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Posted on: November 25, 2020

Enter the Winter Coloring Contest!

Winter Coloring Contest

Help the Waukee Parks and Recreation Department spread some holiday cheer! The new Winter Coloring Contest is open for entries now.

Download coloring sheets and entry forms! 

Entry forms must be completed. Age groups are broken down as follows:

  • Ages...
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Posted on: December 1, 2020

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, 2021. Register participants for the grade they are in for the 2020-...

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Posted on: November 17, 2020

Gov. Reynolds Signs New Proclamation Requiring Masks, Limiting Gatherings and More

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Gov. Kim Reynolds signed a new Public Health Disaster proclamation that imposes a number of additional public health measures to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. These new measures are now in effect statewide and will continue until 11:59 p.m. on Dec. ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Capital Improvement Projects Update - Nov. 20, 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: November 23, 2020

Waukee Police Deliver 23 Thanksgiving Baskets

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On Saturday, Nov. 21, members of the Waukee Police Department assembled and delivered 23 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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Posted on: November 20, 2020

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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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Library Moving Back to Curbside Services

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Due to the current rise of COVID-19 cases in Iowa, the Waukee Public Library will be moving back to curbside services only beginning Saturday, Nov. 21.
There are two location pick-up options when placing holds - 
Curbside Pickups
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Posted on: November 16, 2020

“Read S’more” with the Library's Winter Bingo Challenge

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All ages can participate in the Waukee Public Library’s “Read S’more” Winter Bingo Challenge taking place through Jan. 31! During the challenge participants will complete a variety of reading activities to earn prizes. When participants complete five acti...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: November 9, 2020

Enjoy WinterFest on Wheels Dec. 4!

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The typical WinterFest event is being switched up to “WinterFest on Wheels” this year in an effort to maintain social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic. WinterFest on Wheels will be held Friday, Dec. 4 from 6-8 p.m. A virtual tree lighting ceremony wi...

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

City of Waukee Soliciting Non-Profit Service Proposals/Funding Requests

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The City of Waukee is soliciting Service Proposals/Funding Requests from local non-profit organizations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021. Requests for funding must include among other items, a description of the service to be provided and the pu...

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Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: October 27, 2020

Mi-Fiber, LLC Completes Fiber Optic Build of Waukee

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In a news release issued by Iowa internet provider Mi-Fiber, LLC, the company announced it recently completed its fiber optic build of Waukee, making it the Des Moines Metro Area’s "first city to offer all residents and businesses citywide access to ...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

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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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Waukee Police Giving Back with Holiday Programs

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The Waukee Police Department is gearing up for its holiday giving programs. In November, the department will provide the makings of Thanksgiving meals to 20+ Waukee families through its Thanksgiving Basket Drive. Monetary donations will be used to purchas...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

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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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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