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Posted on: April 7, 2020

4/7/20 COVID-19 Update

4-7 COVID-19 update

As COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to rise in Iowa, and with the beautiful weather we are experiencing, the City of Windsor Heights would like to be the nagging voice reminding you to maintain social distancing and stay home as much as possible. &n...
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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Closure of Community Center extended through 4/30/20

CEC closed through 4-30

At the 4/6/20 Windsor Heights City Council meeting, councilmembers voted to extend the closure of the Community Center through 4/30/20.

Tours of the facility are also temporarily cancelled due to COVID-19. If you would like to see the facility, please refe...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

4/6/20 COVID-19 Update

4-6 COVID-19 update

The City of Windsor Heights thanks you all for continuing to be vigilant in social distancing procedures and remaining at home whenever possible. The State of Iowa continues to see rising numbers of COVID-19 cases and deaths, and the best way to prevent t...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

4/3/20 COVID-19 Update

April 3rd COVID-19 Update

In case you missed it, the City of Windsor Heights would like to share a link to the COVID-19 Town Hall focusing on mental health, which was streamed last night on the ABC Channel 5 website. The video can be found at https://youtu.be/qznqM3b8TPA and is a ...

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City News
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Bike Safety Rules

Bike safety rules

As the weather gets nicer this weekend, taking a ride on your bike is a great way to get out and get some exercise. But make sure you remember these important safety rules.

1. Protect your head and always wear a helmet.

2. Obey all traffic laws and lights a...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

4/2/20 COVID-19 Update

April 2nd COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights continues to seek resources which help our community through these difficult times. We understand many of you are starting to feel more of a strain of the effects surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic and the related restrictions i...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Get Your Yard Waste Cart and Pet License Online

Yard waste cart pickup

Even though City buildings have restricted access, there are plenty of City services you can use through our website windsorheights.org. 

Renew and pay for your yard waste cart here. The first pickup day is April 10th.

If you are getting your first...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

4/1 COVID-19 Update

4/1 COVID-19 Update

With today being the first day of the month, the City of Windsor Heights wanted to share some resources for those who may be experiencing additional stress related to rent, mortgages, or bills coming due at the first of the month. The Polk County Financia...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

No Wipes in the Pipes

No wipes in the pipes

The only thing that should go down your toilet is toilet paper. Some “flushable” wipes claim that they are safe to flush. But they will clog your sanitary sewer line. That leads to expensive repairs.

Other items that people often flush ...

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City News
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Stream Cleanup Postponed

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Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the 4/18 stream cleanup has been postponed. We will announce the new date at a later time. 

City News
Posted on: March 31, 2020

3/31/20 COVID-19 Update

3-31-COVID-19 Update

Your City of Windsor Heights team hopes you have been able to get outside and get some fresh air with the recent spring like weather.  Taking care of yourself, including your mental health, is critical during this pandemic and we encourage you al...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

3/30 COVID-19 Update

3-30-COVID-19 Update

As we enter the third week of the COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Windsor Heights would like to thank our community for their ability to adapt and overcome the inconveniences of this environment.  We understand the stress and angst the COVID-1...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

March 27th COVID-19 Update

March 27th COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights would like to remind our residents, our business partners, and our visitors to exercise preventative measures to stay healthy! Washing your hands often, practicing social distancing as recommended, and staying home when possibl...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

3/26 COVID-19 Update

3-26 COVID-19 Update

As part of the continued effort to update the Windsor Heights Community on COVID-19 resources and information, we wanted to let you all know there will be a Town Hall style meeting tonight (Thursday, March 26, 2020) from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The meeting wi...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

3/25 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic with the community. For those wishing to see up-to-date numbers with regards to confirmed cases of COVID-19, you can visit the John Hopkins University Coronavirus Resource webpage loca...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Colby Park Playground and Dog Park Closed Due to COVID-19

Playground and dog park closed

The Colby Park playground and the Windsor Heights Dog Park are closed in an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19. Colby Park and the trail will remain open. COVID-19 can live on hard surfaces for an undetermined amount of time and City staff feel that it...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Spring/Summer Construction to Continue As Planned

University Ave

Construction on University Ave, 69th St, Allison Ave, College Dr and the PCC patching project are scheduled to begin as planned in April and May.

