue Nominated for International Award

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The City of Cedar Falls is excited to announce that the University Avenue reconstruction project has been named a finalist in the Roads and Highways category of Bentley Systems, Incorporated Year in Infrastructure 2019 Awards program.

The annual awards pro...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

City of Cedar Falls Offers Interactive Maps Online

Individuals searching for online city data now have more options with new interactive maps now available on the Cedar Falls website.

The information, located under Maps & Data, allows residents to access the Cemetery, Parks and Rec, and Open Building P...

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Our City News
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Electronics Recycling Drop-off & Household Hazardous Materials Drop-Off Event

All Black Hawk County residents are invited to the upcoming Electronics Recycling Drop-off & Household Hazardous Materials Drop-off on Saturday, September 21st at the Cedar Falls Public Works Complex (2200 Technology Parkway). The drop-off will take p...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

Over 800 Attend National Night Out in Cedar Falls

Over 800 people were in attendance during this year’s National Night Out Against Crime event, which took place August 6, 2019, at the Cedar Falls Target Retail Store, located at 214 Viking Plaza Dr.

The Cedar Falls Department of Public Safety tea...

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Posted on: August 7, 2019

City of Cedar Falls Wins 2019 All-Star Community Award for University Avenue

The City of Cedar Falls was selected as a 2019 All-Star Community Award from the Iowa League of Cities for the reconstruction of University Avenue.

“We are excited to have been selected for this award,” said Stephanie Houk Sheetz, Cedar...

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Cedar Falls Department of Public Safety Responds to Garage Fire

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The Cedar Falls Department of Public Safety responded to a single car garage fire at 2421 Cypress Avenue in Cedar Falls at 11:02 AM on Friday, July 26, 2019.

“We had plenty of people respond immediately,” said Battalion Chief Schmidt. “The fire was quickly...

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Our City News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Cedar Falls Health Trust Fund Board seeks grant applicants for funding

The Cedar Falls Health Trust Fund Board is currently seeking applicants.  The Health Trust Fund Board has established policies that will affect funding distribution. The maximum allocation of funding in a given year shall not exceed an amount det...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Chase Schrage Named New Cedar Falls Public Works Director

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The Cedar Falls City Council has approved the appointment of Chase Schrage as the new Cedar Falls Public Works Director. Schrage had been the city’s Principal Engineer for the past six and half years and has 10 years of experience in municipal government....

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Our City News
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Phase 1 and 2 of New Downtown Parking Changes Approved

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In order to update downtown parking, the City of Cedar Falls conducted a parking study in February 2019 which included a recommendation plan.

The immediate recommendations will be implemented in two phases during the upcoming months. Phase 1 and 2 were app...

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Our City News
Posted on: July 5, 2019

West 1st Street/Hwy 57 Reconstruction Beginning July 8, 2019

Beginning Monday, July 8, 2019, the contractor will begin Stage 1 reconstruction of 1st Street.  A full road closure will occur from Walnut Street to Franklin Street. This will be in effect for approximately 2 months, but this i...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

Found Property Items

Numerous found property items from around the city are dropped off at the police department each year. Cedar Falls police are attempting to reunite these lost items with their owners. Click here to view the lists of found property to see if any of these i...

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