Dubuque All-America City Campaign costs city $31,000 - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Dubuque All-America City Campaign costs city $31,000

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DUBUQUE (KWWL) -

The campaign for Dubuque's third All-America City award costs more than $31,000, according to our coverage partners at the Dubuque Telegraph Herald.

They reported travel costs were the bulk of the expenses with $25,403 spent on airfare, lodging and food. Out of the 36 member delegation sent to Denver last month, the city paid 100 percent of the travel costs for 18 delegates. Those delegates including seven city employees and city council member Joyce Connors. The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce contributed $10,000 towards travel and promotional items for the campaign. The other expenses for the campaign were paid by using money for the city's general fund.

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