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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 necessary to install utilities across the roadway and is expected to last four to five weeks. Local traffic will still have ...

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News Flash

Posted on: December 2, 2019

NW 10th Street Closed North of Hickman Road

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NW 10th Street is closed approximately a half-mile north of Hickman Road. The closure is necessary to install utilities across the roadway and is expected to last four to five weeks. Local traffic will still have access to adjacent properties both north a...

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View the detour map. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Reception Planned for City Council Member Hughes

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A reception will be held on Monday, Dec. 16 from 5-5:30 p.m. to thank outgoing Waukee City Council Member Shelly Hughes for her eight years of service to the City and its residents. This event is free, and the public is invited to attend. Refreshments wil...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 4, 2019

2020 Trailside Dog Park Passes Now Available

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Trailside Dog Park annual passes are now available for purchase for 2020; they're available online 24 hours a day. The City has a new and improved online registration process to make it quicker and easier to purchase park passes! Users are encour...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Deadline Extended for City Board and Commission Applicants

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The City of Waukee is seeking applications from Waukee residents who would like to become members of one of the City’s many important boards and commissions. The extended application deadline is now Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. 

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 22, 2019

WinterFest Scheduled for Dec. 6

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Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer at Waukee's free, annual WinterFest celebration on Friday, Dec. 6 in the Downtown Triangle area. Waukee Triangle Businesses will host open houses beginning at 4:30 p.m. The rest of the festivities kick off at 6 p.m. sharp...

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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: December 1, 2019

Mayor Peard Reflects on 22 Years

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Waukee Mayor Bill Peard, who chose not to seek reelection earlier this year, is beginning the final month of his 14 years as Mayor of Waukee (he was on City Council for eight years prior to being elected Mayor). Read an open letter to the citizens from Ma...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Waukee Police Offer Holiday Crime Prevention Tips and House Checks

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The Waukee Police Department is encouraging residents to review these holiday safety tips to prevent theft.

  1. Lock your cars at all times.
  2. Do not leave keys, fobs or garage door openers in cars when parked outside the home.
  3. Do not leave valuables in your car, ...
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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 27, 2019

Waukee Police Deliver 22 Thanksgiving Baskets

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On Saturday, Nov. 23, members of the Waukee Police Department assembled and delivered 22 Thanksgiving food baskets to area families in need. The baskets included turkey or ham and all the makings of a Thanksgiving dinner purchased from the Waukee Fareway....

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See Thanksgiving Basket event photos here. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 21, 2019

Development Services Department Relocates

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Waukee's Development Services Department recently moved to 204 W. Hickman Road in a building located just south of Waukee City Hall. Parking is also available at the new location. 

Please proceed to the Development Services Building if needing ass...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 19, 2019

City Begins Community Signage Project

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New City signs are sprouting up throughout Waukee as the first two phases of the Waukee Community Entrance and Placename Signage Project kick off. City staff has been working with Shive-Hattery Architecture + Engineering to develop a family of signs and a...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 2, 2019

Waukee PD Gearing Up for Shop With a Cop

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Each December, the Waukee Police Department raises money and takes low-income children shopping for holiday gifts for themselves and their family members. The kids and their families enjoy breakfast cooked by the Waukee Fire Department, a pizza lunch and ...

Learn how you can help...

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 4, 2019

Pet License Renewals to Hit Mail Week of Nov. 11

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The City of Waukee's pet licensing partner PetData will be mailing license renewals the week of Nov. 11 for the 2020 calendar year. For existing pets, please follow the instructions in the mailing to renew. 

If your dog or cat goes missing and is ...

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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: November 6, 2019

Results from Election Night in Waukee

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Dallas County residents headed to the polls on Nov. 5. Waukee residents voted for one out of two candidates in the race to be Waukee Mayor. They chose two out of four candidates for City Council.

