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Posted on: October 11, 2021

Community Survey: ARPA

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The City of Council Bluffs is soliciting feedback from residents via the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Community Survey. The community survey closes on October 29, 2021. Details here!

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Posted on: October 1, 2021

Registration Open for New Pickleball League

Pickleball League

The Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Pickleball League is a doubles league open to participants ten years of age and older. The pickleball season runs from October 27 to November 17, with games played on Wednesday nights at Council Bluffs Area Pickleba...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Council Bluffs Receives SolSmart Gold!

SolSmart Award

The City of Council Bluffs receives a Gold designation from the national SolSmart program for making it faster, easier, and more affordable for homes and businesses to go solar. 

This designation recognizes the City of Council Bluffs for taking bo...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

RECtoberfest - October 9

RECtoberfest

Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation announces RECtoberfest! RECtoberfest is a free event created for local teens to get together with friends and enjoy an afternoon of outdoor fun. RECtoberfest will take place at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park on...

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Posted on: September 23, 2021

Victim Services Webpage

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DYK: The Council Bluffs Police Department has a Victim Services webpage? The information is here to help victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual violence, human/ sex trafficking, stalking, restraining/no-contact order, and harassment charges.

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Posted on: September 17, 2021

River's Edge Update

Belle's Play Garden Construction Update Sept 2021

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: 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: 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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