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Posted on: November 23, 2020

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City News
Posted on: November 22, 2020

City Building to Closed on 11/26 & 11/27

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City of Windsor Heights Buildings will be closed next Thursday & Friday (11/26 & 27th) in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. Trash and recycling will be pushed back one day that week to Saturday the 28th.

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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

11/20/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

University Avenue Updates

The anticipated schedule for each phase of the first half of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts. 

 

Work will only occu...

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City News
Posted on: November 20, 2020

Weekly Informational Construction Meetings

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Have a question or concern about road construction in Windsor Heights? Join us weekly via Zoom on Fridays at 2 PM. We will be providing project updates and residents will have a chance to ask questions. The meetings last roughly 15 minutes or unt...

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City News
Posted on: November 18, 2020

11/16/20 City Council Recap

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Read about what happened at the 11/16/20 Windsor Heights City Council meeting in our City Council Recap.

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Runs Through 11/28/20

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The 2020 Compost It! season runs weekly on Fridays until November 28th. Then there is a break until winter collections, which will be January 2 and January 8, 2021. 2020 bags, bag stickers, and cart stickers can all be used during winter collection. 2021 ...

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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Governor Issues Statewide Mask Mandate

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Governor Reynolds has issued a statewide indoor mask mandate effective 11/17/20 at 12:01 AM.

  • Everyone two years and older must wear a mask when they are in an indoor public space and within 6 feet of someone outside of their household for more than 15 minu...
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City News
Posted on: November 16, 2020

Intersection of Allison Ave & 64th Closed

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As a reminder, the intersection of Allison Ave & 64th St will close today for construction (11/16/20). Please find an alternate route.

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City News
Posted on: November 13, 2020

11/13/20 Road Project Update

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College Drive

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

 

Stage 2 (73rd Street to 75th Street):  For the wee...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

City of Windsor Heights Buildings Closed to the Public

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Due to the rising number of COVID-19 cases in Polk County, City of Windsor Heights buildings will close to the public until further notice starting at 4:30 PM on 11/12/20. We'd like to remind residents that several City services can be completed ...

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City News
Posted on: November 12, 2020

Please Do Your Part

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The State of Iowa continues to see critical COVID-19 case counts, and those counts continue to rise.  Especially with the holidays coming up, the City of Windsor Heights wants to remind everyone of the importance of wearing a mask, social distanc...

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City News
Posted on: November 11, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Near Windsor Heights

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There are several locations in and near Windsor Heights where you can get a COVID-19 test. Locations vary on cost and how long it takes to get the test results back.

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Governor Reynolds Signs New Public Health Proclamation

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On 11/10/20 Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation. Starting 11/11/20 at 12:01 AM, masks are required for all gatherings of over 25 people for those who are over two years old.

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Posted on: November 9, 2020

Park Restrooms Closed for the Winter

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The restrooms and drinking fountains are now closed for the winter in Colby Park. They will reopen in early spring.

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City News
Posted on: November 6, 2020

11/6/20 Road Project Update

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69th Street Update

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contract...

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City News
Posted on: November 5, 2020

The November Newsletter Is Now Available

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Check out the news you need to know about what is going on Windsor Heights in our November newsletter.

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

10/30/20 Road Project Update

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69th St Update

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. A map of the stages is found at the end of this letter. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is ...

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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

10-23-20 Road Project Update

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69th Street

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contractor will not begin stage 4 if forecasted temperatures would not allow paving operations to continue.

Stage 2: For the week of October 26th, the Contractor will begin working on road ...

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City News
Posted on: October 20, 2020

10/19/20 City Council Meeting Recap

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The City Council Recap is now available. This is a brief highlight of the City Council meeting. The recap is not minutes of the Council meeting. Minutes are considered and approved at the subsequent Council meeting.

10/19/20 City Council Recap

Action Taken:...

