Posted on: December 2, 2016

100th Street to Open

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The City of Urbandale has reconstructed the intersection of 100th Street and 54th Avenue and completed the widening of 100th Street from Plum Drive to north of Interstate 35/80 to a five-lane roadway including a new bridge over Interstate 35/80.

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Winter Collection

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Winter Collection is January 2-13, 2017 for holiday trees and additional yard waste. Trees do not require any type of sticker, however, yard waste must be in a Compost It! Bag, in a store bought bag with a Compost It! Sticker, or in a yard waste container...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Yard Waste Collection Extended

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Due to the warmer weather and the amount of leaves still falling Urbandale Yard Waste collection will be extended through the week of December 5th on your regular collection day.

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Two Urbandale Officers Awarded Distinguished Service in Community Policing

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Police Chief Ross McCarty, along with Mayor Andeweg and the City Council recognized Police Officer Andrew Dobbins and Curt Vajgrt for receiving the U.S. Attorney General's inaugural award for Distinguished Service in Community Policing.

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

City Applies for STBG Grant Funding

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In response to the MPO’s solicitation for STBG applications, the City's application for funding is for the 170th Street Reconstruction from Meredith Drive to Waterford Road.  This project would reconstruct 170th Street from Mer...

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Posted on: November 25, 2016

Public Hearing set for Engineering Facility HVAC Project

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Plans and specifications have been completed for the Engineering Facility HVAC Project.  This project will provide for the removal of the existing rooftop units, installation of new rooftop units, the installation of a variable air volume (VAV) s...

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Posted on: November 24, 2016

28E Mutual Aid Agreement with Polk County Area Fire/Rescue Services

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The agreement updates the current 28E Agreement to include language that would allow the Fire Department to recover cost for certain extended operations and expands potential signatories to include services in adjoining counties.

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

FY 2015-16 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)

Chapter 11 of the Code of Iowa requires the City to publish within nine months of the close of each fiscal year, a complete set of audited financial statements. This report is published to fulfill that requirement for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2016. ...

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Posted on: December 4, 2016

Duck Dynasty Preliminary Plat Approved

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This preliminary plat pertains to a 97.4-acre property located approximately 700 feet north of the intersection of 170th Street and Meredith Drive, on the west side of 170th Street.  This plat proposes 209 single-family residential lots. The lots...

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Posted on: December 3, 2016

Dino Storage Site Plan Approved

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This site plan proposes the construction of a mini-storage building on the proposed Lot 2 of the “Urbandale Marketplace III Plat 3” plat.  The building footprint is 42,450 square feet and the first floor does include a 900 squ...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Meredith Drive Paving Project - 128th Street to 142nd Street Condemnations

The City Council approved initiating condemnation proceedings related to:

  1. land owned by Evelyn Shafer, Alice Wicker, C. Edward Shafer, Mary E. Crowe, at 32344 220th Street Grimes (mailing address). Approximately 1.82 acres would be condemned for right-of-w...
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Posted on: December 1, 2016

100th Street Interchange Condemnations

After holding the public hearings, the City Council approved moving forward with condemnation of two parcels of private property for the 100th Street Interchange project.  The City would initiate condemnation proceedings related to the land owned...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Cedar Ridge Amendment Approved

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This amendment allows the epoxy flooring division of a commercial cleaning company as a permitted use on the property.  This amendment applies to only this parcel.

Posted on: November 29, 2016

Walnut Ridge Business Park Amendment Approved

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This request was from West Lakes Properties, LC, owner, and Bob Brown Chevrolet, the prospective purchaser.  The amendment allows a used automotive vehicle reconditioning center, excluding body repair and painting, and vehicle sales and storage a...

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Posted on: November 28, 2016

Waukee Community School District Rezoning Approved

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This rezoning pertains to a property located on the west side of 170th Street, approximately 3,000 feet north of Meredith Drive.  The property has 887.86 feet of

frontage on 170th Street and a total area of 20.44 acres.  The property is curre...

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Posted on: November 27, 2016

Crossroads Business Park Plat 3 - Lots 8 & 9 Amendment Approved

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The petitioner received approval of an amendment to the “Crossroads Business Park P.U.D. for Lots 8 and 9 in Plat 3 to allow “churches and other religious organizations” as a conditional use.   Approval of a conditional use permit from the Board ...

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Posted on: November 26, 2016

UGRA Softball/Soccer Complex Parking Lot Improvements Finalized

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The City Council approved final acceptance of the UGRA Softball/Soccer Complex Parking Lot Improvements project at its November 22nd meeting. The project totaled $710,529.40, an increase of $32,012.97 more than the contract amount.

Posted on: November 25, 2016

Hallbrook Plat 1 Detention Pond Reconstruction Finalized

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The City Council approved final acceptance of the Hallbrook Plat 1 Detention Pond Reconstruction project at its November 22nd meeting. The project totaled $54,665, which was the contract amount.

Posted on: November 24, 2016

Traffic Signal Improvements Project Finalized

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The City Council approved final acceptance of the traffic signal improvements project at its November 22nd meeting. The project totaled $53,892, which was the contract amount.

Posted on: November 23, 2016

Parks Maintenance Facility Masonry Repairs Finished

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The City Council approved final acceptance of the Parks Maintenance Facility Masonry Repairs project at its November 22nd meeting. The project totaled $215,616, an increase of $1,106 over the contract amount.

Posted on: November 23, 2016

Urbandale Holiday Decorations for Sale

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Holiday wreaths and trees will be sold for $25.00 each on a first-come first-serve basis through December 5th.  Please contact Brooke Peterson at the Urbandale Engineering & Public Works Office at (515) 278-3950 or engpw@urbandale.org to arra...

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