Posted on: April 21, 2017

City to Host First “Imagine Waukee 2040” Public Input Meeting

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City officials and a community member committee have been working on the first steps of updating the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Hundreds of people have already completed the Imagine Waukee 2040 online survey, and board and commission members have weighed ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2017

City of Waukee’s Jenna Herr Wins Courage Award

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Jenna Herr, Technical Services Specialist in the City of Waukee’s Community & Economic Development Department, was recently honored with the Courage Award as part of the Inspiring Women of Iowa program. This award program and fundraising event for the Gir...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Dallas County Ranks as Fifth Fastest-Growing County in the Nation

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The U.S. Census Bureau released new data yesterday showing that Dallas County, Iowa is the fifth fastest-growing county in the nation. Their latest estimates show the county grew by 4.6 percent from 2015-2016 and by more than 27 percent since 20...

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Posted on: January 5, 2017

IEDA Director Debi Durham Visits Waukee

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Iowa Economic Development Authority Director Debi Durham visited the City of Waukee on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017 to meet with City leaders. In an informal roundtable, Durham and IEDA Team Leader Beth Balzer heard from City officials about Waukee growth, resi...

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Posted on: January 3, 2017

Waukee Issued Record-Breaking 1,124 Building Permits in 2016

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With population growing by an estimated three people per day, it’s no surprise that development was booming in Waukee in 2016. The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a total of 1,124 building permits in 2016 – nearly a 25 percent incr...

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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...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

Waukee Central Taking Shape South of Hickman

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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...

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Posted on: July 11, 2016

Waukee Issued Record 1,054 Building Permits in FY 2016

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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...