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City Hall will be open July 3rd but closed on the 4th of July.

City Council Meeting will be held on July 3rd to maintain their regular meeting schedule.

There will be a one day delay in your garbage pick up day due to the 4th of July Holiday. You will be picked up one day later than you are now. Wednesday will be Thursday and Thursday will be Friday pick up. 

Police Department seeks new Police Officer

The Mount Vernon Police Department has an opening for a full time Police Officer. Please click the link below for the job application packet. You can find all job postings under the Employment tab on this home page. 

MVPD Application Packet 2017


May 2017 Newsletter

Did you get the last newsletter sent out? It has a lot of important information for you. No worries! We have it for you right here! Click the link below and view the City newsletter whenever you need it.

May 2017 Newsletter



The City of Mount Vernon has found the Emerald Ash Borer Beetle in an Ash tree in the City limits. If you have an Ash tree on your property you should look into having the tree treated as soon as possible. Have your trees treated. Save your tree. The City will be treating the City trees. Privately owned trees will be up to the homeowner.  


Mount Vernon Police Department Annual Police Report 2016

Our Police Department is very busy. Click on the link below to learn more about what is going on in your City. Thank you MVPD for all you do for our community. We appreciate you! #thinblueline

2016 Mount Vernon Police Annual Police Report

2017 March Mount Vernon Police Report

Do you have a loved one that has a special need or condition that you want the police department to be aware of or need help in some monitoring or police checks? The link below explains more and what you need to do to register your loved one.

Home Again CR Instructions 



The Mount Vernon Cemetery will soon have a granite wall with the list of Veterans names who are located in the Cemetery and who are known to be there. Please click the link below to see if your loved one is there, and if the name is spelled correctly. If you see any errors please call Mike Woods at 319-329-4378. We want to make sure all names are correctly engraved on the granite wall. 

Veteran Name List for the Memorial Wall


2018 City Budget

Below are the links for the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Budget. The budget shows where money is being allocated through the year. 

FY 2017-2018 Budget Summary City of Mt Vernon



The sustainability Committee is continuing the rain barrel program. See details in the link below, more on deadline dates as we get them. Happy gardening!

Rain barrel program 


Water Quality Report 2016



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