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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Waukee Police Encourage Safe Driving Over Holiday Weekend

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Members of the Waukee Police Department will conduct high visibility traffic enforcement Thanksgiving weekend. In conjunction with the Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau (GTSB), officers will provide heightened enforcement of all traffic violation...

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Read more from the NHTSA. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Upcoming Holiday Closures and Garbage Delays

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All City buildings, including the Waukee Public Library, will be closed Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 in observance of Thanksgiving. The Library will close at 5 p.m. on November 21. There will be no garbage/recycling collection on the 22nd. Thursd...

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Posted on: October 29, 2018

Final 2018 Curbside Yard Waste Collection Scheduled for November 26

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Monday, Nov. 26 is the last scheduled day in 2018 for Waukee curbside yard waste collection. Yard waste is vegetation including materials such as grass clippings, leaves, brush and garden waste. Here are some tips to ensure your yard waste gets picked up:...

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Posted on: November 19, 2018

Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course Closed for the Season

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Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course in Waukee is now closed for the season. The course will reopen as early as possible in the spring of 2019.

Gift certificates and season passes are available for purchase. Call 515-978-5247 to inquire about gift certificate...

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

Sugar Creek Golf Pro Proehl Wins Iowa PGA Senior Player of the Year

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Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course Golf Pro Chad Proehl was recently named the 2018 Iowa Professional Golfers' Association's (PGA) Senior Player of the Year. Proehl accumulated 1,397.50 points to win his first Iowa PGA Senior Player of the Year award of hi...

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Read the full Iowa PGA article. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Be Prepared for the Snow Ordinance and Parking Bans

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If snow is forecast for Waukee, the Public Works Department will often implement the City's snow ordinance (Waukee Municipal Code §502.17) and emergency parking ban. During this time, all public street parking is prohibited. Every attempt is made...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

Fire Department Welcomes Worrell as New Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

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The Waukee Fire Department recently hired Elle Worrell to fill its open full-time Firefighter/Paramedic position. Her duties include responding to fire and rescue calls, performing truck and equipment maintenance, and leading public education sessions.

“We...

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Posted on: October 30, 2018

Natural Gas Survey Calls Planned for the Week of November 12

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In accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the City of Waukee’s ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable natural gas service, the City will conduct a telephone survey of any pr...

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Posted on: November 7, 2018

City Launches New Rental Property Inspection Program

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The City of Waukee now has an official citywide Rental Property Inspection Program; this effort is required pursuant to Chapter 364.17 of the Iowa Code. The purpose of this code is to ensure property owners, their agents and others who rent out residentia...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Sign Up by November 21 for Letters from Santa

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He's making a list... and checking it twice. Let Waukee Parks & Recreation staff know what your kiddos have on their Christmas list, and staff will facilitate with Santa Claus to send a letter from the North Pole! This is great fun for Waukee resident...

Request your letter(s) by Nov. 21...

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Posted on: November 6, 2018

Waukee Parks Now Winterized

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Due to chilly temperatures in the forecast, Waukee Parks & Recreation team members winterized/closed park restrooms and water fountains. Please plan accordingly when venturing out during the upcoming days and weeks. Restrooms and water fountains will ...

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

Alice's Road November Paving Update

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Well, it's raining again, which puts a slowdown on some of the Alice's Road progress made during recent dry weather days. However, mainline paving and handwork has been occurring on the portion of Alice’s Road which is south of Hickman Road. Crews will co...

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Posted on: November 1, 2018

Waukee Winter Reading Program Combines Art and Bingo

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The Waukee Public Library Winter Reading Program starts November 15! This year’s theme is "The Art of Reading”, and instead of reading logs, participants will utilize bingo cards. All ages of children, teens and adults can take on...

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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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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...

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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