News Flash

Our City News

Posted on: June 4, 2020

Statement on George Floyd From Mayor Rob Green

To our Cedar Falls community, please see the below message from Mayor Rob Green regarding a silent vigil to be held on June 6 in recognition of George Floyd:

Neighbors,

Last week, I provided an official City statement on social media expressing my horror at George Floyd’s murder by a Minneapolis peace officer. In that statement (and a follow-on article), I noted initiatives already being pursued by the City of Cedar Falls and other area stakeholders to actively address racial injustice in our community. In the coming weeks and months, I will work closely with local law enforcement to ensure that policies, training, and culture are aligned to prevent such a travesty from occurring in Cedar Falls.

It is vital that Cedar Falls take a visible stand. On Saturday, June 6th, from 7pm to 8pm, a public assembly in Overman Park will hold a silent vigil for George Floyd, as well as in mourning of systemic racial injustice in North America, dating back four centuries. I invite Cedar Falls residents to attend in a show of solidarity as Americans do the very hard work of addressing and reconciling racial injustice locally, regionally, and nationally. I’ll be there and I hope you’ll join me – while keeping in mind the social distancing guidance for the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

In light of current controversies and clashes, I will state that I strongly support -- and the City of Cedar Falls will protect -- Americans exercising their constitutional right to assemble in protest. I have no concerns regarding peaceful protest, and appreciate that this important civic activity is not to be confused with rioting or opportunistic looting, or civil disturbance by separate groups with agendas all their own. Resist any urge to equate these very different activities; it’s no overstatement to say that the future of our Republic depends on it.

Very respectfully,

Mayor Robert M. Green

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Our City News

Trick or Treat 2019

Cedar Falls Trick or Treat Hours

Posted on: September 28, 2020

Hudson Road Lane Closure

Posted on: September 23, 2020
construction updates graphic

W. 1st Street/HWY 57 Reconstruction Update

Posted on: September 22, 2020

Leversee Road Closure

Posted on: September 21, 2020
National Night Out 2019

National Night Out Event Cancelled

Posted on: September 16, 2020
mask up graphic

Mask Up Cedar Falls

Posted on: September 11, 2020
CF Press Release

No Yard Waste Pick Up on September 7, 2020

Posted on: September 1, 2020

University Avenue Waterloo Update

Posted on: August 31, 2020

N. Union Road - Lane Closure

Posted on: August 29, 2020

W. 26th St. Road Closure

Posted on: August 26, 2020

City Council Work Session August 26

Posted on: August 25, 2020

Road Closure Notice - Walnut Street

Posted on: August 5, 2020

West 2nd Street Closure

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Madison Street Closure - Stage 2

Posted on: July 30, 2020
Downtown Streetscape Social 2

West 2nd Street Closure

Posted on: July 18, 2020

West 22nd Street Closure

Posted on: July 14, 2020

W. 26th St Closure

Posted on: July 2, 2020

West 11th Street Closure

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Cedar Falls 2020 Census Update

Posted on: June 17, 2020

2nd State Lane Closure

Posted on: June 16, 2020
little kid in fire truck

National Night Out Postponed

Posted on: June 16, 2020

Falls Aquatic Center Opening June 20

Posted on: June 12, 2020

City Hall Closed June 12, 2020

Posted on: June 11, 2020

Madison Street Closure

Posted on: June 1, 2020

State COVID-19 Guidelines Reminder

Posted on: May 19, 2020

W. 1st St./HWY 57 Reconstruction

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Main Street Closure

Posted on: May 12, 2020

Big Woods Trail Closure

Posted on: May 11, 2020

East Main St. Closure

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Road Rehabilitation Updates

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Golf Course Safety Reminder

Posted on: May 1, 2020

East 2nd St. Sidewalk Notice

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Cedar Falls COVID-19 Update

Posted on: April 29, 2020

Census Update

Posted on: April 27, 2020
picture of a trail

Cedar Falls Trail Safety Reminder

Posted on: April 24, 2020

W. 11th Street Closure

Posted on: April 21, 2020

Main St. Road Closure

Posted on: April 18, 2020

Lilac Lane Closure

Posted on: April 17, 2020

2020 Street Construction Project

Posted on: April 9, 2020
Census Cable April 2020

Complete the 2020 Census

Posted on: April 1, 2020

College Street Closure

Posted on: April 1, 2020

Cedar Falls Prepares for COVID-19

Posted on: March 11, 2020

2020 Construction Phase 1 Begins

Posted on: March 12, 2020

City Council to Hold Special Meeting

Posted on: February 19, 2020
IMG_6760

Cedar Falls Special Election Date Set

Posted on: February 18, 2020
IMG_6760

Cedar Falls to Hold Special Election

Posted on: February 7, 2020
20190606_081807

Cedar Falls Crime Drops 1.63% in 2019

Posted on: January 20, 2020
Hazardous Trees

Hazardous Trees on Private Property

Posted on: January 9, 2020

Hazardous Trees on Private Property

Posted on: December 18, 2019

Found Property Items

Posted on: October 4, 2017