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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Masks Required in City Hall

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On November 9, 2020, the City Council approved a resolution that requires all persons entering City Hall to wear a face covering. If a person that needs to conduct business in City Hall is unable to wear a face covering, they should contact the department...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Winterfest Event Cancelation

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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 installing the holiday lights display in Bayliss Park, but will...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Celebrating First Lead Hazard Reduction Program Project

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The City of Council Bluffs Community Development Department received funding from the US Department of Housing & Urban Development in 2019. The $2.3 million grant provides funding to remediate lead hazards within owner-occupied or tenant-occupied home...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

"On First" Podcast Announcement

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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. City of Council Bluffs Communications Officer Ashley Kruse a...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Parks and Recreation Scavenger Hunt

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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.

"As the season changes to f...

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Posted on: October 7, 2020

Big Lake Trout Stocking

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released between 1,000 to 2,000 rainbow trout at Big Lake on Tuesday, October 6. DNR released trout at six of the 18 community trout stocking locations across Iowa as part of its cool weather trout program th...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

New Eastern Hills Drive Opening Now Open!

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A ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 1st celebrated the opening of the new Eastern Hills Drive and the completion of a project that began nearly 20 years ago.

The Eastern Hills Drive and Connecting Roadways Program includes six segments that collectively i...

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Posted on: September 28, 2020

National Night Out 2020

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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). 

In an effort to keep everyone at the even...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Mini-Pitch Coming to Roberts Park

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Thanks to a generous donation from Pro Iowa and their partners, a mini-pitch is coming to Roberts Park in Council Bluffs.

Pro Iowa, the campaign that looks to bring professional soccer to Iowa, is expanding the world’s game through a unique partn...

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Posted on: September 21, 2020

Youth Basketball Leagues Canceled

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We’re sad to report that the City of Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department had to cancel this year’s youth basketball leagues due to a lack of facility availability. Because the City does not have a recreation facility/ gym, o...
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Posted on: August 27, 2020

CB Rec Complex Summer Recap

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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.

On July 30th, the pr...

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Posted on: July 14, 2020

Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 (CDBG-CV)

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The City of Council Bluffs received Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 (CDBG-CV) assistance to provide direct financial assistance to Council Bluffs residents and small businesses to ensure sustainability during the COVID-19 pandemic. CDBG-CV aims...

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