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Posted on: October 29, 2020

Sign up for the Windsor Heights E-Newsletter

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Sign up for the City of Windsor Heights Monthly Newsletter before it comes out next week. It's released the first Thursday of every month and is a great way to stay informed about road construction, closures, and everything that's happen...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

City Polling Location

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The election is on Tuesday, November 3rd. The only polling location in Windsor Heights is the Windsor Heights Community Center in Colby Park at 6900 School Street. If you have any questions about voting, please contact the Polk County Elections O...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Beggar's Night 2020

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Beggar's Night in Windsor Heights is Friday, October 30th from 6-8 pm. While this is not a City-run event, we are encouraging residents to follow public health guidelines and to turn on their porch light if they would like to participate.  &n...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

11/2 Windsor Heights City Council Meeting on Zoom

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The Windsor Heights City Council meets on the first and third Monday of the month at 6 pm. The Council meetings normally take place in the City Council Chambers at 1133 66th Street, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, they will be conducted via Zoom until f...

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Posted on: October 26, 2020

How Do You Learn About What's Going on in Windsor Heights?

2020 comm survey

How do you learn about what's going on in Windsor Heights? In an effort to keep our residents better informed, we want to hear from you! Please complete this short survey to let us know how you prefer to receive City news and updates. Cl...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

10-23-20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contractor will not begin stage 4 if forecasted temperatures would not allow paving operations to continue.

Stage 2: For the week of October 26th, the Contractor will begin working on road ...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Tree Sapling Giveaway

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The City of Windsor Heights and Keep Windsor Heights Beautiful will be giving away 200 trees and shrubs to residents on Friday, November 6th, and Saturday, November 7th at Colby Park. These trees are saplings, which means that they are young and small.

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

10/19/20 City Council Meeting Recap

10-19-20 city council recap

The City Council Recap is now available. This is a brief highlight of the City Council meeting. The recap is not minutes of the Council meeting. Minutes are considered and approved at the subsequent Council meeting.

10/19/20 City Council Recap

Action Taken:...

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Posted on: October 19, 2020

Dog Park Parking Reminder

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Windsor Heights Dog Park visitors:
As you know, parking directly adjacent to the Windsor Heights Dog Park is limited and residents along Center Street, west of 63rd, have expressed some frustration about parking violations in the neighborhood.  Th...
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Posted on: October 16, 2020

10/16/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street Updates

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contrac...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Iowa Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program

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The Iowa Residential Utility Disruption Prevention Program provides eligible households with up to $2,000 towards electric, natural gas, or water bills if they are at risk of disconnection due to an inability to pay due to COVID-19 related loss of income....

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

10/9/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contractor will...

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City News
Posted on: October 9, 2020

Honoring Our Veterans

2020 Vets Day

Every year, the City of Windsor Heights looks forward to celebrating Veteran's Day with lunch to honor our community's heroes. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will not be hosting our annual lunch. Instead, we will be honoring our vet...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

Emerald Ash Borer Tree Removal

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Our public works crew has been putting signs on trees that will be removed due to emerald ash borer in Windsor Heights. Residents who leave nearby will also receive a notification on their door. 

The notification states that "This tree is lik...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

ORDINANCE NO. 20-08

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The City of Windsor Heights will no longer require that signs advertising rental properties be from the City. Previously, City Code had required residents to pay a deposit and use signs provided by the City.  Ordinance no.20-08 was passed on Octo...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

10/5/20 City Council Meeting Recap

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The City Council Recap is now available. This is a brief highlight of the City Council meeting. The recap is not minutes of the Council meeting. Minutes are considered and approved at the subsequent Council meeting.

Click here to read the recap.

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

2020 Compost It! Season End 11/28

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The 2020 Compost It! season runs weekly on Fridays until November 28th. Then there is a break until winter collection, which will be January 1 and January 8, 2021. 2020 bag stickers and cart stickers can all be used during winter collection. 2021 cart sti...

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Posted on: October 6, 2020

Park Plan Update

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At the 10/5 City Council meeting, the Councilmembers received and filed the Park Plan. This plan will help us determine the future of what our parks and trails will look like, what projects and amenities are important to our community, and how we&rsqu...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

10/2/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street Updates

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

*phasing is dependent on winter weather conditions. The contrac...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

City of Windsor Heights Newsletter Now Available

10-2020 newsletter

Find out what's coming up in October in Windsor Heights in our monthly newsletter. 

