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Posted on: January 30, 2018

City Planner Helps Guide Students to "Future City" Success

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Five 7th grade students from Waukee South Middle School recently competed in the national "Future City" competition. Future City is a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) based, competition for which students create a city t...

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Posted on: January 4, 2018

Waukee Issued 1,005 Building Permits in 2017

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Both economic development and residential construction continue to thrive in Waukee. The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a total of 1,005 building permits in 2017.

The valuation of the building permits issued by the City in 2017 tot...

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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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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
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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