Charlie Bottenberg

Mayor & City Council
Title: Councilmember/Mayor Pro Tem
Phone: 515-216-0727
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Term Expires: 12/31/2021

Charlie Bottenberg has resided in Waukee with his wife and three children since 2006. He was appointed to the City Council in January 2017 and was elected to a new term in November 2017 and November 2021. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology from Drake University, an MBA from Iowa State University and a law degree from Drake University Law School. He is a practicing attorney in the Des Moines Metro. Charlie served as Board Chair of the Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce and on several other non-profit boards in the Waukee area. He says he enjoys working with his fellow Council Members to ensure Waukee maintains its hometown feel while also attracting new jobs and adding new amenities to the City.


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