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Read the newsletter here... City News
Posted on: October 1, 2020

Mid-Project Update: University Ave FAQ & Winter Info

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Mid-Project Update: University Ave FAQ & Winter Info

What is being done to University Ave and how long will it take?

The majority of the work is expected to be completed in 2020, but some work will have to be done in 2021. The project is a complete reco...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

9/25/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

University Ave

The anticipated schedule for each phase of the first half of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts. Elder Corp is working on a plan to transition int...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Sign up for the Windsor Heights E-Newsletter

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Sign up for the City of Windsor Heights Monthly Newsletter before it comes out next week. It's released the first Thursday of every month and is a great way to stay informed about road construction, closures, and everything that's happen...

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Posted on: September 24, 2020

Glass Recycling Container in Colby Park

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We've partnered with Metro Waste Authority to bring a new glass recycling trailer in Colby Park. It's located next to the cardboard-only recycling container at the far end of the parking lot. The glass trailer accepts glass you&rsquo...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

9/21/20 City Council Meeting Recap

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The City Council Recap is now available. This is a brief highlight of the City Council meeting. The recap is not minutes of the Council meeting. Minutes are considered and approved at the subsequent Council meeting.

Click here to read the recap... City News
Posted on: September 22, 2020

United Way of Central Iowa's 21 Day Equity Challenge

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The City of Windsor Heights is proud to support the United Way of Central Iowa’s 21 Day Equity Challenge. This free online journey is an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how inequity and racism affect our lives and our community....

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

9/18/20 Road Project Updates

2020 road projects

Allison Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to the middle of Allison): For the we...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Ordinance No.20-07

GENERIC NEWS

Ordinance No. 20-07 is effective 9/15/20 and defines surfaces allowed for parking on private property.  Read the full ordinance below.

ORDINANCE NO.  20-07

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF WINDSOR HEIGHTS, IOWA,...

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City News
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Weekly Informational Construction Meetings

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Have a question or concern about road construction in Windsor Heights? Join us weekly via Zoom on Fridays at 2 PM. We will be providing project updates and residents will have a chance to ask questions. The meetings last roughly 15 minutes or unt...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

Yard Waste Collection Runs Through 11/28/20

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The 2020 Compost It! season runs weekly on Fridays until November 28th. Then there is a break until winter collections, which will be January 1 and January 8, 2021. 2020 bags, bag stickers, and cart stickers can all be used during winter collection. 2021 ...

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Posted on: September 17, 2020

Stormwater Best Management Practices Program

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Looking to improve your lawn this fall? The City of Windsor Heights may help pay for part of your project through our Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP’s) Program.

Click here to learn more & apply... City News
Posted on: September 11, 2020

9/11/20 Road Construction Update

2020 road projects

Allison Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to the middle of Allison): For the we...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

9/4/20 Road Project Updates

2020 road projects

Allison Avenue 

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to middle of Allison): For the week o...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

Polk County Residents Can Now Apply for FEMA Individual Assistance

GENERIC NEWS

From Polk County Emergency Management – Homeowners and renters in Benton, Boone, Cedar, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story and Tama Counties may now apply for FEMA Individual Assistance for losses resulting from the severe storms on...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

8/28/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

Allison Avenue

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

Stage 1 (66th Street to middle of Allison): For the week of August 3...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

8/21/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

Allison Ave

The anticipated schedule for each stage of the project is in the table below. Please note that these are estimates and may change depending on weather and utility conflicts.

For the week of August 24th, the Contractor will begin working on drive...

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Posted on: August 18, 2020

Debris Cleanup Assistance for Elderly and Disabled persons - Call 2-1-1

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Last week’s storm significantly impacted Polk County, causing power outages and leaving a lot of debris. It will take weeks for our communities to recover and clean up.

Many residents are able to clean up their own debris, have friends, neighbors...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Order Yard Waste Bags & Cart Stickers Online

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You can now order yard waste cart stickers, large trash item stickers and yard waste bag stickers online. They will be mailed to your home.

Yard Waste Carts

  • Order a new yard waste cart sticker here. Create an account, then click on the yard waste tab. The s...
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