Durant, Iowa

Prime for growth

Welcome to Durant!

Welcome to Durant!The City of Durant is located just two miles from Interstate 80 at Exit 277, between the Quad Cities, and Iowa City/Coralville areas. Historic Highway 6 brings you right through the downtown.

Welcome to Durant!

The City of Durant is located just two miles from Interstate 80 at Exit 277, between the Quad Cities, and Iowa City/Coralville areas. Historic Highway 6 brings you right through the downtown.

Amenities for everyone!

Durant offers plenty of amenities including: a grocery store, drug store with full service pharmacy, a bank, hardware and lumber store, medical clinic, and several dentists and chiropractors. Durant has its own school with grades pre-K to 12th grade all under one roof. Durant is very proud to have a Volunteer Fire Department and Volunteer Ambulance Service.

The City of Durant has a population of 1,832 (2010 Census) and operates under a mayor-council form of government. Five council members serve with staggered four year terms. The mayor is elected every two years and serves two years. City meetings are held every second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:00pm at City Hall, 402 6th Street and are open to the public. Council adopts all ordinances, resolutions, and policies for the City. Any agenda items must be presented to the City Clerk by noon the Thursday before the council meeting for Mayor’s review.

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Announcements

Click on the link below for a message from Cedar County Emergency Management

COVID-19 Pandemic

The City of Durant joins other surrounding communities in sharing the concern for the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus).  We will be locking the doors at all city buildings until further notice.  Our employees are the assets that keep the city in operation.  We are taking every precaution to avoid the spread.  Payments will be accepted by mail, drop box located outside of city hall, or online via electronic checks and credit cards at www.cityofdurantiowa.com.  If you need garbage stickers, please plan ahead.  You may place your payment, the name of the item, name, mailing address, and phone # in an envelope and put in drop box and we will mail stickers.  Currently staff will be available to serve you by phone or email during regular business hours.  Please call 563.785.4451 and direct your call to the appropriate department for further instruction.  We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for your understanding during this time.  This will be in effect until further notice.  

March Council Meetings

Monday, March 9th

Monday, March 23rd

City Hall

402 6th Street

6:00 pm

Yard waste burning is allowed during the hours of 11:00 am – 8:00 pm, March 15th through May 30th.  No burning of garbage is allowed.  The yard waste site opened Monday, March 16th.  This site is open Monday-Sunday, 8:00 am-7:00 pm and is for yard waste only.  If it doesn’t grow in your yard, do not deposit it here.  

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In the event of an emergency or severe weather, an alert will be sent to the phone number and/or email address provided by voice, text and/or email.