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City News
Posted on: October 19, 2020

Dog Park Parking Reminder

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Windsor Heights Dog Park visitors:
As you know, parking directly adjacent to the Windsor Heights Dog Park is limited and residents along Center Street, west of 63rd, have expressed some frustration about parking violations in the neighborhood.  Th...
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City News
Posted on: October 16, 2020

10/16/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street Updates

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contrac...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

10/9/20 Road Project Update

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69th Street

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contractor will...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal

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Our public works crew has been putting signs on trees that will be removed due to emerald ash borer in Windsor Heights. Residents who leave nearby will also receive a notification on their door. 

The notification states that "This tree is lik...

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City News
Posted on: October 8, 2020

ORDINANCE NO. 20-08

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The City of Windsor Heights will no longer require that signs advertising rental properties be from the City. Previously, City Code had required residents to pay a deposit and use signs provided by the City.  Ordinance no.20-08 was passed on Octo...

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

10/5/20 City Council Meeting Recap

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The City Council Recap is now available. This is a brief highlight of the City Council meeting. The recap is not minutes of the Council meeting. Minutes are considered and approved at the subsequent Council meeting.

Click here to read the recap.

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City News
Posted on: October 7, 2020

2020 Compost It! Season End 11/28

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The 2020 Compost It! season runs weekly on Fridays until November 28th. Then there is a break until winter collection, which will be January 1 and January 8, 2021. 2020 bag stickers and cart stickers can all be used during winter collection. 2021 cart sti...

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City News
Posted on: October 6, 2020

Park Plan Update

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At the 10/5 City Council meeting, the Councilmembers received and filed the Park Plan. This plan will help us determine the future of what our parks and trails will look like, what projects and amenities are important to our community, and how we&rsqu...

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City News
Posted on: October 2, 2020

10/2/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street Updates

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contrac...

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City News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

City of Windsor Heights Newsletter Now Available

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Find out what's coming up in October in Windsor Heights in our monthly newsletter. 

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Mid-Project Update: University Ave FAQ & Winter Info

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Mid-Project Update: University Ave FAQ & Winter Info

What is being done to University Ave and how long will it take?

The majority of the work is expected to be completed in 2020, but some work will have to be done in 2021. The project is a complete reco...

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City News
Posted on: September 25, 2020

9/25/20 Road Project Update

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University Ave

The anticipated schedule for each phase of the first half of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts. Elder Corp is working on a plan to transition int...

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City News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Glass Recycling Container in Colby Park

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We've partnered with Metro Waste Authority to bring a new glass recycling trailer in Colby Park. It's located next to the cardboard-only recycling container at the far end of the parking lot. The glass trailer accepts glass you&rsquo...

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City News
Posted on: September 24, 2020

Sign up for the Windsor Heights E-Newsletter

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Sign up for the City of Windsor Heights Monthly Newsletter before it comes out next week. It's released the first Thursday of every month and is a great way to stay informed about road construction, closures, and everything that's happen...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

9/21/20 City Council Meeting Recap

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The City Council Recap is now available. This is a brief highlight of the City Council meeting. The recap is not minutes of the Council meeting. Minutes are considered and approved at the subsequent Council meeting.

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

9/18/20 Road Project Updates

2020 road projects

Allison Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to the middle of Allison): For the we...

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City News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

9/11/20 Road Construction Update

2020 road projects

Allison Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to the middle of Allison): For the we...

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City News
Posted on: September 4, 2020

9/4/20 Road Project Updates

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Allison Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to middle of Allison): For the week o...

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City News
Posted on: September 2, 2020

Polk County Residents Can Now Apply for FEMA Individual Assistance

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From Polk County Emergency Management – Homeowners and renters in Benton, Boone, Cedar, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story and Tama Counties may now apply for FEMA Individual Assistance for losses resulting from the severe storms on...

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City News
Posted on: August 28, 2020

8/28/20 Road Project Update

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Allison Avenue

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to middle of Allison): For the week of August 3...

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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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