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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Get Your Yard Waste Cart and Pet License 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. The first pickup day is April 10th.

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

No Wipes in the Pipes

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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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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

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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

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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 30, 2020

3/31 Windsor Heights City Council Special Meeting

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There will be a special meeting of the Windsor Heights City Council on Tuesday, March 31st at 6 pm (Zoom meeting information below). The City Council will consider resolution No. 2020-44 – a resolution suspending public offering for sale of gene...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

4/1/20 Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting

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The City of Windsor Heights Planning and Zoning Commission will virtually meet on Wednesday, April 1st at 6 pm. View the agenda at http://windsorheights.org/AgendaCenter/ViewFile/Agenda/_04012020-367.

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Posted on: March 29, 2020

4/6 Public Hearing on City Code Chapter 50.05

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Notice is Hereby Given: That at 6:00 p.m., at the Windsor Heights City Council Chambers, 1133 66th Street in Windsor Heights, IA on Monday, April 6, 2020 (Zoom meeting details are below) the City Council will hold a public hearing on the question of the f...

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Posted on: March 28, 2020

4/6 Public Hearing on Designation of Expanded Consolidated Urbandale Renewal Area

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Notice Is Hereby Given:  That at 6 o’clock p.m., at the Council Chambers, 1133 66th Street, Windsor Heights, Iowa, on April 6, 2020, (this will be on Zoom and the meeting instruction are below) the City Council of the City of Windsor He...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing on 4/6/20 on Proposal from the WDM Community School District

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is Hereby Given: That at 6:00 p.m., at the Windsor Heights City Council Chambers, 1133 66th Street in Windsor Heights, IA on Monday, April 6, 2020. (This meeting will be available on Zoom due to COVID-19.  The Zoom ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

4/6/20 City Council Meeting on Zoom

4-6-20 city council meeting on Zoom

The Windsor Heights City Council will conduct their April 6, 2020 meeting at 6 pm via the teleconferencing platform Zoom. Any resident can join the meeting from a computer, smartphone, tablet, or regular phone. Please join the Zoom meeting 15 min...

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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

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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 25, 2020

Spring/Summer Construction to Continue As Planned

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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 24, 2020

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

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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 23, 2020

3/23/20 COVID-19 Update

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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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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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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 20, 2020

The recording of the 3/16/20 City Council Meeting Is Now Available

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Click the image below to watch the 3/16/20 City Council meeting.

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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

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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

3/17/20 COVID-19 Update

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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 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 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 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 13, 2020

COVID-19 Preparations

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To be prepared for the coronavirus (COVID-19), the City of Windsor Heights is working with local, state, and federal partners. City administration is working with each City department to develop plans to ensure the continuation of essential services.&...

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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: March 5, 2020

Notice of Public Hearing on 4/6/20 on Urban Renewal Area

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON DESIGNATION OF EXPANDED WINDSOR HEIGHTS CONSOLIDATED URBAN RENEWAL AREA AND ON PROPOSED URBAN RENEWAL PLAN AMENDMENT

Notice Is Hereby Given:  That at 6 o’clock p.m., at the Council Chambers, 1133 66th Street, ...

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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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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 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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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: 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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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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