News Flash

Posted on: July 10, 2020

A Message from the Mayor - Please Conserve Water

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In the midst of a very hot, dry summer, Waukee is experiencing significant water usage by residents and businesses with rises in the amount of water used for irrigation and lawn watering contributing to that increase.

The City of Waukee is taking steps to ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Waukee Issued Record 1,531 Building Permits in FY 2020

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The City of Waukee’s Development Services Department issued a record number of building permits during Fiscal Year 2020. From July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020, the City issued 1,531 building permits with a total valuation of $214.8 million. The num...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Mask Up, Waukee!

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CDC now recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (grocery stores, pharmacies, etc.). A face covering is less about protecting the wearer, and more about protecting those ar...

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

Waukee Police Officer Kelli Cichoski Promoted to Sergeant

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Waukee Police Officer Kelli Cichoski was recently promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sgt. Cichoski joined the Waukee Police Department in 2015 as a patrol officer. She most recently served as a detective and will now be the Sergeant supervising the departm...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Conserve Water by Limiting or Staggering Irrigation/Watering

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On hot days, please conserve water if possible by limiting or staggering irrigation/lawn watering. In addition to saving money on your utility bill by using less water, water conservation helps prevent water pollution in nearby lakes, rivers and local wat...

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See a helpful flyer! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Waukee City Hall Complex Reopened

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Waukee City Hall, located at 230 W. Hickman Road and the adjacent Development Services (building permits, zoning, etc.) Annex, located at 204 W. Hickman Road behind City Hall, are now reopened to members of the public. The Waukee Public Works Building is ...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

2019 City of Waukee Report Card Tracks Progress and Opportunities

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The City of Waukee recently compiled data and fun facts in a new annual "Report Card". See a snapshot of Waukee in categories such as the economy, development, public safety, housing and more. The information is certainly not exhaustive, but rat...

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Posted on: July 1, 2020

Capital Improvement Projects Update - July 1, 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: 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
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Fox Creek Splash Pad Now Open

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Waukee’s Fox Creek Splash Pad is now open. Unless circumstances change, it will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The splash pad is at Fox Creek Park, located at 522 NE Westgate Drive

Fox Creek Splash Pad is one place where families...

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See a full list of splash pad rules. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Learn About the Waukee PD's Use of Force Policy

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To Waukee residents, visitors and business partners:

The May 2020 tragedy involving George Floyd in Minneapolis, MN, and several other high-profile incidents have resulted in the initiation of some much needed conversations about law enforcement in the U.S...

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See more details about the Use of Force Policy. Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Several Parks & Rec Programs to Resume

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While many late spring/early summer programs were canceled, several Parks & Recreation Department programs are now resuming. City staff and Partnered Program leaders will be taking additional health precautions and will be increasing sanitation effort...

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Posted on: June 4, 2020

Reggie Bell Named Waukee’s 2019 Citizen of the Year

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Waukee Mayor Courtney Clarke has named community advocate and military veteran Reggie Bell Waukee’s 2019 Citizen of the Year. The Citizen of the Year honor is given each year to an exemplary resident who represents the true spirit of community s...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Registration Open for Fall Girls Softball

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Registration for the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department’s Fall Girls Softball League is now open. The season will run from mid-August through early October. Online registration ends July 24, 2020. Register participants for the grade they w...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Take a Summer Reading Adventure!

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“Imagine Your Story" with the Waukee Public Library this summer! All ages of children, teens and adults can read or listen to books and earn prizes from June 1-July 31 with the annual Summer Reading Program. It works a bit differently this ...

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See full program details! Waukee City Newsfeed
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Waukee Named Fastest-Growing Large (20,000+) City in Iowa

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The State Data Center at the State Library of Iowa has released estimates for populations of Iowa cities in 2019 from the U.S. Census Bureau. These estimates will be the last look at Iowa’s population totals before the release of the 2020 Census...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

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 and ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Portable Irrigation Meter Certification Options

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This time of year, the City is usually encouraging residents to bring portable irrigation meters into City Hall for certification. However, City Hall is still closed amid COVID-19 concerns. There are a few options for your existing portable meters right n...
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Posted on: March 31, 2020

WASP Senior Luncheons Postponed Until August

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The Waukee Area Seniors and Police (WASP) luncheons will be postponed until August due to COVID-19 concerns. The next scheduled WASP senior luncheon will be Wednesday, Aug. 29 at noon at the Waukee Community Center. These luncheons are free and aim to con...

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