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May 29

Bike Safety Tips

Posted on May 29, 2020 at 2:05 PM by Amanda Huisman

As the weather warms up and families are hitting the Cedar Falls trails, it is important to make sure both your and your little ones are safe.

To help, Public Safety Officer Ladage and honorary bike patrol assistant Emerson highlight key tips to ensure a safe trip in the video below.


May 07

Public Works and Parks Plants Tree Nursery

Posted on May 7, 2020 at 12:29 PM by Amanda Huisman

Tree nursery being planted

Planting for the future!

To help replace the trees lost to Emerald Ash Borer, Cedar Falls Public Works put in a tree nursery located next to their building. Aided by volunteers, the project includes a rainwater irrigation system and a wide variety of  tree species. The trees grow in fabric bags with air pots, making it easy to transport them when needed. 

The trees will be used in public parks, golf courses and public right of ways. This new cost-effective system is an efficient way to help both city staff and our community!

Learn more about the details of the project, including new tree types, below:

Apr 13

Building Inspectors Continue to Help Cedar Falls Grow Safely

Posted on April 13, 2020 at 2:34 PM by Amanda Huisman

Cedar Falls Building Inspectors continue to keep the city moving forward by practicing on-site social distancing and utilizing electronic permit applications.

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