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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Portion of University Avenue Near Waukee Public Works to Close for Repairs

A small portion of University Avenue from 6th Street west to the Waukee Public Works Building will be closed June 10-24 to allow crews to repave the road. Access will be provided to the Waukee Public Works Building via 6th Street next to the Waukee Commun...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

The inside 2 lanes on Hickman Road between S Avenue and T Avenue to close

The inside two lanes on Hickman Road between S Avenue and T Avenue will close from Monday, June 3 to Monday, June 17 to replace the turn lane.

Street Closures and Construction
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Ashworth Road Between 88th and 98th Streets in West Des Moines to Close

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The City of West Des Moines will close the segment of Ashworth Road between the north leg of 88th Street and 98th Street April 29, 2019 through November 2019 to allow for reconstruction. Please refer to the detour map. Questions can be directed to the Cit...

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Street Closures and Construction
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Portion of Laurel Street to Close

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As part of the Alice's Road widening project, a small portion of Laurel Street east of Alice's Road will be closed beginning April 3 through the month of June. Businesses located along Laurel Street can be accessed via Brick Drive. Thank you for your pati...

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See closure map. Street Closures and Construction

News Flash

Posted on: June 10, 2019

TWO-DAY Independence Day Celebration Features New Carnival

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This year, the Waukee Independence Day Celebration will take place on both July 3 and 4! The celebration features a kid-friendly carnival from Chamberlain Quality Shows. The popular parade, food vendors, live music from The 4ontheFloor and fireworks are o...

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See a short preview video! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Waukee Public Library Art Gallery to Open June 4

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The Waukee Public Library is adding a new amenity to its building – an art gallery, set to open on June 4, 2019. The Waukee Public Library Art Gallery, located inside the library’s public Coal Mine Meeting Room, is a space to display r...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Meet Your Neighbors at Park Play: in a Local Way

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Park Play is a fun summer series of park events organized by the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department in partnership with Central Bank.The goal of this series is to bring neighbors together and introduce specific parks to those who live near them. Pos...

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See a brief video! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Waukee Rules for Placing Yard Signs

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It’s a busy time of year for garage sales, open houses and other events. Yard signs are a great way to share these messages, however, the City encourages residents to follow these basic rules to ensure signs are legally placed in proper location...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Movies in the Park Presenting Three Great Films for FREE!

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Enjoy Hollywood’s biggest hits under the stars with Movies in the Park! The 2019 line-up is out, with THREE films on deck for the summertime. Provided by the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department, the Park Board and NCMIC & Professional Solutions, ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Waukee's Yoga in the Park Kicks Off June 8!

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Join local, certified yoga instructors for Yoga in the Park this summer! Bring a yoga mat or towel to Windfield Park on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from June through August (June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24). Yoga sessi...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 24, 2019

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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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Waukee PD Launches Community Camera Program

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The Waukee Police Department has implemented a new Community Camera Program. The goal of the program is to deter crime and promote partnership. Residents and business owners can register their security cameras online with the department. Police will only ...

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Learn how you can be involved! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Annual Water Quality Report Now Available

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Des Moines Water Works’ annual Consumer Confidence Report is now available. The annual water quality report summarizes the results of the water monitoring program as required by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). If you are unable to view the repo...

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See the report (PDF). Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Lawn Maintenance and Grass Clippings

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Lawns and weeds should not be allowed to grow more than 12 inches high on the average, according to the City of Waukee’s property maintenance code. And as you mow, please direct grass clippings back toward the lawn and away from streets, drivewa...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Summer Reading Program is Out of This World

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“Explore the Universe” at the Waukee Public Library this summer! All ages of children, teens and adults can read or listen to books and earn prizes from June 1-July 31 with the annual Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Metro Area Libraries Partner to Offer “Sensory Friendly” Times

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Several Des Moines Metro area libraries are teaming up to offer Sensory Spaces, which are designated hours for individuals and families to enjoy a sensory-free experience in the libraries. The Des Moines Public Library’s Forest Avenue and East S...

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Posted on: April 5, 2019

Fleet Farm to Open New Store in Waukee's Kettlestone Development

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Fleet Farm announced plans to open a new store in Waukee as part of the company’s plans to nearly double its store presence by 2023. The new store will be the company’s sixth Iowa store; Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids stores are opening ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Portion of Laurel Street to Close

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As part of the Alice's Road widening project, a small portion of Laurel Street east of Alice's Road will be closed beginning April 3 through the month of June. Businesses located along Laurel Street can be accessed via Brick Drive. Thank you for your pati...

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See closure map. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Eric Kress Named Waukee’s 2018 Citizen of the Year

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Waukee Mayor Bill Peard has named local leader and community activities enthusiast Eric Kress Waukee’s 2018 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year honor is given each year to an exemplary resident who represents the true spirit of community service....

