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Posted on: June 13, 2021

Upcoming Events at Hanafan Park

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The Omaha Symphony and Summer Fest are coming to Tom Hanafan River's Edge Park this week! Get the details here!

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Brownfields Program

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The City of Council Bluffs is pleased to announce the Brownfields Program continues with new funding from the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Program is funded through an EPA Community-Wide Brownfields Assessment Grant and will al...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

Behind the Badge

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Council Bluffs Police Department ValuesWritten By Chief Carmody

Wow, what an incredible adventure!  Over the last 38 years of my career, I've been blessed to work for four different law enforcement agencies in four different communities. ...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

New Habitat Corridor at Valley View Park

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Check out the new Habitat Corridor experience at Valley View Park! Complete with a trail, benches, and information signage, this habitat corridor is restoring the Valley View prairie! The original area of the tallgrass prairie has declined by 99%, making ...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

CB Public Works Launches New Road Closure Map

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The City of Council Bluffs Public Works Department is pleased to announce a new interactive map designed to inform residents of local road construction and road closures. The road closures map is a geographic information system (GIS) map that identifies t...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Disney Night at River's Edge

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce Disney Night at River’s Edge featuring Toy Story 4. Disney Night will take place at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park on Saturday, May 29, at 7 p.m., with a screening of Toy Story ...
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Posted on: May 11, 2021

Preserve Iowa Summit Spotlights Council Bluffs

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The Iowa State Historic Preservation Office posted a blog regarding the upcoming Preserve Iowa Summit that the City of Council Bluffs will host in June. Read the blog here!

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

2021 Hydrant Party Schedule

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Big news! The Council Bluffs Fire Department is hosting Hydrant Parties again this summer!

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

First Ave Multi-Use Trail

First Ave Rendering

A new trail is coming to Council Bluffs and with it the possibility of redevelopment and mass transit! City of Council Bluffs officials and community leaders held a groundbreaking ceremony for the First Ave multi-use trail on Thursday, April 22, 2021. The...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Recreation Complex Receives Award

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The Council Bluffs Recreation Complex has been selected as a winner of the 2020 Fields of Excellence® Award by Pioneer® Athletics. 

The Fields of Excellence Award Program honors outstanding athletic fields and the hardworking field...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Tennis Camp Registration Open

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CB Parks and Recreation partners with Abraham Lincoln High School to offer several Youth Tennis Camps throughout the summer months. These camps are designed for kids ages 5-16.

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

It's Yard Waste Season!

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Curbside yard waste collection has begun!  Unlimited amounts of yard waste will be picked up from now until November 30. Yard waste includes materials like grass clippings, garden waste, leaves, branches and limbs, shrubs, and flowers. To report ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

New Solid Waste Guide

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Every Council Bluffs resident on City trash services should have received the new Recycling and Solid Waste Services Guide in the mail. The Guide is full of information designed to help residents get the most out of their curbside services. Find tips on g...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Eastern Hills Trail Stop Park

Eastern Hills Drive Future Park Site

A new park is coming to Council Bluffs! City officials have secured a location for a trail stop park on the northeast corner of the recently constructed roundabout along Eastern Hills Drive. The land was previously a roadbed for the former State Orchard R...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

New ATV Ordinance Information

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Ordinance 6446 went into effect on March 11, 2021, and authorizes all-terrain vehicles to be operated on the streets of Council Bluffs with the following exceptions and requirements...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

River's Edge Phase Four

River's Edge Observation Tower Conceptual Rendering

Future plans for the Council Bluffs riverfront include a treetop walk, an observation tower, an adventure course, and a pier.

"Residents can expect to see changes happening this spring at River's Edge as we begin Phase Four of our riverfront ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Seasonal Employment Opportunities

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The City of Council Bluffs is looking to hire seasonal employees. Seasonal positions include:

Engineering InternAssists the Engineering Division with inspection of the City-owned infrastructure and other improvements located within the City Right-of-way. R...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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Posted on: June 13, 2021

Early Solid Waste Collection This Week

Due to forecasted hot weather conditions, trash, yard waste and recycling collection will begin early this week.

Due to forecasted hot weather conditions, trash, yard waste and recycling collection will begin early Monday, June 14, 2021 through Friday, June 18, 2021, for Council Bluffs residents on city waste services.

Collection routes will begin at 6:00 am...

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