Check out this video below to see the changes coming to University Ave. Click here to read updates on each pro...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

3/24 COVID-19 Update

3-24 COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights is committed to partnering with our community to keep our residents, businesses and visitors safe. To that end, a number of scams are going around related to the COVID-19 response. This is a good time for a reminder, DO NOT SHA...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

3/23/20 COVID-19 Update

3-23 update

The City of Windsor Heights understands the concern about the current COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to update our community, our team is continuing to monitor the situation and gather information. As of 8:00 am this morning, Polk County Health was repor...

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City News
Posted on: March 23, 2020

Pandemic-Impacted Iowa Small Businesses Can Apply for Low-Interest Support Loans

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has issued a disaster declaration for the state of Iowa. The declaration allows pandemic-impacted small businesses to apply for low-interest support loans. 

Applications can be made via the SBA&rsqu...

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City News
Posted on: March 20, 2020

3/20/20 COVID-19 Update

3/20/20 COVID-19 Update

Windsor Heights City staff continues to be embedded with other metro communities in addressing needs and planning for the continued COVID-19 response. Our team is attending daily briefings to ensure we are up to date on the latest information and to ensur...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

3/19/20 COVID-19 Update

3/19/20 COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights and our amazing team of dedicated professionals continue to work day and night to keep the community safe and operating. Although many things have changed, various options to help you get through your day still exist - albeit m...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

3/18/20 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 virus

The City of Windsor Heights remains committed to ensuring ongoing collaboration with others in the Des Moines metro as part of the response to the Covid-19 pandemic. As of 8:00 am this morning, there was still one confirmed case of Covid-19 in Polk County...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Temporary Closure of The Windsor Heights Community Center

Temporary Closure of the Windsor Heights Community Center

The Windsor Heights Community Center will temporarily close now through 4/13/20, as approved by the City Council at the 3/16/20 meeting. This was a difficult decision as we know that our renters put a lot of time and effort into planning their events. How...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

3/17/20 COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 virus

The City of Windsor Heights continues to monitor the quickly evolving situation related to the COVID-19 virus.  This morning, members of our management team attended an Operational Briefing at the Polk County Emergency Operations Center to hear t...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Restricted Access to City Facilities starting 3/16/20

Restricted access to city facilities 3.16.20

The City of Windsor Heights joins the Des Moines metro community in sharing concern for the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus).  In an effort to help reduce the chance of community spread of the virus in Windsor Heights, effective Monday, March...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Purchase Yard Waste Cart Stickers Online

Yard waste collection starts on Friday, April 10th! 

  • The 2020 Compost It! season runs weekly from April 10th through November 28th.
  • Winter Collection dates are January 2nd and 8th.
  • To get your first cart sticker, download this form and mail it along...
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Posted on: March 12, 2020

New Hazardous Waste Program

paint cans and trash

Hazardous Waste includes items that are flammable or corrosive; they do not belong in the regular trash and shouldn’t be poured down the drain. The City has partnered with Metro Waste Authority to offer houseside hazardous waste collection.

Many ...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Stormwater BMP Program

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The City of Windsor Heights is dedicated to smart stormwater management. The City aims to increase both water quality and water quantity through the implementation of stormwater best management practices (BMP’s).

Stormw...

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Posted on: February 28, 2020

Planning and Zoning Commission Position Open

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The City of Windsor Heights is seeking someone to join the Planning and Zoning Commission. Due to gender equality, the position can be filled by either a man or a woman. Click here to find out more information and fill out an application.

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City News
Posted on: February 17, 2020

City Plans to Issue up to $16 Million in New Debt

The February 17th City Council meeting includes two Resolutions that start the process for issuing new debt. The Resolutions on the February 17th agenda set March 2nd as the Public Hearing date for;

  • Issuing debt in an amount up to $8.5 million for the purp...
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City News
Posted on: February 10, 2020

Seasonal Part-Time Public Works Laborer Job Opening

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Want to work outside this spring/summer? Join the City of Windsor Heights as a seasonal part-time public works laborer.

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Posted on: February 11, 2020

Volunteers Needed for North Walnut Creek Cleanup

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Mark your calendars! We are looking for volunteers to help clean North Walnut Creek on April 18th! More information to come as the event gets closer. This is a combined effort from the City of Windsor Heights and the City of Urbandale.

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Posted on: December 18, 2019

Sign Up for the City of Windsor Heights E-Newsletter

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Get the latest Windsor Heights news and updates delivered straight to your inbox! Sign up for our monthly e-newsletter here: http://ow.ly/K9QY50xvz1s.

Prefer a printed newsletter instead? Email Whitney Tucker at wtucker@windsorheights.org for more informat...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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