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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 cance...

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Posted on: June 1, 2019

2019 Fireworks Dates

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Fireworks tent sales begin on June 13, 2019. However, consumer use of fireworks within the city limits is only allowed on Thursday, July 4th, Friday, July 5th, and Saturday, July 6th from noon until 11:00 p.m. 

The fireworks ordinance from the Cit...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

RAGBRAI T-SHIRTS

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RAGBRAI starts in Council Bluffs this year and nearly 30,000 visitors will be in town July 19 - 21. Your organization can be part of the excitement by participating in RAGBRAI T-Shirt Day on Wednesday, July 3.  Simply purchase t-shirts online and...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Parks and Recreation Summer Fun Guide

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Have your best summer yet! The 2019 Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Summer Fun Guide guide has all the details on hydrant parties, places to swim, picnic, hike, splash, play, as well as info on youth and adult sports, trails and so much more! Flip thr...

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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

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: 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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