Heart of the Tri Counties Welcome to Durant, Iowa! Durant is a growing community, centrally located in the heart of eastern Iowa, uniquely extending into Cedar, Muscatine and Scott counties. Friendly residents, industrious business owners and many community service volunteers all contribute towards the economic growth and development of this thriving community. Durant may be small in size, approximately 1,800 residents, but we are a full- service community with all of the conveniences and services one could ever need. I would like to again welcome you to our vibrant, active community. Always moving forward, improving services and fostering growth. Mayor Dawn Smith ANNOUNCEMENTS November Council Meetings Monday, November 10th Monday, November 24th 6:00 pm at City Hall TRI-COUNTY HERITAGE/GENEALOGY MUSEUM 820 5th Street (next to the post office) Beginning Saturday, Nov 1st the museum will be open on Saturdays from 1:00 - 4:00 pm or by appointment.  If you would like to set up an appointment, please call City Hall at 563.785.4451 and they will contact a museum board member. The museum will also be open on Election Day Tuesday,  November 4th from 4:00-6:00 pm. LEAF PICKUP Public works will begin leaf pickup in Durant on Wednesday, October 15th.  Please rake your leaves to the curb, not into the street. The leaf machine will only pick up leaves, not sticks and grass please.  They will be picking up until right before Thanksgiving. Trick or Treat Trick or Treat hours will be Friday, October 31st from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.  Please turn your porch lights on if you have treats to hand out.  Drivers please use extreme caution when driving through neighborhoods.  We want everyone to have a safe and fun night! *********************************** Click below to see the Water Quality Report WATER QUALITY REPORT   Home Cedar County-IA- A planning commitee comprised of representatives from Cedar County, the incorporated cities and public school districts is currently updating the comprehensive Cedar County Multi-jurisdictional Hazard Mitigation Plan.  The Cedar County Hazard Mitigation Planning Committee is seeking public input for the plan update.  A summary of the plan update effort underway, as well as a questionnaire to capture public opinion and comments is available online from June 2 to October 31, 2014.   Click on the web address below to go to the survey. https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/cedar-ia   DURANT EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION SYSTEM A program is available through Inspiron Logistics that alerts Durant residents of emergencies (i.e. severe weather, snow emergencies, boil orders, water shutoffs) via their cellphones through voice or text.  There is no charge for this service. You may have been alerted in the past by Cedar County about emergencies in the county.  Cedar County will continue to do this but only calls landlines. If you would like to take advantage of this program, click on the link below and sign up now. EMERGENCY NOTIFICATION