1. DART Logo

    DART Bus Service Closed on July 4th

    A reminder that DART will not operate this Saturday, July 4, 2015 in observance of Independence Day. We will operate Saturday service on Friday, July 3, 2015 for the day before the holiday. Read on...
  2. Iowa Individual Assistance Program Available for Polk County Residents Affected by Flooding

    The Polk County Emergency Management Agency requested and received a Governor's Proclamation of Disaster Emergency. This was necessary to activate the Iowa Individual Assistance Program to assist those in Polk County affected by last week's flooding. Read on...
  3. Beacon of Hope Sculpture

    Beacon of Hope Sculpture Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    Mayor Andeweg will lead a ribbon cutting for the new Beacon of Hope sculpture at Meredith Park. Read on...
  4. Driving Skills For Life Logo

    Ford Driving Skills For Life Coming to Des Moines

    Ford DSFL free hands-on clinics help newly licensed drivers improve their skills in four key areas that are critical factors in more than 60% of vehicle crashes, including: Hazard Recognition, Vehicle Handling, Speed and Space Management. Read on...
  5. Operating Budget Contingency Fund Authorized for Economic Development Revolving Loan Fund

    The City Council approved using $50,000 in unspent funds for FY2014-15 as additional seed funding for the City's revolving loan fund. Read on...
  6. Arc Flash Photo

    City Contracts for Arc Flash Assessment Study

    The City Council, at its June 23rd meeting, approved an arc flash assessment study of all municipal buildings. Read on...
  7. PAC Logo

    Urbandale to Commission Centennial Public Art

    The City Council approved the Urbandale Public Art Committee's request to commission a piece of public art to commemorate the City's Centennial. Read on...
  8. Waterford Glenn

    Waterford Glenn Preliminary Plat Approved

    The City Council, at its June 23rd meeting, approved the preliminary plat for Waterford Glenn (164th Street and Waterford Road). Read on...
  9. Probiofirm Photo

    Probiofirm Site Plan Approved

    The City Council, at its June 23rd meeting, approved the site plan for Probiofirm (10300 Justin Drive). Read on...
  10. Discount Tire Plats Photo

    Discount Tire Preliminary and Final Plats Approved

    The City Council, at its June 23rd meeting, approved the preliminary and final plats for Discount Tire (4300 Merle Hay Road). Read on...
  11. MAC Camp Photo

    Making A Connection (MAC) Camp Receives Funding

    The Making a Connection (MAC) Camp has received a $50,000 grant from the Gabus Family Foundation for the Summer 2015 program. In addition, the program has received a $4,000 Community Betterment Grant from the Polk County Board of Supervisors. Read on...
  12. City Accepts Public Improvements

    Per State law, the City formally accepted public improvements made during the past calendar year within the City. Read on...
  13. City Adopts Public Records Policy

    The policy sets the guidelines and fees for public record requests. Read on...
  14. Urbandale Community Schools Logo

    2015 Urbandale High School Homecoming Parade

    The City Council approved a request by the Urbandale High School to hold its 2015 Homecoming Parade. Read on...
  15. Marching Band Photo

    Urbandale High School Marching Band Invitational

    The City Council approved a request by the UHS to use public parks and streets for the 18th Annual Marching Band Invitational. Read on...
  16. Soofa

    Urbandale Has A Soofa at Walker Johnston Park

    No, we didn't just misspell "sofa". Soofas are smart benches created by Changing Environments. Each Soofa has two USB ports where you can charge your phone or other handheld mobile device. Learn More About Soofa...
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