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Posted on: November 7, 2019

Winterfest in Bayliss Park

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Winterfest in Bayliss Park will take place on Thursday, November 21th from 5:30 – 8 p.m. Once again, the City of Council Bluffs has joined forces with The 712 Initiative, Union Pacific Museum, and Pottawattamie Arts, Culture & Entertainment ...

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Posted on: November 4, 2019

Dodge Trust Accepting Applications

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The Dodge Trust will be accepting applications for the 2019 distribution until November 22, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. The purpose of the Dodge Trust is to provide funding to charitable organizations or agencies that provide services to the residents of Council Bl...

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Posted on: October 28, 2019

Big Lake Trout Stocking

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and CB Parks and Rec will stock 1,000 rainbow trout in Big Lake on Thursday, October 31st. The Decorah Fish Hatchery truck plans to arrive around 2:00 p.m. 

Iowa residents and non-residents, regardless of a...

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Lead Hazard Reduction Program

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The City of Council Bluffs Community Development Department is pleased to recognize National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 20-26, 2019 and increase awareness around the City’s Lead Hazard Reduction program.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

New HAWK Pedestrian Signal

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A new pedestrian signal called a HAWK signal will be coming soon for the Hoover Elementary School pedestrian crossing on North Broadway. A HAWK (High-Intensity Activated crossWalK) signal is a signal-beacon designed to help pedestrians safely cross busy s...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Youth Basketball Registration

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation offers a recreational youth basketball league for kids in kindergarten through third grade. The league offers modified rules to help players learn the fundamental skills of basketball and make the league more enjoyable ...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

National Fire Prevention Week

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October 6 – 12 is National Fire Prevention Week led by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed National Fire Prevention Week to be observed during the week of October 9, in commemoration of ...

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Posted on: September 24, 2019

Rescue Boat Donated to Council Bluffs Fire Department

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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...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

FIRST AVE

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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...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Comedy Night in Bayliss Park

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is excited to announce Comedy Night in Bayliss Park! This is a free, laugh-out-loud event, and will take place at Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl Street, on Friday, September 20 from 7 – 10 p.m. Those planning to atte...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project

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The Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project is set to begin mid-July! Construction starts with roadway and box culvert work between Highway 92 and Greenview Road. Work will be performed by a contractor under the supervision of Council Bluffs Public Works. Clo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Loessfest 2019 Canceled

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Due to the recent Missouri River flooding, the current condition of the Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, and this summer’s projected Missouri River levels, officials from the City of Council Bluffs and the Iowa West Foundation have canceled Loessfest 2019.&...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Council Bluffs Receives Tree City USA Award

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The City of Council Bluffs recently received a 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on April 3, 2019....

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number!

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The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number: 712-890-5454.

Currently, calls placed to the old phone number will be answered by an automated message that relays the new phone number and transfers callers to the new phone number. This automate...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Follow us on Facebook

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The City of Council Bluffs has several different Facebook pages representing different departments. Make sure to "like" and "follow" the following pages so you don't miss out!

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Minute with the Mayor

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Minute with the Mayor (#MWTM) is a video series providing weekly messages and updates straight from the desk of Mayor Matt Walsh. Tune in and learn more about what's happening within the City of Council Bluffs. Have a topic you'd like to learn more about?...

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