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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: March 4, 2021

Pet License Reminder

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Calling all pet owners! Don't forget to license your furbabies. The pet license renewal deadline is March 14, 2021.

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

New Solid Waste Rate

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On January 25, Council Bluffs City Council approved a rate increase of $2 per month for solid waste collection. The approved rate adjustment begins April 1, 2021. The new solid waste rate is $20 per month, and billing occurs quarterly.

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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: January 15, 2021

COVID-19 Business Assistance Grants Available

COVID Grants

In conjunction with the Small Business Development Center and Advance Southwest Iowa, the City of Council Bluffs has business assistance grants available via Community Development Block Grant COVID-19 (CDBG-CV). The CDBG-CV business assistance provides di...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

New Website Design

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The City of Council Bluffs is pleased to announce that it is launching a new website as of noon today, February 18, 2021.   

The website councilbluffs-ia.gov just underwent a re-design process by CivicPlus, the leading government website ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Public Health Vaccine Clinic Update

COVID Vaccine

As of 10 a.m. on Thursday, February 11, 2021, the Pottawattamie County Public Health (PCPH) COVID-19 vaccine clinic appointments are full. On February 10, 2021, PCPH announced three vaccine clinics for residents ages 65, and older and in less than 24 hour...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

West Broadway Reconstruction Update

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As the West Broadway Reconstruction Project reaches its fifth and final phase of construction, the City of Council Bluffs has developed a brief, informational video that provides design details for Segment 5, which will occur on West Broadway, from 19th S...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Adult Softball Registration is Open

Adult Softball

CB Parks and Rec offers spring/summer adult softball leagues. Registration is open now until March 10. The season runs from April to July. More info here!

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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 and Commun...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Celebrating First Lead Hazard Reduction Program Project

Leader Hazard reduction Program

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 1, 2020

New Eastern Hills Drive Opening Now Open!

Eastern Hills

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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