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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.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

The 6/1/20 City Council Meeting Will Be on Zoom

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The 6/1/20 Windsor Heights City Council Meeting will be conducted via Zoom at 6 PM.

Zoom Meeting Information

Meeting ID: 882 5126 3290

Password: 084772

Phone: 312-626-6799

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City News
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Spring Cleanup June 6th

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Spring Clean-Up Coming June 6

If the spring has sprung from your old sofa, you’re in luck because Spring Clean-Up is just around the corner!

Spring Clean-Up is an opportunity to get rid of unwanted trash that won’t fit in your garbage ca...

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City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

5/22/20 Road Project Update

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69th Street

For the week of May 25th, the Contractor will begin work on storm sewer installation along with working at the intersection of School Street and 69th Street preparing the roadway for pavement. They will also be completing some water main work a...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

City Buildings Closed in Observance of Memorial Day

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All City of Windsor Heights buildings are closed today in observance of Memorial Day. Trash pickup will be pushed back one day to Saturday.

City News
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Help Plan the Future of Windsor Heights Parks

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Help us plan the future of the parks in Windsor Heights! Take this short survey to let us know how you use our parks and trails and what amenities you’d like added.

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Order Yard Waste Bags & Cart Stickers Plus Large Trash Stickers Online

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Just because we’re all staying at home doesn’t mean you have to let your yard waste pile up! Now, you can order your large trash item stickers and Compost It! bags and cart stickers online and have them mailed to your home. Bags will n...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

The Recording of the 5/18/20 City Council Meeting Is Now Available

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The 5/18/20 Windsor Heights City Council meeting video is now available to view.

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Deadline Extended for the Small Business Recovery Grant Program

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The City of Windsor Heights is proud to be a part of The Greater Des Moines Partnership’s Small Business Recovery Grant Program. The Greater Des Moines Partnership has extended their deadline and will be accepting applications until 5/31 at 11:5...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Community Center Closure Extended to 6/15/20

Community Center Temporarily Closed Through 6-15-20

At the 5/18/20 City Council meeting, the Councilmembers voted to extend the closure of the Community Center through 6/15/20 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, click the link below.

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

5/15/20 Road Project Update

4/10/20 Road Project Update

69th Street

For the week of May 18th, the Contractor will begin work on storm sewer installation along with working at the intersection of School Street and 69th Street preparing the roadway for pavement. We plan to get that intersection completed and open...

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City News
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Governor Reynolds Announces Additional Businesses to Reopen

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On May 13th, Governor Reynolds signed a new proclamation continuing the Public Health Disaster Emergency. The proclamation permits salons, barbershops, and massage and tattoo establishments to reopen throughout Iowa in a limited fashion with appropriate p...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Windsor Heights 4th of July Parade Cancelled

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The Windsor Heights Chamber of Commerce has cancelled their annual 4th of July parade.

The Chamber said, "In the interest of health and safety in our community, we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 4th of July Parade. We kn...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

The City of Windsor Heights May Newsletter Is Now Available

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Check out the May newsletter to learn more about COVID-19 restrictions in our community, help us plan the future of our parks, and more!

To have the newsletter emailed to you on the first Thursday of every month, please sign up at https://t.co/h7C0r5XZY4?a...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Order Yard Waste Bags & Cart Stickers Online

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Just because we’re all staying at home doesn’t mean you have to let your yard waste pile up! Now, you can order your large trash item stickers and Compost It! bags and stickers online and have them mailed to your home. Click here to or...

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City News
Posted on: April 24, 2020

4/24/20 Road Project Update

4/10/20 Road Project Update

69th St

For the week of April 27th, the Contractor will continue working on water main on Phase 1. At the end of the week, the contractor may begin transferring water services from the old main to the new main. A water outage to transfer your water service...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Spring Clean-Up Still Scheduled for June 6th

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The Spring Clean-Up is still scheduled to take place on June 6th!

Spring Clean-Up Coming June 6

If the spring has sprung from your old sofa, you’re in luck because Spring Clean-Up is just around the corner!

Spring Clean-Up is an opportunity to get...

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City News
Posted on: April 21, 2020

City Wide Garage Sale Postponed

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At the 4/20 Council meeting, councilmembers voted to postpone the City Wide Garage Sale originally scheduled for 5/16. Due to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the new date will be announced at a later time.

