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Posted on: July 2, 2020

7/2/20 Road Project Update

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69th Street Project

For the week of July 6th, MidAmerican Energy will continue installing a new gas main in Phase 1 and Phase 2 along with new services. They are anticipating finishing up that week. Storm sewer and road work cannot begin until MidAmerican ...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

July Newsletter Now Available

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Check out the July City of Windsor Heights Newsletter here.

City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

4th of July Fireworks Postponed

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The City of Windsor Heights has made the difficult decision to postpone the 4th of July fireworks show. City Staff has been in constant communication with Polk County Health Department officials over the past few days and they have identified a significan...

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City News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

7/6 City Council Meeting on Zoom

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The 7/6 Windsor Heights City Council meeting will be conducted on Zoom.

Zoom Meeting Info

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88251263290?pwd=Y3Nuc1NwMTRzZVdzdElVQUwvd2ppZz09

Meeting ID: 882 5126 3290

Password: 084772

Phone: 312 626 6799 

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

7/2 Special City Council Meeting

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There will be a special meeting of the Windsor Heights City Council on 7/2 at 5:15 PM on Zoom for first round interviews with candidates for the city administrator position. The individual interviews will be in closed session.

Zoom Meeting Info

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City News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

City Buildings Closed on 7/3/20

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City buildings will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of Independence Day. Trash and recycling collection will occur as normal on Friday the 3rd.

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Posted on: June 26, 2020

6/26/20 Road Project Update

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69th Street Project

For the week of June 29th, the Contractor will pour concrete on the north half at the intersection of School Street and 69th Street. MidAmerican Energy will begin installing a new gas main in Phase 1 and Phase 2. Storm sewer and road wo...

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City News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Des Moines Public Library Access July 1st

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Effective July 1, 2020, all Windsor Heights residents have the opportunity to be full-access patrons of the Des Moines Public Library.Library Benefits* Access to the catalog and the 500,000+ books, CDs, DVDs, and audiobooks offered for checkout. A dedicat...

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City News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

City Administrator Candidate Meet & Greet 7/10

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Come meet the final candidates for the City Administrator of Windsor Heights! This is a chance for residents to ask questions and get to know the candidates for this position. It is a casual event and no formal presentations will be given.  Pleas...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Fireworks Prohibited in Windsor Heights

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As a reminder, the discharge of fireworks is prohibited in the City of Windsor Heights, per City Code 40.02.12 (2). Please do not discharge fireworks in the City. Violations of this ordinance are a simple misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $625.

Also, the...

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City News
Posted on: June 18, 2020

7/6/20 Public Hearing on Unbiased Policing Policy

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is Hereby Given: That at 6:00 p.m., on Monday, July 6, 2020, the City Council will hold a public hearing on the question of the following amendments via Zoom:

Public Hearing on amendments to City Code Chapter 30 – A...

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City News
Posted on: June 17, 2020

City Administrator Candidate Meet & Greet 7/10

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Come meet the final candidates for the City Administrator of Windsor Heights! This is a chance for residents to ask questions and get to know the candidates for this position. It is a casual event and no formal presentations will be given.

Friday, July 10t...

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City News
Posted on: June 16, 2020

City Buildings Open to Public

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City of Windsor Heights buildings are now open to the public. But if you are unable to make it in, there are several services that you can access online. Please call City Hall at 279-3662 with questions or Public Safety at 277-4453. The Public Safety buil...

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City News
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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City News
Posted on: June 4, 2020

June Newsletter Now Available

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Check out our June newsletter to get more information about what’s reopened in the City, apply for the Windsor Heights Small Business Recovery Grant, and more. View the newsletter at https://conta.cc/2XxC6B6.

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City News
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Reminder: City Building Summer Hours

2020 Summer Hours

Starting Friday, May 29th, City Hall and the Public Safety Building will begin summer hours and will close at 3 PM on Fridays. City buildings are open Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 4:30 PM and Fridays 8 AM - 3 PM.

City News
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Colby Park Playground and Dog Park Now Open

WH Parks Now Open

Per the governor’s proclamation and action taken at the 6/1 City Council meeting, the Colby Park Playground and Dog Park are now open. We encourage residents to be safe and practice social distancing. As a reminder, the Colby Park Playground is ...

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City News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Building Summer Hours

2020 Summer Hours

Starting Friday, May 29th, City Hall and the Public Safety Building will begin summer hours and will close at 3 PM on Fridays. City buildings are open Monday - Thursday 8 AM - 4:30 PM and Fridays 8 AM - 3 PM.

City News
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Windsor Heights 4th of July Parade Cancelled

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The Windsor Heights Chamber of Commerce has cancelled their annual 4th of July parade.

The Chamber said, "In the interest of health and safety in our community, we’ve made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 4th of July Parade. We kn...

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City News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

4/16/20 COVID-19 Update

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The City of Windsor Heights would like to share some small business resources today, as we know several small businesses within Windsor Heights are struggling right now. Some small business grant opportunities are available through the Iowa Small Business...

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

4/15/20 COVID-19 Update

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The City of Windsor Heights remains committed to providing timely, relevant, and useful information for our community during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of this continued effort, we wanted to share a couple of additional resources with you today.

First,...

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City News
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Purchase Yard Waste Cart Stickers Online

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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. Pickup started on April 10th.

If you are getting your first yard ...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

4/14/20 COVID-19 Update

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Do you, or someone you know, need assistance with respite for developmentally disabled family members? You can apply for a $1000 grant through the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council designed to assist in filling gaps in services and support those wit...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

4/13/20 Update

4-13-20 Update

COVID-19 cases continue to rise, with a total of 198 confirmed cases in Polk County as of this morning.  The City of Windsor Heights encourages everyone to continue social distancing restrictions and stay home as much as possible.  We al...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

4/10/20 COVID-19 Update

4-10-20 COVID-19 Update

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, the City of Windsor Heights would like to take a moment to remind our community many, many resources exist to help you and your family through these trying times. COVID-19 financial and legal resources can be ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

4/9/20 COVID-19 Update

4/9/20 COVID-19 Update

The City of Windsor Heights continues to search for resources to help our community through the COVID-19 pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has a new page on their website entitled the Weekly Surveillance Summary of US COVID-19 Activity. The ...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

4/8/20 COVID-19 Update

4-8-20 COVID-19 Update

Governor Kim Reynolds signed a proclamation declaring Thursday, April 9th as a “Day of Prayer” in Iowa, urging Iowans to “unite in prayer” in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, inviting Iowans to participate in the 59t...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

4/7/20 COVID-19 Update

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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 6, 2020

4/6/20 COVID-19 Update

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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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City News
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 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: 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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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 12, 2020

New Hazardous Waste Program

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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 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.

Learn more here. City News
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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