News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2019

City of Waukee Finalizes New Comprehensive Plan

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The City's new Imagine Waukee 2040 Comprehensive Plan is now final and was approved by the City Council. See the full plan and how it lays out a roadmap for the community for the next two decades.

Waukee has transformed from a small bedroom community (in 1999, the population was 5,076) to a city with a current estimated population of 22,810 (U.S. Census Bureau), following 10.3 percent growth in 2018. As that upward trend is expected to continue, th...

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View the complete Imagine Waukee 2040 documents! Imagine Waukee 2040

News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Ashworth Road West of R22 to Close for Paving

Ashworth Road west of R22 adjacent to Ashworth Acres subdivision will be closing from Monday, Aug. 26th to Friday, Sept. 20th for paving. See the detour map.

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Street Closures and Construction
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Ashworth Road Between 88th and 98th Streets in West Des Moines to Close

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The City of West Des Moines will close the segment of Ashworth Road between the north leg of 88th Street and 98th Street April 29, 2019 through November 2019 to allow for reconstruction. Please refer to the detour map. Questions can be directed to the Cit...

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Street Closures and Construction

News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Registration Open Now for Fall/Winter Programs

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The Waukee Parks & Recreation Department has a great fall/winter line-up on deck featuring popular activities, trips and festivals! Registration for fall/winter programs is now open. Watch the mail for the full fall/winter Program Guide which includes...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Waukee Canopy Program Offers Discount Trees

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New this year, the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department is running its own tree program called Waukee Canopy. WAUKEE RESIDENTS can order up to two low-cost trees through this program. There will be seven species from which to choose. The department wi...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Fire and Police Departments Offer Car Seat Inspections

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Did you know that three out of four car seats get installed incorrectly? Have your car seat inspected and installed by a certified Car Seat Safety Technician!

Please call the Waukee Public Safety Building at 515-978-7998 to arrange an appointment with the...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Waukee PD Promotes Murra, Welcomes New Officers

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Waukee Police Officer Brian Murra was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He took his Oath of Office on Monday, Aug. 12. Sgt. Murra was well-known for his impact as a School Resource Officer at Waukee High School and has served as an overall import...

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See photos from the ceremony. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Back to School Traffic Information

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The City of Waukee and the Waukee Community School District are excited for the start of the 2019-20 School Year to begin on Friday, Aug. 23. With thousands of kids heading back to school, officials are encouraging parents, students and all area residents...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 8, 2019

City Employees Reach Service Milestones

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At the July 24, 2019 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:

  • Police Chief John Quinn
  • Engineering Techni...
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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 7, 2019

Election Filing Period Opens Monday, Aug. 26

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The 2019 City/School Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 5. Waukee residents interested in running for one of two Waukee City Council positions or the seat of Mayor are welcome to submit affidavits and nomination petitions beginning August 26. These posit...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 1, 2019

Summer Reading Program Sees Record Participation

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The Waukee Public Library’s Summer Reading Program wrapped up on July 31 with record participation! There were 2,092 children, 513 teens and 644 adults who participated in the program this June and July. That’s 1,258 more participants ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Greater Iowa Credit Union to Sponsor Waukee’s Miracle League Field

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The City of Waukee and the Waukee Betterment Foundation are proud to announce that Greater Iowa Credit Union will be the sole naming rights sponsor of Waukee’s Miracle League™ ball field which is slated to open in 2022. Greater Iowa Cr...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Water Department Encourages Odd-Even Irrigation Schedule During Summer Months

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During the hot months of the year, it becomes more challenging to manage water usage peaks as many Waukee residents have irrigation systems or other watering methods for their lawns and gardens. Des Moines Water Works recommends a summer irrigation odd-ev...

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Learn more about portable irrigation meters. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: July 9, 2019

Moody’s Releases Waukee Ratings

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Waukee Maintains Top Aa2 Moody’s Credit Rating

Moody’s Investors Service announced that the City of Waukee general obligation credit rating will stay at Aa2, to which the City was upgraded in 2017. This rating allows the City to receive...

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View the report from Moody’s Investors Services. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 19, 2019

City of Waukee Finalizes New Comprehensive Plan

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Waukee has transformed from a small bedroom community (in 1999, the population was 5,076) to a city with a current estimated population of 22,810 (U.S. Census Bureau), following 10.3 percent growth in 2018. As that upward trend is expected to continue, th...

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View the complete Imagine Waukee 2040 documents! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Waukee Public Library Art Gallery to Open June 4

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The Waukee Public Library is adding a new amenity to its building – an art gallery, set to open on June 4, 2019. The Waukee Public Library Art Gallery, located inside the library’s public Coal Mine Meeting Room, is a space to display r...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 22, 2019

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 August (June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24). Yoga sessi...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
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
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Lawn Maintenance and Grass Clippings

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Lawns and weeds should not be allowed to grow more than 12 inches high on the average, according to the City of Waukee’s property maintenance code. And as you mow, please direct grass clippings back toward the lawn and away from streets, drivewa...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: April 5, 2019

Metro Area Libraries Partner to Offer “Sensory Friendly” Times

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Several Des Moines Metro area libraries are teaming up to offer Sensory Spaces, which are designated hours for individuals and families to enjoy a sensory-free experience in the libraries. The Des Moines Public Library’s Forest Avenue and East S...

