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Posted on: July 9, 2021

SE Ashworth Road to Close West of Grand Prairie Parkway

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SE Ashworth Road west of Grand Prairie Parkway will close Wednesday, July 14 at 6 a.m. for reconstruction. The closure includes the intersection of SE Ashworth Road and SE Parkview Crossing Drive. This closure is expected to be in place until the project'...

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Street Closures and Construction
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Warrior Lane Project Preparing for Next Shutdown

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June 1st Update: Ashworth Drive, just east and west of Warrior Lane, will close beginning Thursday, June 3 at 9 a.m., weather permitting. This will essentially shut down the five-way intersection located at Warrior Lane and Ashworth Drive for the...

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Street Closures and Construction

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Capital Improvement Projects Update - July 23, 2021

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See photos of recent progress!

Warrior Lane Improvements

Work to transition the existing five-way intersection at S. Warrior Lane, Northview Drive and Ashworth Drive into a four-leg, one-lane roundabout continues. Crews have recently completed paving for th...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Stage 1 Water Shortage Plan Reduction Now Lifted

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UPDATE JULY 15, 2021

Des Moines Water Works has lifted stage one of its Water Shortage Plan due to reduced customer demand and lessening drought conditions.

The City of Waukee greatly appreciates collective efforts to reduce water usage and use water wisely...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Mi-Fiber, LLC Receives Smart Connected Community Award

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Mi-Fiber began constructing a widespread fiber internet network throughout Waukee in 2017. Mi-Fiber and its parent company received the "Smart Connected Community?" recognition from the Rural Broadband Association for its work in Waukee.

The Smar...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Learn and Play at Public Safety Day Aug. 3

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The Waukee Police and Fire Departments will host Public Safety Day on Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 5-8 p.m. The annual event aims to educate citizens about safety and to create a neighborly environment in which the public can interact with police officers and fir...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 8, 2021

City Employees Reach Service Milestones

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At the July 13, 2021 annual staff celebration, City of Waukee employees who reached 5, 15, 20 and 25 years of service were recognized for their work. 

Employees recognized for five years of service include:

  • Firefighter/Paramedic Chandler Thayer
  • Deve...
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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 9, 2021

SE Ashworth Road to Close West of Grand Prairie Parkway

a map showing the closure and detour at Ashworth Road and Grand Prairie Parkway

SE Ashworth Road west of Grand Prairie Parkway will close Wednesday, July 14 at 6 a.m. for reconstruction. The closure includes the intersection of SE Ashworth Road and SE Parkview Crossing Drive. This closure is expected to be in place until the project'...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 2, 2021

Waukee Tops Fiscal Year Building Permit Record Again

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The City of Waukee continues to top its own fiscal year building permit records. The City of Waukee’s Community Development Department issued a record 1,719 building permits from July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. The total taxable valuation eq...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Trail Users Please Detour Around Warrior Lane and Ashworth Drive Intersection

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The City of Waukee continues to thank drivers, cyclists and pedestrians for their patience as the key intersection of Warrior Lane and Ashworth Drive is closed for construction. However, there have been reports of cyclists and pedestrians entering private...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Reminder About Grass & Weeds Ordinance

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Per City of Waukee ordinance, grass/weeds are not allowed to grow higher than 8 inches on developed properties and 10 inches on undeveloped properties. Ordinance number 2951 falls within Chapter 401.4 of the Waukee City Code, Maintenance of Premi...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Consumer Fireworks Use Permitted July 3 & 4 Only

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As a reminder, the use of legal fireworks within the Waukee city limits is allowed only on July 3 and 4 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 11 p.m. on those respective days. Exploding or discharging consumer fireworks on days/times other than those allowed is...

