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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Waukee Crime Stoppers Offering Reward in Arson Case

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REWARD OF UP TO $500.00 FOR INFORMATION LEADING TO THE ARREST OF THE SUSPECT(S) IN THIS CASE.

Waukee Crime Stoppers and the Waukee Police Department need the public’s assistance in identifying the person or persons responsible for arson at the Dollar Tree ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Oct. 24

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The DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient and responsible way of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. Waukee area residents can b...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Dispose of Large Items and Hazardous Waste

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COVID-19 canceled Spring Clean-Up, but City/ASI garbage customers can put one large item on the curb each week on their typical collection days! There is no fee for furniture pick-up. Bulky items such as boards must be cut to 4 foot lengths, with a 50-lb ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

2020 General Election Details

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The next General Election will be held Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020.The deadline to register to vote is Oct. 24, 2020.The absentee ballot request deadline is Oct. 24, 2020.See early, in-person satellite voting and absentee ballot drop-off dates and locations.Vis...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Program Highlight: Study Hall

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Busy parents with at-home, online learners will be able to drop off their students in grades K-5th at the Waukee Community Center on Thursdays for supervised learning! Parents can utilize this time to schedule work meetings, run errands, etc. Children wil...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Enjoy Fall Fun with the Paint-a-Pumpkin Event

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Break out your Halloween costumes early, and join the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department for a night of fall fun! For just $5, kids can sign up for "Paint-a-Pumpkin" which will take place on Friday, Oct. 2 between 5 and 6:30 p.m. at Centen...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

City Employees Receive Service Awards

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Each summer, City of Waukee employees are recognized for services levels of 5, 10, 15, 20 years, etc. There were 28 service awards given out for 2020. The City has approximately 130 full-time employees. Congrats to all! See photos of award recipients.

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Capital Improvement Projects Update - Sept. 14, 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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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Fire Department Welcomes New Fire Prevention Specialist

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The Waukee Fire Department recently hired Jason Fife to fill its newly created, full-time Fire Prevention Specialist position. His duties will include presenting community fire prevention information, giving feedback on project plan reviews and conducting...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

School Area Traffic Reminders

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The Waukee Police Department is sharing several reminders regarding traffic and safety concerns in school areas. With fewer students riding buses this school year, there are more people dropping off, driving, walking and biking to school. Please keep the ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Waukee PD Welcomes Two New Officers

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Two new police officers - Cole Jackson (below left) and Austin Gibbs (below right) - recently joined the Waukee Police Department. Both started in their positions on Aug. 10.

Officer Jackson previously worked for the Jefferson (Iowa) Police Department. He ...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Register Now for Youth Basketball

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Enjoy this introductory basketball league with practice, drills and a scrimmage during week one. Weeks two through six will include practice and warm-up time before playing scheduled games. The goal of this league is to teach young participants the basic ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2020

Several Waukee Parks & Rec Programs Open for Registration

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Not all typical Waukee Parks & Recreation programs and events will be held this fall and winter, and a printed program guide will not the mailed. However, the department is still able to provide some youth and adult programs. Several are open for regi...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Census Takers Heading Door-to-Door

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Have you responded to the 2020 U.S. Census yet? There’s still time! Visit 2020census.gov or call 1-844-330-2020 . Census takers are now knocking on doors of households that have not responded. The U.S. Census Bureau states that it conti...

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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