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Posted on: May 7, 2021

5/7/21 Road Construction Update

5-7-21 road construction update

As a reminder, University Ave will be closed to through traffic 5/10-6/11. All businesses will remain open with access. Here's everything you can expect for all road construction projects next week in Windsor Heights.

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Purchase Yard Waste Cart & Bag Stickers Online

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Have you renewed your yard waste cart this year? The first day of collection is April 9th. Renew online and your sticker will be mailed to you!

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Send Us a Text

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TextWH puts the City of Windsor Heights at your fingertips. Text (855) 637-9442 to ask a question, report an issue, or send us a message!

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

City Wide Cleanup June 12th

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The City Wide Cleanup Day will take place on Saturday, June 12th. This is a chance for residents to get rid of any unwanted items that won't fit in their trash cart, or may require a large item sticker.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

May Newsletter Available

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Concerts, cleanups, and more! Find out what's happening in Windsor Heights in the next couple of months in the May newsletter.

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Restaurant Revitalization Fund

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The American Rescue Plan Act established the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide funding to help restaurants and other eligible businesses keep their doors open.

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

5/3/21 City Council Recap

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The 5/3/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

University Avenue to Close to Through Traffic 5/10

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Through traffic on University Avenue will be closed beginning at 6 AM on Monday, May 10th until 7 PM on Friday, June 11th. The soft closure will be posted at the intersections of 70th / University and 63rd / University. There will be no ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

City Buildings Open to Public

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City of Windsor Heights buildings are now open to the public. Please follow current CDC guidelines when entering City buildings. If you are unable to come in, you can still access City services by calling 515-279-3662 or by visiting this website.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

4/30/21 Road Construction Update

4-30-21 Road Construction Update

Learn about what happened this week and what's planned for next week for road construction in Windsor Heights.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

DART Artwork Project Committee

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The City of Windsor Heights is seeking volunteers to join the DART Artwork Project Committee. The Committee will create a process for selecting an artist, solicit artist proposals and make a recommendation to Council for selection.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Work Zone Safety Signage Grant

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The Windsor Heights Public Works Department was awarded a grant for work zone safety signage through the Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at Iowa State University. This work zone safety signage package consists of the following items: &n...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

BCycle Station Now at Colby Park

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It's a great day for a bike ride! Have you checked out the new BCycle station at Colby Park yet?

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

4/23/21 Road Construction Update

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Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

4/19/21 City Council Recap

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The 4/19/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

4/16/21 Road Construction Update

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Road construction is in full swing in Windsor Heights. Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Stormwater Best Management Practices Program

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The City of Windsor Heights may help pay for part of your yard project if it helps improve surface water quality or reduce surface runoff.

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

City Wide Garage Sale 6/5/21

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The City-Wide Garage Sale will be on Saturday, June 5th. This is a designated date for residents to host garage sales from their Windsor Heights homes. If you would like to participate, please email your name and address to wtucker@windsorheights.org.

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Community Events Committee Volunteers

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To help plan and organize events in our community, the City of Windsor Heights has created the Community Events Committee. This is made up of councilmembers, community organizations, and citizen volunteers.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

4/9/21 Road Construction Update

4-9-21 road construction update

Road construction projects have resumed in Windsor Heights. Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Sign up for Road Construction Weekly Emails

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Want the latest information on road construction in Windsor Heights delivered straight to your inbox? The City is sending weekly email updates every Friday.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

4/5/21 City Council Recap

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The 4/5/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

4/2/21 Road Construction Update

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Road construction projects have resumed in Windsor Heights. Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: March 26, 2021

Stormwater Best Management Practices Program

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Rain barrels, native planting, rain gardens, and more. The City of Windsor Heights may help pay for part of your yard project if it helps improve surface water quality or reduce surface runoff.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Have a Question or Concern? Send Us a Text!

