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Posted on: December 11, 2019

Waukee Parks & Recreation Seeking Vendors for FamilyFest

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The Waukee Parks & Recreation Department is seeking vendors for its annual FamilyFest celebration on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Area businesses and organizations can take part in this free event attended by hundreds of Waukee area families.

The event wil...

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Posted on: December 9, 2019

Library Offers Food for Fines All December

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December is Food For Fines Month at the Waukee Public Library! Bring in any non-perishable food items to pay off your fines. Each item equals $1 off existing fines (up to $20 per person). All donations will go to the Waukee Area Food Pantry.

The Food Pantr...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: December 9, 2019

Fire Department Raises $600 with No-Shave November Effort

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With No-Shave November finally over in the Waukee Fire Department, the mustaches are gone and the bald guys are back to being bald. The department raised $600 through staff donations for the Peer Support Foundation! The Peer Support Foundation provides tr...

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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 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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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: 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 4, 2019

License Existing and New Pets for 2020

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The City of Waukee's pet licensing partner PetData recent mailed out renewal information for the 2020 calendar year. For existing pets, please follow the instructions in the mailing to renew. 

To apply for a new pet license, please visit ...

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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: 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: 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: 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: 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