Posted on: December 6, 2016

Changes Coming to Pet Licensing Procedures

pet license

The City is working with online pet licensing company PetData to provide a more convenient and easy way for Waukee residents to license cats and dogs, as is required by City ordinance. The expected launch is mid-February. Residents do not need to renew or...

Read on...

Take a peek at PetData's website.
Posted on: December 2, 2016

Waukee Police Offer Holiday Crime Prevention Tips

holiday crime prevention

Holiday Crime Prevention Tips from the Waukee Police Department:

  1. Lock your cars at all times.
  2. Do not leave keys, fobs or garage door openers in cars when parked outside the home.
  3. Do not leave valuables in your car, especially overnight.
  4. If you must leave valu...
Read on...

Posted on: December 1, 2016

Registration Now Open for Girls Recreational Softball

softball for web.jpg

Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department's Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from mid-April through early June. Online registration ends February 16, 2017. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2...

Read on...

Register now!
Posted on: November 21, 2016

New Portion of Westown Parkway Open to Traffic

westown parkway

Westown Parkway from 6th Street/Ute Avenue to L.A. Grant Parkway is now open to traffic! There is still some finishing work going on next to the road, so please be cognizant of workers in the area. And as a reminder - the speed limit is 35 mph.

Posted on: November 21, 2016

Waukee Police Deliver 23 Thanksgiving Food Baskets

tgiving baskets

The Waukee Police Department provided 23 Waukee area families (up from 17 last year) with Thanksgiving food baskets purchased from the Waukee Fareway. They delivered the baskets to the recipients on Saturday, Nov. 19. The baskets were filled with the maki...

Read on...

Posted on: November 16, 2016

Waukee Fire Department Installs 247 Free Smoke Alarms

smoke alarm project

From late October through early November, the Waukee Fire Department went door-to-door in the evenings and offered to install free smoke alarms to residents is some of the “Original Waukee” neighborhoods. They were able to visit 200 single-family homes lo...Read on...

Posted on: November 17, 2016

Home Depot Volunteers Give Waukee Legion Hall a Makeover

home depot legion

Team members from the West Des Moines, Ankeny and Urbandale Home Depot stores volunteered their time on November 16, 2016 to give the Waukee Legion Hall a bit of a makeover.

"It's part of Home Depot's Celebration of Service - a commitment to servi...Read on...

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Waukee Commercial Development Update - Fall 2016

taco bell

The City of Waukee issued a record 172 building permits in October alone. Here are updates on several current commercial projects:
• The road through Waukee Central was recently paved, and construction began on Waukee Dental. • Grading and utility work...Read on...

See full listing of Current Development Projects!
Posted on: November 9, 2016

Waukee Middle School Salutes Public Safety Officials

middle school visit

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.
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Waukee Public Library Receives State Library of Iowa Accreditation

waukee library

The State Library of Iowa has announced that the Waukee Public Library has met the conditions for state accreditation as outlined in “In Service to Iowa: Public Library Standards Sixth Edition.”

Achieving accreditation requires a significant, ongoing ...Read on...

Accreditation and Standards Information
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Haunted House Attendees Donate 145 Food Items

haunted house food 2016

A record 618 people attended the annual Waukee Haunted House on October 28 and 29. Sponsored by the Park Board, organizers offered $1 off admission to Haunted House attendees who donated non-perishable food items. In total, attendees donated 145 non-peri...Read on...

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Eagle Scout Project Brings American Flag Drop Box to the City

flag drop box for web

There’s now an easy way to properly dispose of worn or damaged American flags in Waukee. Gavin McKibben from Boy Scout Troop 182 recently completed his Eagle Scout service project in partnership with his troop’s sponsor, the Waukee American Legion. On occ...Read on...

See photos!
Posted on: October 26, 2016

Library Sets Fundraising Record at Fall Book Sale

book sale

The Waukee Public Library Friends Foundation held its annual Fall Book Sale on October 22. The event raised a record $2,840 to help support the library's programs, events, materials and spaces. The group also reports that more than a dozen new members joi...Read on...

Visit the Waukee Public Library's website!
Posted on: October 24, 2016

Waukee PD Collects 20 Pounds of Drugs at Take-Back Event

drug take-back

The Waukee Police Department collected 20 pounds of drugs during the national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 29. The four-hour event was held at the Waukee Public Safety Building. Residents dropped off bottles, pill boxes and bags of ex...Read on...

