News Flash

Posted on: December 12, 2018

Alice's Road Traffic Now Running On New Western Lanes

alices switch

Alice's Road traffic has officially switched from the existing eastern lanes to the newly constructed lanes on the western side of the road. The "old" lanes are now closed awaiting spring demolition and construction. Drivers are encouraged to ta...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 10, 2018

Waukee’s Trailside Dog Park to Open in Early 2019

waukee dog park web

Construction of Waukee’s first dog park is nearing completion. The Waukee Parks & Recreation Department will open the park to the public in early 2019, as soon as weather allows. The four-acre Trailside Dog Park is located at 590 SE Brick Drive in Wau...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 12, 2018

City Building Closures and Trash Delays Planned Due to Upcoming Holidays

garbage news feed

All City buildings, including the Waukee Public Library, will be closed on Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas. The Waukee Public Library will also be closed Sunday, Dec. 23. In addition to building closures, there will be no g...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Curbside Christmas Tree Collections Set for January 7 and 14

christmas tree for web

The Christmas tree collection days for City of Waukee/ASI garbage customers are scheduled for Monday, Jan. 7 and Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Real Christmas trees only should be placed on curbs by 7 a.m. Please have all items cleared off of trees before placing...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 11, 2018

Now Hiring for 2020 Census Jobs

census web

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!

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Feedback Accepted on City ADA Plan Through January 7

ada sidewalk

The goal of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Transition Plan is to ensure that the City of Waukee creates accessible paths of travel in the public right-of-way for people with disabilities. The City evaluated the sidewalks for pedestrian accessib...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 6, 2018

New Saturday Tot Lot Sessions Added

TOT LOT web

The Parks & Recreation Department has scheduled three "Pop-Up" Tot Lot sessions during the month of December to accommodate those who cannot typically make the Monday/Wednesday sessions. Romp, stomp and play at Tot Lot on the following Satur...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Waukee Police Offer Holiday Crime Prevention Tips and House Checks

holiday safety package image

The Waukee Police Department is encouraging residents to review these holiday safety tips to prevent theft.

  1. Lock your cars at all times.
  2. Do not leave keys, fobs or garage door openers in cars when parked outside the home.
  3. Do not leave valuables in your car, ...
Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 28, 2018

City Snow Reminders

snow removal

Winter in Iowa usually brings its fair share of fluffy snow. When snow begins to accumulate, the City of Waukee's Public Works Department enacts the Snow and Ice Control Policy. The policy attempts to maintain an adequate driving surface, and to provide p...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 1, 2018

Registration Open for Girls Spring Recreational Softball

softball 1819

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 February 18, 2019. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2...

Read on...

Register now! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Downtown Gazebo Gets a Roof Makeover

gazebo pics for web

Thanks to DECRA Roofing Systems, Inc. and Worth Exteriors, Waukee’s Triangle Park gazebo is looking extra polished just in time for the annual WinterFest celebration!

After decades of aging, the roof on the gazebo was looking worn. A chance conversation at...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 29, 2018

Quick Pay Utility Bill Option Now Available

quick pay web

In a continued effort to expand payment options, the City of Waukee and its partner Tyler Technologies enabled the Quick Pay tool, available for all Waukee utility customers. The Quick Pay feature allows users on the online payment site to make payments w...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 19, 2018

Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course Closed for the Season

golf course web

Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course in Waukee is now closed for the season. The course will reopen as early as possible in the spring of 2019.

Gift certificates and season passes are available for purchase. Call 515-978-5247 to inquire about gift certificate...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 16, 2018

Sugar Creek Golf Pro Proehl Wins Iowa PGA Senior Player of the Year

chad proehl web

Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course Golf Pro Chad Proehl was recently named the 2018 Iowa Professional Golfers' Association's (PGA) Senior Player of the Year. Proehl accumulated 1,397.50 points to win his first Iowa PGA Senior Player of the Year award of hi...

Read on...

Read the full Iowa PGA article. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 8, 2018

Be Prepared for the Snow Ordinance and Parking Bans

snow plow web

If snow is forecast for Waukee, the Public Works Department will often implement the City's snow ordinance (Waukee Municipal Code §502.17) and emergency parking ban. During this time, all public street parking is prohibited. Every attempt is made...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Fire Department Welcomes Worrell as New Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

Elle for Web

The Waukee Fire Department recently hired Elle Worrell to fill its open full-time Firefighter/Paramedic position. Her duties include responding to fire and rescue calls, performing truck and equipment maintenance, and leading public education sessions.

“We...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 7, 2018

City Launches New Rental Property Inspection Program

rental properties

The City of Waukee now has an official citywide Rental Property Inspection Program; this effort is required pursuant to Chapter 364.17 of the Iowa Code. The purpose of this code is to ensure property owners, their agents and others who rent out residentia...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 1, 2018

Waukee Winter Reading Program Combines Art and Bingo

The-Art-of-Reading

The Waukee Public Library Winter Reading Program starts November 15! This year’s theme is "The Art of Reading”, and instead of reading logs, participants will utilize bingo cards. All ages of children, teens and adults can take on...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Public Works Brings Home Honors from Annual Snow Roadeo

snow roadeo web

Several members of the Waukee Public Works Department scored high marks at the American Public Works Association Iowa Chapter Operator Training & Roadeo event this year. Snow Plow Operator Training took place October 2-3, and operators from across the...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 27, 2018

LIHEAP Offers Heating Assistance to Low-Income Qualifiers

therm for web

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 City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Welcome to the New Waukee.org!

websitelaunch_newsflash

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...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 10, 2018

Waukee Police Department Encourages the "9 p.m. Routine"

9pmroutine newsflash

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...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 17, 2018

Waukee Named One of the 10 Fastest-Growing Suburbs in the U.S.

waukee flags

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...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 2, 2018

Waukee Police Officers Take on Lip Sync Challenge

pd lip sync web

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...

Check it out...

Share the video with your friends! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 24, 2018

New U.S. Census Numbers Show Nine Percent Growth for Waukee

census story

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...

Read on...

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 30, 2018

Consumer Fireworks Use Permitted July 3 & 4 Only

fireworks web2

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...

Read on...

See video from the Waukee Fire Department! Waukee City Newsfeed