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Posted on: November 14, 2019

Thanksgiving Building Closures and Trash Delays Planned

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All City of Waukee buildings will be closed Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. This includes the Waukee Public Library, which will also close early at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 27. 

There will be no ga...

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Posted on: November 6, 2019

Results from Election Night in Waukee

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Dallas County residents headed to the polls on Nov. 5. Waukee residents voted for one out of two candidates in the race to be Waukee Mayor. They chose two out of four candidates for City Council.

Current City Council Member Courtney Clarke will be Waukee's...

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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: November 4, 2019

Pet License Renewals to Hit Mail Week of Nov. 11

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The City of Waukee's pet licensing partner PetData will be mailing license renewals the week of Nov. 11 for the 2020 calendar year. For existing pets, please follow the instructions in the mailing to renew. 

If your dog or cat goes missing and is ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

Firefighters Raise Money to Help Local Cancer Patients

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On Oct. 31, 2019, members of the Waukee Fire Department donated $471 to Can Do Cancer. Can Do Cancer is a non-profit organization that works to improve and enhance the lives of breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment in Des Moines and sur...

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Posted on: October 31, 2019

Waukee PD Accepting Donations for Thanksgiving Gift Basket Program

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The Waukee Police Department is initiating its annual Thanksgiving Gift Basket Program. The PD hopes to provide more than 30 Waukee-area families in need with great holiday meals, and they're asking for the public's help in supporting the growth of this p...

Learn how to contribute to this great program!

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Posted on: November 2, 2019

Waukee PD Gearing Up for Shop With a Cop

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Each December, the Waukee Police Department raises money and takes low-income children shopping for holiday gifts for themselves and their family members. The kids and their families enjoy breakfast cooked by the Waukee Fire Department, a pizza lunch and ...

Learn how you can help...

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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 1, 2019

Sign Up by Nov. 21 for Letters from Santa

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He's making a list... and checking it twice... for Letters from Santa! Let Waukee Parks & Recreation staff know what your kiddos have on their Christmas list, and staff will facilitate with Santa Claus to send a letter from the North Pole. This is gre...

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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Waukee PD Collects 109 Pounds of Prescription Drugs on Take-Back Day

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The Waukee Police Department collected 109 pounds of expired or unwanted prescription drugs during the national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. The four-hour event was held at the Waukee Public Safety Building. Residents dropped off ...

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Posted on: October 29, 2019

Waukee Parks Now Winterized

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Due to chilly temperatures and snow, Waukee Parks & Recreation team members winterized/closed all park restrooms and water fountains. Please plan accordingly when venturing out to parks during the upcoming days and weeks. The Trailside Dog Park is inc...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

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: October 29, 2019

2019 Big Year for Parks Expansion

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The new one-cent local option sales tax passed in Dallas County in November 2017. New sales tax dollars are enabling the City of Waukee to build new parks and improve existing parks in Waukee without raising the property tax levy. And, the Waukee Betterme...

Check out some of the projects!

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Natural Gas Survey Calls Planned for Week of November 11

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In accordance with the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Hazardous Materials Safety Administration and the City of Waukee’s ongoing efforts to provide safe and reliable natural gas service, the City will conduct a telephone survey of any pr...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Two Kettlestone Ponds Stocked with Trout

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On Oct. 24, 2019, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources stocked the two Kettlestone Waukee Commons ponds with a total of 1,000 trout as part of its "Fish Local" campaign! See video.

Iowa residents and nonresidents aged 16 and up who are requir...

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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Serve on a City of Waukee Board or Commission

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The City of Waukee is seeking applications from Waukee residents who would like to become members of one of the City’s many important boards and commissions. Applications for seats on the following City boards and commissions are due by...

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Posted on: October 22, 2019

Dahl Trust Awards Waukee Betterment Foundation $50,000

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The W.T. and Edna M. Dahl Trust recently awarded the Waukee Betterment Foundation a $50,000 grant to help with the building of the all-inclusive recreation area in Waukee's future Community Park & Sports Complex that will include a Miracle League&...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Waukee Fire Department Receives State Grant for Fireworks Safety Outreach

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The Iowa State Fire Marshal Division will award a Local Fire Protection and Emergency Medical Services Grant in the amount of nearly $14,950 to the Waukee Fire Department. The department will use these funds to establish a fireworks safety campaign and to...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

City Offers Reimbursements for Soil Quality Restoration and More

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The City of Waukee has a Stormwater Best Management Practices Reimbursement Program to create partnerships with residents and businesses to aid and improve water quality in Waukee. 

Stormwater is the water that runs off of impervious surfaces (pav...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

LIHEAP Provides Heating Assistance

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If you or someone you know struggles to pay winter heating bills, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help. LIHEAP assists eligible low-income individuals or families in meeting the cost of home heating. Residents 60 and ...

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Visit the LIHEAP website! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 24, 2019

Take the Dallas County Health Needs Survey

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The Dallas County Health Department and Dallas County Hospital & Family Medicine Clinics are seeking public input on the health needs of Dallas County. Residents can provide their opinions by filling out a quick online survey

Information gat...

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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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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: 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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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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Learn more in this short video! Waukee City Newsfeed