Posted on: October 11, 2016

Waukee Public Library Wraps Up a Successful Summer

waukee library

The Waukee Public Library wrapped up a record-breaking summer with more than 45,000 visits tracked at the library, nearly 60,000 items check out and more than 2,000 Summer Reading Program participants! Thanks to all who attended events, checked out materi...Read on...

See full graphic of summer library stats!
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Waukee Police Encouraging Neighborhood Watch Participation

neighborhood watch

The Neighborhood Watch program empowers citizens to become active in community efforts through participation in Neighborhood Watch groups. If interested in bringing Neighborhood Watch to your area, please email Officer Brian Murra or call and ask for him ...Read on...

Visit the National Neighborhood Watch website.
Posted on: October 5, 2016

Mayor Peard Recognizes Randy Jensen and Jim Miller for Trailhead Fundraising

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At the Monday, Oct. 3 Waukee City Council meeting, Randy Jensen and Jim Miller were recognized by Mayor Bill Peard for their vision and fundraising efforts for the Raccoon River Valley Trailhead Art Project. The team, led by Jensen and Miller, raised $1.1...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Plaisance Family Makes Memorial Donation at Ridge Pointe Park

ridge pointe donation

John and Lara Plaisance recently worked with the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department as well as several donors to contribute equipment at Ridge Pointe Park in memory of their son, Drew. The Plaisances made it possible for two sets of swings, two spi...Read on...

See photos from the dedication event.
Posted on: October 3, 2016

260 Trees Distributed as Part of Plant Some Shade Waukee

plant some shade 2016

On September 28, 2016, 260 trees - including breeds like White Oak, Quaking Aspen Saucer Magnolia and Norway Spruce - were distributed to MidAmerican Energy Company customers through the Plant Some Shade™ program. Waukee Parks & Recreation and Park Bo...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Police Chief Quinn Presents Three Chief's Recognition Awards

chief's award

Waukee Police Chief John Quinn recently recognized the Waukee Fareway, Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company and the Krois Family for their contributions to Waukee Public Safety Day. All were awarded the special Chief's Recognition Award.

Thanks to the W...Read on...

See photos from the award presentations.
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Waukee Officially Becomes Home Base Iowa Community

home base for web.jpg

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!
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Waukee United Methodist Church Brings More Little Free Libraries™ to Town

little free library WUMC

The Waukee United Methodist Church installed three new Little Free Libraries™ in the community over the Labor Day weekend. Church members installed libraries in Warrior Park, Windfield Park and at the Waukee Community Center. The church also plans to dona...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Waukee to Become a Home Base Iowa Community September 15

Home base iowa

The City of Waukee will be recognized as the 43rd Home Base Iowa Community in the state. Governor Terry Branstad and/or Lt. Governor Kim Reynolds will officially announce the designation at a special ceremony at Waukee City Hall on Thursday, Sept. 15 at 3...Read on...

Learn more about Home Base Iowa - Waukee!
Posted on: September 12, 2016

Waukee Police Department Releases 2015 Annual Report

police annual report 2015

At the Tuesday, Sept. 6 regular meeting of the Waukee City Council, Waukee Police Chief John Quinn presented the Police Department’s Annual Report, featuring great photos, 2015 incident statistics, notes about community policing, and news about new hires ...Read on...

Read the full Annual Report from 2015!
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Waukee Central Taking Shape South of Hickman

Waukee Central

In August, the Waukee City Council approved the final 10.57 acre plat for "Waukee Central". Waukee Central features five lots ranging from 0.88 to 4.91 acres. Site plans for three businesses planned in the development were also approved. Those b...Read on...

Stay up-to-date on ongoing development projects!
Posted on: August 15, 2016

Registration Now Open for Fall/Winter Parks & Recreation Programs

parks and rec guide

Waukee Parks & Recreation just mailed out the 2016 Fall/Winter Program Guide! Registration for programs is now open at this link.

The guide features a line-up of this fall and winter's City festivals and events like the fall Movie in the Park and Winte...Read on...

Browse through the 2016 Fall/Winter Program Guide!
Posted on: August 23, 2016

City Council Approves Water Sources Study in Partnership with WDM Water Works

water study

At an August 23rd special meeting, the Waukee City Council approved a partnership with West Des Moines Water Works to collaborate on a preliminary study that will help to identify water supply options for both growing communities.Read on...

Read the full press release for details.
Posted on: August 16, 2016

City Approves $2,500 for Waukee Veterans' Hall Updates

Waukee veterans

The City of Waukee leases the Waukee Veterans’ Hall, located at 410 S. 6th Street, to the Waukee American Legion and Waukee VFW for $1 per year for club activities. The lease prescribes the obligations of each party in the maintenance of the facility. The...Read on...

