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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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Posted on: September 25, 2018

See "Hidden Figures" at Movies in the Park

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Enjoy another one of Hollywood’s biggest hits under the stars on Friday, Oct. 12 at dusk (approx. 6:30 p.m.) at Centennial Park. Waukee Parks & Recreation and the Park Board will present Hidden Figures (PG) as the next Movie in the Park. See ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Have Coffee With a Cop on October 2!

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Join members of the Waukee Police Department for "Coffee with a Cop" on Tuesday, Oct. 2 at The Coffeesmith located at 770 SE Alice's Road in Waukee. Grab a cup of Joe and chat with Waukee Police Officers. The event will go from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a....

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Posted on: September 25, 2018

Waukee Homecoming Events Scheduled for September 27 and 28

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The Waukee Community School District is planning its Homecoming parade for Thursday, Sept. 27 at 6 p.m. Streets along the parade route will be closed from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The Homecoming football game is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. against Des ...

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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 19, 2018

Waukee Police Department to Offer Annual Citizens Academy

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The Waukee Police Department is proud to continue its Citizens Academy. This is the fifth year the program is being offered to Waukee business partners and residents. The Citizens Academy classes will take place on Thursday evenings from October 25, 2018 ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Waukee Public Library Partners to Help Register Voters

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People can register to vote at the Waukee Public Library through September 30 as the Library is extending its National Voter Registration Day efforts. More than 3,000 partners nationwide will celebrate the national day on September 25, but the vo...

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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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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Waukee Public Library Celebrates National Library Card Sign-Up Month

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This September, the Waukee Public Library joins libraries across the U.S. in celebrating National Library Card Sign-Up Month. During the month, the American Library Association and libraries unite together in a national effort to ensure every person signs...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Koester Named New Public Works Director/City Engineer

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The City of Waukee is announcing that Rudy Koester will soon be promoted to the position of Public Works Director/City Engineer. Waukee’s long-time Public Works Director John Gibson will retire at the end of September, and Koester will step into this lead...

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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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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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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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