News Flash

Posted on: June 25, 2020

Waukee City Hall Complex to Reopen July 6

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Waukee City Hall, located at 230 W. Hickman Road and the adjacent Development Services (building permits, zoning, etc.) Annex, located at 204 W. Hickman Road behind City Hall will reopen to the public on Monday, July 6 at 8 a.m. The Waukee Public Safety B...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Several Parks & Rec Programs to Resume

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While many late spring/early summer programs were canceled, several Parks & Recreation Department programs are now resuming. City staff and Partnered Program leaders will be taking additional health precautions and will be increasing sanitation effort...

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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

News Flash

Posted on: March 17, 2020

NW Stratford Drive to Close

Effective Wednesday, March 18 NW Stratford Drive will be closed at NW 10th Street throughout the duration of the NW 10th Street Closure. Access to the area will be maintained via NW Sunrise Drive.

Street Closures and Construction
Posted on: December 2, 2019

NW 10th Street Closed North of Hickman Road

NW 10th Street is closed approximately a half-mile north of Hickman Road. If weather continues to allow, the street may remain closed while crews work throughout the duration of this project - likely until late 2020. Local traffic will still have access t...

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View the detour map. Street Closures and Construction

News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

A Message from the Mayor - Please Conserve Water

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In the midst of a very hot, dry summer, Waukee is experiencing significant water usage by residents and businesses with rises in the amount of water used for irrigation and lawn watering contributing to that increase.

The City of Waukee is taking steps to ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Waukee Issued Record 1,531 Building Permits in FY 2020

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The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record number of building permits during Fiscal Year 2020. From July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, the City issued 1,531 building permits with a total valuation of $214.8 million. The num...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Mask Up, Waukee!

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CDC now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (grocery stores, pharmacies, etc.). A face covering is less about protecting the wearer, and more about protecting those ar...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Waukee Police Officer Kelli Cichoski Promoted to Sergeant

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Waukee Police Officer Kelli Cichoski was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Cichoski joined the Waukee Police Department in 2015 as a patrol officer. She most recently served as a detective and will now be the Sergeant supervising the departm...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Conserve Water by Limiting or Staggering Irrigation/Watering

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On hot days, please conserve water if possible by limiting or staggering irrigation/lawn watering. In addition to saving money on your utility bill by using less water, water conservation helps prevent water pollution in nearby lakes, rivers and local wat...

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See a helpful flyer! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Waukee City Hall Complex Reopened

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Waukee City Hall, located at 230 W. Hickman Road and the adjacent Development Services (building permits, zoning, etc.) Annex, located at 204 W. Hickman Road behind City Hall, are now reopened to members of the public. The Waukee Public Works Building is ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 1, 2020

2019 City of Waukee Report Card Tracks Progress and Opportunities

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The City of Waukee recently compiled data and fun facts in a new annual "Report Card". See a snapshot of Waukee in categories such as the economy, development, public safety, housing and more. The information is certainly not exhaustive, but rat...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Capital Improvement Projects Update - July 1, 2020

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The City of Waukee is continually working on public capital improvement projects which address current needs, sustain existing infrastructure and ensure that the City’s services and amenities are ready for continued growth of the Waukee communit...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Golf Course Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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In 2020, Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course is celebrating its 20th anniversary! It first opened in 2000 as a private course and was purchased by the City of Waukee in 2005 as City officials saw potential for more outdoor recreation in the community. Each ...

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See photos from throughout the years! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 27, 2020

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 18, 2020

Fox Creek Splash Pad Now Open

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Waukee’s Fox Creek Splash Pad is now open. Unless circumstances change, it will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The splash pad is at Fox Creek Park, located at 522 NE Westgate Drive

Fox Creek Splash Pad is one place where families...

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See a full list of splash pad rules. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Learn About the Waukee PD's Use of Force Policy

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To Waukee residents, visitors and business partners:

The May 2020 tragedy involving George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, and several other high-profile incidents have resulted in the initiation of some much needed conversations about law enforcement in the U.S...

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See more details about the Use of Force Policy. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Several Parks & Rec Programs to Resume

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While many late spring/early summer programs were canceled, several Parks & Recreation Department programs are now resuming. City staff and Partnered Program leaders will be taking additional health precautions and will be increasing sanitation effort...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Reggie Bell Named Waukee’s 2019 Citizen of the Year

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Waukee Mayor Courtney Clarke has named community advocate and military veteran Reggie Bell Waukee’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year honor is given each year to an exemplary resident who represents the true spirit of community s...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Registration Open for Fall Girls 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 mid-August through early October. Online registration ends July 24, 2020. Register participants for the grade they w...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Take a Summer Reading Adventure!