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Have a question for the City? Or need to report a pothole or other issues in Windsor Heights? Send us a text! Windsor Heights is excited to partner with CitiBot to offer our residents a new interactive texting service. This is a nonemergency service. Alwa...
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Posted on: March 15, 2021

3/15/21 City Council Recap

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The 3/15/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Report an Issue by Text

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It's pothole season! If you'd like to report one, text ‘HELLO’ to Windsor Heights’s TextWH at (855) 637-9442. You can also send us a message and City staff will get back to you during normal business hours.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

How Do I Get A Yard Waste Cart?

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Yard waste collection starts in about a month on 4/9. City Hall is currently closed to the public, but you can order your first cart, renew your cart, or purchase yard waste bags online.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Have a Question or Concern? Send Us a Text!

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Have a question for the City? Or need to report a pothole or other issues in Windsor Heights? Send us a text! Windsor Heights is excited to partner with CitiBot to offer our residents a new interactive texting service. This is a nonemergency service. Alwa...
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Posted on: March 4, 2021

March Newsletter Available

March 2021 newsletter

Learn about a new interactive texting service, where to get rid of old tires, and more in the City of Windsor Heights March newsletter.

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Colby Park Restrooms & Tennis Court Open

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The restrooms and tennis court at Colby Park are now open! The drinking fountains are still off due to temps getting below freezing at night.

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Residential Scrap Tire Program

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The City of Windsor Heights is partnering with Metro Waste Authority for the 2021 Residential Scrap Tire Program. Old tires can be disposed of on June 12th and 13th at the Colby Park parking lot from 8 am to 4 pm.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

3/1/21 City Council Recap

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The 3/1/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

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.

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Celebrating 25 Years

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Congratulations to Craig Stoecker who recently celebrated his 25th anniversary with the Windsor Heights Public Works Department! 
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Posted on: February 23, 2021

City-Wide Garage Sale 6/5/21

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The City-Wide Garage Sale will be on Saturday, June 5th. This is a designated date for residents to host garage sales from their Windsor Heights homes. If you would like to participate, please email your name and address to wtucker@windsorheights.org.

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

City Wide Cleanup June 12th

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We've received a lot of questions about our annual spring cleanup. It is happening this year, but it will be in the summer on Saturday, June 12th!

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Public Hearing Proposed Fiscal Year City Property Tax Levy

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There will be a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year City property tax levy at the 3/1/21 City Council meeting. The meeting starts at 6 pm. The image below shows the location at 1133 66th street, but it will take place on Zoom due to the pandemic

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

2/15/21 City Council Recap

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The 2/15/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Who Do I Call?

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Don't know who to call if you have an issue with your water or if your trash/recycling wasn't picked up this week? Here's a list of resources for City of Windsor Heights residents that will come in handy.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

2022-2032 CIP

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Exciting things are coming to Windsor Heights! Check out the CIP, which outlines proposed projects over the next 10 years.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

February Newsletter Available

February Newsletter

The City of Windsor Heights February newsletter is now available.

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

2/1/21 City Council Recap

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The 2/1/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

2020 Road Construction: What Happened & What's Next

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The City of Windsor Heights has faced worsening road conditions in recent years with limited resources to undertake repair and reconstruction projects. But in the spring of 2020, we took action and started four major reconstruction projects in one year. &...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

MWA Calendar Online

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Not sure when the next recycling pickup is? You can access the Metro Waste Authority calendar online.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

January Newsletter Available

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The City of Windsor Heights January newsletter is now available.

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Pet License Registration Moves Online

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You can now register your pet online. All dogs and cats are required to be licensed in the City of Windsor Heights on an annual basis.

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Ordinance No. 20-09

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Ordinance No. 20-09 is effective 12/30/20 and amends City Code Chapter 161 to update post-construction stormwater management. This is a minor update to changes that were made in 2019 and provides better guidelines for stormwater management during large co...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

City Buildings Closed to the Public

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, City of Windsor Heights buildings will close to the public until further notice starting at 4:30 PM on 11/12/20. This includes City Hall and the Public Safety building. We'd like to remind residents that several City...

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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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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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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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