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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Council Bluffs is a Bee City!

Bee City USA Designation

Bee City USA is an initiative of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon. Bee City USA's mission is to galvanize communities to sustain pollinators by providing them with healthy habita...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Belles' Play Garden Grand Opening

Belles' Play Garden

Belles' Play Garden opens this summer at River's Edge Park in Council Bluffs! Grand Opening: Sunday, June 26, 2022.

Belles' Play Garden encompasses a 2,000-square-foot area near River's Edge Pavilion on the east side of ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Dodge Riverside Golf Club is Open

Dodge Riverside

Last month several potential projects for the metro’s urban core were announced, including a multi-modal bridge across the Missouri River, a streetcar, and the redevelopment of Dodge Riverside Golf Club in Council Bluffs. 

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

MidAmerican Energy Adventure Tower

MidAmerican Energy Adventure Tower

Thanks to a $5 million contribution from MidAmerican Energy, a new riverfront amenity is coming soon to River’s Edge Park! Check out the MidAmerican Energy Adventure Tower designs here!

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

2022 Summer Fun Guide Sneak Peek!

2022 Council Bluffs Summer Fun Guide

With the vibrant colors and lively images of past events, the City’s Summer Fun Guide has us longing for a warm breeze and a frozen treat.

The Summer Fun Guide is being mailed to all City of Council Bluffs residents, additional copies will be ava...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Chipper's Party

Lead Hazard Reduction Grants Available

The Council Bluffs Community Development Department invites the community to “Chipper’s Party,” an educational, family-oriented event to increase awareness about the City’s Lead Hazard Reduction Grant Program. Chipp...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Parks and Rec 2022 Events Announcement

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We are pleased to announce the 2022 Parks and Recreation Event Series! These events take place in multiple parks and neighborhoods throughout Council Bluffs. The variety of activities aims to engage residents of all ages.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

2022 Hydrant Parties Announced

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Mark your calendars for this year's hydrant parties! And keep an eye out for our 2022 Summer Fun Guide - hitting the mail soon!

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

New Solid Waste Guide

Solid Waste Services Guide

You can view and print the 2022-2023 Solid Waste Services Guide here! As a reminder, curbside yard waste collection begins on April, 1. Here's the new recycling calendar, too! If you would prefer electronic reminders, sign up for the Recycle Coach App! Mo...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

New Episode: On First!

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Things are buzzing! First Ave, Urban Core, Big Moves. Learn more by listening to the latest episode of our podcast, On First. In this episode, we talk with Stephen Osberg of the Greater Omaha Chamber. Listen here!

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Lead Hazard Reduction Grants

Leader Hazard reduction Program

Grants are still available to remove lead paint in homes built before 1978. The program is available to eligible homeowners and renters and can give parents and caregivers peace of mind that their children are safe from lead poisoning at home.

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

Proposed Property Tax Levy

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The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year City property tax levy as follows:

Meeting Date: 2-28-2022Meeting Time: 7:00 p.m. Meeting Location: Council Chambers at City Hall, 209 Pearl St, Council Bluffs, IA 51503

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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