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2020 Recycling Schedule

2020 Recycling Schedule

" We invite you to please take a look around our town. Here you will find a warm friendly town with an atmosphere to grow your dreams! "

Welcome to Cascade, Iowa

Cascade, Iowa is entered in Dubuque County near the borders of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. The Cascade Chamber of Commerce invites you to visit a "Place We Call Home".

Cascade Area Businesses are owned and operated by long time Cascade Families. With growth in business, tourism and economical residential housing, Cascade has much to offer. Come see our historic buildings, fine shops, and great eateries.

We are located on Highway 151 between Dubuque, Iowa and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Requesting Quotes

The City of Cascade, Iowa, is requesting price quotes for the materials and installation of two storm sewer intakes on Garfield Street SW; one south of the double intake between 1st Ave W and 2nd Ave SW and the other between 4th Ave SW and 5th Ave SW on the west side. The construction should be completed by June 1st or earlier if possible. Bids shall include all work in accordance with this request for quotation. Each bidder must include with their bid the name of the contractor, business address, telephone number, and total price for materials and labor. Bids must be received by Friday, February 21st at 4:00 p.m. at City Hall of Cascade, 320 1st Avenue West, Cascade, Iowa 52033. If further specifications are requested or there are questions, please call Public Works Superintendent Phil Gehl at 563-258-2733. The City of Cascade reserves the right to reject any and all quotes and may waive any informalities or technicalities in the quote. Payment will be made within 30 days following the receipt of the Contractor’s invoice and inspection of the work performed. The contractor shall carry, maintain and provide proof of insurance in acceptable terms for the City. Failure to provide evidence of satisfactory insurance will result in rejection of an award.

Public Hearing Maximum Property Tax Levy

Public Hearing on Proposed Maximum Property Tax Levy. The Cascade City Council will hold a public hearing on February 24, 2020 at 6:00pm on the proposed maximum property tax levy. This notice and public hearing are new requirements by the State of Iowa. The actual hearing notice is attached. See Attached File


Reminder: Per Code 136.04: Snow, ice and accumulations shall be removed from sidewalks within 24-hours of the last accumulation. If a property owner does not remove snow, ice or accumulations within a reasonable time, the City may do so and assess the costs against the property owner for collection in the same manner as a property tax.

Radon Kits

Radon Kits are available at City Hall. Cost per kit $7. Proceeds go to Dubuque County Health Department.

Purchase a personalized, commemorative brick and leave your mark on the Wave of the Future Legacy Pathway.

If interested in purchasing a personalized brick, click on the file or stop by City Hall, Ohnward Bank or Fidelity Bank for an order form. These would make a great Christmas present! See Attached File


The 2020 Census will be the 24th United States Census. By April 2020 households will receive an invitation to participate. There will be three options to respond: online, by phone, or by mail. Counting everyone is a massive undertaking. The Census Bureau is hiring people to assist with the 2020 count. Visit See Attached File


Apply to become a Precinct Election Official. 2020 Primary Election and General Election help needed. See Attached File. See Attached File

2020 Recycling Calendar

The 2020 recycling calendar is available at City Hall and online at See Attached File

FREE Energy Audits

Does your house leave in too much cold air? Is your furnace and water heater working properly?
Schedule a FREE Energy Audit with
Green Iowa AmeriCorps Program is a NO COST to homeowners program. They will make energy improvements to your home at no cost to you!

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