The Communications Office serves as the central hub for City information. We provide several ways to stay in contact.

A Community Resource

Shannon McMahon is the City's Communications Coordinator. To contact Shannon, call 319-356-5058 or email

Connect with the City of Iowa City to receive news and engage with staff at your fingertips. 


Sign-up to receive news alerts, service notices and event information by e-mail or text. 

Customize the information by selecting preferred listings and newsletters. 

Social Media 

Follow the City of Iowa City on Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Discover what's happening in Iowa City through postings, photos and videos.

Start a conversation by asking a question or providing feedback. 

ICgovXpress Mobile App 

Download the ICgovXpress Mobile App for your favorite device by searching GORequest.

Engage with staff electronically by asking questions, requesting services or submitting a concern.

Information can also be sent online at

City Channel 4

Watch live and archived Iowa City City Council Meetings to stay informed. 

Learn about important City news, events, programs and projects through video. 

Iowa City Matters Podcast

The Iowa City Matters podcast offers insight into City projects and programs that have a substantial impact on our community and are guided by the City’s Strategic Plan. Check out our latest episode, as well as previous programs.


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