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“Imagine Your Story" with the Waukee Public Library this summer! All ages of children, teens and adults can read or listen to books and earn prizes from June 1-July 31 with the annual Summer Reading Program. It works a bit differently this ...

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See full program details! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Waukee Named Fastest-Growing Large (20,000+) City in Iowa

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The State Data Center at the State Library of Iowa has released estimates for populations of Iowa cities in 2019 from the U.S. Census Bureau. These estimates will be the last look at Iowa’s population totals before the release of the 2020 Census...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Outdoor Warning Sirens and Severe Weather Information

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Outdoor warning sirens are considered an outdoor warning system that prompts anyone outdoors to seek shelter. Outdoor warning sirens are not intended for citizens indoors; rather, the Waukee Fire Department recommends citizens utilize a weather radio and ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Portable Irrigation Meter Certification Options

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This time of year, the City is usually encouraging residents to bring portable irrigation meters into City Hall for certification. However, City Hall is still closed amid COVID-19 concerns. There are a few options for your existing portable meters right n...
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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: March 31, 2020

WASP Senior Luncheons Postponed Until August

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The Waukee Area Seniors and Police (WASP) luncheons will be postponed until August due to COVID-19 concerns. The next scheduled WASP senior luncheon will be Wednesday, Aug. 29 at noon at the Waukee Community Center. These luncheons are free and aim to con...

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Waukee City Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Waukee Issued Record 1,531 Building Permits in FY 2020

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The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record number of building permits during Fiscal Year 2020. From July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, the City issued 1,531 building permits with a total valuation of $214.8 million. The num...

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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
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report May 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 141 building permits in May 2020. There were 28 permits issued for single family homes and 110 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in May equaled $1...

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

Monthly Building Permit Report April 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 143 building permits in April 2020. There were 40 permits issued for single family homes, 12 permits issued for townhomes and 87 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: March 1, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report March 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 86 building permits in March 2020. There were 22 permits issued for single family homes and 64 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in March equaled ...

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

Monthly Building Permit Report February 2020

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The City of Waukee issued 73 building permits in February 2020. There were 19 permits issued for single family homes and 54 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, 2020

Monthly Building Permit Report January

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The City of Waukee issued 74 building permits in January 2020. There were 25 permits issued for single family homes and 49 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in January equa...

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

Monthly Building Permit Report December 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 76 building permits in December 2019. There were 10 permits issued for single family homes, 18 for townhomes and 48 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuat...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: September 1, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report August 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 108 building permits in August 2019. There were 14 permits issued for single family homes, 135 for townhomes and 64 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in July equaled ...

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Additional Info... Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report September 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 303 building permits in September 2019. There were 15 permits issued for single family homes, 232 for townhomes and 53 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in September ...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report November 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 134 building permits in November 2019. There were 6 permits issued for single family homes, 2 for townhomes and 26 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in October equale...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report October 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 124 building permits in October 2019. There were 32 permits issued for single family homes, 24 for townhomes and 65 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuat...

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See the full report! Waukee Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Outdoor Warning Sirens and Severe Weather Information

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Outdoor warning sirens are considered an outdoor warning system that prompts anyone outdoors to seek shelter; they are not necessarily meant to be heard from indoors. Members of the public can sign up for free weather alert text messages.

Outdoor warning sirens are considered an outdoor warning system that prompts anyone outdoors to seek shelter. Outdoor warning sirens are not intended for citizens indoors; rather, the Waukee Fire Department recommends citizens utilize a weather radio and ...

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Waukee Fire/EMS Newsfeed

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

Program Highlight: Countdown to Kindergarten

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Countdown to Kindergarten is designed for children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2020.

Future kindergarteners will be engaged in activities that will prepare them for kindergarten. Throughout the camp, participants will practice age-appr...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Golf Course Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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In 2020, Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course is celebrating its 20th anniversary! It first opened in 2000 as a private course and was purchased by the City of Waukee in 2005 as City officials saw potential for more outdoor recreation in the community. Each ...