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Learn more in this short video! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 16, 2021

40-Acre "KeeTown Loop" Entertainment District Taking Shape

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The following press release was sent by the KeeTown Loop developer on June 16, 2021 regarding the highly anticipated entertainment district headed to Waukee's Kettlestone Development:

In 2020, the Waukee City Council approved a 40-acre development...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Warrior Lane Project Shuts Down Ashworth Drive Intersection

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June 1st Update: Ashworth Drive, just east and west of Warrior Lane is now closed. This will shut down the five-way intersection located at Warrior Lane and Ashworth Drive for the remainder of the summer, to allow construction crews to build the ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Registration Open for Introduction to Soccer

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Introduction to Soccer is designed to teach kids the basics of soccer while having fun! Kids ages 4-5 can sign up for the program which will take place on Tuesday evenings (5:45 p.m.) Aug. 24-Sept. 21. Game play will be 4 vs. 4 with four quarters of eight...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Yoga in the Park Offered Twice Monthly This Summer

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Join local, certified yoga instructors for Yoga in the Park this summer! Bring a yoga mat or towel to Windfield Park on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from June through September (June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, Aug. 14 & 28 and Sept...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Represent Waukee in the Battle of the 'Burbs Race

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We're ready! Are you? Join your neighbors at NCMIC's annual Battle of the 'Burbs race. Walk, jog or run to raise money for a great cause on Saturday, Aug. 7. When participants register for the race, they choose a City to represe...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 18, 2021

Peddler's Permit Reminders

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All solicitors and peddlers are required to be licensed by the City of Waukee with certain specific exemptions as outlined in Waukee Municipal Code, Chapter 122. The purpose of a Peddler's Permit is to protect residents...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Rules for a School-Driving Permit

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Driving to school is an adult-level responsibility, which students need to take seriously in order to keep themselves and others safe; this also helps protect students’ privileges to drive. This license allows students to drive without adult supervision b...

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Waukee City Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: July 14, 2021

Mi-Fiber, LLC Receives Smart Connected Community Award

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Mi-Fiber began constructing a widespread fiber internet network throughout Waukee in 2017. Mi-Fiber and its parent company received the "Smart Connected Community?" recognition from the Rural Broadband Association for its work in Waukee.

The Smar...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: July 1, 2021

Monthly Building Permit Report June 2021

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The City of Waukee issued 197 building permits in June 2021. There were 36 permits issued for single-family homes, 6 for townhomes and 98 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation ...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: June 16, 2021

40-Acre "KeeTown Loop" Entertainment District Taking Shape

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The following press release was sent by the KeeTown Loop developer on June 16, 2021 regarding the highly anticipated entertainment district headed to Waukee's Kettlestone Development:

In 2020, the Waukee City Council approved a 40-acre development...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Waukee Population Estimates Show 8.42 Percent Growth from 2019-2020

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While the official 2020 Census results will be released in the fall, the estimates came in last week with Waukee's population landing at 26,166. That's 8.42 percent growth over the year prior and 90 percent growth in a decade! Here&a...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Monthly Building Permit Report May 2021

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The City of Waukee issued 197 building permits in May 2021. There were 70 permits issued for single-family homes, 20 for townhomes and 107 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Monthly Building Permit Report April 2021

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The City of Waukee issued 169 building permits in April 2021. There were 55 permits issued for single family homes, three for commercial buildings and 103 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total t...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Monthly Building Permit Report March 2021

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The City of Waukee issued 197 building permits in March 2021. There were 108 permits issued for single family homes, five for commercial buildings and 82 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in M...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: March 1, 2021

Monthly Building Permit Report February 2021

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The City of Waukee issued 77 building permits in February 2021. There were 48 permits issued for single family homes and 29 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in February eq...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: February 1, 2021

Monthly Building Permit Report January 2021

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The City of Waukee issued 120 building permits in January 2021. There were 41 permits issued for single family homes, four for townhomes and 75 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.).. The total taxable val...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report November 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 100 building permits in November 2020. There were 29 permits issued for single family homes, 35 for townhomes, one for commercial purposes and 35 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, e...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report October 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 109 building permits in October 2020. There were 36 permits issued for single family homes, one for commercial purposes and 72 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total tax...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report September 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 232 building permits in September 2020. There were 40 permits issued for single family homes, 108 for townhomes and 83 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable val...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: September 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report August 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 118 building permits in August 2020. There were 48 permits issued for single family homes, 5 for townhomes and 63 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuatio...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: August 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report July 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 145 building permits in July 2020. There were 43 permits issued for single family homes, 31 for townhomes and 66 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report June 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 154 building permits in June 2020. There were 42 permits issued for single family homes, two for multi-family developments and 108 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 21, 2021

Register for the Fall Pickleball League!

