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    COVID-19 Impacted Municipal Services

    A regularly updated, full list of municipal services impacted in response to slowing the spread of COVID-19. Read on...
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    Test Iowa

    TestIowa is a new initiative in partnership with Iowa leaders and private corporations. This will increase the rate of COVID-19 testing so Iowans can have better access to testing, slow spread of COVID-19, and get back to normal as quickly as possible. Read on...
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    No Wipes in the Pipes

    Council Bluffs Public Works wants to remind you to only flush toilet paper. Read on...
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    Eggstravaganza Postponed

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are postponing Eggstravaganza in Roberts Park. We have all of the eggs ready-to-go and intend to reschedule when things settle down. Read on...
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    Spring/ Summer Sports Postponed

    Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is postponing the start of some spring and summer 2020 sports by approximately one month as a result of the COVID-19 community spread in Iowa. Read on...
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    County COVID-19 Response Task Force

    The Pottawattamie County COVID-19 Response Task Force, consisting of officials from Pottawattamie County, Public Health, City of Council Bluffs, and local schools, agencies, and health systems and meets regularly to discuss the rapidly evolving situation. Read on...
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    Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project

    On Monday, March 2nd State Orchard Road will be closed at Highway 92 until late spring or early summer. Greenview Road just east of State Orchard Road will continue to be closed until late spring or early summer. Read on...
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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