Posted on: February 21, 2018

Local Option Sales & Service Tax (LOSST) Town Hall Meetings

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The meetings will begin at 6:00 pm and will include a short formal presentation.  After the presentation, City personnel will be available to discuss LOSST on an individual basis, to answer any questions, and obtain comments regarding the use of ...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

19 Businesses Pass & 4 Fail in Latest Tobacco Compliance Checks

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An 83% tobacco compliance rate was achieved with this round of compliance checks.  The businesses not passing the compliance checks were issued citations for non-compliance.  The 4 businesses that failed the compliance checks are Kum &am...

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Posted on: February 16, 2018

Waterford Road Paving & Aurora Avenue Sidewalk Projects Approved

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This project will provide for the reconstruction of Waterford Road from 156th Street to 170th Street as a five-lane portland cement concrete roadway, and for the installation of a sidewalk on the south side of Aurora Avenue from 128th Street to 138th Stre...

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Posted on: February 18, 2018

City to Sell $19.85 Million in Bonds

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The first issuance of $6,800,000 will be essential corporate purpose general obligation bonds.  The second issuance will be $50,000 in general corporate purpose general obligation bonds, and the third issuance is $7,000,000 in urban renewal gener...

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Posted on: February 20, 2018

City Vacates Surface Water Flowage Easement

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The approved request will vacate the southern 8.0 feet of the 40-foot wide easement on all nine lots.  Vacation of this easement will provide more buildable area for each individual lot.  The civil engineer for this development has deter...

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Posted on: February 21, 2018

Fire Department Strategic Plan

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Strategic Planning is a systematic approach towards understanding the forces which impact our ability to create pathways towards meet the mission of our department.  The Fire Department's strategic planning process took place over a 12-month peri...

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Posted on: February 19, 2018

Walker Johnston Park Hillside Play Addition Approved

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In 2015 a hillside slide was installed at Walker Johnston Park.  Due to the steepness of the hill, the use of the slide has created excessive wear and erosion issues on the hillside.  The existing slide will remain in place and this proj...

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Posted on: February 17, 2018

Contract Mowing Approved

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Th approved contract is for the general turf mowing and trimming services and would be a term of one season, with renewal options for two additional seasons.  A “mowing season” would be a seven month period beginning on April ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2018

2017 Sidewalk Program Approved

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The low quote by Concrete Connection LLC, in the amount of $16,136.00, is $2,419.00 (13.0%) lower than the project cost opinion of $18,555.00.  The cost savings can primarily be attributed to lower than anticipated unit costs for the 4”...

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Posted on: February 14, 2018

75th Street & Douglas Ave. Intersection Improvements Approved

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The low bid by Kingston Service, LLC, in the amount of $649,721.95, is $46,778.05 (6.72%) less than the engineer’s estimate of $696,500.00 for the project.  The cost savings can primarily be attributed to a lower than anticipated unit c...

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

Master Plan Completed for Dunlap Park & Arboretum

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The Master Plan which will provide a strategic plan for the park and arboretum, and give direction to City staff and the Dunlap Foundation for the development, enhancement and maintenance of the park for the next 10+ years.

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Posted on: February 12, 2018

Public Hearing set for 2018 Storm Sewer Intake Rehabilitation Program

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Under this program, 39 intakes and 800 square yards of concrete pavement would be replaced in the Patricia Park, Colby Woods, Karen Acres and Rolling Green neighborhoods.  It is anticipated that the project would be completed by September 28, 201...

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Posted on: February 11, 2018

Orchard View Townhomes Preliminary Plat Approved

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This preliminary plat and site plan pertains to the property located on the southeast corner of the intersection of 100th Street and Meredith Drive.  The 0.922-acre parcel has approximately 200 feet of frontage along both Meredith Drive and 100th...

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Posted on: February 10, 2018

Public Hearing set for Meredith Drive Fiber Project

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This project will involve the installation of 9,822 feet of communication fiber optic line along Meredith Drive from 128th Street to 152nd Street.  The fiber optic line would allow the fire station access to the City’s fiber and data ne...

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Posted on: February 9, 2018

Day Family Farm Amendment to the P.U.D. Master Plan Approved

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This proposed amendment pertains to a property that has 1,311.15 feet of frontage on the south side of Meredith Drive, and has a total area of approximately 34.10 acres excluding the existing Meredith Drive right-of-way.  The approved amendment i...

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Posted on: February 8, 2018

Public Hearing set for 2018 PCC Patch Program - Phase 1

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Under the 2018 PCC Patch Program - Phase 1, approximately 12,200 square yards of concrete pavement would be replaced at 150 locations.  The streets in this program were chosen for rehabilitation based on the 2017 Street Management Report Update. ...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: January 16, 2018

Art UP Close: Call for Artists

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This program sponsors local artists conducting informative presentations and hands-on workshops throughout our community. The goal is to develop and sustain the public’s awareness and interest in the arts, cultivating a true appreciation for all...

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