Posted on: January 20, 2020
Did you know that residents and business owners are responsible for clearing sidewalks within 24 hours of a snowfall? Together we can keep the sidewalks in Council Bluffs safe during winter weather. When shoveling, please keep in mind the following:&n...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2020
The Council Bluffs Public Library is preparing to develop a strategic plan and wants your input! Please complete the Community Survey linked below and tell us how the Council Bluffs Public Library can better serve you. Your input on a variety of topics is...Read on...
Posted on: January 16, 2020
The CB Indoor Triathlon is presented by Council Bluffs Parks & Recreation in partnership with the YMCA and will take place on Sunday, February 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Charles E. Lakin YMCA.
Unlike a traditional triathlon which covers fixed...Read on...
Posted on: January 15, 2020
Registration is open for Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation baseball and fast-pitch recreation leagues! Parks and Recreation offer youth baseball leagues for children ages 14 and under, and girls fast-pitch leagues for girls ages 14 and under. All league...Read on...
Posted on: January 7, 2020
The Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Council Bluffs area. This study will geographically define which commun...Read on...
Posted on: January 2, 2020
The City of Council Bluffs faced many extreme situations in 2019. First extreme amounts of snow, then flooding, then roads left in despair. Many great things happened too, including a lead hazard reduction grant, a new rescue boat, the completion of the t...Read on...
Posted on: December 18, 2019
On Thursday, December 26th, 2019 the portion of Greenview Road just east of the State Orchard Road intersection will be closed until the fall of 2020. A detour will be posted. State Orchard Road (north of Greenview Road) will remain accessible from the we...Read on...
Posted on: December 2, 2019
Matt Mardesen has joined the City of Council Bluffs Mayor’s Office as Chief of Staff. Originally from Anita, Iowa, Mardesen is a life-long Iowa resident with a wealth of experience in public service.
Mardesen holds a Bachelor’s Degree i...Read on...
Posted on: November 22, 2019
WEST BROADWAY RECONSTRUCTION PROJECT ANNOUNCES PUBLIC MEETING IN ADVANCE OF SEGMENT 4 CONSTRUCTION
Design details for Segment 4, which will occur on West Broadway, from 25th Street to 19th Street, will be provided at a public information meeting hosted by ...Read on...
Posted on: November 7, 2019
Winterfest in Bayliss Park will take place on Thursday, November 21th from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Once again, the City of Council Bluffs has joined forces with The 712 Initiative, Union Pacific Museum, and Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment ...Read on...
Posted on: November 4, 2019
The Dodge Trust will be accepting applications for the 2019 distribution until November 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The purpose of the Dodge Trust is to provide funding to charitable organizations or agencies that provide services to the residents of Council Bl...Read on...
Posted on: October 28, 2019
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and CB Parks and Rec will stock 1,000 rainbow trout in Big Lake on Thursday, October 31st. The Decorah Fish Hatchery truck plans to arrive around 2:00 p.m.
Iowa residents and non-residents, regardless of a...Read on...
Posted on: October 21, 2019
The City of Council Bluffs Community Development Department is pleased to recognize National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 20-26, 2019 and increase awareness around the City’s Lead Hazard Reduction program.
National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week...Read on...
Posted on: October 2, 2019
A new pedestrian signal called a HAWK signal will be coming soon for the Hoover Elementary School pedestrian crossing on North Broadway. A HAWK (High-Intensity Activated crossWalK) signal is a signal-beacon designed to help pedestrians safely cross busy s...Read on...
Posted on: September 25, 2019
Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation offers a recreational youth basketball league for kids in kindergarten through third grade. The league offers modified rules to help players learn the fundamental skills of basketball and make the league more enjoyable ...Read on...
Posted on: September 24, 2019
Council Bluffs Fire Department recently received a $45,000 Pro-Drive rescue boat from Scott Alff of Alff Construction.
Following the flooding of March 2019, Scott Alff, owner of Alff Construction in Omaha, Nebraska, contacted the Council Bluffs F...Read on...
Posted on: September 10, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: September 6, 2019
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...Read on...
Posted on: April 9, 2019
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....Read on...
Posted on: April 4, 2019
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...Read on...