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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

Tennis Camp Registration Open

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CB Parks and Recreation partners with Abraham Lincoln High School to offer several Youth Tennis Camps throughout the summer months. These camps are designed for kids ages 5-16.

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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: April 2, 2021

New Solid Waste Guide

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Every Council Bluffs resident on City trash services should have received the new Recycling and Solid Waste Services Guide in the mail. The Guide is full of information designed to help residents get the most out of their curbside services. Find tips on g...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Eastern Hills Trail Stop Park

Eastern Hills Drive Future Park Site

A new park is coming to Council Bluffs! City officials have secured a location for a trail stop park on the northeast corner of the recently constructed roundabout along Eastern Hills Drive. The land was previously a roadbed for the former State Orchard R...

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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 9, 2021

Loessfest 2021 Canceled

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The City of Council Bluffs has canceled Loessfest due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Planning for Loessfest requires booking entertainment acts months in advance, and we didn’t know what our COVID-19 numbers would look like by Memorial Day,” said Council Bluff...

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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: March 3, 2021

New Solid Waste Rate

Recycling Containers

On January 25, Council Bluffs City Council approved a rate increase of $2 per month for solid waste collection. The approved rate adjustment begins April 1, 2021. The new solid waste rate is $20 per month, and billing occurs quarterly.

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

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The City of Council Bluffs is looking to hire seasonal employees. Seasonal positions include:

Engineering InternAssists the Engineering Division with inspection of the City-owned infrastructure and other improvements located within the City Right-of-way. R...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

COVID-19 Business Assistance Grants Available

COVID Grants

In conjunction with the Small Business Development Center and Advance Southwest Iowa, the City of Council Bluffs has business assistance grants available via Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 (CDBG-CV). The CDBG-CV business assistance provides di...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

"On First" Podcast Announcement

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The City of Council Bluffs announces its first podcast titled, "On First." Listeners can tune in to learn more about what's happening along 1st Avenue in Council Bluffs, Iowa. City of Council Bluffs Communications Officer Ashley Kruse and Commun...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

New Eastern Hills Drive Opening Now Open!

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 1st celebrated the opening of the new Eastern Hills Drive and the completion of a project that began nearly 20 years ago.

The Eastern Hills Drive and Connecting Roadways Program includes six segments that collectively i...

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