Burn Ordinance Days Reinstated

The City is reinstating burn days per ordinance.  Those days are Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10 AM to 5 PM.  Please be aware that conditions are dry right now. Use extreme caution if you are burning.  If dry conditions continue, the Fire Chief may issue a burn ban.  That notice would be made here and with a sign at the fire house. 

City Hall Closed to Public


Press Release 7/13/20


Camanche City Hall Operations


Due to an increase in positive COVID-19 cases in Clinton County, the Camanche City Hall will remain closed to the public for walk in services.  All city services will continue through phone, email or postal services until further notice.  In person appointments will be available on an as needed basis.  In person meetings will require citizens and staff to wear a mask and practice social distancing.


The Camanche City Council will resume meeting remotely via its online service.  Please review the agendas as they become available for directions on how to attend those meetings.  You will be able to attend by phone or by internet. 


As of this press release, Clinton County has 137 positive cases with 1 death and 69 listed as recovered.  That means there are 67 known positive cases active in Clinton County.  The City of Camanche has an obligation to continue to provide services as well as provide a safe work environment for its employees.  Given the circumstances and increased positive cases in the area, we are making the decision to limit staff exposure.  


This decision to limit public access to the building will be reassessed and redetermined as situations dictate.  



Andrew S. Kida

City Administrator

Council Meetings Return to Online Format

Due to an increase in COVID-19 cases throughout Clinton County, the City Council for the City of Camanche is returning to online versions of their meetings.  As with the previous setup, you can log in with your computer, tablet or smart phone if you want to watch the video.  You can asl call in from a regular phone.  Those instructions are below.  We will also be attempting to stream the freeconference video to youtube.  This may be a challenge, and there is a 6 second delay for the youtube stream and we will not be able to interact with chat via youtube.


The phone numbers to call in are


1-717-275-8940 or



The access code is 289 8487

Mobile Home Weather Procedure Change

TEMPORARY Tornado watch Procedure for Trailer courts and unprotected citizens.

Due to the current situation involving COVID-19, the fire department is not available to use for severe weather shelter.  For the next several weeks the following plan with be implemented. 

Residents of Cedar Heights and Lloyds Mobile Home parks and residents who do not have the ability to shelter at home will go to the Camanche Middle School MAIN ENTRANCE ON CIRCLE DRIVE (Door #1).   A staff member from Camanche Schools will be on site to let you in and shelter you in the old locker rooms.  

Once the COVID-19 issue has passed we will return to normal operations.   If you have any questions please call Fire Chief Dave Schutte 563-259-1112.  Thank you for your cooperation.  

Mayoral Proclamation

Mayoral Proclamation 5-27-2020
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Mayoral Proclamation 5-13-20
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Mayoral Proclamation 4-29-2020
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Mayoral Proclamation 4-8-20
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Governor's Proclamation 5-26-2020
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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

Fall Newsletter September 2020
It's still Summer, but this is prepping for the Fall. Enjoy your remaining warm days!
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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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