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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 23, 2020

Storm Debris Removal Assistance

GENERIC NEWS

Debris removal help is still available. Sign up by October 5th by calling the Iowa Concern Hotline at 1-800-447-1985. 

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

9/21/20 City Council Meeting Recap

9-21-20 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.

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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Click here to register... City News
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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Posted on: September 23, 2020

Will There Be Beggar's Night This Year?

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Will there be Beggar’s Night this year? In Windsor Heights, Beggar's Night is actually not a City event, so the City doesn't host this event and can't cancel it. But if you choose to trick or treat, the City recommends following the CDC guidelines on how ...

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Click here to read the CDC guidelines... City News
Posted on: September 25, 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.

Zoom Meeting Information

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/893...

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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 10, 2020

FEMA Individual Assistance Deadline 10/19/20

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FEMA has approved more than $2.9 million in grants through its Individual Assistance program for 856 households. Updates and information are posted on the DR-4557-IA disaster webpage: https://www.fema.gov/disaster/4557.

The Small Business Administration ha...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

Job Opening: Public Works Equipment Operator/Laborer

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The Windsor Heights Public Works Department is seeking an Equipment Operator / Laborer. This position will spend approximately 50% of their time maintaining Colby Park and the trail system and 50% of their time assisting the road crew with street and stor...

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Learn more & apply... City News
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 3, 2020

City of Windsor Heights September Newsletter

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The September City of Windsor Heights newsletter is now available at http://ow.ly/f28d50Bh3dt.

To sign up to have the newsletter delivered to your inbox each month, visit https://lp.constantcontactpages.com/su/9rYxdy7/EmailSignUp.

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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: September 2, 2020

Last Day of Storm Debris Cleanup is 9/4

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The last day of storm debris cleanup for Windsor Heights will be the afternoon of Friday, September 4th. Please place any remaining tree debris on the right of way or near the curb by the morning of Friday the 4th. Do not place debris in driveways as it w...

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Posted on: September 1, 2020

Storm Debris Cleanup Continues

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Crews are still picking up storm debris in Windsor Heights. Northwest Drive will be picked up soon. Please park in your driveway when possible. As a reminder, debris that is stacked in driveways will not be picked up. Please place all debris near the righ...

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Posted on: August 29, 2020

Free Glass Recycling Drop-Off Coming to Windsor Heights

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The City of Windsor Heights is partnering with Metro Waste Authority to bring another convenient resource closer to home that can be accessed 24/7. The glass trailer accepts glass you’d typically have after cooking or drinking. That’s ...

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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 27, 2020

Planning & Zoning Commission Opening

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The City of Windsor Heights has a vacancy on its Planning & Zoning Commission.  Any City resident is eligible to serve on the Commission.  Information about the Commission can be found on the City’s website at https://www.w...

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Posted on: August 27, 2020

Sign Up for the City of Windsor Heights Monthly Newsletter

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Have you signed up for the City of Windsor Heights Monthly Newsletter? It comes out the first Thursday of every month and is a great way to stay informed about road construction, closures, and everything that’s happening in Windsor Heights!

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Posted on: August 26, 2020

Storm Debris Cleanup Continues

8-17-20 storm cleanup part 2

As a reminder, if your street has already been picked up but you still have storm debris, please place it on the right of way near the curb. We will be making multiple sweeps through the City to pick up all debris.

Click here to view a cleanup map... City News
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 20, 2020

Report Storm Home Damage

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Residents of Windsor Heights:  Did you have damage to your home from the recent derecho thunderstorms?  We know there was a lot of tree damage and power issues, however we are looking specifically for any damage to structures/homes. &...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Everything You Need to Know About the Storm Cleanup

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From a cleanup map to FAQ questions, we’ve made it easy for you to stay up to date on the storm cleanup process in Windsor Heights. For the latest and most complete information, visit  https://www.windsorheights.org/557/81020-Storm-Clea...

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Posted on: August 20, 2020

Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program

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Iowa Individual Disaster Assistance Grant Program (IIAGP) offers grants to families whose household’s annual income is at 200% or less of the federal poverty level. Each qualifying household MAY receive up to $5,000.00. The IIAGP is activated wh...

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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: August 14, 2020

8/14/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street Project

For the week of August 17th, the Contractor will finish grading the roadway and install rock on Phase 1. Paving is anticipated to occur the week of August 24th. It is anticipated that residents can get in their driveways the week of Aug...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

8/7/20 Road Project Update

2020 road projects

69th Street Project

For the week of August 10th, the Contractor will begin grading the roadway for paving and installing subdrain on the west side of road. Once subdrain is installed, rock will be installed. Paving is anticipated to occur the week of Augus...

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Ordinance No.20-06

ORDINANCE NO.  20-06 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF WINDSOR HEIGHTS, IOWA, BY AMENDING CITY CODE 60.10.07 TO REMOVE SUBSECTION 21 RELATED TO UNIMPROVED SURFACES AND REMOVING PRIVATE PROPERTY LANGUAGE FROM SU...

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Posted on: August 5, 2020

Work at University Ave and 70th Street Begins 8/6/20.

8-6-20-construction

Westbound traffic is back open on University Ave. Work at University Ave and 70th Street will begin 8/6. This work will close the north half of the intersection of University Ave and 70th Street for two months. Please drive with caution. All businesses re...

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Commercial Tax Abatement

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The City of Windsor Heights has approved a sliding scale commercial tax abatement program that applies to new commercial property construction or remodeling projects.  The basics of the program can be found at http://ow.ly/IoC150ANEvL.

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Posted on: August 4, 2020

City Council Passes Mask Resolution

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At the August 3rd City Council meeting, Windsor Heights City Council members voted unanimously to approve a resolution on face masks. This resolution states that the Council supports the use of face masks while people are in public settings – bo...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

7/24/20 Road Project Update

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69th Street Project

For the week of July 27th, the Contractor will finish installing storm sewer installation on Phase 1. Grading of the roadway is anticipated to begin the week of August 3rd with paving occurring the week of August 10th. It is anticipated...

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Posted on: June 11, 2020

Order Yard Waste Bags & Cart Stickers Online

order yard waste stickers online

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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