Posted on: July 13, 2016

Two New Waukee Police Officers Sworn In for Duty

officers medders and kessler

As Waukee continues to grow, so does the demand for public safety personnel. The Waukee Police Department hired officers Brett Medders (left) and Matthew Kessler (right). Both officers were sworn in on Monday, July 11.

Following more than a month of i...Read on...

See photos of the officers taking oaths.
Posted on: July 12, 2016

16 City Employees Receive Years of Service Awards

service awards

Years of Service Awards are given out annually by Waukee City Administrator Tim Moerman. This year, 16 dedicated employees received 5, 10 and 15 year honors. They are as follows:

5 Years:

  • Brett Armstrong, Police Officer
  • Shannon Lynch, Records Technician
  • C...
Read on...

See more photos from the awards presentation.
Posted on: July 12, 2016

Anna Bergman to Fill Waukee City Council Vacancy

anna bergman

At the July 11 Special Meeting, the Waukee City Council voted unanimously to approve the appointment of Anna Bergman to fill the vacant fifth seat on the at-large council. The seat was vacated by former City Councilman Shane Blanchard, who resigned on Jun...Read on...

Posted on: July 11, 2016

Waukee Issued Record 1,054 Building Permits in FY 2016

building permits

For the third consecutive fiscal year, the City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record number of building permits. Waukee Mayor Bill Peard cites Waukee’s desirable quality of life, sense of community and availability of developable la...Read on for details...

Posted on: June 13, 2016

City Completes Local Traffic Counts

Traffic counts

City of Waukee officials conducted traffic counts on several major roads in the city during the months of April and May. The results show large increases on Ashworth Road and Alice’s Road. The City also completed the first traffic count of Grand Prairie P...Read on...

Posted on: June 9, 2016

Kum & Go Will Open as Kettlestone’s First Retailer

New Kum and Go store

Waukee’s innovative multi-use development, Kettlestone, will see its first retailer open by way of the newest Kum & Go Marketplace. The brand new 6,200+-square foot store will open its doors Thursday, June 16 at 6 a.m., offering an elevated food exper...Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2016

Waukee Fire Department Receives Upgraded Rating

fire truck

The Waukee Fire Department recently participated in a Public Protection Classification (PPC™) review by the Insurance Services Office (ISO), in which the City was rated as a Class 2/2Y. The PPC program assesses information on municipal fire protection eff...Read on...

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Hoifeldt Named Waukee’s 2015 Citizen of the Year

Frank Hoifeldt

Frank Hoifeldt was chosen for Citizen of the Year by a committee consisting of Mayor Peard; Dr. Dave Wilkerson, Waukee Community School District Superintendent; Wendy Marsh, Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce President; and Terry Snyder, 2014 Citizen of the ...Read on...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

City and School District Embark on Joint High School and Sports Complex

high school and complex

The Waukee City Council approved purchase agreements on a total of 160 acres of land north of Hickman Road and east of 10th Street in Waukee. The purchase agreements are integral in the efforts to build both a second high school within the Waukee Communit...Read on...

Click to see site location on larger map.
Posted on: May 11, 2016

Enjoy Pancakes and Art on Saturday, May 14

American Gothic

The Waukee Firefighters’ Association will hold its annual Pancake Breakfast Event from 7-11 a.m. on May 14 at the Waukee Public Safety Building. The breakfast will include inflatables and fire truck rides in addition to “All You Care to Eat” pancakes and ...Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Waukee Special Census Numbers Show Immense City Growth

census results

Waukee's official population is now 17,945, which equals a 30 percent increase in residential growth since 2010. The official 2010 count was 13,790. The population going even further back to 2005 was 9,108.

“These results are right on trend with what w...Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2016

Kettlestone District Master Plan Recognized with Iowa ASLA Award

Kettlestone Award

The Honor Award is the highest level of award given, and it recognizes exceptional creativity and imagination in landscape architecture.

The planning effort included updating the previous market study, redefining the open space and greenway plan, and d...Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2016

City Changing Solid Waste Management Provider

ASI solid waste

The City of Waukee is preparing to transition to a new solid waste management provider – ASI. The switch will be fully in effect as of Monday, June 27, 2016.

A full calendar of dates related to this change will be included in the May utility bill mail...Read on...

