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Posted on: July 23, 2021

7/23/21 Road Construction Update

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Want to know what's next for road construction in Windsor Heights? Check out this week's update below.

As a reminder, businesses are open with access.

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

8/20/21 Movies in the Park — Grease

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Mark your calendars for our next Movies in the Park! Join us for a free showing of Grease in Colby Park at dusk on Friday, August 20th. There will be free pizza, popcorn, drinks, and cookies! 

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Posted on: July 21, 2021

Who Do I Call?

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Don't know who to call if you need to have your water turned off or if your recycling wasn't picked up this week? Here's a list of resources for Windsor Heights residents that will come in handy.

In the case of an emergency, always call 911.

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

7/19/21 City Council Recap

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The 7/19/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

7/16/21 Road Construction Update

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Want to know what's next for road construction in Windsor Heights? Check out this week's update below.

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

DMWW Lifts Stage 1 of Water Shortage Plan

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Today Des Moines Water Works has lifted stage one of its Water Shortage Plan effective immediately because of reduced customer demand and lessening drought conditions.

Last month, Des Moines Water Works, the entity in which Windsor Heights receives its wat...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Stormwater Best Management Practices Program

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Rain barrels, native planting, rain gardens, and more. The City of Windsor Heights may help pay for part of your yard project if it helps improve surface water quality or reduce surface runoff.

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

7/9/21 Road Construction Update

7-9-21 road construction update

Want to know what's next for road construction in Windsor Heights? Check out this week's update below.

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Glass & Cardboard Recycling Container in Colby Park

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Have you used the glass or cardboard recycling drop-offs? They're a convenient way to recycle extra cardboard and glass and are located on the west end of the Colby Park parking lot.

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

7/2/21 Road Construction Update

7-2-21 road construction update

Here's what happened this week and what you can expect for next week for road construction in Windsor Heights.

As a reminder, businesses are open with access.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

July Newsletter Available

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The City of Windsor Heights July Newsletter is now available

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

BCycle Station Now at Colby Park

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It's a great day for a bike ride! Have you checked out the new BCycle station at Colby Park yet?

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

6/25/21 Road Construction Update

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Here's what happened this week and what you can expect for next week for road construction in Windsor Heights.

As a reminder, businesses are open with access.

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

How to Dispose of Hazardous Waste

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Many people don’t realize that common household cleaners, bug spray, and even some paints are hazardous waste and need to be disposed of with special care.

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Large Trash Stickers

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If you're getting rid of something that's too big for your trash can, you need a large trash sticker. These can be purchased at City Hall, online, or at several retailers around the metro.

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Posted on: June 18, 2021

6/18/21 Road Construction Update

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Here's what happened this week and what you can expect for next week for road construction in Windsor Heights.

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

6/11/21 Road Construction Update

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We are making progress! University is getting closer to reopening to through traffic on 6/11. Here's what happened this week and what you can expect for next week for road construction in Windsor Heights.

As a reminder, businesses are open with access.

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

6/7/21 City Council Recap

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The 6/7/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

6/4/21 Road Construction Update

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We are making progress! University is getting closer to reopening to through traffic on 6/11. Here's what happened this week and what you can expect for next week for road construction in Windsor Heights.

As a reminder, businesses are open with access.

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

June Newsletter Available

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Learn about everything happening this summer in Windsor Heights in the June newsletter.

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Summer in the Heights

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School is out, the weather is warm, and the fun is just getting started in Windsor Heights! From free concerts to educational activities in Colby Park, here's a list of all the events happening in our city this summer.

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Smart Summer Irrigation

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As the weather warms up and you need to water your lawn, please remember these helpful tips from Des Moines Water Works. This will help you save money, reduce consumption, and reduce the peak load on water facilities.

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

5/28/21 Road Construction Update

5-28-21 Road Construction Update

University will reopen to through traffic on 6/11. We appreciate the community’s patience as we make strides in this project. Closing a road is never fun, but a necessary step to complete certain aspects of the project. Please be courteous of yo...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Purchase Yard Waste Cart & Bag Stickers Online

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Have you renewed your yard waste cart this year? The first day of collection is April 9th. Renew online and your sticker will be mailed to you!

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

5/21/21 Road Construction Update

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The suggested detour for the University Ave closer is I-235. If you are driving through a residential street, please slow down and watch for pedestrians. 

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Please Remember to Pick up After Your Dog

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Did you know it's a violation of City Code to not pick up after your dog if they leave their mess in your neighbor's yard? Please remember to be courteous of your neighbors and bring a bag with you on your next walk.

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Mowing Reminders

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If you are out mowing your lawn later this week when the weather clears up, please don't blow grass clippings into the street. This and other debris can clog the storm sewers. Also, it is a violation of City Code for grass/weeds to be over 6 inch...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Hazardous Waste Disposal Program

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Hazardous waste, like paint and lawn chemicals, won't be picked up during the City Wide Cleanup on June 12th. But Metro Waste Authority has a hazardous waste disposal program and can pick these kinds of items up at your home. Learn more and sign up below.

