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    Council Bluffs Receives Tree City USA Award

    The City of Council Bluffs recently received a 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on April 3, 2019. Read on...
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    Spring CityNews

    CityNews is our quarterly newsletter that gets mailed to residents along with sanitation bills. Our spring newsletter was mailed April 1st. Check it out here! Read on...
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    Loessfest Rescheduled for Labor Day Weekend

    Due to the recent flooding, Loessfest organizers have postponed Loessfest 2019 until Labor Day weekend to ensure Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park is dry and back to its original beauty for the festival. Read on...
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    The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number!

    We've upgraded our phone system and with that comes a new phone number for the Council Bluffs Recycling Center. You can now reach them at 712-890-5454. 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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    Sanitation Bills Due

    Sanitation (garbage and recycling) bills are due May 15. Follow these simple steps to pay online! Please note, the online payment system will be down on Saturday, May 11 for upgrades. Read on...
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    RAGRAI is coming to Council Bluffs!

    Council Bluffs has been selected as an overnight town for RAGBRAI 2019 and is the starting point for the week-long bike ride across Iowa! Read on...
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    Follow us on Facebook

    Want to stay in-the-know? Make sure you're following all of the City's official Facebook pages. Read on...
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    Minute with the Mayor

    Mayor Matt Walsh provides weekly video updates on City projects, programs, and services. Find all of the Minute with the Mayor videos on our YouTube channel. Read on...
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    YouTube Channel

    The City of Council Bluffs is on YouTube! Subscribe today! Read on...
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    2018 Year In Review

    With the start of a new year, the City of Council Bluffs is reflecting on the many successes and accomplishments of 2018. Read on...
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