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Posted on: October 5, 2018

Wet Weather Changes Fall Goals for Alice's Road Project

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Extremely wet weather in June, early September and now into October has slowed crews working on the project to widen Alice's Road. The contractor and City staff have modified the construction timeline.

The storm sewer utility is still being installed on th...

Read on for an updated timeline...

See recent flyover video and a staff interview! Alice's Road Widening Project
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Speed Limit in Alice's Road Construction Zone Drops to 25 mph

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Due to construction, the speed limit on the stretch of Alice's Road from SE Olson Drive to NE Horizon Drive is now 25 mph. This speed limit will be posted and enforced throughout the entirety of Phase 5 of this project.

Alice's Road Widening Project

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Waukee Beggars' Night Set for Tuesday, Oct. 30 - Be Safe!

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Waukee's annual Beggars' Night is set for Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. The Waukee Police Department offers these tips for staying safe during this fun night of trick-or-treating: 

  • Look both ways before crossing the street, and use established cr...
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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Public Safety Halloween Open House Planned for October 28

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The Waukee Police and Fire Departments will open doors to the Waukee Public Safety Building for their first annual Halloween Open House, treating costumed kids to candy and more on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 5-7 p.m. This event is free to the public. The Waukee...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 15, 2018

Park Board Presents the Annual Haunted House October 26 & 27

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The Waukee Park Board is preparing for the annual Haunted House! Enter if you dare, but be prepared to be scared Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7-10 p.m. at the Centennial Park Enclosed Shelter. Admission is $5, but save $1 with THREE non-peri...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Public Works Brings Home Honors from Annual Snow Roadeo

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Several members of the Waukee Public Works Department scored high marks at the American Public Works Association Iowa Chapter Operator Training & Roadeo event this year. Snow Plow Operator Training took place October 2-3, and operators from across the...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Police to Host Prescription Drug Take-Back Day October 27

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The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Waukee area residents can b...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Firefighters Conduct Annual Burn Trailer Training

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Each year the Waukee Fire Department spends one week training with the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau's live fire simulator/burn trailer. The simulator allows firefighters to train for a variety of interior fire scenarios. This year, the Fire Departmen...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Wet Weather Changes Fall Goals for Alice's Road Project

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Extremely wet weather in June, early September and now into October has slowed crews working on the project to widen Alice's Road. The contractor and City staff have modified the construction timeline.

The storm sewer utility is still being installed on th...

Read on for an updated timeline...

See recent flyover video and a staff interview! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Serve on a City of Waukee Board or Commission

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The City of Waukee is seeking applications from residents who would like to become members of one of the City’s many important boards and commissions. Applications for seats on the following City boards and commissions are due by Friday, Nov. 30...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 27, 2018

Fire Prevention Week Set for October 7-13

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Fire Prevention Week is held October 7-13. The Waukee Fire Department is working to educate the public about this year’s Fire Prevention Week™ campaign: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere&tr...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 27, 2018

LIHEAP Offers Heating Assistance to Low-Income Qualifiers

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This month's news features information about the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), how you can help a neighbor in need and how to reach the Iowa Utilities Board.

See this month's news. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 28, 2018

Thanks to John Gibson for 20 Years of Service

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The City of Waukee would like to thank outgoing Waukee Public Works Director John Gibson for 20 years of incredible service to the community. Gibson’s career and achievements were celebrated at a public open house on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Waukee Public ...

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See photos from the farewell event! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Absentee Voting Opens October 8; Election Workers Needed

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The next General Election is scheduled for November 6, 2018. Absentee voting in Dallas County begins October 8 with a final postmark date of November 5, 2018. Learn more about absentee ballots.

Also, the Dallas County Office of Elections is seeking precinc...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Welcome to the New Waukee.org!

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The City’s Marketing & Communications Department as well as staff members from across other departments joined together and completed a year-long project in partnership with CivicPlus to redesign Waukee.org.

The new website not only features a new desi...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Waukee Police Department Encourages the "9 p.m. Routine"

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The "9 p.m. Routine" began in Florida about a year ago when then Pasco County Sheriff's Office started utilizing Facebook and Twitter as tools to remind people to secure themselves and their belongings before going to bed each evening. The onlin...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Waukee Named One of the 10 Fastest-Growing Suburbs in the U.S.

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The real estate industry website Realtor.com® released its top 10 list of the country's fastest-growing suburbs. The article, written by Lance Lambert, states that "Americans are falling in love with the 'burbs again". Waukee ranks number 9 on t...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Waukee Police Officers Take on Lip Sync Challenge

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Members of the Waukee Police Department in Waukee, Iowa take on the national police Lip Sync Battle Challenge with "Happy".

Members of the Waukee PD featured in the video include: Sgt. Robert Gitzen, Sgt. Hector Arias, Sgt. Mackenzie Sposeto, Off...

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Share the video with your friends! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 24, 2018

New U.S. Census Numbers Show Nine Percent Growth for Waukee

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New population data released by the U.S. Census Bureau estimates Waukee’s population on July 1, 2017 was 20,649 residents. Between 2016 and 2017, the City of Waukee’s population increased by nine percent. This is the highest percentage of growth by any De...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Consumer Fireworks Use Permitted July 3 & 4 Only

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As a reminder, the Waukee City Council amended the fireworks ordinance in August 2017 to permit legal fireworks use within the Waukee city limits only on July 3 and 4 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. on those respective days. Exploding or dischargi...

