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Posted on: July 27, 2021

National Night Out 2021

National Night Out

Council Bluffs, IA - The 2021 Council Bluffs National Night Out event will take place on Tuesday, August 3rd, from 5:30 - 8 p.m. at Lake Manawa North Shore Park (4200 South 11th St).  Millions of neighbors participate in National Night O...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Pool Party at Katelman Pool

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Katelman Pool is throwing a summer party, and the public is invited! The annual Pool Party at Katelman Pool will take place on Friday, July 30, 2021, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Katelman Pool, 1230 16th Avenue in Council Bluffs, Iowa. 

Each year, Kat...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Youth Fishing Derby at Big Lake

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The City of Council Bluffs is pleased to present the second annual Youth Fishing Derby at Big Lake Park on August 14, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

“Our Youth Fishing Derby was a huge success last summer,” said Daniel Bettmann, Recreat...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Brownfields Program Community Input Meeting

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You're invited! The City of Council Bluffs hosts the first Brownfields Program Community Input Meeting on Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at 6:00 p.m. at Peterson Park Picnic Shelter (2500 S 8th St, Council Bluffs). Light snacks and refreshments will b...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Fire Department Receives Highest Rating!

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Behind the Badge - By Fire Chief Justin James

Over the last year, the Council Bluffs Fire Department, Council Bluffs Water Works, and the Pottawattamie County 911 Communications Center underwent the ISO PPC evaluation process. I'm happy to report ...

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Posted on: June 13, 2021

Upcoming Events at Hanafan Park

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The Omaha Symphony and Summer Fest are coming to Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park this week! Get the details here!

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Brownfields Program

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The City of Council Bluffs is pleased to announce the Brownfields Program continues with new funding from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Program is funded through an EPA Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment Grant and will al...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

New Habitat Corridor at Valley View Park

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Check out the new Habitat Corridor experience at Valley View Park! Complete with a trail, benches, and information signage, this habitat corridor is restoring the Valley View prairie! The original area of the tallgrass prairie has declined by 99%, making ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

CB Public Works Launches New Road Closure Map

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The City of Council Bluffs Public Works Department is pleased to announce a new interactive map designed to inform residents of local road construction and road closures. The road closures map is a geographic information system (GIS) map that identifies t...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Preserve Iowa Summit Spotlights Council Bluffs

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The Iowa State Historic Preservation Office posted a blog regarding the upcoming Preserve Iowa Summit that the City of Council Bluffs will host in June. Read the blog here!

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

2021 Hydrant Party Schedule

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Big news! The Council Bluffs Fire Department is hosting Hydrant Parties again this summer!

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

First Ave Multi-Use Trail

First Ave Rendering

A new trail is coming to Council Bluffs and with it the possibility of redevelopment and mass transit! City of Council Bluffs officials and community leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony for the First Ave multi-use trail on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Recreation Complex Receives Award

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The Council Bluffs Recreation Complex has been selected as a winner of the 2020 Fields of Excellence® Award by Pioneer® Athletics. 

The Fields of Excellence Award Program honors outstanding athletic fields and the hardworking field...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

It's Yard Waste Season!

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Curbside yard waste collection has begun!  Unlimited amounts of yard waste will be picked up from now until November 30. Yard waste includes materials like grass clippings, garden waste, leaves, branches and limbs, shrubs, and flowers. To report ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

New ATV Ordinance Information

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Ordinance 6446 went into effect on March 11, 2021, and authorizes all-terrain vehicles to be operated on the streets of Council Bluffs with the following exceptions and requirements...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

River's Edge Phase Four

River's Edge Observation Tower Conceptual Rendering

Future plans for the Council Bluffs riverfront include a treetop walk, an observation tower, an adventure course, and a pier.

"Residents can expect to see changes happening this spring at River's Edge as we begin Phase Four of our riverfront ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Early Solid Waste Collection - July 26 through July 30

Due to forecasted hot weather conditions, collection routes will begin at 6:00 am. Please set out your trash, yard waste, and recycling by 6:00 am to ensure collection.

Due to forecasted hot weather conditions, trash, yard waste and recycling collection will begin early Monday, July 26, 2021 through Friday, July 30, 2021, for Council Bluffs residents on city waste services.

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