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Posted on: May 10, 2021

City Offices Closed on Memorial Day; Trash Delayed

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All City of Waukee offices will be closed Monday, May 31 for Memorial Day. This includes the Waukee Public Library. There will be no City of Waukee/ASI garbage, recycling and yard waste collection on Memorial Day. These services will be delayed by one day...

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Posted on: May 8, 2021

Waukee PD Welcomes Officer Meeker

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The Waukee Police Department welcomed new Police Officer Bryce Meeker as he was sworn in at a reception held on Tuesday, April 20, 2021. Officer Meeker is a recent graduate of the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy and will now work to complete his four-month-l...

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Posted on: May 8, 2021

Waukee Rules for Placing Yard Signs

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Events such as garage sales, open houses, etc. are picking up. Yard signs are a great way to share messages about these events, however, the City encourages residents to follow these basic rules to ensure signs are legally placed in proper locations.

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

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, or ...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Apply to Serve on the Library Board of Trustees

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The Waukee Public Library is governed by a seven-member Library Board of Trustees. Two terms are ending June 30. Are you interested in helping to review all information related to the operations of the Waukee Public Library? Apply to serve a three-year te...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Waukee Police Encourage Residents to Lock Up Belongings

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Waukee Police are encouraging residents to lock up property, especially at night. The department often receives calls of theft incidents involving unlocked homes and vehicles. The PD recommends designating a time each night to consistently ensure the foll...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Movies in the Park Presents “Aladdin” June 4

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Enjoy another one of Hollywood’s biggest hits under the stars Friday, June 4 with Movies in the Park! Waukee Parks & Recreation and NCMIC present "Aladdin" (PG) as the next Movie in the Park. See the story of A kind-hearted street urchin and...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Barbecue Month & Outdoor Cooking Safety Tips

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May is National Barbecue Month, but a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard - so be safe! Grills can be very hot, causing burn injuries. Whether smoking, braising or grilling outdoors, the Waukee Fire Department wants you to ke...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Register for Countdown to Kindergarten

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Do you have a child that will be starting kindergarten this fall? Help them prepare for school by registering for Countdown to Kindergarten! Participants will be immersed in age-appropriate activities that are designed to make the transition into kinderga...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Fox Creek Splash Pad Expected to Open May 27

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The Fox Creek Splash Pad is expected to open for the season on Thursday, May 27. Once open for the season, it is open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Review the Fox Creek Splash Pad rules before visiting. Please check the Parks & Rec Facebook page for an...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Celebrate National Kids to Parks Day May 15

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National Kids to Parks Day is Saturday, May 15! This day is a national day of outdoor play celebrated annually on the third Saturday of May. The day connects kids and families with their local, state, and national parks and public lands through t...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Register for Mixed Couples Golf Events

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Sugar Creek Municipal Golf Course's Mixed Couples Events are 9-hole, two-person scramble events held on Friday evenings. Each event includes greens fees, cart, range balls, dinner and prizes. Registration for this year's first Mixed Couples Event is now o...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Adventure through the Animal Kingdom with the Library!

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Summer is almost here, and the Waukee Public Library is getting ready for the Summer Reading Challenge! This year’s theme is “Tails & Tales”. The program will run from June 1-July 31. Adventure through the world of life a...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

May is Building Safety Month

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During the month of May, the City of Waukee will participate in the 40th annual Building Safety Month, a worldwide campaign presented by the International Code Council, its members and partners to promote building safety. This year’s campaign, “Prevent, P...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

173.5 Pounds of Medication Collected Through PD's Drug Take-Back Efforts

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On Saturday, April 24, the Waukee Police Department opened its doors for four hours as part of the DEA's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. Waukee residents dropped off 173.5 pounds of unwanted or expired medication; the drugs were then disposed of...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Trailhead Parking Lots to Close for Construction

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Beginning Monday, May 3 at 10 a.m. temporary lane closures will be in place along NW 10th Street to allow crews to complete pavement patching on the existing roadway. The temporary closures are expected to last for two weeks. Closures are also expected fo...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Waukee Police Seeking Community Camera Participants

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The Waukee Police Department is seeking residents with outdoor security cameras to sign up for its Community Camera Program.

The goal of the Waukee Community Camera Program is to deter crime and promote partnership. Video surveillance cameras are not just ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Reminder About Grass & Weeds Ordinance

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Per City of Waukee ordinance, grass/weeds are not allowed to grow higher than 8 inches on developed properties and 10 inches on undeveloped properties. Ordinance number 2951 falls within Chapter 401.4 of the Waukee City Code, Maintenance of Premi...

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Posted on: March 14, 2021

Certify Portable Irrigation Meters & Set Programs for Water Conservation

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Portable irrigation meters are optional tools that can save customers money on water bills when frequently watering lawns or gardens. If you own a portable irrigation meter, have the meter certified this spring before use begins. If your meter is not cert...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

"Fish Waukee" on June 5!

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In conjunction with Iowa's Free Fishing Weekend during which fishing licenses are not required for fishing, the Rotary Club of Waukee, the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department and Iowa State University Extension & Outreach of Dallas Count...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Rules for a School-Driving Permit

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Driving to school is an adult-level responsibility, which students need to take seriously in order to keep themselves and others safe; this also helps protect students’ privileges to drive. This license allows students to drive without adult supervision b...

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Posted on: April 10, 2021

CDC Eviction Moratorium Extended through June 30

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The CDC has extended its eviction moratorium to further prevent the eviction of tenants who are unable to make rental payments. The moratorium that was scheduled to expire on March 31, 2021, is now extended through June 30, 2021. The Order protects renter...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

State of Iowa Offering Rent, Utility and Mortgage Assistance

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Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program

The Iowa Rent and Utility Assistance Program may provide eligible Iowans with assistance for a period of up to 12 months. See details and eligibility here, or call the Housing Recovery Help Line at 855-300-5885 or 5...

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Posted on: March 20, 2021

Outdoor Safety and Courtesy Reminders for Springtime

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Spring weather brings an increase in pedestrians and cyclists to Waukee trails, parks and streets. Here are some safety and courtesy tips to help keep everyone safe and happy! 

Motorists: 

  • Slow down or stop at intersections and trail cross...
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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Portion of Warrior Lane Closed as Construction Begins

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Stage 1 roadway improvements began on S. Warrior Lane on Monday, March 15. S. Warrior Lane is now closed from Ashworth Drive south to the north driveway of Waukee Middle School. Northview Drive and Bel Aire Drive will both be closed to through traffic at ...

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