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Posted on: January 17, 2020

New Iowa DOT Driver's License and ID Service Center Opening in Waukee Jan. 21

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The Iowa Department of Transportation will open its newest driver’s license and identification service center Tuesday, Jan. 21 in Kettlestone Plaza between Jimmy John’s and UnityPoint Health Clinic at 1156 SE Ashworth Road, at the inte...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Outdoor Ice Rink to Open Jan. 16 at 3 p.m.

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The ice rink will open on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 3 p.m. Follow the Waukee Parks & Rec Facebook page for updates related to ice conditions/closures.

The Centennial Park Outdoor Ice Rink is open during winter months when weather permits. The rink ...

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Posted on: December 23, 2019

City and Foundation to Reveal "Epic" Playground and More

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On Thursday, Jan. 23, the Waukee Betterment Foundation and the City of Waukee will welcome guests to The Palms Theatres & IMAX for announcements of epic proportions!

The City will reveal the official name and logo of the highly anticipated Waukee Commu...

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Posted on: January 15, 2020

Waukee Library and Historical Society Announce 2020 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 2020, the two organizations will present historical information on specific topics related to Waukee and the ...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

City Council to Make Special Appointment to Fill Vacant Seat

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The Waukee Mayor and City Council Members will appoint a new member to fill the City Council seat vacated when Mayor Clarke was elected to her new office. The partial term on the five-person, at-large Council will expire Dec. 31, 2021. Interested candidat...

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Posted on: January 14, 2020

Venture School Seeking Entrepreneurs for Training Program

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Are you a local resident looking for a way to launch a startup? Look no further than the University of Iowa’s Venture School! Venture School works with startups, small businesses, non-profits and corporate innovation teams across the state of Io...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 6, 2020

City Issued Record 1,282 Building Permits in 2019

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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 record 1,282 building permits in 2019.

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

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Mayor and City Council Members Take Oaths

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At the Jan. 6, 2020 Waukee City Council meeting, City Clerk Becky Schuett administered the oath of office for new Waukee Mayor Courtney Clarke (right). New City Council Member Chris Crone (first below) and incumbent City Council Member Larry Lyon (second ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2020

Library Offers Auto Renewals and Loan History

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The Waukee Public Library is offering convenient new features through cardholders’ accounts. Library materials will now be renewed automatically on due dates if there are no item holds and if pending fines are less than $5. Users can renew items...

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Posted on: December 26, 2019

Hentges Hired as Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

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The Waukee Fire Department recently welcomed Eric Hentges as a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. Hentges went through the department's in-house fire academy in 2012 and has worked part-time for Waukee Fire since 2012. He holds a bachelor's degree in Busine...

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Posted on: November 30, 2019

City Council Approves Urban Chickens Ordinance

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In November 2019, the Waukee City Council approved a new Urban Chickens ordinance. The ordinance allows Waukee residents living in R-1 and R-2 residential districts to house up to six female chickens (hens) for non-commercial use. Roosters are not allowed...

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Posted on: December 1, 2019

Registration Open for Girls Spring Softball

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Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department's Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from mid-April through early June. Online registration ends Feb. 17, 2020. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2019-...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Enjoy Books and Bingo with the Winter Reading Program

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The Waukee Public Library Winter Reading Program starts Nov. 15! This year’s theme is "Winter Bingo - Are You Yeti?”, and instead of reading logs, participants will utilize bingo cards. All ages of children, teens and adults can t...

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Posted on: November 5, 2019

City Council Approves Entertainment District Agreeement

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On Monday, Nov. 4, the Waukee City Council voted to approve an agreement for a massive 40-acre development which will be called "The Quarter." It will be located along Grand Prairie Parkway in Waukee, bringing entertainment, events and office sp...

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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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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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