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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Officer Jon Oakley Retires After 35+ Years in Law Enforcement

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On Jan. 15, 2021, retiring Waukee Police Officer Jon Oakley was recognized for his 15 years of service to the Waukee community as well as his total 35+ years in law enforcement. 

Officer Oakley said at his retirement event (see photos) that even a...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

How to Care for Gas Meters This Winter

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Outdoor natural gas meters and/or pressure regulator sets are designed to withstand extreme weather conditions.

However, the Waukee Gas Department offers these winter protection tips:

  • Clean and repair leaky eaves and gutters regularly to prevent ice and mel...
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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Governor Extends and Modifies Public Health Proclamation Through Feb. 6

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On Jan. 7, 2021, Gov. Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that modifies existing public health measures designed to reduce the spread of COVID-19. The proclamation continues to require that when people are in an indoor public space, ...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Warrior Lane Area Structures Moved Ahead of Intersection Project

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Structures (three houses and three garages) along Warrior Lane were purchased and are being moved out of the community by Billy Bell Housemoving LLC. The removal of the structures will allow the City to expand portions of Warrior Lane and convert the five...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Waukee Public Library Launches New App

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The Waukee Public Library is excited to announce the availability of its new app. Available on iOS and Android, this app makes it easy to use the library even when not in the library. Browse the collection, place holds, access your account, learn about ev...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

City Snow Reminders

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Winter in Iowa usually brings its fair share of 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 pedestri...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Waukee Issued Record 1,489 Building Permits in 2020

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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 1,489 building permits in 2020.

“We’ve watched this pace of development in awe and a bit astonished th...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

2020 City of Waukee Year in Review

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While 2020 was not a normal year by any measure, the City of Waukee, Iowa was still able to celebrate some successes. Take a look back at 2020 good news, people, projects and community events!

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Outdoor Ice Rink Now Open

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Waukee's Outdoor Ice Rink is now open for the season! Follow the Waukee Parks & Rec Facebook page for updates related to ice conditions/closures throughout the winter.

This year the rink was relocated to Grant Park (605 SE Driftwood Lane) and ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

New Police Officer Austin Gibbs Graduates from ILEA

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The Waukee Police Department welcomed new Police Officer Austin Gibbs as he was sworn in at a reception held on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020 at the Waukee Community Center. Officer Gibbs is a recent graduate of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and will now work ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Library Now Offering Dial-a-Story

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Library Now Offering Dial-a-Story

The Waukee Public Library now has a Dial-a-Story phone line for kids to call at any time to hear a selection of books read aloud by library staff! Listen for as long or as little as you wish. New selections will be recorde...

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

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, 2021. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2020-...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

“Read S’more” with the Library's Winter Bingo Challenge

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All ages can participate in the Waukee Public Library’s “Read S’more” Winter Bingo Challenge taking place through Jan. 31! During the challenge participants will complete a variety of reading activities to earn prizes. When participants complete five acti...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Mi-Fiber, LLC Completes Fiber Optic Build of Waukee

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In a news release issued by Iowa internet provider Mi-Fiber, LLC, the company announced it recently completed its fiber optic build of Waukee, making it the Des Moines Metro Area’s "first city to offer all residents and businesses citywide access to ...

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