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    State Flood Recovery Assistance

    An update on the State's possible buyout program for Council Bluffs residents affected by Missouri River flooding. Read on...
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    Eggstravaganza in Roberts Park

    CB Parks and Rec is bringing residents a new and improved egg hunt this year! Read on...
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    Parks and Rec 2020 Event Series

    Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the 2020 Event Series, an exciting lineup of events taking place in multiple parks throughout Council Bluffs this year. Read on...
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    City Hosting Seasonal Employment Job Fair

    The City of Council Bluffs is looking to hire seasonal employees. Those interested are encouraged to attend the Seasonal Employment Job Fair on Tuesday, February 25. Read on...
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    Loessfest 2020 Canceled

    Due to the duration of the 2019 Missouri River flood, Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park has not yet been restored and reopened. Thus, City of Council Bluffs officials have decided to cancel Loessfest 2020. Read on...
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    Sidewalk Snow Removal

    Did you know that residents and business owners are responsible for clearing sidewalks within 24 hours of a snowfall? Read on...
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    Community Survey: Public Library

    The Council Bluffs Public Library is preparing to develop a strategic plan and wants your input! Take the Council Bluffs Public Library Community Survey here! Read on...
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    CB Indoor Triathlon

    The CB Indoor Triathlon is presented by Council Bluffs Parks & Recreation in partnership with the YMCA and will take place on Sunday, February 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Charles E. Lakin YMCA. Read on...
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    Registration is open!

    Registration is open for Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation baseball and fast-pitch recreation leagues! Parks and Recreation offer youth baseball leagues for children ages 14 and under, and girls fast-pitch leagues for girls ages 14 and under. Read on...
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    Laborshed Study

    The Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Council Bluffs area. Read on...
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    2019 Year In Review

    The 2019 City of Council Bluffs Year-In-Review illustrates the challenges that our teams faced, their achievements and accomplishments, as well as several departmental highlights. See it all here! Read on...
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    Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project

    On Thursday, December 26th a portion of Greenview Road will close until Fall of 2020. Details Here. Read on...
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    City of Council Bluffs Announces New Chief of Staff

    Matt Mardesen has joined the City of Council Bluffs Mayor’s Office as Chief of Staff. Originally from Anita, Iowa, Mardesen is a life-long Iowa resident with a wealth of experience in public service. Read on...
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    West Broadway Public Meeting

    Design details for Segment 4 (25th St to 19th St) will be provided at a public information meeting hosted by the City of Council Bluffs for businesses, property owners, and interested citizens. Construction of Segment 4 is scheduled for spring 2020. Read on...
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    Winterfest in Bayliss Park

    Winterfest in Bayliss Park begins at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting ceremony taking place at 6 p.m. Join us for the moment the park transforms into wonderland, and stay awhile to shop, dine, and enjoy the festivities. Read on...
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    New HAWK Pedestrian Signal

    A new pedestrian signal is coming to the Hoover Elementary School crosswalk on North Broadway. Read on...

    Youth Basketball Registration

    Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation offers a recreational youth basketball league for kids in kindergarten through third grade. Registration is now open! Read on...
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    Rescue Boat Donated to Council Bluffs Fire Department

    Council Bluffs Fire Department recently received a $45,000 Pro-Drive rescue boat from Scott Alff of Alff Construction. Read on...
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    1st Avenue, a rail corridor vacated in 2013, stretches 1.8 miles from 16th Street to 35th Street in Council Bluffs. Officials have begun planning for future trails, transit, and redevelopment, and you can stay informed here! 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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    Mayor’s Message

    Welcome to Council Bluffs, Iowa.
    Welcome Letter