Due to heightened Cedar River water levels, the Cedar Rapids Fire Department will be closing boat ramps at 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 23rd. By closing the boat ramps, boats and other watercraft are discouraged from being on the Cedar River when the river level is at 13 feet or higher.
The City of Cedar Rapids has set a new record for the total reported valuation of all building permits. For fiscal year 2018, the total valuation of building permits was $376 million, surpassing the previous record set in fiscal year 2012 by $29 million, and surpassing last year’s total by $130 million.
Cedar Rapids is proud to observe Welcoming Week on September 14-23, 2018 to acknowledge the many important contributions immigrants and refugees bring to our community, and to celebrate all diversity in our City. Welcoming Week is a national annual celebration bringing together people though local events to celebrate the role communities play to foster a welcoming community.