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Register your team of two for the Fall Pickleball League today! The fall league will take place Monday evenings Aug. 23-Oct. 4 at the Fox Creek Park Pickleball Courts. The cost for each team of two is $45. Register!

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Register for Fall Girls Softball

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Registration for Waukee Parks & Recreation’s Girls Softball League is now open. Spots still remain for girls in 2nd grade and in grades 5th-7th (3rd and 4th grades are full)! Games will be played mid-August through early October.

Register!

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Alice Nizzi Park Noodle-Cutting Event Celebrates a Legacy

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On Thursday, June 10, 2021, City of Waukee officials, the Waukee Park Board, family members of the late Alice Nizzi, mining historians and others gathered for the Alice Nizzi Park noodle-cutting event!

Alice Nizzi was a Waukee community fixture who was wel...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Leadership Institute Brings New Amenities to Trailside Dog Park

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On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, the Waukee Leadership Institute Class of 2021 cut the ribbon to celebrate the installation of a new shade structure and bench at Trailside Dog Park. The group raised more than $13,000 for the new amenities. Part of the contributi...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Registration Now Open for Girls Fall Softball

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Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department's Fall Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from Sept. 9-Oct. 7. Online registration ends Aug. 1, 2021. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2021-2...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 1, 2021

Registration Open for Introduction to Soccer

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Introduction to Soccer is designed to teach kids the basics of soccer while having fun! Kids ages 4-5 can sign up for the program which will take place on Tuesday evenings (5:45 p.m.) Aug. 24-Sept. 21. Game play will be 4 vs. 4 with four quarters of eight...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Yoga in the Park Offered Twice Monthly This Summer

YOGA in the park

Join local, certified yoga instructors for Yoga in the Park this summer! Bring a yoga mat or towel to Windfield Park on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month from June through September (June 12 & 26, July 10 & 24, Aug. 14 & 28 and Sept...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Represent Waukee in the Battle of the 'Burbs Race

the Battle of the burbs logo with text that says "Aug. 7"

We're ready! Are you? Join your neighbors at NCMIC's annual Battle of the 'Burbs race. Walk, jog or run to raise money for a great cause on Saturday, Aug. 7. When participants register for the race, they choose a City to represe...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: July 13, 2021

Learn and Play at Public Safety Day Aug. 3

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The Waukee Police and Fire Departments will host Public Safety Day on Tuesday, Aug. 3 from 5-8 p.m. The annual event aims to educate citizens about safety and to create a neighborly environment in which the public can interact with police officers and fir...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: June 4, 2021

Waukee Named to SafeWise 2021 Safest Cities in Iowa Report

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National home security and safety company SafeWise recently released its 20 safety cities in Iowa report for 2021, and Waukee made the cut at number 5! To identify the 20 cities with the best safety records, SafeWise analysts looked at the number of viole...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Rules for a School-Driving Permit

a young driver behind the wheel of a car

Driving to school is an adult-level responsibility, which students need to take seriously in order to keep themselves and others safe; this also helps protect students’ privileges to drive. This license allows students to drive without adult supervision b...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: June 28, 2021

June 2021 Utility Billing News

This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about utility rates and water conservation.

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: May 25, 2021

May 2021 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about the water quality report and recycling guidelines.

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: April 25, 2021

April 2021 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about National Safe Digging Month and submitting complaints.

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: March 25, 2021

March 2021 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about yard waste, irrigation and Spring Clean-Up Week.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: February 25, 2021

February 2021 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about the Citywide Garage Sale, Spring Clean-Up Week and Gas Utility Workers' Day

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: December 25, 2020

December 2020 Utility Billing News

Winter Snow Removal

This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about snow removal, pet licensing and dog park passes.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

November 2020 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about payment options and ACH.

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: October 15, 2020

October 2020 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about gas surveys and fall yard waste.

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: September 18, 2020

September 2020 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about LIHEAP, Project Share and filing complaints

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: August 24, 2020

August 2020 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about property owner responsibility for water and sewer service lines, emptying pools and labor day.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: July 24, 2020

July 2020 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about water conservation and the 2020 Census.


Waukee Utility Billing News