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Posted on: April 8, 2020

4/13/20 - 5th Street from Locust to Walnut Street

5th Street

Starting Monday, April 13th, construction crews will have additional impacts on 5th Street from Locust to Walnut Street (see attached map).  Initially, crews from FYE Excavating will be removing what remains of the old roadway, installing new sto...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Update: Solid Waste Extends Collection of Additional Container

Solid Waste

Post Date: 04/07/2020

Originally set for 2 weeks to end April 7, Mayor Billups signed an updated emergency proclamation that will extend this date until May 1.

Beginning Monday, March 30, Burlington residents will be able to place an extra bag or container ...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Burlington Fire Department responds to fire at Autumn Heights

Press Release

April 6, 2020

At 2:28 AM Monday April 6, 2020 the Burlington Fire Department was called to Autumn Heights Apartments, at 2830 Winegard Drive in Burlington, for an automated fire alarm activation.  A Burlington police officer was in th...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Burlington Fire Department responds to Garage Fire

Press Release

April 6, 2020

At 3:50 PM Sunday April 5, 2020 the Burlington Fire Department was called to 1005 S. 10th Street for a reported garage fire.  While firefighters were responding a second caller reported the fire spreading to a second gar...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Spring City-Wide Cleanup Update

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, spring city-wide cleanup has been postponed until further notice. This program will be re-evaluated to determine if or when it can move forward when circumstances allow. Please do not set out any items at this time.

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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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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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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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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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