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2019 Recycling Schedule

2019 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.

ELECTION November 5 2019!
Mayor Seat + Two Council Seats

Moving FlagOne of the most challenging and exciting responsibilities an individual can assume is to become a council member or mayor. The business of city government and local leadership presents a unique opportunity to resolve issues, accomplish goals, and affect the future of your community. Please consider serving your community in one of these roles.

Voting 7:00am-8:00pm
Dubuque County Residents ~ City Hall Council Chambers, 320 1st Ave W.
Jones County Residents ~ Cascade EMS Center, 803 1st Ave W.

Click this link for full election details: November 5 2019 Elections (PDF)

Fall City-Wide Clean-Up

Saturday October 12. Collection is limited to 2 large items and the equivalent of 4 33-gallon garbage cans per household.
Wood/metal must be separated into manageable bundles.

Laptop, computer monitor, items with a screen REQUIRE a $15 tag available at City Hall. All other items are free to dispose of.
See attachment for details. See Attached File


The Cascade Planning & Zoning Board has a vacancy that will be appointed in October. The Cascade Planning & Zoning Board meets the 3rd Thursday of the month on an as-needed basis. Board members receive $15 per meeting compensation. Cascade residents interested in serving a 3-year term on the Planning & Zoning Board should submit a letter of interest. Letters may be mailed to Cascade City Hall, P.O. Box 400, Cascade, IA 52033 or dropped off at City Hall. Letters must be received by Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by 4:00 p.m. Please consider serving the community and helping shape policy decisions and the future of Cascade.

Animal Cleanup

Per Code 55.09, no owner or walker of any animal shall permit the animal to discharge feces upon any public or private property, other than the property of the owner of the animal. The owner or walker shall be deemed to permit the animal’s discharge of feces if the owner does not immediately thereafter take steps to remove and cleanup the feces from the property.


Trick or Treating will be October 31st 5:30p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Trimming Trees - Private Property Owners

Public Notice: The owner of the property shall keep the trees trimmed and from overhanging the streets. Branches are to be at least 15’ above the surface of the street and 8’ above the sidewalks, per City Code 150.03. Please review the trees on your individual properties and trim the trees if necessary. With winter coming, trees hanging lower than the regulated 15’, causes an issue with the snow plows. Thank you for our immediate attention to this!

Census at Cascade Public Library

Full time and Part time jobs ... U.S. Census will be at the Cascade Public Library on Wednesday, November 20th, 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm to assist with applications or answer questions about the positions that are available for the 2020 Census. They are full time and part time temp jobs with flexible hours and pay $15.00-$16.50 in Iowa.

Heat Assistance

Call Operation New View to schedule an appointment. (563) 556-5130 x 0. Details attached. See Attached File

Water Quality Report

This report contains important information about the source and quality of your drinking water. To speak with someone about the report please contact City Hall. See Attached File

Radon Kits

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


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

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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