Posted on: September 18, 2017

Informational Meetings on Proposed Urbandale Fire Station #43

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The open houses will serve to present project goals and objectives, as well as answer questions about this project and the special referendum vote.  Community members are encouraged to meet City staff who will be available to describe the propose...

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Posted on: September 19, 2017

City Approves Part of the Waterford Creek South Preliminary Plat & Site Plan

Waterford Creek PUD Amendment

This preliminary plat pertains to a 39.39-acre property at the northeast corner of the intersection of 156th Street and Waterford Road.  This property has approximately 2,130 feet of frontage along Waterford Road. This plat proposed two street co...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Public Hearing set for Urban Town Center LLC Development Agreement

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In September of 2015, the Urban Town Center LLC purchased the property located at 3701 86th Street and began construction to rehabilitate the existing retail center.  Retail qualifies under the Downtown Urbandale Neighborhood Urban Renewal Plan a...

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Posted on: September 17, 2017

City Approves Carmel Subdivision Preliminary Plat

Carmel Subdivision Preliminary Plat

The property has a total area of 8.19 acres and approximately 870 feet of frontage on 142nd Street.  There are 2 existing single family residences on the property which will be demolished and removed, along with the accessory structures and drive...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 16, 2017

Public Hearing set for Hy-Vee, Inc. Development Agreement

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In March of 2016, the Hy-Vee, Inc. purchased the property located at 3303 86th Street and began construction to rehabilitate the existing building into a training and order fulfillment center.  This use qualifies under the Downtown Urbandale Neig...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 15, 2017

Waterford Creek P.U.D. Amendment Approved

Waterford Creek PUD Amendment

The “Waterford Creek” development is located at the northeast corner of the intersection of 156th Street and Waterford Road.  The City Council approved a rezoning to “P.U.D.” on June 20, 2017.  The...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Urbandale Police Seek Endow Urbandale Grant

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The Police Department offers the Culture of Integrity Program to sixth graders at the St. Pius X School, Des Moines Christian School and the Urbandale Middle School.  The goal of the program is to develop and maintain communication with today's y...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

City Approves Rezoning Request for Walnut Meadows Lot 2

Lot 2 of Walnut Meadows

The property is a residential estate and currently contains a single-family residence. It was voluntarily annexed into the Urbandale corporate limits in 1999.  The “A-2” Estate Residential District zoning automatically takes e...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: August 31, 2017

BRAVO Fall Grant Cycle is Now Open

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Investing in the sustainability and growth of arts, culture and heritage nonprofit organizations in the Greater Des Moines region is at the heart of Bravo’s purpose. These Bravo funded nonprofit cultural partners support a sector that is a key d...

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Posted on: September 12, 2017

City and Urbandale Community School District Sign Pool Lease Agreement

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The approved pool lease agreement is for the Urbandale Community School District to use the City’s indoor swimming pool for PE classes, sports practices and other special events. The lease would be for the school year from September 1, 2017 thro...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 11, 2017

Mallard Prairie PUD Master Plan Amendment Approved

Mallard Prairie PUD Amendment - Lot B

The petitioner sought approval of an amendment to the “Mallard Prairie” P.U.D. Master Plan to allow single-family attached residences (townhomes) on approximately 11.1 acres (Parcel “B”) of the overall 97.4-acre pro...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 10, 2017

Urbandale's Special Bow Hunting of Antlerless Deer

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The aim of the controlled bow hunt is the reduce the high deer populations within the City.  The Urbandale controlled bow hunt allows for private property owners to set their own time line within the City's approved dates of 9/16/17 and 1/28/18. ...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 9, 2017

Hy-Vee Parking Lot Expansion Site Plan Approved

Hy-Vee Parking Lot Expansion Site Plan

The approved site plan proposes construction of a parking lot to provide additional parking for primarily employees and garden shop customers. The parking lot would create a net gain of 82 spaces with stormwater detention and landscaping being provided as...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 8, 2017

Swimming Pool Rental & Admission Rates to Increase

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Due to the increasing costs to operate the Urbandale public swimming pool facility, a recommendation to increase the rental rates at the pool was brought before the City Council.  The Council approved a $25 increase to annual pool passes and a $1...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: September 7, 2017

Parks Purchases Fall Fertilizer

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The 59,000 pounds of general turf maintenance fertilizer will be used by the Parks division to treat approximately 307 acres of ground one time this fall.  In addition, the 18,000 lbs. of fertilizer for athletic turf maintenance will be used to t...

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