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See video from the Waukee Fire Department! Waukee City Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: July 17, 2018

Waukee Named One of the 10 Fastest-Growing Suburbs in the U.S.

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The real estate industry website Realtor.com® released its top 10 list of the country's fastest-growing suburbs. The article, written by Lance Lambert, states that "Americans are falling in love with the 'burbs again". Waukee ranks number 9 on t...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: May 24, 2018

New U.S. Census Numbers Show Nine Percent Growth for Waukee

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New population data released by the U.S. Census Bureau estimates Waukee’s population on July 1, 2017 was 20,649 residents. Between 2016 and 2017, the City of Waukee’s population increased by nine percent. This is the highest percentage...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: January 3, 2018

Fridley Theatres Breaks Ground on One-of-a-Kind Multiplex

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Fridley Theatres, a movie theatre company headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, recently broke ground on its newest theatre, the “Palms Theatre”. The new state-of-the-art theatre will be located between NE Westgate Drive and NE Dartmoor Drive in Waukee. Repr...

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View 360-degree draft renderings of theatre! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Waukee Development Quarterly Update - July 2017

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With population growing by an estimated three people per day, it is no surprise that development was also booming in Waukee in 2016. The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a total of 1,124 building permits in 2016 &ndash...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Waukee Officially Becomes Home Base Iowa Community

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In a dedication event held September 15, 2016, Waukee earned its designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Momentum for the HBI program continues to gain support from more and more communities. Both the Governor and Lt. Governor were on hand to re...Read on and see photos...

See photos from the dedication event! Waukee Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: October 15, 2018

Park Board Presents the Annual Haunted House October 26 & 27

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The Waukee Park Board is preparing for the annual Haunted House! Enter if you dare, but be prepared to be scared Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7-10 p.m. at the Centennial Park Enclosed Shelter. Admission is $5, but save $1 with THREE non-peri...

Read on...

Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 3, 2018

Centennial Park's New Gaga Ball Pit

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This summer Centennial Park received a new addition! As his Eagle Scout project Ryan Rash spent nearly a year building a brand new Gaga Ball pit for the Waukee community to enjoy. Thanks to Ryan's hard work, Waukee residents of all ages now have a venue t...

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See the video on Gaga Ball and Ryan’s project! Waukee Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: October 18, 2018

Waukee Beggars' Night Set for Tuesday, Oct. 30 - Be Safe!

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Waukee's annual Beggars' Night is set for Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. The Waukee Police Department offers these tips for staying safe during this fun night of trick-or-treating: 

  • Look both ways before crossing the street, and use established cr...
Read on...

Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: October 16, 2018

Public Safety Halloween Open House Planned for October 28

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The Waukee Police and Fire Departments will open doors to the Waukee Public Safety Building for their first annual Halloween Open House, treating costumed kids to candy and more on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 5-7 p.m. This event is free to the public. The Waukee...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Police to Host Prescription Drug Take-Back Day October 27

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The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Waukee area residents can b...

Read on...

Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Waukee Police Department Encourages the "9 p.m. Routine"

9pmroutine newsflash

The "9 p.m. Routine" began in Florida about a year ago when then Pasco County Sheriff's Office started utilizing Facebook and Twitter as tools to remind people to secure themselves and their belongings before going to bed each evening. The onlin...

Read on...

Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Waukee Police Officers Take on Lip Sync Challenge

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Members of the Waukee Police Department in Waukee, Iowa take on the national police Lip Sync Battle Challenge with "Happy".

Members of the Waukee PD featured in the video include: Sgt. Robert Gitzen, Sgt. Hector Arias, Sgt. Mackenzie Sposeto, Off...

Check it out...

Share the video with your friends! Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: May 24, 2018

Speed Limit in Alice's Road Construction Zone Drops to 25 mph

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Due to construction, the speed limit on the stretch of Alice's Road from SE Olson Drive to NE Horizon Drive is now 25 mph. This speed limit will be posted and enforced throughout the entirety of Phase 5 of this project.

Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: December 13, 2016

Two Waukee Police Officers Graduate from ILEA

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Congrats to new Waukee Police Officers Brett Medders and Matthew Kessler! Both graduated from the 270th Basic Level 1 Class of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy on December 9th. Now that their 16-week course studies and exercises are completed, bo...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Waukee Middle School Salutes Public Safety Officials

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In response to the tragic deaths of Des Moines Police Sergeant Tony Beminio and Urbandale Police Officer Justin Martin, more than 700 students from Waukee Middle School saluted police and fire/EMS personnel on November 9th. The students walked from school...Read on and see photos...

See photos from the event. Waukee Police Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: September 27, 2018

September 2018 Utility Billing News

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This month's news features information about the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), how you can help a neighbor in need and how to reach the Iowa Utilities Board.

See this month's news. Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

June 2018 Utility Billing News

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Read up on utility rates effective July 1, 2018 as well as information about pet licensing and clean-up. Click here for this month's news.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: June 28, 2018

May 2018 Utility Billing News

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Read up on water quality, recycling and community events! Click here to see this month's news.

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: March 13, 2018

March 2018 Utility Billing News

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Spring brings with it a lot of garbage, recycling and yard waste news! Learn about the Waukee Spring Clean-Up and certifying portable irrigation meters, too. 

Read this month's Utility Billing news! Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: January 25, 2018

January 2018 Utility Billing News

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Learn about helping a neighbor with their bill, how to issue a complaint and how to sign up for auto payments.

See January's Utility Billing News... Waukee Utility Billing News