News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Alice's Road to Experience Lane Closure

Alice’s Road north of Hickman Road will experience lane closures for southbound traffic from 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 28 until Saturday, Feb. 1. One through lane will remain open along with one right turn lane and two left turn lanes.

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Street Closures and Construction
Posted on: December 2, 2019

NW 10th Street to Close North of Hickman Road

NW 10th Street will close approximately a half-mile north of Hickman Road starting Thursday, Dec. 5, 2019 at 8 a.m. The closure is expected to last at least through the end of January. Local traffic will still have access to adjacent properties both north...

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View the detour map. Street Closures and Construction

News Flash

Posted on: January 27, 2020

Nine Appointed to City Boards and Commissions

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The City of Waukee board and commission appointees for 2020 are as follows: 

  • Board of Adjustment: Cole Bisgard
  • Board of Appeals: Kate Mullinex and Michael Prospero
  • Park Board: Bridgit Horvatin, Megan McAtee, Ali Payne and Troy Taylor (reappointment)...
See the full list.

Learn more about City boards and commissions! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Waukee Betterment Foundation and City Reveal New EPIC Inclusive Playground

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At a public event held on Thursday, Jan. 23, the Waukee Betterment Foundation and the City of Waukee announced new details about the community park and sports complex the City is building, including the facility’s name – “Tri...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 17, 2020

New Iowa DOT Driver's License and ID Service Center Now Open in Waukee

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The Iowa Department of Transportation opened its newest driver’s license and identification service center in Waukee. It is located in Kettlestone Plaza between Jimmy John’s and UnityPoint Health Clinic at 1156 SE Ashworth Road, at the...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 15, 2020

Waukee Library and Historical Society Announce 2020 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 2020, the two organizations will present historical information on specific topics related to Waukee and the ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 14, 2020

Venture School Seeking Entrepreneurs for Training Program

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Are you a local resident looking for a way to launch a startup? Look no further than the University of Iowa’s Venture School! Venture School works with startups, small businesses, non-profits and corporate innovation teams across the state of Io...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 6, 2020

City Issued Record 1,282 Building Permits in 2019

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Both economic development and residential construction continue to thrive in Waukee. The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record 1,282 building permits in 2019.

The valuation of the building permits issued by the City in ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 13, 2020

Mayor and City Council Members Take Oaths

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At the Jan. 6, 2020 Waukee City Council meeting, City Clerk Becky Schuett administered the oath of office for new Waukee Mayor Courtney Clarke (right). New City Council Member Chris Crone (first below) and incumbent City Council Member Larry Lyon (second ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: January 7, 2020

Library Offers Auto Renewals and Loan History

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The Waukee Public Library is offering convenient new features through cardholders’ accounts. Library materials will now be renewed automatically on due dates if there are no item holds and if pending fines are less than $5. Users can renew items...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 26, 2019

Hentges Hired as Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

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The Waukee Fire Department recently welcomed Eric Hentges as a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. Hentges went through the department's in-house fire academy in 2012 and has worked part-time for Waukee Fire since 2012. He holds a bachelor's degree in Busine...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 30, 2019

City Council Approves Urban Chickens Ordinance

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In November 2019, the Waukee City Council approved a new Urban Chickens ordinance. The ordinance allows Waukee residents living in R-1 and R-2 residential districts to house up to six female chickens (hens) for non-commercial use. Roosters are not allowed...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 1, 2019

Registration Open for Girls Spring Softball

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Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department's Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from mid-April through early June. Online registration ends Feb. 17, 2020. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2019-...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Enjoy Books and Bingo with the Winter Reading Program

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The Waukee Public Library Winter Reading Program starts Nov. 15! This year’s theme is "Winter Bingo - Are You Yeti?”, and instead of reading logs, participants will utilize bingo cards. All ages of children, teens and adults can t...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 5, 2019

City Council Approves Entertainment District Agreeement

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On Monday, Nov. 4, the Waukee City Council voted to approve an agreement for a massive 40-acre development which will be called "The Quarter." It will be located along Grand Prairie Parkway in Waukee, bringing entertainment, events and office sp...

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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: 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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News Flash

Posted on: January 14, 2020

Venture School Seeking Entrepreneurs for Training Program

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Are you a local resident looking for a way to launch a startup? Look no further than the University of Iowa’s Venture School! Venture School works with startups, small businesses, non-profits and corporate innovation teams across the state of Io...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: January 6, 2020

City Issued Record 1,282 Building Permits in 2019

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Both economic development and residential construction continue to thrive in Waukee. The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record 1,282 building permits in 2019.

The valuation of the building permits issued by the City in ...

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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
Posted on: November 5, 2019

City Council Approves Entertainment District Agreeement

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On Monday, Nov. 4, the Waukee City Council voted to approve an agreement for a massive 40-acre development which will be called "The Quarter." It will be located along Grand Prairie Parkway in Waukee, bringing entertainment, events and office sp...

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Waukee Economic Development
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Widening Alice’s Road – the Growth of a Major Corridor

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Waukee’s project to widen Alice’s Road is now complete. The once two-lane, 1.25-mile stretch of Alice’s Road between SE University Avenue and NE Horizon Drive in Waukee is now a six-lane road.

The first phase of improvements t...

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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

News Flash

Posted on: December 26, 2019

Hentges Hired as Full-Time Firefighter/Paramedic

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The Waukee Fire Department recently welcomed Eric Hentges as a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. Hentges has worked part-time for the department since 2012.

The Waukee Fire Department recently welcomed Eric Hentges as a full-time Firefighter/Paramedic. Hentges went through the department's in-house fire academy in 2012 and has worked part-time for Waukee Fire since 2012. He holds a bachelor's degree in Busine...

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Waukee Fire/EMS Newsfeed

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: January 23, 2020

Waukee Betterment Foundation and City Reveal New EPIC Inclusive Playground

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At a public event held on Thursday, Jan. 23, the Waukee Betterment Foundation and the City of Waukee announced new details about the community park and sports complex the City is building, including the facility’s name – “Tri...

Read on...

Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: December 1, 2019

REMINDER: Register by Feb. 17 for Girls Spring Softball

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Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department’s Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from mid-April through early June. Online registration ends Feb. 17, 2020. Register participants for the grade they are in for...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Tot Lot Keeps Toddlers Busy All Winter

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Waukee Parks & Recreation is changing up session times and the location of its toddler play program. Tot Lot will be held on Tuesdays from 5-7 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Fox Creek Pavilion. From Oct. 1-March 31, toddlers can play w...

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Watch the video! Waukee Parks & Recreation

News Flash

News Flash

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
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