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Garbage Pick Up For Thanksgiving Holiday

Thanksgiving is November 23rd. If you normally are picked up on Wednesday your garbage pick up will be the same. If you are picked up on Thursday your garbage day will be on Friday. 



City crew will start tree trimming work in the NE quadrant of town starting the week of November 20, 2017. Trees located in the City ROW will be brought to code. Code states trees must maintain a height of 9 feet over the sidewalk and 18 feet over the street. All trimmings will be done by City. Residents do have an option of hiring private contractors at the cost of the homeowner if they chose.

Mount Vernon Police Department October Police Report

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

October 2017 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


Water Quality Report 2016



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