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Category: Announcements

Uptown Streetscape Improvements Project

Project Overview The City has initiated the kick-off of its Streetscape Master Plan project in Uptown Mount Vernon, IA. This plan will serve as a vision for the future design of Uptown for 1st Street from 3rd Avenue SW to

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Uptown Streetscape Improvements Project

As we kick off our Downtown Streetscape Improvements Project it is necessary to survey everything in the City right-of-way- from building front to building front to get the most accurate information as we enter the design process. JEO Consulting’s survey

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Snow Routes

Parking is prohibited along designated Snow Routes for 48 hours following a snow/ice event, or upon Mayoral Proclamation of a Snow Emergency.    Mount Vernon, Iowa  – January, 2024.            Designated Snow Routes are indicated in Green and

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Warming Centers – Linn County

Due to the extreme Cold, Linn County Emergency Management has published a list of 2024 Warming Centers , including Mount Vernon City Hall at 213 First Street NW.  City Hall is open 24 hours during extreme cold.   Download Warming Centers List

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September Newsletter

Main Announcements New Website The city of Mt. Vernon is undergoing a digital transformation! We will be launching our new website with a fresh, modern, and engaging design to better represent our vibrant community. The website delivers a more intuitive

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The Story of City Kitty

Picture it: Halloween 2007. A cold, rainy day. A black cat sat alone on a bench outside of City Hall seeking shelter from the storm. The legend of City Kitty was born. City was a rolling stone in his younger

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