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OPMA/PRA Emergency Proclamation Will Expire June 1

OPMA/PRA Emergency Proclamation Will Expire June 1

Pandemic-related restrictions on public meetings and the processing of public records will no longer be in effect this coming June, per the newly released Proclamation 20-28.16.

In Focus

Ambitious plan to replace tree canopy lost to storm In just over an hour, Cedar Rapids lost more than half of its trees - the recently adopted plan has lessons for many cities. More from CNU Public Square May 17, 2022

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Vacancies in Local Elected Offices

This page provides an overview of council, commission, and executive vacancies for local governments, including resignations, unexcused absences, and other causes of vacancies.


Municipal Elections

This page addresses both the nuts and bolts of municipal elections and the issue of the use of public facilities and public office in election campaigns.