Current City Council Member Courtney Clarke will be Waukee's...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Waukee PD Collects 109 Pounds of Prescription Drugs on Take-Back Day

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The Waukee Police Department collected 109 pounds of expired or unwanted prescription drugs during the national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. The four-hour event was held at the Waukee Public Safety Building. Residents dropped off ...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 28, 2019

City Snow Reminders

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Winter in Iowa usually brings its fair share of snow. When snow begins to accumulate, the City of Waukee's Public Works Department enacts the Snow and Ice Control Policy. The policy attempts to maintain an adequate driving surface, and to provide pedestri...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 29, 2019

2019 Big Year for Parks Expansion

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The new one-cent local option sales tax passed in Dallas County in November 2017. New sales tax dollars are enabling the City of Waukee to build new parks and improve existing parks in Waukee without raising the property tax levy. And, the Waukee Betterme...

Check out some of the projects!

Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 1, 2019

LIHEAP Provides Heating Assistance

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If you or someone you know struggles to pay winter heating bills, the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) may be able to help. LIHEAP assists eligible low-income individuals or families in meeting the cost of home heating. Residents 60 and ...

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Visit the LIHEAP website! 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: 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: 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: 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

News Flash

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 valuati...

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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

The Quarter web

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: 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: 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: 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: 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

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Website Personalization Now Available!

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With the launch of the new MyAccount feature, visitors to our website can now customize their viewing experience!

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News Flash

Posted on: December 4, 2019

2020 Trailside Dog Park Passes Now Available

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Trailside Dog Park annual passes are now available for purchase for 2020; they're available online 24 hours a day. The City has a new and improved online registration process to make it quicker and easier to purchase park passes! Users are encour...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
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 Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 22, 2019

WinterFest Scheduled for Dec. 6

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Enjoy an evening of holiday cheer at Waukee's free, annual WinterFest celebration on Friday, Dec. 6 in the Downtown Triangle area. Waukee Triangle Businesses will host open houses beginning at 4:30 p.m. The rest of the festivities kick off at 6 p.m. sharp...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 28, 2019

2019 Big Year for Parks Expansion

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The new one-cent local option sales tax passed in Dallas County in November 2017. New sales tax dollars are enabling the City of Waukee to build new parks and improve existing parks in Waukee without raising the property tax levy. And, the Waukee Betterme...

Check out some of the projects!

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
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Parks & Rec Offices Closed for Holidays

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The Waukee Parks & Recreation offices, located at the Public Works Building at 805 University Avenue, will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

  • Monday, Nov. 11 - Veterans Day
  • Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 - Thanksgiving
  • Tuesday, Dec...
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Waukee Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Program Highlight: Youth Basketball League

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Registration is open for this winter’s Youth Basketball League which starts Jan. 11 and runs through Feb. 15! Kids in grades K-3 are welcome to participate in this fun, introductory league. The six-week program will teach participants the fundam...

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Waukee Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: November 27, 2019

Waukee Police Deliver 22 Thanksgiving Baskets

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On Saturday, Nov. 23, members of the Waukee Police Department assembled and delivered 22 Thanksgiving food baskets to area families in need. The baskets included turkey or ham and all the makings of a Thanksgiving dinner purchased from the Waukee Fareway....

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See Thanksgiving Basket event photos here. Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: November 22, 2019

Waukee Police Offer Holiday Crime Prevention Tips and House Checks

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The Waukee Police Department is encouraging residents to review these holiday safety tips to prevent theft.

  1. Lock your cars at all times.
  2. Do not leave keys, fobs or garage door openers in cars when parked outside the home.
  3. Do not leave valuables in your car, ...
Read on...

Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: November 1, 2019

Waukee PD Gearing Up for Shop With a Cop

SWAC for web

Each December, the Waukee Police Department raises money and takes low-income children shopping for holiday gifts for themselves and their family members. The kids and their families enjoy breakfast cooked by the Waukee Fire Department, a pizza lunch and ...

Learn how you can help...

Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Waukee PD Collects 109 Pounds of Prescription Drugs on Take-Back Day

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The Waukee Police Department collected 109 pounds of expired or unwanted prescription drugs during the national Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, Oct. 26. The four-hour event was held at the Waukee Public Safety Building. Residents dropped off ...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed
Posted on: October 29, 2019

City Snow Reminders

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Winter in Iowa usually brings its fair share of snow. When snow begins to accumulate, the City of Waukee's Public Works Department enacts the Snow and Ice Control Policy. The policy attempts to maintain an adequate driving surface, and to provide pedestri...

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Waukee Police Newsfeed

News Flash

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.

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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