Posted on: March 28, 2017

Urbandale Community School District Seeks Community Input

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All Urbandale Community School District residents are invited to participate in a community planning process that will review existing facility usage data combined with best practices for creating 21st century learning environments in order to determine t...Read on...

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Posted on: March 29, 2017

Douglas Parkway Lane Closure

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The City of Urbandale will be widening Douglas Parkway for a right turn lane onto 121st Street. One lane for westbound traffic on Douglas Parkway will remain open to through traffic. It is anticipated the project will reopen to traffic by the end of May...Read on...

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Posted on: March 27, 2017

Dallas County Vote

Dallas County officials noted that all 34 voting precincts will be open from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM and you must vote in the precinct in which you live. You can learn more about this vote at community information meetings and you can sign up to tour the curr...Read on...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

100th Street Lane Closure

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The City of Urbandale and the Iowa DOT will be constructing an interchange at 100th Street and Interstate 35/80 in 2017 and 2018.  The grading is scheduled for 2017 and the paving in 2018.

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Meredith Drive Road Closure

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The City of Urbandale will be reconstructing Meredith Drive from 128th Street to 142nd Street including the intersection of Meredith Drive and 142nd Street as a four-lane roadway with left turn lanes.  Meredith Drive from 128th Street to 142nd St...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Public Hearing Set for Walker Johnston Tennis Court Improvements

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The project would include the milling of the top 2 inches of asphalt from the south courts.  The milling would remove the petromat.  A new 2” asphalt surface will be installed including  coloring and striping. The proj...

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Posted on: March 24, 2017

Urbandale Purchases Dump Trucks with Snow Removal Equipment

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The 2017-18 Equipment Replacement Schedule provides for the replacement of two dump trucks with snow removal equipment for the Department of Engineering and Public Works.  These vehicles require significant lead time for production, hence orderin...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

2017 Traffic Signal Improvements Project Approved

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This project involves the installation of 6 new traffic cameras, a modification at the intersection of 104th Street and Meredith Drive to add a north/south protected left turn movement, add new loops at the intersection of Plum Drive with NW Urbandale Dri...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Countdown Pedestrian Traffic Signal Project Approved

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The project will involve the installation of countdown pedestrian traffic signal heads and the associated signs at the following locations: 86th Street with New York Avenue, Douglas Avenue, Aurora Avenue, Meredith Drive, and Plum Drive; Douglas Avenue wit...

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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Yard Wast Collection Begins Monday, March 20th

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What is accepted? Organic yard waste is accepted in the Compost It! program including grass clippings, leaves, garden waste and brush. Items that are NOT accepted include food waste, stumps and dirt.
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Posted on: March 20, 2017

Waterford Landing Plat 8 Preliminary Plat Approved

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This preliminary plat covers the next phase of the “Waterford Landing” Planned Unit Development (PUD) on the north side of Waterford Road.  This plat proposes 55 single-family residential lots, one outlot for detention and one...

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Posted on: March 19, 2017

Memorial Park Trail - Skate Park to 86th Street

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The Memorial Park Trail – Skate Park to 86th Street would provide for the reconstruction of the existing trail with an 8 foot PCC trail from the Skate Park, starting just east of the Pedestrian Bridge, to 86th Street.  It is anticipated...

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Posted on: March 18, 2017

FY2017-18 City Budget Adopted

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The FY2017-18 Budget was prepared in conformance with the City’s fiscal performance goals and the Code of Iowa.  The budget guides the City’s financial operations to provide public services.  The City's opera...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

3rd Annual Cruisin' for Carter 5K Race & Kids Run

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The “Cruisin’ for Carter 5K Race and Kids Run” is planned for Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Set up for the event would begin at 6:00 a.m. and it is anticipated the event would be completed by 11:00 a.m.  The...

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Posted on: March 16, 2017

Greater Des Moines Water Trails & Greenways Plan

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This would be Iowa’s first regional water trails plan that envisions an abundant network of water recreation for 150 miles of the regional creeks and rivers.  The plan covers the Des Moines, Raccoon, South Skunk, North and Middle rivers...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Rotary Foundation Day

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Rotary was founded on February 12, 1905 in Chicago, IL.  Today is has more that 35,000 clubs in 200 countries.  Rotary is open to everyone, regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender or political preference.  It promotes...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Softball Fields Available for Rent at Walker Johnston Complex

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Teams looking for a place to practice or scrimmage can rent a field with the options of field lights and scoreboard use for a small hourly fee. To accommodate tournaments, teams also have the ability to rent all four fields Friday through Sunday.

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