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    Operation Medicine Cabinet

    National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 28. Drop off your expired or unused medications for safe disposal. Details here: Read on...
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    Student Art Contest Winners Announced

    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.” Winners here! Read on...
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    Loessfest 2018 Lineup Announced!

    This year, all Loessfest events will be happening over Memorial Day weekend, starting with the grand opening of the water features at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park on Friday, May 25. More details here! Read on...
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    Community Development Week

    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. Read on...
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    Ranked Number 1 Again!

    For the third year in a row, and for the fourth time since 2014, Site Selection Magazine named Omaha-Council Bluffs No. 1 for new and expanded corporate facilities among areas with populations between 200,000 and 1 million. Read on...
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    Spring CityNews

    The spring edition of CityNews is now Available! CityNews is a quarterly newsletter that gets mailed with sanitation bills. If you don't receive sanitation, you can find CityNews on our website. Read on...
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    Recycling Center Spring Reminders

    Warmer weather is upon us, and it’s time for spring cleanup! The Council Bluffs Recycling Center would like to remind customers of our yard waste processes, our secure load policy, and our hours of operation. Read on...
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    Are you signed up for Pottawattamie Alert?

    Pottawattamie Alert is the countywide emergency notification system serving all residents within Pottawattamie County and its communities. Read on...
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    Plant Some Shade

    Spring is in the air, and the Plant Some Shade program is back again. Order your trees today! Read on...
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    Avenue A Converting to Two-way Street in March

    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. Details here... Read on...
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    Big Lake Event

    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. Read on...
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    Download our Mobile App Here!

    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. Download the app here! Read on...
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    Council Bluffs Receives Three Iowa Tourism Awards

    Council Bluffs was honored with three Iowa Tourism Awards including Outstanding Website, Outstanding Community, and Outstanding Event. Details here! Read on...
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    Mayor’s Message


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