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Posted on: July 10, 2020

7/10/20 Road Project Update

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69th Street Project

For the week of July 13th, MidAmerican Energy will finish installing a new gas main in Phase 1 and Phase 2 along with new services. Storm sewer and road work cannot begin until MidAmerican has completed their work. It anticipated that s...

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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

7/11/20 Special City Council Meeting

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There will be a Special City Council meeting on Saturday, July 11th to interview the three candidates for the city administrator position. The interviews will be conducted in closed session. View the agenda at http://ow.ly/7x7J50AuUXI.

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City News
Posted on: July 9, 2020

WH Small Business Recovery Grant Deadline 7/13/20

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Time is running out to apply for the Windsor Heights Small Business Recovery Grant Program. The deadline is July 13, 2020 at 4:30 pm. The City Council has authorized $25,000 to award to Windsor Heights businesses who were deemed ineligible for the Des Moi...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

City Hall Closed to Public

7-8-20 closed use

As of Wednesday, July 8, 2020, Windsor Heights City Hall is closed to the public until further notice. A city employee has tested positive for COVID-19. The employee’s name will not be released to protect their privacy, but they are doing well a...

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City News
Posted on: July 7, 2020

7/6/20 City Council Meeting Video Available

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The recording of the 7/6/20 Windsor Heights City Council meeting is now available to view.

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Storytime in the Park Canceled

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After monitoring the continued rise in COVID-19 cases, the City of Windsor Heights has decided to cancel Storytime in the Park for the summer. We know this is a fun event for many families, but the City feels it is our responsibility to ensure the safety ...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Des Moines Public Library Access July 1st

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Effective July 1, 2020, all Windsor Heights residents have the opportunity to be full-access patrons of the Des Moines Public Library.Library Benefits* Access to the catalog and the 500,000+ books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks offered for checkout. A dedicat...

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City News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

City Buildings Open to Public

City buildings open to public 3-16-20

City of Windsor Heights buildings are now open to the public. But if you are unable to make it in, there are several services that you can access online. Please call City Hall at 279-3662 with questions or Public Safety at 277-4453. The Public Safety buil...

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City News
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Order Yard Waste Bags & Cart Stickers Online

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You can now order yard waste cart stickers, large trash item stickers and yard waste bag stickers online. They will be mailed to your home.

Yard Waste Carts

  • Order a new yard waste cart sticker here. Create an account, then click on the yard waste tab. The s...
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City News
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Reminder: City Building Summer Hours

2020 Summer Hours

Starting Friday, May 29th, City Hall and the Public Safety Building will begin summer hours and will close at 3 PM on Fridays. City buildings are open Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 4:30 PM and Fridays 8 AM - 3 PM.

City News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Colby Park Playground and Dog Park Now Open

WH Parks Now Open

Per the governor’s proclamation and action taken at the 6/1 City Council meeting, the Colby Park Playground and Dog Park are now open. We encourage residents to be safe and practice social distancing. As a reminder, the Colby Park Playground is ...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Building Summer Hours

2020 Summer Hours

Starting Friday, May 29th, City Hall and the Public Safety Building will begin summer hours and will close at 3 PM on Fridays. City buildings are open Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 4:30 PM and Fridays 8 AM - 3 PM.

City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Bike Safety Rules

Bike safety rules

As the weather gets nicer this weekend, taking a ride on your bike is a great way to get out and get some exercise. But make sure you remember these important safety rules.

1. Protect your head and always wear a helmet.

2. Obey all traffic laws and lights a...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

No Wipes in the Pipes

No wipes in the pipes

The only thing that should go down your toilet is toilet paper. Some “flushable” wipes claim that they are safe to flush. But they will clog your sanitary sewer line. That leads to expensive repairs.

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City News
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Spring/Summer Construction to Continue As Planned

University Ave

Construction on University Ave, 69th St, Allison Ave, College Dr and the PCC patching project are scheduled to begin as planned in April and May.

Check out this video below to see the changes coming to University Ave. Click here to read updates on each pro...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Pandemic-Impacted Iowa Small Businesses Can Apply for Low-Interest Support Loans

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a disaster declaration for the state of Iowa. The declaration allows pandemic-impacted small businesses to apply for low-interest support loans. 

Applications can be made via the SBA&rsqu...

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City News
Posted on: March 12, 2020

New Hazardous Waste Program

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Hazardous Waste includes items that are flammable or corrosive; they do not belong in the regular trash and shouldn’t be poured down the drain. The City has partnered with Metro Waste Authority to offer houseside hazardous waste collection.

Many ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Stormwater BMP Program

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The City of Windsor Heights is dedicated to smart stormwater management. The City aims to increase both water quality and water quantity through the implementation of stormwater best management practices (BMP’s).

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Learn more here. City News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Seasonal Part-Time Public Works Laborer Job Opening

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Want to work outside this spring/summer? Join the City of Windsor Heights as a seasonal part-time public works laborer.

Learn more here. City News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Sign Up for the City of Windsor Heights E-Newsletter

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Get the latest Windsor Heights news and updates delivered straight to your inbox! Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter here: http://ow.ly/K9QY50xvz1s.

Prefer a printed newsletter instead? Email Whitney Tucker at wtucker@windsorheights.org for more informat...

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