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Posted on: April 20, 2018

Operation Medicine Cabinet

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National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 28. Operation Medicine Cabinet is an event that provides residents with a safe way to dispose of expired or unused medication. Drop off on the west side of Walgreens (535 E Broadway), next to dri...

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Posted on: April 17, 2018

Student Art Contest Winners Announced

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For the seventh year in a row, Council Bluffs students in 3rd and 4th grade were invited to participate in the Celebrate Recycling Art Contest. The 2018 art contest theme is “Create More, Waste Less.” Selected winners receive a scholar...

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Posted on: April 10, 2018

Loessfest 2018 Lineup Announced!

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The City of Council Bluffs and Iowa West Foundation announced the full lineup of events for the sixth annual Loessfest (pronounced luss-fest) today. Loessfest showcases Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, located at the foot of the Iowa side of the Bo...

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Posted on: April 4, 2018

Community Development Week

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Mayor Walsh proclaimed April 2-6, 2018 as Council Bluffs Community Development Week, in conjunction with a celebration of the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program and the Home Investment Partnership (HOME) Program.

Enacted into law in 1974, the...

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Posted on: April 3, 2018

Ranked Number 1 Again!

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It’s an economic win that has become an annual celebration: For the third year in a row, and the fourth time since 2014, Site Selection named Omaha – Council Bluffs No. 1 for new and expanded corporate facilities among areas with popul...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Spring CityNews

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In Spring CityNews:

  • Council Bluffs is ranked #1 again
  • Spring calendar of events
  • Yard waste collection details
  • Loessfest preview
  • Details on Lynda.com
  • Police Memorial Services
  • Seasonal Employment
  • How to get your Council Bluffs t-shirts

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Posted on: March 23, 2018

Recycling Center Spring Reminders

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Yard WasteYard waste includes materials such as grass clippings, garden waste, leaves, branches and limbs, shrubs and flowers. Yard waste does not include lawn chairs, garden hoses, lawn tools or other maintenance tools. Yard waste will be collected at yo...

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Posted on: April 1, 2018

Are you signed up for Pottawattamie Alert?

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Part of the Alert Iowa System, Pottawattamie Alert is a high-speed notification and weather warning service. This no-charge service is available to businesses and residents of Pottawattamie County and its Communities that allows public officials to warn c...

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Posted on: March 9, 2018

Plant Some Shade

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Spring is in the air, and the Plant Some Shade program is back again. Order your trees today!

Plant Some Shade is a program funded by MidAmerican Energy and administered by Pottawattamie County Conservation Board, City of Council Bluffs Parks and Recreatio...

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Posted on: February 28, 2018

Avenue A Converting to Two-way Street in March

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As part of the West Broadway Reconstruction Project, the City of Council Bluffs is permanently converting Avenue A to a two-way street, from 16th Street to 35th Street. The conversion will occur approximately mid-March and will provide enhanced business a...

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Posted on: January 15, 2018

Big Lake Event

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Iowa DNR is stocking Big Lake with 1,000 rainbow trout on Saturday, Jan. 20 between 1 and 2 p.m. A youth fishing event, complete with prizes, will be held in conjunction with CB Parks and Rec and Iowa DNR from 2 - 4 p.m. Iowa residents and non-residents m...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Download our Mobile App Here!

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Have you downloaded the City of Council Bluffs app? Use it to report potholes, read our latest news, view agendas and minutes, seek employment opportunities, and more. You can also sign up for notifications to get updates sent directly to your inbox. Down...

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Posted on: November 2, 2017

Council Bluffs Receives Three Iowa Tourism Awards

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The Iowa Tourism Office and Travel Federation of Iowa recognized Council Bluffs with three awards at the annual Iowa Tourism Awards on Oct. 26. Awards include Outstanding Website, Outstanding Event, and Outstanding Community. These awards were three of 27...

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