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

5/17/21 City Council Recap

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The 5/17/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

5/14/21 Road Construction Update

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The 66th St intersection on University Ave will close on 5/17. As a reminder, University Ave is closed to through traffic until 6/11. All businesses are open with access. Here's everything you can expect for all road construction projects next week in Win...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

5/7/21 Road Construction Update

5-7-21 road construction update

As a reminder, University Ave will be closed to through traffic 5/10-6/11. All businesses will remain open with access. Here's everything you can expect for all road construction projects next week in Windsor Heights.

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

May Newsletter Available

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Concerts, cleanups, and more! Find out what's happening in Windsor Heights in the next couple of months in the May newsletter.

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

5/3/21 City Council Recap

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The 5/3/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

City Buildings Open to Public

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City of Windsor Heights buildings are now open to the public. Please follow current CDC guidelines when entering City buildings. If you are unable to come in, you can still access City services by calling 515-279-3662 or by visiting this website.

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

4/30/21 Road Construction Update

4-30-21 Road Construction Update

Learn about what happened this week and what's planned for next week for road construction in Windsor Heights.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Work Zone Safety Signage Grant

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The Windsor Heights Public Works Department was awarded a grant for work zone safety signage through the Iowa Local Technical Assistance Program (LTAP) at Iowa State University. This work zone safety signage package consists of the following items: &n...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

4/23/21 Road Construction Update

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Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

4/19/21 City Council Recap

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The 4/19/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

4/16/21 Road Construction Update

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Road construction is in full swing in Windsor Heights. Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

4/9/21 Road Construction Update

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Road construction projects have resumed in Windsor Heights. Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Sign up for Road Construction Weekly Emails

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Want the latest information on road construction in Windsor Heights delivered straight to your inbox? The City is sending weekly email updates every Friday.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

4/5/21 City Council Recap

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The 4/5/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

4/2/21 Road Construction Update

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Road construction projects have resumed in Windsor Heights. Click on the links below to read about what's happening and what's to come on each street.

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Have a Question or Concern? Send Us a Text!

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Have a question for the City? Or need to report a pothole or other issues in Windsor Heights? Send us a text! Windsor Heights is excited to partner with CitiBot to offer our residents a new interactive texting service. This is a nonemergency service. Alwa...
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Posted on: March 15, 2021

3/15/21 City Council Recap

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The 3/15/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: March 10, 2021

Report an Issue by Text

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It's pothole season! If you'd like to report one, text ‘HELLO’ to Windsor Heights’s TextWH at (855) 637-9442. You can also send us a message and City staff will get back to you during normal business hours.

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

How Do I Get A Yard Waste Cart?

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Yard waste collection starts in about a month on 4/9. City Hall is currently closed to the public, but you can order your first cart, renew your cart, or purchase yard waste bags online.

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Posted on: March 4, 2021

Have a Question or Concern? Send Us a Text!

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Have a question for the City? Or need to report a pothole or other issues in Windsor Heights? Send us a text! Windsor Heights is excited to partner with CitiBot to offer our residents a new interactive texting service. This is a nonemergency service. Alwa...
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Posted on: March 4, 2021

March Newsletter Available

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Learn about a new interactive texting service, where to get rid of old tires, and more in the City of Windsor Heights March newsletter.

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

Colby Park Restrooms & Tennis Court Open

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The restrooms and tennis court at Colby Park are now open! The drinking fountains are still off due to temps getting below freezing at night.

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

3/1/21 City Council Recap

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The 3/1/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

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.

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

2/15/21 City Council Recap

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The 2/15/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Who Do I Call?

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Don't know who to call if you have an issue with your water or if your trash/recycling wasn't picked up this week? Here's a list of resources for City of Windsor Heights residents that will come in handy.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

2022-2032 CIP

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Exciting things are coming to Windsor Heights! Check out the CIP, which outlines proposed projects over the next 10 years.

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

February Newsletter Available

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The City of Windsor Heights February newsletter is now available.

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

2/1/21 City Council Recap

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The 2/1/21 City Council Recap is now available.

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

2020 Road Construction: What Happened & What's Next

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The City of Windsor Heights has faced worsening road conditions in recent years with limited resources to undertake repair and reconstruction projects. But in the spring of 2020, we took action and started four major reconstruction projects in one year. &...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

MWA Calendar Online

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Not sure when the next recycling pickup is? You can access the Metro Waste Authority calendar online.

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

January Newsletter Available

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The City of Windsor Heights January newsletter is now available.

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Pet License Registration Moves Online

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You can now register your pet online. All dogs and cats are required to be licensed in the City of Windsor Heights on an annual basis.

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

City Buildings Closed to the Public

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, City of Windsor Heights buildings will close to the public until further notice starting at 4:30 PM on 11/12/20. This includes City Hall and the Public Safety building. We'd like to remind residents that several City...

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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 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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