The Risk Management Division protects the City’s assets using the most cost effective methods, handles claims against the City, and reviews certificates of insurance received by the City to ensure they meet the City’s requirements.
RISK MANAGEMENT POLICY
File a Claim
For efficiency you can file a claim via e-mail using one of the following forms:
Automobile and general claims
Mailbox damage caused by snowplowing or City vehicles
The claim form and additional information can be e-mailed directly to the Claims Analyst.
Minor property damage sustained during debris removal performed by the City or its contractors such as lawn or sod will need to be repaired by the property owner. Free compost and mulch are available while supplies last at the Linn County Solid Waste Agency. Root balls or uprooted stumps that left large holes in the right-of-way will be back-filled by the City’s contractor.
- Private Property: You can report more significant private property damage sustained during debris removal performed by the City or its contractors (pavement or structural damage) to the City’s Risk Services Division: Phone: (319) 286-5125 | Email: J.Lynch@cedar-rapids.org
- Right-of-Way: The Public Works Department (319-286-5778) will be reaching out to property owners directly who sustained damage to driveway aprons or sidewalks in the right-of-way, either during the derecho or subsequent clean-up efforts.
Finance Department - Risk Division
500 15th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Phone: (319) 286-5125
Office hours are: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday located in the Finance Department.