City Manager's 1 Bag Challenge #1BagBlitz
April 13, 2017
In 2012 my passion for a clean and beautiful Cedar Rapids led to the creation of the City Manager’s 1 Bag Challenge. The program encourages all Cedar Rapids residents to do their part by picking up at least one bag of litter each year.
Welcome to the City of Cedar Rapids blog
February 28, 2017
Welcome to the City of Cedar Rapids blog! We are looking forward to using this blog to help employees from throughout the organization share information with Cedar Rapids residents and anyone interested in learning more about our city government.
Five Seasons Citizenship Award
March 20, 2017
Each year the Cedar Rapids City Council awards five local citizens with the Five Seasons Citizenship award. This award honors individuals who have gone above and beyond to benefit the Cedar Rapids community and residents.
Gearing Up for Amphitheatre Season
March 22, 2017
Summer is just around the corner, which means the start of outdoor activities in Cedar Rapids.
A new welcome to parks
March 09, 2017
This past year, the parks maintenance crew tackled the project of creating new signage for park entrances. They were created for $30,000 less than if the Department had purchased them.
The outstanding contribution of Americorps to Ushers Ferry
April 18, 2017
On April 4 we will participate in Mayor and County Recognition Day for National Service and officially thank Americorps teams who have been instrumental in the recovery and redevelopment of Ushers Ferry in the nine years.
National Telecommunicators Week, April 9-15
April 12, 2017
It's National Telecommunicators Week and we pay tribute to the important role of the 911 dispatcher who is the first, first responder. They are the unsung heroes on the other end of the line.
Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week
April 10, 2017
This week is Animal Control Officer Appreciation Week. Like police officers and firefighters, animal control officers are dedicated professionals who often put themselves at risk, work irregular shifts, and care deeply about their mission.
SRO Relationship Inspires Law Enforcement Career Choice at McKinley
March 27, 2017
School Resource Officers in area high schools and middle schools truly can make a difference in young people's lives.