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Posted on: September 26, 2023

Leaf Vacuuming

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The first round of leaf vacuuming is scheduled to begin October 23. 

To be sure your leaves are collected:

  • Make sizable piles (no bags) on the grass in the City right-of-way. 
  • Do not put leaves in the street or curb area.
  • Leaves only. Do not...
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Posted on: August 26, 2023

Iowa Home Football Game Day Expectations

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How to responsibly tailgate in University Heights.

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

Yard Waste Disposal

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Residents may take yard waste to the compost facility at the Iowa City Landfill and Recycling Center at no charge.

To have branches and other plant material collected curbside on Tuesday mornings:

  • Place yard waste in Johnson County Refuse ...
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Posted on: September 9, 2023

Election Year in University Heights

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Johnson County's website has information for voters regarding the November 7 City and School (Board) Election.

In University Heights, the Mayoral seat and all five Council seats are on the ballot.

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Posted on: July 22, 2023

Trees, Shrubs, and Plantings

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Owners of private property are responsible for care and maintenance of trees and plantings, including those located in the City right-of-way adjoining their property. 

Posted on: August 3, 2023

Johnson County's Soil Health Program

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Johnson County is accepting applications for participation in the Soil Health Program.

Homeowners in University Heights can be reimbursed up to 50 percent of the cost ($2,000 maximum) for completing soil quality restoration, which involves deep-tine aerati...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Pet Owner Responsibilities

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Whether you and your dog are walking down a neighborhood sidewalk, playing in a park, or in your own yard, be aware of your responsibilities as a pet owner.

Dogs may be everybody’s best friend, but dog waste is not. Clean up after your dog and properly dis...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Fireworks are prohibited in the City

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The use of fireworks in University Heights is prohibited. Find more information in Ordinance No. 205.

The consumer use of fireworks is also illegal in Iowa City, Coralville, North Liberty, Tiffin, Oxford, Swisher, and unincorporated Johnson County.

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Posted on: June 5, 2023

The Little Library

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Check out the University Heights Little Library free book exchange. Take a book to read. Leave a book to share with neighbors.

The Little Library is located in Triangle Park at the intersection of Melrose and Koser Avenues, across from the City garden and ...

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