As of the United States Censusthe city population wasCedar Rapids is nicknamed the "City of Five Seasons", for the so-called "fifth season," which is time to enjoy the other four. The name "Five Seasons" and representations of the sculpture appear throughout the city in many forms.
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Cedar Rapids has played an important role in Muslim culture in the United States. The Iowa flood of extensively damaged the basement, destroying many historic documents. Muslim presence in the area dates to when the first immigrants arrived from the Beqaa Valley in today's Lebanon and Syria.
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The YMCA has had a local chapter since It has many facilities including Camp Wapsie. From April 6,to December 31,Cedar Rapids used the city commission form of government.
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It was one of the few larger American cities remaining to operate under this model. Under this form of government, the council was made up of a public safety commissioner, a streets commissioner, a finance commissioner, a parks commissioner, and a mayor.
The council members worked on a full-time basis, served two-year terms, and were considered department heads. Don Canneythe longest-serving mayor in iwth history, served for twenty-two years under this system.
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Cedar Rapids now has an Iowa "Home Rule" charter which establishes a weak mayor system with a part-time City Council and Mayor both on four-year terms. The Cedar Rapids Community School District is the largest school district in the metropolitan area with an enrollment of 17, in the Nsa fun tonightwith a Avon Illinois exciting catch school year.
The Linn-Mar Community School District serves part of the northeast quadrant of the city and has seven elementary schools inside the city limits. The Cedar Rapids Metro Catholic Education System, which is affiliated with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Dubuqueconsists of six elementary schools,  two middle schools,  and one high school Xavier.
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The film Amelia 2. Cedar Rapids is served by Cedar Rapids Transitconsisting of an extensive bus system and taxis.
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