See April 2016 Utility Billing Insert.
Posted on: April 1, 2016

Update: Two Missing Teens Have Been Found

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Two teenagers who were reported missing from Waukee have been found unharmed. On April 1, 2016 at approximately 2:00 p.m. Emily Keeling and Lily Criswell were found safe and are being returned to their families.

The Waukee Police Department receive...Read on...

Press Release
Posted on: February 24, 2016

Meet the City Staff: Kathy Ostring

Meet the City Staff Kathy Ostring

We kicked off a new Meet the City Staff video series to help residents recognize City employees and learn more about their various departments. The first staff member profiled is Kathy Ostring. Watch the video!

Posted on: January 21, 2016

Mayor Peard Makes 11 Board and Commission Appointments

park board.jpg

The appointees for 2016 are as follows:

Board of Adjustment: Mark Myers

Board of Appeals: Scott Lyon and Gary Porth

CEDAC: Pat Green, Peg Armstrong-Gustafson, Justin Wille and Ryan Tyler

Park Board: Ethan Owens, Sue Gregan and Chris Crone

P...See the full list.

Learn more about City boards and commissions!
Posted on: January 6, 2016

City Issued Record-Breaking 900 Building Permits in 2015

houses

The City of Waukee has been recognized in recent years as Iowa’s fastest-growing city. Year-end building permit and platting numbers show there’s no sign of slowing. In 2015, the City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a total of 900 build...Read on...

Posted on: December 14, 2015

Waukee Police Serve 10 Families with Shop With a Cop

shop with cop web.jpg

The Waukee Police Department participated in its annual Shop With A Cop program on Saturday, Dec. 12th. The day started with the Waukee Fire Department serving up breakfast for the 10 families involved in the program. Officers also created free child IDs ...Read on...

See photos from Shop With a Cop!
Posted on: July 7, 2015

Waukee Named a Best Town for Families

Family Photo small.jpg

Family Circle, a home and family magazine, recently conducted a study to find the best towns for families in 2015 – and Waukee made the cut.

Family Circle examined cities from across the United States, and based its list on the following criteria:
...Read on...

Read the full story

Posted on: November 10, 2016

Waukee Commercial Development Update - Fall 2016

taco bell

The City of Waukee issued a record 172 building permits in October alone. Here are updates on several current commercial projects:
• The road through Waukee Central was recently paved, and construction began on Waukee Dental. • Grading and utility work...Read on...

See full listing of Current Development Projects!
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Waukee Officially Becomes Home Base Iowa Community

home base for web.jpg

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!
Posted on: September 1, 2016

Waukee Central Taking Shape South of Hickman

Waukee Central

In August, the Waukee City Council approved the final 10.57 acre plat for "Waukee Central". Waukee Central features five lots ranging from 0.88 to 4.91 acres. Site plans for three businesses planned in the development were also approved. Those b...Read on...

Stay up-to-date on ongoing development projects!
Posted on: July 11, 2016

Waukee Issued Record 1,054 Building Permits in FY 2016

building permits

For the third consecutive fiscal year, the City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record number of building permits. Waukee Mayor Bill Peard cites Waukee’s desirable quality of life, sense of community and availability of developable la...Read on for details...

Posted on: February 12, 2016

January 2016 Building Permit Report

building permit

The City of Waukee approved 42 building permits in January of 2016.

See full report.
Posted on: January 6, 2016

City Issued Record-Breaking 900 Building Permits in 2015

houses

The City of Waukee has been recognized in recent years as Iowa’s fastest-growing city. Year-end building permit and platting numbers show there’s no sign of slowing. In 2015, the City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a total of 900 build...Read on...


Posted on: December 1, 2016

Registration Now Open for Girls Recreational Softball

softball for web.jpg

Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department's Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from mid-April through early June. Online registration ends February 16, 2017. Register participants for the grade they are in ...

Read on...

Register now!
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Haunted House Attendees Donate 145 Food Items

haunted house food 2016

A record 618 people attended the annual Waukee Haunted House on October 28 and 29. Sponsored by the Park Board, organizers offered $1 off admission to Haunted House attendees who donated non-perishable food items. In total, attendees donated 145 non-peri...Read on...

