Posted on: September 29, 2016

ABATE of Iowa: 33rd Annual Toy Run Ride

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The event will take place on Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 1:30 p.m. to approximately 2:00 p.m. The ride will commence at the Iowa State Capitol and conclude at the Home Plate Diner, 8569 Hickman Rd., in Urbandale. Police escort is being contracted from
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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Road Closure Oakwood Drive Starting October 3rd

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This project would provide for the construction of a 10-foot by 10-foot reinforced box culvert for a distance of approximately 270 feet adjacent to the residences. In addition to the 270 feet of box culvert, mitigation of the channel is necessary at the u...Read more »

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Posted on: September 22, 2016

The Wall That Heals: Traveling Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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September 29 – October 2, 2016 at Living History Farms, Urbandale, Iowa. Open 24 hours, rain or shine, free to visit. Children and families are welcome and encouraged to visit. Come remember and honor the more than 58,000 men and women who made the ulti...Read on...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

Mayor Appoints Members to the Complete Streets Advisory Committee

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Mayor Andeweg appointed members to the newly formed Complete Streets Advisory Committee at the September 13th Council meeting. The members appointed are: Pat Boddy; Maren Lenhart; Larry Jablonski; and Liesa Fox.

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Posted on: September 20, 2016

Mayor Appoints Members to the Capital Improvements Program Committee

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Mayor Andeweg appointed members tot he 2017-2022 Capital Improvements Program Committee at the September 13th Council meeting. The members are: Mike Carver – City Council, Chair; Tom Gayman – City Council, Co-Chair; Betty Devine – Parks and Recreation Co...Read on...

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Posted on: September 19, 2016

Oakwood Drive Channel Improvements Project Approved

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The City recently solicited bids for the Oakwood Drive Channel Improvements and five companies submitted bids for this project. The low bid of Gus Construction, in the amount of $562,452.50, was approved by Council. The low bid is $136,247.50 (19.5%) lo...Read on...

Posted on: September 18, 2016

2016-17 Sanitary Sewer Lining Program Approved

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The City recently solicited for the 2016-17 Sanitary Sewer Lining Program and five companies submitted bids for this work. The low bid of Municipal Pipe Tool Co. LLC, in the amount of $143,010.80, was approved by Council. This bid is $6,720.20 (4.5%) le...Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2016

City Amends P.U.D. for Lots 3 & 4 of Hickman Heights Plat 2

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The petitioner requested approval of an amendment to allow “Fitness Salon/Physical Fitness Center” as a permitted use. This will allow for businesses that include exercise/fitness salons for individuals and classes, aerobic/dance classes, and health fitn...Read on...

Posted on: September 16, 2016

City Vacates a Portion of Street Right-of-Way

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This request was filed by the owner of the property located at 8717 Urbandale Avenue, which is adjacent to Lot B of Lake Halice Plat 2. The request asked that a parcel of existing public street right-of-way that is located between 8715 and 8717 Urbandale...Read on...

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: September 16, 2016

2016 Citizen Survey Offers Online Option

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The City has continued its relationship with the National Citizen Survey to conduct the 2016 Urbandale Citizen Survey. 1,500 households were randomly selected to participate in the 2016 survey. Those households will be mailed a notification postcard on ...Read on...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Recycle Your Old Shoes

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The ReUSE A SHOE program takes any type of shoe, in any condition, and either re-uses or recycles those shoes. Lightly worn shoes are re-used by groups such as the Urbandale Clothing Closet or Dress for Success. Worn out shoes are recycled in the Nike R...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Urbandale To Build New I-35/80 Interchange at 100th Street

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Urbandale Mayor Bob Andeweg commented: “This announcement is the culmination of years of work with many partners and provides even more access for businesses and developers seeking to invest and create jobs in our community.” This is an important milesto...Read on...

Posted on: November 20, 2015

2016 Stormwater Grant Program

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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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