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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Waukee Beggars' Night Set for Tuesday, Oct. 30 - Be Safe!

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Waukee's annual Beggars' Night is set for Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 6-8 p.m. The Waukee Police Department offers these tips for staying safe during this fun night of trick-or-treating: 

  • Look both ways before crossing the street, and use established cr...
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Posted on: October 16, 2018

Public Safety Halloween Open House Planned for October 28

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The Waukee Police and Fire Departments will open doors to the Waukee Public Safety Building for their first annual Halloween Open House, treating costumed kids to candy and more on Sunday, Oct. 28 from 5-7 p.m. This event is free to the public. The Waukee...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Park Board Presents the Annual Haunted House October 26 & 27

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The Waukee Park Board is preparing for the annual Haunted House! Enter if you dare, but be prepared to be scared Friday, Oct. 26 and Saturday, Oct. 27 from 7-10 p.m. at the Centennial Park Enclosed Shelter. Admission is $5, but save $1 with THREE non-peri...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Public Works Brings Home Honors from Annual Snow Roadeo

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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...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Police to Host Prescription Drug Take-Back Day October 27

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The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Waukee area residents can b...

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Posted on: October 10, 2018

Waukee Firefighters Conduct Annual Burn Trailer Training

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Each year the Waukee Fire Department spends one week training with the Iowa Fire Service Training Bureau's live fire simulator/burn trailer. The simulator allows firefighters to train for a variety of interior fire scenarios. This year, the Fire Departmen...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Wet Weather Changes Fall Goals for Alice's Road Project

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Extremely wet weather in June, early September and now into October has slowed crews working on the project to widen Alice's Road. The contractor and City staff have modified the construction timeline.

The storm sewer utility is still being installed on th...

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See recent flyover video and a staff interview! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 5, 2018

Serve on a City of Waukee Board or Commission

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The City of Waukee is seeking applications from 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 Friday, Nov. 30...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Fire Prevention Week Set for October 7-13

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Fire Prevention Week is held October 7-13. The Waukee Fire Department is working to educate the public about this year’s Fire Prevention Week™ campaign: “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere&tr...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

LIHEAP Offers Heating Assistance to Low-Income Qualifiers

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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 28, 2018

Thanks to John Gibson for 20 Years of Service

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The City of Waukee would like to thank outgoing Waukee Public Works Director John Gibson for 20 years of incredible service to the community. Gibson’s career and achievements were celebrated at a public open house on Friday, Sept. 21 at the Waukee Public ...

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See photos from the farewell event! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: September 25, 2018

Absentee Voting Opens October 8; Election Workers Needed

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The next General Election is scheduled for November 6, 2018. Absentee voting in Dallas County begins October 8 with a final postmark date of November 5, 2018. Learn more about absentee ballots.

Also, the Dallas County Office of Elections is seeking precinc...

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Welcome to the New Waukee.org!

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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...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

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

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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...

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Posted on: July 17, 2018

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

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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...

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Posted on: August 2, 2018

Waukee Police Officers Take on Lip Sync Challenge

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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...

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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

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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...

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Posted on: May 30, 2018

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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See video from the Waukee Fire Department! Waukee City Newsfeed