City and County Government Reporter
Sydney Czyzon covers government for the City of Waterloo and Black Hawk County.
The health department director asked people to be creative with celebrations, including utilizing video platform Zoom to see loved ones.
Some of the state's largest cities — including Cedar Falls, Cedar Rapids, Davenport and Des Moines — have two meetings per month.
"It’s unsafe every day. It’s a scary moment coming here," an employee said. "But I got bills to pay, so it’s like — you have a choice, but it’s either be without a job or get sick."
The health department is asking for state help to trace positive COVID-19 cases in Black Hawk County.
City offices will be closed on Thanksgiving and the following day, Nov. 27.
The developer thought $10,000 in incentives were included in his original development agreement, but city officials said they were not.
DHS is a state-run service that provides welfare, income, and health care assistance to residents.