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: March 25, 2019

Waukee Library to Offer Free Conversational English Sessions

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The Waukee Public Library will soon begin offering free Conversational English sessions. Beginning Thursday, April 4, Conversational English will be held at 10 a.m. on the first and third Thursdays of every month. The sessions will be guided by a trained ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: March 14, 2019

Parking and Entrances to Change During City Hall Renovation

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Work to improve the exterior conditions of Waukee City Hall will occur March-July 2019, when weather allows. While City Hall will remain open during construction, the entire front parking lot and the front entrance will not be accessible during constructi...

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See parking map. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Solarize Waukee Initiative Announced

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The sun is shining for homeowners and business owners in the Waukee, Iowa area, as the Solarize Waukee program is set to commence this April. The program will allow individual home and commercial property owners to access competitive prices for solar inst...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Waukee Library and Historical Society Announce 2019 Local History Series

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The Waukee Public Library and the Waukee Area Historical Society (WAHS) are partnering again to host the popular Local History Series. Throughout the year, the two organizations will present historical information on specific topics related to Waukee and ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Now Hiring for 2020 Census Jobs

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Waukee residents, the U.S. Census is hiring! You have the chance to participate in the 2020 Census by becoming a temporary census taker, field supervisor, recruiting assistant, office clerk or office operations supervisor. Apply today!

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Waukee City Newsfeed
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.

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News Flash

Posted on: April 8, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report March 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 31 building permits in March 2019. There were four permits issued for single family homes, one for commercial and 26 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in March equale...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Fleet Farm to Open New Store in Waukee's Kettlestone Development

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Fleet Farm announced plans to open a new store in Waukee as part of the company’s plans to nearly double its store presence by 2023. The new store will be the company’s sixth Iowa store; Cedar Falls and Cedar Rapids stores are opening ...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Solarize Waukee Initiative Announced

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The sun is shining for homeowners and business owners in the Waukee, Iowa area, as the Solarize Waukee program is set to commence this April. The program will allow individual home and commercial property owners to access competitive prices for solar inst...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report February 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 40 building permits in February 2019. There were eight permit issued for single family homes, six for townhomes and 26 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable val...

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View the full report. 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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Waukee Economic Development
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

News Flash

Posted on: June 10, 2019

TWO-DAY Independence Day Celebration Features New Carnival

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This year, the Waukee Independence Day Celebration will take place on both July 3 and 4! The celebration features a kid-friendly carnival from Chamberlain Quality Shows. The popular parade, food vendors, live music from The 4ontheFloor and fireworks are o...

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See a short preview video! Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 29, 2019

Meet Your Neighbors at Park Play: in a Local Way

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Park Play is a fun summer series of park events organized by the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department in partnership with Central Bank.The goal of this series is to bring neighbors together and introduce specific parks to those who live near them. Pos...

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See a brief video! Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Waukee's Yoga in the Park Kicks Off June 8!

YOGA in the park

Join local, certified yoga instructors for Yoga in the Park this summer! Bring a yoga mat or towel to Windfield Park on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from June through August (June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24). Yoga sessi...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2019

Movies in the Park Presenting Three Great Films for FREE!

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Enjoy Hollywood’s biggest hits under the stars with Movies in the Park! The 2019 line-up is out, with THREE films on deck for the summertime. Provided by the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department, the Park Board and NCMIC & Professional S...

Read on...

Waukee Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: May 13, 2019

Waukee PD Launches Community Camera Program

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The Waukee Police Department has implemented a new Community Camera Program. The goal of the program is to deter crime and promote partnership. Residents and business owners can register their security cameras online with the department. Police will only ...

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Learn how you can be involved! Waukee Police Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: May 23, 2019

May 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about water quality and recycling dos and don'ts, as well as a listing of summer events for 2019!

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

April 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about property owner responsibility for water/sewer lines, National Safe Digging Month, and requesting utility information or registering complaints.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

March 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about yard waste collection, HIRTA Public Transit, irrigation meters, Solarize Waukee and Spring Clean-Up events!

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

February 2019 Utility Billing News

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February 2019 Utility Billing News includes information about National Gas Utility Workers' Day, the Citywide Garage Sale, Spring Clean-Up Week, billing software transition and the Statewide Tornado Drill.

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

January 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's news features information about property owner responsibility for water and sewer service lines as well as details about Trailside Dog Park passes. Read this month's news!

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

December 2018 Utility Billing News

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This month's news features information about bill payment options. Read this months news!

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

October 2018 Utility Billing News

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This month's news features information about the upcoming City natural gas survey, the November 6th election, yard waste dates and recommendations, and details about utility bill payment options.

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

September 2018 Utility Billing News

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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 Utility Billing News