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Posted on: April 24, 2019

Mark your calendars for the 2019 Hydrant Parties!

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The Council Bluffs Fire Department hosts hydrant parties at various locations on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. throughout the summer. The Council Bluffs Public Library will be handing out free books every Thursday at the Hydrant Parties. We...

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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 9, 2019

Spring CityNews

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CityNews: Quarterly updates on city projects, programs, and services. View the most recent edition of CityNews on our Communications web page: https://www.councilbluffs-ia.gov/2124/Newsletters 

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

Loessfest Rescheduled for Labor Day Weekend

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Established in 2013, Loessfest has traditionally kicked off the summer season with a free, family-friendly festival during Memorial Day weekend at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park on the Iowa side of the Missouri River. Due to the recent flooding, ...

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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: March 18, 2019

Plant Some Shade

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Beautify your yard and save energy with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources Residential Tree Distribution, aka "Plant Some Shade." Trees retail for $65 or more, but Iowa residents can purchase them for $30! In addition to being beautiful, p...

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Posted on: April 22, 2019

Sanitation Bills Due

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If you're not already paying your sanitation bill online, here's what you need to know. 

No fees. No lines. Super easy! Pay your sanitation bill online by following these simple steps:

•    Click “Bill Pay” at the bottom of the Ci...

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

RAGRAI is coming to Council Bluffs!

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Council Bluffs has been selected as an overnight town for RAGBRAI 2019 and is the starting point for the week-long bike ride across Iowa! We can expect around 15,000 visitors to Council Bluffs on Saturday, July 20. On the morning of Sunday, July 21, the c...

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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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Posted on: January 17, 2019

YouTube Channel

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The City of Council Bluffs is on YouTube! Subscribe to get alerts when we post new videos. You can expect to find weekly "Minute with the Mayor" videos wherein Mayor Walsh presents an update on a specific project, program, or service. You'll als...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

2018 Year In Review

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In 2018 we celebrated a number of milestones including the Library's 20th Anniversary, Pirate Cove Waterpark's 50th Anniversary, and the opening of our new Police Headquarters. This Year In Review edition of our newsletter provides a glimpse into the work...

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