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    Citizen University

    Launched in 2016, Citizen University (Citizen U) is a free leadership development collaborative formed by UCAN and Urbandale Community Education. Read on...
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    DART Service Changes

    Beginning Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016, DART is making changes to better serve its riders. Read on...
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    Urbandale Public Art Committee Seeks New Members

    The Urbandale Public Art Committee currently has an opening. The Committee is seeking an individual who is interested in serving the Urbandale community. Read on...
  4. Urbandale Signs Agreement with Grimes and IDOT for Meredith Drive Paving Project

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting, approved an agreement with the City of Grimes to share in the cost of Meredith Drive Paving Project. In addition, the Council approved a funding agreement with the IDOT for this project. Read on...
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    Public Hearing set for Oakwood Drive Channel Improvements

    The City Council set September 13, 2016 as a public hearing date to consider the Oakwood Drive Channel Improvements project. Read on...
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    City Expands Economic Development Advisory Board

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting, approved expanding the economic development advisory board by two members. Read on...
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    Metro Sports Ice Facility Lease Transfer

    The City Council set a public hearing date of August 30, 2016 to consider the lease transfer of the Metro Sports Ice Facility. Read on...
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    City and Urbandale Community School District Sign Pool Lease Agreement

    The City Council approved a 2016-2017 pool lease agreement between the City and the Urbandale Community School District to use the Urbandale swimming pool. Read on...
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    2016-2017 Sanitary Sewer Lining Program

    The City Council set September 13, 2016 as a public hearing to consider bids for the 2016-2017 Sanitary Sewer Lining Program. Read on...
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    Sanitary Sewer Spot Repair Program

    The City Council approved a contract with J&K Contracting, LLC for the Sanitary Sewer Spot Repair Program. Read on...
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    Dawn Marie Plat 1 Preliminary Plat Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved the preliminary plat for Dawn Marie Plat 1 (88th Street and Beechwood Drive). Read on...
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    The Reserve Plat 4 Final Plat Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved the final plat for The Reserve Plat 4 (142nd Street and Holcomb Avenue). Read on...
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    The Range Site Plan Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved a site plan for The Range (11865 Hickman Road). Read on...
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    Royal Flooring Addition Site Plan Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved the site plan for the Royal Flooring addition (9850 Douglas Avenue). Read on...
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    Council Approves Sign Code Exception for Urbandale Centennial Signage

    The City’s Centennial will be a year-long event. The Urbandale Centennial Steering Committee received Council approval to allow the Centennial signage to be displayed on a semi-permanent basis throughout the Centennial year. Read on...
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    Heritage Park P.U.D. Amendment Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved an amendment to the Heritage Park P.U.D. for lots 8 and 9 (11845-11873 Hickman Road). Read on...
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    Hatch Property Rezoning Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting, approved a rezoning from "A-2", Estate Residential District to "R1-S", Suburban Density Single Family District for the Hatch property (15721 Meredith Drive). Read on...
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    Silkwood Crossing Rezoning Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved a rezoning from "A-1", Agricultural Reserve District to "R-1S", Suburban Density Single-Family District for Silkwood Crossing (4700 Block of 142nd Street). Read on...
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    Robel Property Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan & Rezoning Approved

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan and Rezoning from "A-1", Agricultural Reserve District, to "P.U.D.", Planned Unit Development for the Robel property (142nd Street and Waterford Road). Read on...
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    City Accepts 2016 Public Improvements

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting, approved accepting the public improvements completed in the City's new plats and site plans in calendar year 2016. Read on...
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    Council Approved Extended 2017 4th of July Celebration

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting approved a request by the 4th of July Committee to add 1 extra day to the 2017 celebration. Read on...
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    IEDA Contract with Van Meter, Inc. Amended

    The City Council, at its August 16th meeting authorized the Mayor to sign an amendment to the Van Meter, Inc. High Quality Jobs Program contract with the Iowa Economic Development Authority. Read on...
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    Mayor Andeweg Proclaims Centennial Art Dedication Day

    The City will sponsor a Centennial Art Project dedication ceremony on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 10:00 AM at the Urbandale Administration/Library buildings parking lot, 3600 86th Street. Read on...
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    DART and the City of Des Moines partner to run free downtown shuttle service on Saturdays

    To give businesses, residents and visitors even more options for navigating downtown Des Moines, the City of Des Moines is partnering with the DART to extend its free D-Line Shuttle to Saturdays for the next two years beginning Aug. 27. Read on...
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    Don't Dump It...Drop It Off

    From pool chemicals to pesticides, summer is a prime time for use of hazardous materials. But what do you do with products you no longer want? Don’t dump it, drop it off! Metro Waste Authority has you covered with safe, smart disposal options. Read on...
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    Nominations Open for Urbandale Business of the Year

    The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for Business of the Year. Nominations are due by September 12, 2016. Read on...
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    Citizen of the Year Nominations Open

    The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for Citizen of the Year. Nominations are due by September 12, 2016. Read on...
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    2016 Stormwater Grant Program

    The Stormwater Grant Program uses a portion of the Stormwater Utility Fees to assist with stormwater management on private property. Read on...
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