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Posted on: September 17, 2021

River's Edge Update

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The fourth and final phase of the Council Bluffs riverfront project stands to retain talent, attract new residents, boost the local economy, and build community. River's Edge Phase Four plans include an observation tower, pier, treetop walk and t...

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Posted on: September 9, 2021

New Mini-Pitch in Roberts Park!

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Thanks to a generous donation from Pro Iowa and their partners, a new mini-pitch is located at Roberts Park.

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

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

Trail Closure Notices

Trail Closure Notice

TRAIL CLOSURE NOTICE: The trail from the Bob Kerry Bridge to North 25th St will be closed from 9/1/21 to 3/30/22 for a United States Army Corps of Engineers levee flood restoration project. Additionally, the Mosquito Creek Trail from Navajo St. to East So...
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Posted on: August 24, 2021

Block Party in Bayliss Park

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the Block Party in Bayliss Park, a free event with a lineup of activities the whole family will enjoy! This free community-wide event will take place at Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl Street, on Saturday...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Youth Fishing Derby at Big Lake

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The City of Council Bluffs is pleased to present the second annual Youth Fishing Derby at Big Lake Park on August 14, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m.

“Our Youth Fishing Derby was a huge success last summer,” said Daniel Bettmann, Recreat...

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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 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: 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: 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 22, 2021

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Posted on: August 29, 2021

Early Solid Waste Collection

Collection Routes Begin at 6:00 am

In order to improve collection time, trash, yard waste and recycling collection will begin one hour early until further notice, for Council Bluffs residents on city waste services.

Collection routes will begin at 6:00 am. Please set out your trash...

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