News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2020

Trash/Recycle/Yard Waste Pick up delayed one day this week

Trash/recycling and yard waste pick up are delayed one day this week due to the Memorial Day Holiday.    Example:  If your normal collection day is Wednesday, it will be on Thursday.  Please have everything out by 6:30 ...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Fourth of July Activities Canceled

Due to coronavirus, most of the Fourth of July activities have been canceled this year except for the annual fireworks display. The Council approved a request from the Urbandale Fourth of July Committee for a $15,000 contribution to put towards the firewo...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: May 18, 2020

CALEA to Assess Police Department; Invites Public Comment

The Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., (CALEA), will conduct an assessment from June 2 through June 4 to examine all aspects of the Urbandale Police Department’s policy and procedures, management, operations, and sup...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: May 15, 2020

New Date for Spring Clean-Up

Spring Clean-Up, originally scheduled for late April, has been rescheduled and will take place on the week of July 27 on your normal collection day. Now called Summer Clean-Up, this program will be similar to Spring Clean-Up but there are some important c...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Premium Yard Waste Cart Order Information

The yard waste cart season runs from April 1 - November 30 and is picked up weekly on your collection day.

If you would like to sign up for the 2020 Premium Yard Cart Service the fee is $130.00 ( $105, plus a one-time setup fee of $25). Due to our building...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Saturday Garbage Drop Off in Grimes

In the past, Urbandale Residents may have visited Metro Northwest Transfer Station in Grimes for recycling drop-off, compost purchase, and household hazardous waste appointments. The convenient location has many asking if they can drop-off trash too, and ...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Primary Elections on June 2

Primary Elections in both Dallas and Polk counties will be held as scheduled on June 2, 2020. Due to COVID-19 voters are encouraged to request an absentee ballot and vote from home.

Polk County: https://www.polkcountyiowa.gov/auditor/election/news...

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Urbandale News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Begins on Monday, March 30, 2020

The yard waste collection begins on March 30th on your regular collection day.  Please have all yard waste out by 6:30 a.m.   

  • Twigs and branches: each bundle requires a $1.25 green Compost it! sticker and must be smaller than fo...
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Urbandale News