Iowa City Update is a weekly video featuring City of Iowa City projects, programs and events. Topics this week include a spike in COVID-19 cases in Johnson County, potential fines for those setting off fireworks in Iowa City, and much more.
With a recent uptick in new positive cases of COVID-19 here in Johnson County, community leaders are urging people to remain vigilant and following precautionary measures.
Due to the spike in cases, the Farmers Market no longer plans to offer an in-person market during the 2020 season. Instead, we will continue to offer an online ordering system and contact-free pickup service.
The Parks and Recreation Department is suspending its Party in the Park events until further notice.
Summer of the Arts is keeping the Jazz Festival going during the pandemic by creating a virtual event that allows you to watch performances from the comfort of your home.
The use of fireworks inside City limits is prohibited, and violators will face a minimum $250 fine.
Learn what City departments and services will be closed in observance of Independence Day.