Posted on: March 18, 2020
Below is a regularly updated list of municipal services impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. To find information regarding the Pottawattamie County COVID-19 Response Task Force, including press releases, visit the Pott County EMA COVID-19 Website.
Mayor Matt...Read on...
Posted on: March 25, 2020
Council Bluffs Public Works wants to remind you to only flush toilet paper. The trash rack at the sanitary pumping stations throughout the city pull out all of the trash before pushing liquid through to be treated. This photo was taken at a local trash ra...Read on...
Posted on: March 17, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are postponing Eggstravaganza in Roberts Park. We have all of the eggs ready-to-go and intend to reschedule when things settle down. Check back for updates and follow us on Facebook @CityofCB.
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Posted on: March 17, 2020
Based on recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO), Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Iowa Governor’s Office, and Iowa Department of Public Health, Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is postponing the start of some spring an...Read on...
Posted on: March 13, 2020
The Pottawattamie County COVID-19 Response Task Force, consisting of officials from Pottawattamie County, Public Health, City of Council Bluffs, and local schools, agencies, and health systems and meets regularly to discuss the rapidly evolving situation....Read on...
Posted on: February 24, 2020
On Monday, March 2nd State Orchard Road will be closed at Highway 92 until late spring or early summer. Greenview Road just east of State Orchard Road will continue to be closed until late spring or early summer. Detours will be posted. State Orchard Road...Read on...
Posted on: February 14, 2020
State Flood Recovery Assistance Update:
In October 2019, Pottawattamie County Emergency Management Agency (EMA) notified us of a possible flood buyout program, funded by the State of Iowa, for residents affected by Missouri River flooding. We worked with E...Read on...
Posted on: February 6, 2020
Join us on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 10 - 11:30 a.m. for Eggstravaganza in Roberts Park!
New and improved egg hunt event this year! Eggstravaganza in Roberts Park is a free event that includes an egg hunt for children ages ten and under. In a...Read on...
Posted on: February 3, 2020
Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the 2020 Event Series, an exciting lineup of events taking place in multiple parks throughout Council Bluffs this year.
“Canceling Loessfest was disappointing, and we know that ...Read on...
Posted on: January 28, 2020
The City of Council Bluffs is looking to hire seasonal employees. Those interested are encouraged to attend the Seasonal Employment Job Fair on Tuesday, February 25 from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Council Bluffs Public Library. Supervisors will be availa...Read on...
Posted on: January 24, 2020
Due to the duration of the 2019 Missouri River flood, Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park has not yet been restored and reopened. Thus, City of Council Bluffs officials have decided to cancel Loessfest 2020.
Vincent Martorello, director of parks and re...Read on...
Posted on: January 17, 2020
The Council Bluffs Public Library is preparing to develop a strategic plan and wants your input! Please complete the Community Survey linked below and tell us how the Council Bluffs Public Library can better serve you. Your input on a variety of topics is...Read on...
Posted on: January 16, 2020
The CB Indoor Triathlon is presented by Council Bluffs Parks & Recreation in partnership with the YMCA and will take place on Sunday, February 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Charles E. Lakin YMCA.
Unlike a traditional triathlon which covers fixed...Read on...
Posted on: January 15, 2020
Registration is open for Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation baseball and fast-pitch recreation leagues! Parks and Recreation offer youth baseball leagues for children ages 14 and under, and girls fast-pitch leagues for girls ages 14 and under. All league...Read on...
Posted on: January 7, 2020
The Council Bluffs Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Iowa Workforce Development and Iowa Economic Development Authority to complete a Laborshed employment study for the Council Bluffs area. This study will geographically define which commun...Read on...
Posted on: January 2, 2020
The City of Council Bluffs faced many extreme situations in 2019. First extreme amounts of snow, then flooding, then roads left in despair. Many great things happened too, including a lead hazard reduction grant, a new rescue boat, the completion of the t...Read on...
Posted on: December 18, 2019
On Thursday, December 26th, 2019 the portion of Greenview Road just east of the State Orchard Road intersection will be closed until the fall of 2020. A detour will be posted. State Orchard Road (north of Greenview Road) will remain accessible from the we...Read on...
Posted on: September 24, 2019
Council Bluffs Fire Department recently received a $45,000 Pro-Drive rescue boat from Scott Alff of Alff Construction.
Following the flooding of March 2019, Scott Alff, owner of Alff Construction in Omaha, Nebraska, contacted the Council Bluffs F...Read on...
Posted on: September 10, 2019
1st Avenue, a rail corridor vacated in 2013, is City-owned right-of-way located one block south of West Broadway in Council Bluffs and stretches 1.8 miles from 16th Street to 35th Street. Nearly 30% of Council Bluffs residents live within one-half mile of...Read on...