Trash and Recycling Changes::::  URGENT

MFor immediate release:

Due to changes initiated by the Garbage and Recycling contractor, the City of Camanche has found it necessary to make a change in its solid waste program.   The City has entered into a new agreement with Republic Services as its new solid waste contractor.  Due to staffing capacity, the City is suspending curb side recycling.  Containers for recycling will be located at the Police Department parking lot on Washington Blvd. until curb side recycling can be restored.  Staffing will also necessitate an added day of trash collection.  Monday routes are still to be placed out as normal.  Thursday routes must be placed out on Tuesday.  The full routes will be completed by Wednesday.  If your trash was not completed on the scheduled day, please leave it out.  It will get picked up.


This is a short notice solution to an issue that was presented to us at the last minute. The city is grateful to the staff of Republic Services for being able to address our community's needs in an immediate manner.


We understand this is not ideal and we will be working towards restoring our normally expected service and we are considering all options.  


Please be patient during this transition. If you are a Monday route and your garbage has not been collected by Tuesday afternoon, please call City Hall by close of business Tuesday. Thursday routes that are not collected by Wednesday at Noon, please call at that time.


We appreciate your patience during this transition. We truly had no warning in getting this prepared, but we will work with the new service provider to get everything addressed. As time goes by, we expect service to be more normalized. 


The City would like to extend its gratitude to the staff of River City Disposal for their years of dedicated service to the community.  

Calendar Parking Dates Start

Calendar parking dates began November 15. Last year the City changed the rules for calendar parking. You only need to move your vehicle when the City issues snow events. We make those announcements here in our website, on our Facebook page, and through local radio. We will issue those announcements when the some forecast indicates a need to get the plows on the road. You do not need to move your vehicle on sunny days.


Welcome to the City of Camanche! Throughout the years, Camanche's remarkable sense of community, strong family values, top quality educational system, exceptional Mississippi River recreational opportunities, and close proximity to commercial and industry sectors continue to provide extraordinary hometown appeal for people of all ages and interests.

One of the earliest thriving frontier towns west of the Mississippi, Camanche is a city with a proud history and bright future…providing its residents and visitors with a warm, friendly Midwestern quality of life.


Crossing Guards Needed

The City of Camanche and the Camanche Community School District are partners in the deployment of crossing guards for the school children.  We are looking to bring on two more guards.  This is run through the school district.  If you have any questions, you can call the Camanche Community School District at 259-3000.  You can also call City Hall at 259-8342.

Mobile 311 is Here!!!!!!

The City of Camanche has partnered with Dude Solutions to provide the citizens of Camanche with a Mobile 311 service.  You can now use your smart phone, tablet, or computer to report issues directly to the responsible person within the City for attention.  You can snap a picture and attach it to the concern.  Have a pothole?  Snap a picture with your smart phone and attach it.  The program will provide a GPS location to let us know exactly where it is.  You can find out more information on our Mobile 311 page.  Click the button below and it will take you to the appropriate page.


2 Year Street Plan

Camanche City Council recently adopted a 2 year street plan for road work.  The plan is provided below in a PDF.  We will soon be working on a 3-5 year plan.  

Streets plan phase sums only.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.0 MB]

Survey Results

The City of Camanche conducted a survey of the community to get feedback on where we stand, and what people identify as important to the community.  The purpose is to help identify a new branding for the City.  The results have been collected, analyzed, and compiled into a document.  You can review it by clicking the .pdf file link below.  It is a large file, so please be aware before you download that it will take up some space.

Camanche Community Survey 2018
camanche survey 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.5 MB]

Public Packet

Here is a new effort to aid in communication with the public.  We are now creating a public packet for folks to have a better idea of what is going on in the City.  We hope to keep this going and add even more information moving forward.  Please give us your feedback on the idea!  The packets for public can be found by clicking the button below


Community Profile

The City of Camanche offers the best in small town living to all who treasure it’s “hometown” charm. Located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River, Camanche boasts a thriving local school system, friendly neighbors, and an abundance of recreational activities to satisfy all who live and play here. Couple that with Camanche’s proximity to Clinton, and residents are able to  participate in all the events and activities of a larger community, while still living the small town life!


Camanche Depot

Find out more about the Depot and other Parks & Recreation features by using the button below.



Community Center

The City of Camanche has opened its new Community Center.  Discover the new facility here.



City of Camanche

Our business hours

Monday - Friday08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

818 7th Avenue
P.O. Box 77
Camanche, Iowa 52730


563-259-9025  FAX

Quick Facts

Population: 4,448
County: Clinton
Median Household Income: $41,859
Median Home Price: $80,200
Median Age: 40.5




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