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Mayor Peard Recognizes Randy Jensen and Jim Miller for Trailhead Fundraising

Randy Jensen Jim Miller Trailhead Art Proc 100316 (15).JPG

At the Monday, Oct. 3 Waukee City Council meeting, Randy Jensen and Jim Miller were recognized by Mayor Bill Peard for their vision and fundraising efforts for the Raccoon River Valley Trailhead Art Project. The team, led by Jensen and Miller, raised $1.1...Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2016

Plaisance Family Makes Memorial Donation at Ridge Pointe Park

ridge pointe donation

John and Lara Plaisance recently worked with the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department as well as several donors to contribute equipment at Ridge Pointe Park in memory of their son, Drew. The Plaisances made it possible for two sets of swings, two spi...Read on...

See photos from the dedication event.
Posted on: October 3, 2016

260 Trees Distributed as Part of Plant Some Shade Waukee

plant some shade 2016

On September 28, 2016, 260 trees - including breeds like White Oak, Quaking Aspen Saucer Magnolia and Norway Spruce - were distributed to MidAmerican Energy Company customers through the Plant Some Shade™ program. Waukee Parks & Recreation and Park Bo...Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: September 14, 2016

Waukee United Methodist Church Brings More Little Free Libraries™ to Town

little free library WUMC

The Waukee United Methodist Church installed three new Little Free Libraries™ in the community over the Labor Day weekend. Church members installed libraries in Warrior Park, Windfield Park and at the Waukee Community Center. The church also plans to dona...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Mens' and Womens' Golf League Winners Named

golf league winners

The top eight finishers in each 2016 summer golf league are as follows:

Monday Night Mens' League
1st: Mac Harry/Ray Turner, 257.52nd: Chad Johnson/Brent Rankin, 256
3rd: Don Gehrls/David Johannesen, 2444th: Jon Means/Jason Ross, 241.5
5th: Matt...Read more...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

David Combs Wins City Golf Championship

golf championship

The top eight finishers in the 2016 Waukee City Golf Championship (after 27 holes) were as follows:

1st: David Combs, 96
2nd: John Burgett, 993rd: Jon Raftis, 102
4th: Eric Buntenbach, 1045th: Patrick Breitbach, 105
5th: Derek Shultz, 1057th: ...Read on for top eight finishers...

Posted on: August 15, 2016

Registration Now Open for Fall/Winter Parks & Recreation Programs

parks and rec guide

Waukee Parks & Recreation just mailed out the 2016 Fall/Winter Program Guide! Registration for programs is now open at this link.

The guide features a line-up of this fall and winter's City festivals and events like the fall Movie in the Park and Winte...Read on...

Browse through the 2016 Fall/Winter Program Guide!
Posted on: June 8, 2016

Celebrate Waukee 5K Race Results

Celebrate Waukee 5K

More than 100 runners participated in the Celebrate Waukee 5K on Saturday, June 4 held in the Downtown Triangle.

The top three times in each division were as follows:

Mens Group:
1) Patrick Riley, 17:112) Dan Pinkerton, 17:31
3) JT Crowley, 19:0...Read on...

View race times!

Posted on: April 30, 2015

Subscribe to Waukee Parks and Recreation Weather Cancellations

Do you or your child participate in Waukee Parks and Recreation programs? Be the first to know when weather or emergency circumstances force us to cancel programs.

Subscribe by clicking on the link below, entering your email address and then clicking ...Read on...

Subscribe

Posted on: December 2, 2016

Waukee Police Offer Holiday Crime Prevention Tips

holiday crime prevention

Holiday Crime Prevention Tips from the Waukee Police Department:

  1. Lock your cars at all times.
  2. Do not leave keys, fobs or garage door openers in cars when parked outside the home.
  3. Do not leave valuables in your car, especially overnight.
  4. If you must leave valu...
Read on...

Posted on: November 21, 2016

Waukee Police Deliver 23 Thanksgiving Food Baskets

tgiving baskets

The Waukee Police Department provided 23 Waukee area families (up from 17 last year) with Thanksgiving food baskets purchased from the Waukee Fareway. They delivered the baskets to the recipients on Saturday, Nov. 19. The baskets were filled with the maki...

Read on...

Posted on: November 9, 2016

Waukee Middle School Salutes Public Safety Officials

middle school visit

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.
Posted on: October 24, 2016

Waukee PD Collects 20 Pounds of Drugs at Take-Back Event

drug take-back

The Waukee Police Department collected 20 pounds of drugs during the national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 29. The four-hour event was held at the Waukee Public Safety Building. Residents dropped off bottles, pill boxes and bags of ex...Read on...

Posted on: October 6, 2016

Waukee Police Encouraging Neighborhood Watch Participation

neighborhood watch

The Neighborhood Watch program empowers citizens to become active in community efforts through participation in Neighborhood Watch groups. If interested in bringing Neighborhood Watch to your area, please email Officer Brian Murra or call and ask for him ...Read on...

