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    Masks Required in City Hall

    On November 9, 2020, the City Council approved a resolution that requires all persons entering City Hall wear a face covering. Read on...
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    Winterfest Event Cancelation

    As COVID-19 continues to spread in our community and the number of infected people rises, officials have decided to cancel the 2020 Winterfest in Bayliss Park event. Nevertheless, the City is still installing the holiday lights display in Bayliss Park. Read on...
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    Celebrating First Lead Hazard Reduction Program Project

    It's National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and we are celebrating the completion of the first residence to receive funding for lead mitigation via our Lead Hazard Reduction Program! Read on...
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    "On First" Podcast Announcement

    The City of Council Bluffs announces its first podcast titled, "On First." Listeners can tune in to learn more about what's happening along 1st Avenue in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Read on...
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    Parks and Recreation Scavenger Hunt

    The Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a scavenger hunt in the parks! The scavenger hunt is free, designed for kids under the age of 16, and takes place from Tuesday, October 13 to Sunday, October 18. Read on...
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    Big Lake Trout Stocking

    Thanks to Iowa Department of Natural Resources for releasing 1,000 - 2,000 rainbow trout at Big Lake yesterday! The fall community trout stockings are a great place to take kids to catch their first fish. Read on...
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    New Eastern Hills Drive Opening Now Open!

    Good news! The new Eastern Hills Drive is now open! This infographic shows how to travel through the new roundabout. Read on...
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    National Night Out 2020

    The Council Bluffs Police Department will be hosting the 2020 National Night Out takes place on Tuesday, October 6 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Lake Manawa North Shore Park (4200 South 11th Street). Read on...
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    Mini-Pitch Coming to Roberts Park

    Thanks to a generous donation from Pro Iowa and their partners, a mini-pitch is coming to Roberts Park in Council Bluffs. Read on...
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    Youth Basketball Leagues Canceled

    The City of Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department is forced to cancel this year’s youth basketball leagues due to a lack of facility availability. Read on...
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    CB Rec Complex Summer Recap

    Despite a global pandemic, it was an exciting year for the Council Bluffs Recreation Complex! The complex implemented several enhancements that increase the venue's value by making it more accommodating, safe, and attractive. Read on...
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    Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 (CDBG-CV)

    The City of Council Bluffs received CDBG-CV assistance to provide direct financial assistance to Council Bluffs residents and small businesses to ensure sustainability during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
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