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See photos from throughout the years! Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Program Highlight: Camp Brainiac

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Camp Brainiac is a full-day, summer camp for elementary kids grades K-5th! It features a full week of fun fueled by STEAM activities. This summer campers will be exploring the science behind superheros, the animal kingdom and space! Run exclusively by lic...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Several Parks & Rec Programs to Resume

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While many late spring/early summer programs were canceled, several Parks & Recreation Department programs are now resuming. City staff and Partnered Program leaders will be taking additional health precautions and will be increasing sanitation effort...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course Now Open

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Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course has officially reopened. While the driving range and golf course will be open, some modifications are being made to encourage social distancing and to allow staff time for extra cleaning measures. The City is taking extra...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Meet the Instructor: Studio Bea Dance - 2 to Move

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Read about Studio Bea Dance’s instructor Holly Williams!

Holly Williams:

I’m the owner and instructor of Studio Bea Dance, and I have been dancing for over 20 years and teaching/assisting for over 10. I graduated with a bachelor&rsqu...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 14, 2020

Meet the Instructor: Camp Brainiac

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Mallory Lynch is one of Camp Brainiac’s instructors. See what she has to say!

Mallory Lynch:

Hello! My name is Ms. Lynch and I teach 5th and 6th grade at Western Hills Elementary School in West Des Moines. My favorite season is summer and I&rs...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Meet the Instructor: Life Time Tennis Camps

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Read about Life Time’s Tennis Camps instructor, Arnold Wehrenbergs, extensive background and success in tennis.

Arnold Wehrenberg – Tennis Manager

USPTR, USTA HP, USRSA Certified

I transferred to Des Moines from the Life Time in Charlotte...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Meet the Instructors: Countdown to Kindergarten

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Meet the instructors for Countdown to Kindergarten! Read about Megan Trader and Jessica Hammans’ excitement for helping incoming kindergarteners!

Megan Trader: 

I have been a teacher in the Waukee Community School District for seven year...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Program Highlight: Super Snackers

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Waukee’s next top chef might be in your own house - let us help you find out! Chefs will learn new, fun and healthy summer snack ideas they can make any time of the year. At the end of each class, each chef will be able to sample their creations...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Registration Open for Fall Girls 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 mid-August through early October. Online registration ends July 24, 2020. Register participants for the grade they w...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 2, 2020

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. 25-Sept. 22. Game play will be 4 vs. 4 with four quarters of eight...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: July 9, 2020

Waukee Police Officer Kelli Cichoski Promoted to Sergeant

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Waukee Police Officer Kelli Cichoski was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Cichoski joined the Waukee Police Department in 2015 as a patrol officer. She most recently served as a detective and will now be the Sergeant supervising the departm...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Learn About the Waukee PD's Use of Force Policy

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To Waukee residents, visitors and business partners:

The May 2020 tragedy involving George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, and several other high-profile incidents have resulted in the initiation of some much needed conversations about law enforcement in the U.S...

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See more details about the Use of Force Policy. Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: March 31, 2020

WASP Senior Luncheons Postponed Until August

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The Waukee Area Seniors and Police (WASP) luncheons will be postponed until August due to COVID-19 concerns. The next scheduled WASP senior luncheon will be Wednesday, Aug. 26 at noon at the Waukee Community Center. These luncheons are free and aim to con...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: April 20, 2020

June 2020 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about new utility rates, pet waste and licensing. 


Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

May 2020 Utility Billing News

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

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

April 2020 Utility Billing News

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This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about bulky trash items, irrigation meters, Safe Digging Month, and the procedure for requesting information or registering complaints with the Waukee Gas Department.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

March 2020 Utility Billing News

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

Notes related to the COVID-19 situation:

Utility Billing

The Utility Billing division offers various bill payment options.

  • Drop payments in...
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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: February 14, 2020

February 2020 Utility Billing News

This month’s Utility Billing News includes information about the Citywide Garage Sale, Spring Clean-Up Week, an updated grass/weeds ordinance and the Statewide Tornado Drill.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

December 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about snow removal, Budget Billing, pet licenses and the Trailside Dog Park.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: November 22, 2019

November 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about utility bill payment options and includes a form for setting up automatic payments.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

October 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about the upcoming gas safety phone survey, the Nov. 5 election, yard waste and utility billing options.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

September 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about LIHEAP heating assistance, Project Share and filing complaints.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: August 19, 2019

August 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about safe pool/spa draining, Labor Day closures/trash delays and yard waste requirements.

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Waukee Utility Billing News