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Neighborhood Services Coordinator
Through the Office of Neighborhood Services, the City of Iowa City supports and encourages neighborhood action and provides ideas and resources that can help shape the future of a neighborhood. The City coordinates with the Neighborhood Associations to work through their short and long-term needs that best serve the interests of the neighborhood within the goals of the larger community. The City of Iowa City also provides financial and technical assistance in the printing and mailing of newsletters and meeting notices. The Office of Neighborhood Services is part of the Planning and Community Development Department.
Marcia Bollinger, the Neighborhood Services Coordinator, acts as a liaison between the Neighborhood Associations and the City government to address neighborhood concerns and interests. The Coordinator can suggest speakers for meetings, keep neighbors informed of pertinent City issues, and provide the resources to promote citizen involvement.
Tom speaks with Neighborhood Services Coordinator Marcia Bollinger about her job working with the City's Neighborhood Associations in general, and specifically about some of the Grant Wood Neighborhood Association programs.
Current News & Headlines
Mercer Park Farmers Market To Debut On Tuesday, May 7
from media release on Wednesday, May 01, 2013
Mercer Park Farmers Market coming to town on Tuesdays!
Iowa City will welcome another Farmer’s Market to town this spring, so that shoppers will have one more day each week to purchase fresh produce, baked goods, prepared foods, jewelry, gift items, and other products from their favorite farmers, bakers, and artisans. The new market will be held on Tuesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. at Mercer Park, beginning May 7 and continuing through October 29.
Mercer Park is located on Bradford Street (off of First Avenue), next to Southeast Junior High. The Mercer Park Farmer’s Market will be held in the parking lot directly north of the baseball fields, and will feature many favorite vendors from the Iowa City and Sycamore Mall Farmer’s Markets.
Vendors who are interested in participating are encouraged to register now for booth space (see the attachments below). The application deadline is Friday, April 19.
For more information, contact Emily Ambrosy at the City of Iowa City at firstname.lastname@example.org.