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Posted on: April 20, 2020

Purchase Yard Waste Cart Stickers Online

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Even though City buildings have restricted access, there are plenty of City services you can use through our website windsorheights.org. 

Renew and pay for your yard waste cart here. Pickup started on April 10th.

If you are getting your first yard ...

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City News
Posted on: April 17, 2020

4/17/20 COVID-19 Update

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Good afternoon Windsor Heights! Following this week’s winter weather, we are sure everyone is experiencing a little cabin fever. The weather this weekend and next week is supposed to be much better and we encourage you to get outside and get som...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

4/16/20 COVID-19 Update

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The City of Windsor Heights would like to share some small business resources today, as we know several small businesses within Windsor Heights are struggling right now. Some small business grant opportunities are available through the Iowa Small Business...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

4/15/20 COVID-19 Update

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The City of Windsor Heights remains committed to providing timely, relevant, and useful information for our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this continued effort, we wanted to share a couple of additional resources with you today.

First,...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

4/14/20 COVID-19 Update

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Do you, or someone you know, need assistance with respite for developmentally disabled family members? You can apply for a $1000 grant through the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council designed to assist in filling gaps in services and support those wit...

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City News
Posted on: April 13, 2020

4/13/20 Update

4-13-20 Update

COVID-19 cases continue to rise, with a total of 198 confirmed cases in Polk County as of this morning.  The City of Windsor Heights encourages everyone to continue social distancing restrictions and stay home as much as possible.  We al...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

4/10/20 COVID-19 Update

4-10-20 COVID-19 Update

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the City of Windsor Heights would like to take a moment to remind our community many, many resources exist to help you and your family through these trying times. COVID-19 financial and legal resources can be ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

4/10/20 Road Project Update

4/10/20 Road Project Update

69th Street

The Contractor has removed pavement on Phase 1 of the project. During the week of April 13th, they will begin on underground utilities (watermain, storm sewer & sanitary sewer) on Phase 1. All work is weather dependent. Please remember to p...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

4/9/20 COVID-19 Update

4/9/20 COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights continues to search for resources to help our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has a new page on their website entitled the Weekly Surveillance Summary of US COVID-19 Activity. The ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

4/8/20 COVID-19 Update

4-8-20 COVID-19 Update

Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation declaring Thursday, April 9th as a “Day of Prayer” in Iowa, urging Iowans to “unite in prayer” in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, inviting Iowans to participate in the 59t...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

4/7/20 COVID-19 Update

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As COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise in Iowa, and with the beautiful weather we are experiencing, the City of Windsor Heights would like to be the nagging voice reminding you to maintain social distancing and stay home as much as possible. &n...
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Posted on: April 6, 2020

4/6/20 COVID-19 Update

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The City of Windsor Heights thanks you all for continuing to be vigilant in social distancing procedures and remaining at home whenever possible. The State of Iowa continues to see rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths, and the best way to prevent t...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

4/3/20 COVID-19 Update

April 3rd COVID-19 Update

In case you missed it, the City of Windsor Heights would like to share a link to the COVID-19 Town Hall focusing on mental health, which was streamed last night on the ABC Channel 5 website. The video can be found at https://youtu.be/qznqM3b8TPA and is a ...

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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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Posted on: April 2, 2020

4/2/20 COVID-19 Update

April 2nd COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights continues to seek resources which help our community through these difficult times. We understand many of you are starting to feel more of a strain of the effects surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and the related restrictions i...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

4/1 COVID-19 Update

4/1 COVID-19 Update

With today being the first day of the month, the City of Windsor Heights wanted to share some resources for those who may be experiencing additional stress related to rent, mortgages, or bills coming due at the first of the month. The Polk County Financia...

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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 24, 2020

Colby Park Playground and Dog Park Closed Due to COVID-19

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The Colby Park playground and the Windsor Heights Dog Park are closed in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Colby Park and the trail will remain open. COVID-19 can live on hard surfaces for an undetermined amount of time and City staff feel that it...

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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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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).

Stormw...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

City Plans to Issue up to $16 Million in New Debt

The February 17th City Council meeting includes two Resolutions that start the process for issuing new debt. The Resolutions on the February 17th agenda set March 2nd as the Public Hearing date for;

  • Issuing debt in an amount up to $8.5 million for the purp...
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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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