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Posted on: September 12, 2019

RECtoberfest

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is excited to announce RECtoberfest, a free event created for local teens to get together with friends and enjoy an afternoon of outdoor fun. RECtoberfest will take place in Valley View Park on Saturday, October 19, fro...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

FIRST AVE

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1st Avenue, a rail corridor vacated in 2013, is City-owned right-of-way located one block south of West Broadway in Council Bluffs and stretches 1.8 miles from 16th Street to 35th Street. Nearly 30% of Council Bluffs residents live within one-half mile of...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Comedy Night in Bayliss Park

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is excited to announce Comedy Night in Bayliss Park! This is a free, laugh-out-loud event, and will take place at Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl Street, on Friday, September 20 from 7 – 10 p.m. Those planning to atte...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Bayliss Park Block Party

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the Bayliss Park Block Party, a free event with a lineup of activities the whole family will enjoy! This new community-wide event will take place at Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl Street, on Saturday, Au...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Youth and Adult Kickball Leagues

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The Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department announces the launch of youth and adult kickball leagues. Three different leagues are being offered: men’s, co-ed, and youth. The men’s and co-ed leagues will play games at the Council...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project

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The Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project is set to begin mid-July! Construction starts with roadway and box culvert work between Highway 92 and Greenview Road. Work will be performed by a contractor under the supervision of Council Bluffs Public Works. Clo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Loessfest 2019 Canceled

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Due to the recent Missouri River flooding, the current condition of the Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, and this summer’s projected Missouri River levels, officials from the City of Council Bluffs and the Iowa West Foundation have canceled Loessfest 2019.&...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Council Bluffs Receives Tree City USA Award

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The City of Council Bluffs recently received a 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on April 3, 2019....

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number!

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The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number: 712-890-5454.

Currently, calls placed to the old phone number will be answered by an automated message that relays the new phone number and transfers callers to the new phone number. This automate...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Follow us on Facebook

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The City of Council Bluffs has several different Facebook pages representing different departments. Make sure to "like" and "follow" the following pages so you don't miss out!

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Minute with the Mayor

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Minute with the Mayor (#MWTM) is a video series providing weekly messages and updates straight from the desk of Mayor Matt Walsh. Tune in and learn more about what's happening within the City of Council Bluffs. Have a topic you'd like to learn more about?...

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