Posted on: May 28, 2017

Garbage and Recycling Delay

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Recycling, yard waste and garbage will not be collected Monday, May 29, in recognition of Memorial Day. Regular collection will be delayed one day for the remainder of the week, with Thursday collection delayed to Friday.

Posted on: May 28, 2017

Site Plan Time Extension Approved for Interstate Acres Plat 13 - Lots 2 & 3

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This approved request is for a two-year time extension for the approval of the site plan that proposes 2 single-story buildings with a total area of 23,100 square feet.  The Site Planning Ordinance provides that any site plan shall remain valid f...

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Posted on: May 27, 2017

Urbandale Amends Zoning Ordinance for Firework Sales

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The approved amendment allows the sale and display of consumer fireworks within permanent structures located in only the “M-1” Planned Industrial District and ”M-2” Business Park Industrial District.  Addit...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Heritage Park Lots 2 & 3 Amendment to the PUD Approved

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The two lots are a total of 3.93 acres in size and are currently vacant.  The petitioner sought approval of the amendment to the P.U.D. Master Plan to allow parking to be a principal use of the property, rather than being accessory to a principal...

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Posted on: May 25, 2017

Urbandale Prohibits the Use of Fireworks

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The City Council approved suspending the rules and adopted an ordinance to prohibit the use of fireworks within the City at its May 23, 2017 meeting.  The ordinance states that the City of Urbandale deems the use of first-class consumer fireworks...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

The Reserve - Outlot Y PUD Amendment Approved

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The petitioner requested to use the existing house as a single-family detached residence until such time that Outlot Y is redeveloped as a commercial use in accordance with the PUD Master Plan.  The City Council approved this amendment at its May...

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Posted on: May 22, 2017

City Purchases Salt for Snow and Ice Control

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The total cost of this purchase is estimated at $69,771.   All salt would be delivered prior to November 1, 2017.

Posted on: May 21, 2017

City to Purchase Fuel on Contract

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Under this approved proposal the City would purchase 84,000 gallons of fuel under a fixed price contract and an estimated 68,150 gallons based on margins to the Des Moines Terminal average fuel prices, as published daily by the Iowa Department of Transpor...

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Posted on: May 20, 2017

South Karen Acres Park Tennis Court Surfacing Approved

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Sport Court offers a suspended, modular surfacing system, which has a life expectancy of 20-25 years.  It is installed directly over the current surface in modular sections, which provides built in drainage and prevents water from ponding on the ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2017

Walker Johnston Regional Park Tennis Court Lights Approved

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The lighting project would begin in late September after the south courts are reconstructed, with the anticipated completion to install the lights by mid-October, 2017.

Posted on: May 18, 2017

Design Services Agreement Approved for Police Station

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The project would expand the Police Department’s geothermal HVAC system and increase the geothermal loop field.  Six firms for submitted proposals for the project.  

Posted on: May 17, 2017

Skinner Dental Office Site Plan Approved

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This site plan proposes the construction of a 3,342 square foot single story building that will be used as a dental office.  The site is 1.79 acres in size with approximately 540 feet of frontage on Hickman Road, and about 703 feet of frontage al...

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Posted on: May 16, 2017

Woldwide Logistics Parking Lot Site Plan Approved

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This site plan pertains to a portion of Lot 2 of the Walnut Ridge Business Park, located south of Douglas Avenue on property locally known as 3625 109th Street.  This site plan proposes construction of a parking lot to provide additional parking ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

72nd Street & I35/80 Storm Sewer Project Approved

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This project would provide for the installation of subdrain, storm sewer and intakes on 72nd Street at the I-35/80 overpass to intercept groundwater that seeps onto 72nd Street causing icing issues during the winter.  It is anticipated that this ...

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