Posted on: December 8, 2016

142nd Street Widening - Hickman Rd to Walnut Creek Bridge Finalized

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This project provided for the widening of 142nd Street to a four lane with left turn lanes at all major intersections from Hickman Road to the Walnut Creek Bridge. This project also included the installation of water main, storm sewer, and sanitary sewer....

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Posted on: December 7, 2016

Frampton Property Amendment Approved

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This amendment pertains to a property that is located between Interstates 35/80 and NW 54th Avenue, and to the west of 100th Street.  It was formerly the “Longview Golf Centre”.  The property has about 2,020 feet of f...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

New 100th Street Bridge Opens in Urbandale

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The new bridge and expanded roadway is part of a larger project to add a full diamond interchange at 100th Street, reconfigured access at Iowa Highway 141 and a

half diamond interchange at Meredith Drive.  Work done in 2016 to prepare for the new ...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Winter Collection

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Winter Collection is January 2-13, 2017 for holiday trees and additional yard waste. Trees do not require any type of sticker, however, yard waste must be in a Compost It! Bag, in a store bought bag with a Compost It! Sticker, or in a yard waste container...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Extended

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Due to the warmer weather and the amount of leaves still falling Urbandale Yard Waste collection will be extended through the week of December 5th on your regular collection day.

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Two Urbandale Officers Awarded Distinguished Service in Community Policing

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Police Chief Ross McCarty, along with Mayor Andeweg and the City Council recognized Police Officer Andrew Dobbins and Curt Vajgrt for receiving the U.S. Attorney General's inaugural award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing.

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

City Applies for STBG Grant Funding

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In response to the MPO’s solicitation for STBG applications, the City's application for funding is for the 170th Street Reconstruction from Meredith Drive to Waterford Road.  This project would reconstruct 170th Street from Mer...

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Posted on: November 25, 2016

Public Hearing set for Engineering Facility HVAC Project

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Plans and specifications have been completed for the Engineering Facility HVAC Project.  This project will provide for the removal of the existing rooftop units, installation of new rooftop units, the installation of a variable air volume (VAV) s...

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Posted on: December 6, 2016

Final Plat for Coyote Ridge of Urbandale Plat 2 Approved

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This final plat is for property located ¼ mile west of 142nd Street along the north frontage of Waterford Road. The entire Coyote Ridge development is 81.2 acres in size and is zoned P.U.D.  This final plat is 35.62 acres in size and c...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Final Plat for Urban Hills Plat 2 Approved

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This final plat is the second portion of this development and covers property located north of Waterford Road, and immediately west of Walnut Creek, between 156th Street and 170th Street. The entire property is 69 acres in size and is currently zoned &...

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Posted on: December 4, 2016

Duck Dynasty Preliminary Plat Approved

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This preliminary plat pertains to a 97.4-acre property located approximately 700 feet north of the intersection of 170th Street and Meredith Drive, on the west side of 170th Street.  This plat proposes 209 single-family residential lots. The lots...

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Posted on: December 3, 2016

Dino Storage Site Plan Approved

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This site plan proposes the construction of a mini-storage building on the proposed Lot 2 of the “Urbandale Marketplace III Plat 3” plat.  The building footprint is 42,450 square feet and the first floor does include a 900 squ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Meredith Drive Paving Project - 128th Street to 142nd Street Condemnations

The City Council approved initiating condemnation proceedings related to:

  1. land owned by Evelyn Shafer, Alice Wicker, C. Edward Shafer, Mary E. Crowe, at 32344 220th Street Grimes (mailing address). Approximately 1.82 acres would be condemned for right-of-w...
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Posted on: December 1, 2016

100th Street Interchange Condemnations

After holding the public hearings, the City Council approved moving forward with condemnation of two parcels of private property for the 100th Street Interchange project.  The City would initiate condemnation proceedings related to the land owned...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

Walnut Ridge Business Park Amendment Approved

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This request was from West Lakes Properties, LC, owner, and Bob Brown Chevrolet, the prospective purchaser.  The amendment allows a used automotive vehicle reconditioning center, excluding body repair and painting, and vehicle sales and storage a...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Waukee Community School District Rezoning Approved

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This rezoning pertains to a property located on the west side of 170th Street, approximately 3,000 feet north of Meredith Drive.  The property has 887.86 feet of

frontage on 170th Street and a total area of 20.44 acres.  The property is curre...

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Posted on: November 27, 2016

Crossroads Business Park Plat 3 - Lots 8 & 9 Amendment Approved

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The petitioner received approval of an amendment to the “Crossroads Business Park P.U.D. for Lots 8 and 9 in Plat 3 to allow “churches and other religious organizations” as a conditional use.   Approval of a conditional use permit from the Board ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2016

UGRA Softball/Soccer Complex Parking Lot Improvements Finalized

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The City Council approved final acceptance of the UGRA Softball/Soccer Complex Parking Lot Improvements project at its November 22nd meeting. The project totaled $710,529.40, an increase of $32,012.97 more than the contract amount.

Posted on: November 25, 2016

Hallbrook Plat 1 Detention Pond Reconstruction Finalized

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The City Council approved final acceptance of the Hallbrook Plat 1 Detention Pond Reconstruction project at its November 22nd meeting. The project totaled $54,665, which was the contract amount.