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Learn more Waukee City Newsfeed
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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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Eric Kress Named Waukee’s 2018 Citizen of the Year

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Waukee Mayor Bill Peard has named local leader and community activities enthusiast Eric Kress Waukee’s 2018 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 service....

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Waukee City Newsfeed
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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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Waukee Library and Historical Society Announce 2019 Local History Series

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The Waukee Public Library and the Waukee Area Historical Society (WAHS) are partnering again to host the popular Local History Series. Throughout the year, the two organizations will present historical information on specific topics related to Waukee and ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
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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Waukee City Newsfeed
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

News Flash

Posted on: August 8, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report July 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 108 building permits in July 2019. There were 14 permits issued for single family homes, 26 for townhomes and 63 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation...

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Additional Info... Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: June 19, 2019

City of Waukee Finalizes New Comprehensive Plan

imagine waukee nf

Waukee has transformed from a small bedroom community (in 1999, the population was 5,076) to a city with a current estimated population of 22,810 (U.S. Census Bureau), following 10.3 percent growth in 2018. As that upward trend is expected to continue, th...

Read on...

View the complete Imagine Waukee 2040 documents! Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report March 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 31 building permits in March 2019. There were four permits issued for single family homes, one for commercial and 26 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable valuation in March equale...

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Waukee Economic Development
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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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Monthly Building Permit Report February 2019

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The City of Waukee issued 40 building permits in February 2019. There were eight permit issued for single family homes, six for townhomes and 26 which fall in the “Other” category (monument signs, furnaces, etc.). The total taxable val...

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View the full report. Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: July 3, 2017

Waukee Development Quarterly Update - July 2017

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With population growing by an estimated three people per day, it is no surprise that development was also booming in Waukee in 2016. The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a total of 1,124 building permits in 2016 &ndash...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: September 16, 2016

Waukee Officially Becomes Home Base Iowa Community

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In a dedication event held September 15, 2016, Waukee earned its designation as a Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community. Momentum for the HBI program continues to gain support from more and more communities. Both the Governor and Lt. Governor were on hand to re...Read on and see photos...

See photos from the dedication event! Waukee Economic Development

News Flash

Posted on: August 15, 2019

Waukee Canopy Program Offers Discount Trees

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New this year, the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department is running its own tree program called Waukee Canopy. WAUKEE RESIDENTS can order up to two low-cost trees through this program. There will be seven species from which to choose. The department wi...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Greater Iowa Credit Union to Sponsor Waukee’s Miracle League Field

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The City of Waukee and the Waukee Betterment Foundation are proud to announce that Greater Iowa Credit Union will be the sole naming rights sponsor of Waukee’s Miracle League™ ball field which is slated to open in 2022. Greater Iowa Cr...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 22, 2019

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 August (June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, Aug. 10 & 24). Yoga sessi...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: August 14, 2019

Waukee PD Promotes Murra, Welcomes New Officers

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Waukee Police Officer Brian Murra was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant. He took his Oath of Office on Monday, Aug. 12. Sgt. Murra was well-known for his impact as a School Resource Officer at Waukee High School and has served as an overall import...

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See photos from the ceremony. Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: August 13, 2019

Back to School Traffic Information

back to school

The City of Waukee and the Waukee Community School District are excited for the start of the 2019-20 School Year to begin on Friday, Aug. 23. With thousands of kids heading back to school, officials are encouraging parents, students and all area residents...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed

News Flash

Posted on: July 24, 2019

July 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about irrigation scheduling and meters, billing and Smart911.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: June 21, 2019

June 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about utility rates which go into effect July 1, 2019, pet licensing and pet waste.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: May 23, 2019

May 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about water quality and recycling dos and don'ts, as well as a listing of summer events for 2019!

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: April 25, 2019

April 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about property owner responsibility for water/sewer lines, National Safe Digging Month, and requesting utility information or registering complaints.

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: March 29, 2019

March 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's Utility Billing News includes information about yard waste collection, HIRTA Public Transit, irrigation meters, Solarize Waukee and Spring Clean-Up events!

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: March 4, 2019

February 2019 Utility Billing News

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February 2019 Utility Billing News includes information about National Gas Utility Workers' Day, the Citywide Garage Sale, Spring Clean-Up Week, billing software transition and the Statewide Tornado Drill.

Read this month's news! Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

January 2019 Utility Billing News

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This month's news features information about property owner responsibility for water and sewer service lines as well as details about Trailside Dog Park passes. Read this month's news!

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Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: January 2, 2019

December 2018 Utility Billing News

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This month's news features information about bill payment options. Read this months news!

Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

October 2018 Utility Billing News

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This month's news features information about the upcoming City natural gas survey, the November 6th election, yard waste dates and recommendations, and details about utility bill payment options.

See this month's news. Waukee Utility Billing News
Posted on: September 27, 2018

September 2018 Utility Billing News

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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 Utility Billing News