Visit the National Neighborhood Watch website.
Posted on: September 29, 2016

Police Chief Quinn Presents Three Chief's Recognition Awards

chief's award

Waukee Police Chief John Quinn recently recognized the Waukee Fareway, Atlantic Coca-Cola Bottling Company and the Krois Family for their contributions to Waukee Public Safety Day. All were awarded the special Chief's Recognition Award.

Thanks to the W...Read on...

See photos from the award presentations.
Posted on: September 12, 2016

Waukee Police Department Releases 2015 Annual Report

police annual report 2015

At the Tuesday, Sept. 6 regular meeting of the Waukee City Council, Waukee Police Chief John Quinn presented the Police Department’s Annual Report, featuring great photos, 2015 incident statistics, notes about community policing, and news about new hires ...Read on...

Read the full Annual Report from 2015!
Posted on: July 13, 2016

Two New Waukee Police Officers Sworn In for Duty

officers medders and kessler

As Waukee continues to grow, so does the demand for public safety personnel. The Waukee Police Department hired officers Brett Medders (left) and Matthew Kessler (right). Both officers were sworn in on Monday, July 11.

Following more than a month of i...Read on...

See photos of the officers taking oaths.
Posted on: December 14, 2015

Waukee Police Serve 10 Families with Shop With a Cop

shop with cop web.jpg

The Waukee Police Department participated in its annual Shop With A Cop program on Saturday, Dec. 12th. The day started with the Waukee Fire Department serving up breakfast for the 10 families involved in the program. Officers also created free child IDs ...Read on...

See photos from Shop With a Cop!

Posted on: October 27, 2016

November Gas Safety Survey and Auto Pay News

gas survey

Beginning November 14, Waukee residents will be receiving calls as part of a gas safety survey that the City is required to perform. We hope you will take a few minutes to complete it! Please click the link below to learn more.

And, if you haven't sign...Read on...

Read full survey letter and sign up for auto-pay!
Posted on: September 29, 2016

October Utility Billing News

heating assistance

Read up on LIHEAP - a program that provides heating assistance for low-income customers. Learn how you can report gas utility concerns. And, see how you may be able to help others in need with paying their heating bills.

See full October 2016 Utility Billing News.
Posted on: June 17, 2016

June 2016 - Utility Rates, Water Quality and Pet Waste

water drop

See a complete list of utility rates effective July 1, 2016, read about water quality from the Consumer Confidence Report, and learn about protecting the environment by picking up pet waste!

Additional Info...
Posted on: May 25, 2016

Important Information and Transition Dates for Waukee Garbage Customers

trash map

The City of Waukee is transitioning to a new solid waste management provider. The switch to ASI will be fully effective Monday, June 27, featuring 5-day-a-week garbage collection and weekly recycling pick-up. Many residents will have a new collection day.

Click here for details and to see the new map!
Posted on: April 25, 2016

City Changing Solid Waste Management Provider

ASI solid waste

The City of Waukee is preparing to transition to a new solid waste management provider – ASI. The switch will be fully in effect as of Monday, June 27, 2016.

A full calendar of dates related to this change will be included in the May utility bill mail...Read on...

See April 2016 Utility Billing Insert.
Posted on: March 30, 2016

Portable Meters and Yard Waste

yard waste util

Click below to review the information. You'll also learn more about the Citywide Clean-Up Day coming on Saturday, May 7!

Portable Meters and Yard Waste
Posted on: February 24, 2016

Meet the City Staff: Kathy Ostring

Meet the City Staff Kathy Ostring

We kicked off a new Meet the City Staff video series to help residents recognize City employees and learn more about their various departments. The first staff member profiled is Kathy Ostring. Watch the video!

Posted on: January 22, 2016

Automatic Utility Payments Are Easy and Convenient

automatic payments

One of the many convenient ways to pay your City of Waukee utility bills is by setting up automatic payments. Fill out the Utility Auto Payment Request and return it to Waukee City Hall at 230 W. Hickman Road, Waukee, IA 50263 with a voided check.

Pay...Learn more...

Download and print the Auto Payment Request Form.
Posted on: January 15, 2016

Know Your Utility Bill Payment Options

bill pay options

You can pay in person, mail a check, set up bill payment through your bank, apply for the City's auto-payment option or pay by credit card right here online. View the full details and instructions for utility bill payment options at the link below.Read on...

View Utility Billing Options