Posted on: October 24, 2016

Urbandale Seeks Resident Opinions With Online Survey

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All residents of Urbandale are eligible to participate in this online survey. The survey is administered by the National Research Center, Inc. and includes questions about quality of life in Urbandale, local policies, demographics, rating of Urbandale go...Read on...

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Posted on: October 19, 2016

Dallas County Satellite Voting Stations for 2016 General Election

Also, a voter’s change in name, party, or address can be made any time during satellite voting.
* Perry Public Safety (908 Willis Ave., Perry, IA) on 10/17 & 10/25 from 1-7 PM* St. Boniface Church (1200 Warrior Lane, Waukee, IA) on 10/18 & 10...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Meet "Strata" - Urbandale's Centennial Public Art

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"Strata" was commissioned by the Urbandale Public Art Committee to dedicate the City's Centennial Celebration Year. Strata was created by artist Dan Perry and "Strata" refers to layers of history that serve as the foundation for cultivating our future.

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Posted on: October 21, 2016

3rd Quarter Urbandale Strategic Plan Report

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The 3rd Quarter Report indicates the Total Progress rate is 48% towards the implementation of the 2016 Urbandale Strategic Plan. The Total Progress rate was based on the projects and/or action item steps to be addressed in 2016.

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Colby Woods P.U.D. Amendment Approved

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This amendment allows for a dog grooming business as a permitted use. The business would occupy approximately 1,868 square feet, and would not include any daycare or boarding. The business model includes grooming services by appointment only, and the sa...Read on...

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Urbandale Supports Energy Control Technologies' IEDA Application

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Energy Control Technologies is considering a project that would retain and grow their headquarters presence in Urbandale by nearly doubling their office space and adding ten high quality jobs. The company plans to invest $506,000 at the new location in t...Read on...

Posted on: October 18, 2016

Final Plat for the Acadia Plat 2 Approved

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This plat proposes 101 single-family residential lots and 10 outlots on 66.01 acres. The lots generally have widths between 75 and 100 feet with the corner lots being wider as required, and areas ranging from 11,518 square feet to 71,079 square feet. Th...Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2016

Urbandale Economic Development Fund Agreement Approved

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The Agreement stipulates that an “Urbandale Economic Development Fund” will be created with an initial contribution by the Urbandale Development Association. The Agreement also specifies that the four members of the Advisory Board and the City of Urbanda...Read on...

Posted on: October 16, 2016

IDOT Preconstruction Agreement for Hickman Road

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The agreement outlines the project responsibilities. The Iowa DOT will be responsible for the HMA resurfacing and milling portion of the project. The adjacent communities are responsible for any intake repairs within their corporate boundaries. Urbanda...Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2016

Engineering Services Agreement for 142nd Street & Douglas Parkway Roundabout

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The 142nd Street and Douglas Parkway Roundabout Improvements project design will involve geometric improvements at the roundabout based on the current design standards to improve safety and traffic flow. The project received $500,000 in TSIP funds. Unde...Read on...

Posted on: October 14, 2016

Public Hearing set for 100th Street Interchange Project Condemnation

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This project would provide for the construction of the interchange ramps at 100th Street in 2017 and 2018. City staff has been negotiating with property owners along 100th Street regarding the purchase right of way essential for the 100th
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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Public Hearing set for Meredith Drive Paving Project Condemnation

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This project would provide for the reconstruction of Meredith Drive from 128th Street to 142nd Street as a four-lane roadway with left turn lanes including grading
and storm sewer in 2017. City staff has been negotiating with the property owners along M...Read on...

Posted on: October 12, 2016

No Parking on a Section of 162nd Street

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First, no parking - a median has been constructed on 162nd Street extending from the intersection with Meredith Drive to the north. Due to this median, the City's Engineer proposed no parking signs should be placed at this location. Second, school cross...Read on...

Posted on: October 13, 2016

Urbandale Library Hosts DART Forward Meeting


The Greater Des Moines region continues to grow and evolve. This rapid regional growth led the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) to update its long range transit services plan, DART Forward 2035, that was adopted in 2011. Earlier this yea...Read on...

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Posted on: September 12, 2016

Fall Cleanup at McDivitt Grove Cemetery

Fall Cleanup at McDivitt Grove Cemetery will be the week of November 1.

Posted on: November 20, 2015

2016 Stormwater Grant Program


The Stormwater Grant Program uses a portion of the Stormwater Utility Fees to assist with stormwater management on private property. These funds may be granted to property owners to improve drainage, improve stormwater quality, and repair stormwater facil...Read on...

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