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.

We hope you will find this website helpful and user friendly.

Announcements

August Council Meetings

Monday, August 10th
Monday, August 24th    
6:00 pm

City Hall
402 6th Street
Durant IA

Storm Clean-up

The compost site will be open all week for limbs and brush.  You may drag brush to the curb for city pickup but please be patient.  There is A LOT of brush and damaged trees to be picked up.  If you cannot wait for pickup, you may take your brush to the compost site.  The crews will be out all week.  Crews will start on 6th Street and work north, once the north end is done, crews will start on the south side.  Please be patient, this was a major wind storm.   

GO GREEN

The City of Durant will be offering the convenience of receiving your monthly utility bill via email beginning September 1st.

Sign up today by stopping at City Hall to fill out the E-bills application or find the application here under Departments/Public Works/Water & Sewer.  These forms need to be returned to City Hall by Thursday, August 20th to receive an emailed bill for September.

DURANT COMMUNITY CHEST

Don’t miss applying for a grant through the Durant Community Chest !  Click on the link below for the grant request application.  These applications need to be returned to the Durant Community Chest, PO Box 142, Durant IA  52747 or via Email at durantcommunitychest@gmail.com by 12-31-20.

Grant Application 2020.docx – Google Docs 

Farmer’s Market

The Durant Farmer’s Market will re-open on Wednesdays, May 13th through September 23rd.  The market is located in Pythian Sister’s Park, East of the fire station at 701 5th Street.  Due to Covid-19 restrictions, only food and agriculture vendors will be allowed.  All vendors and customers must be 6 ft apart and there is no parking on the grass in the park.  The Farmer’s Market is sponsored by the Durant Community Center Board.

Sign up for Cedar County Emergency Alerts

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.