Posted on: July 28, 2017

Final Plat for Dawn Marie Plat 1 Approved

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This final plat pertains to the residential portion of the “Renaissance-Iowa Outdoor” Planned Unit Development.  This final plat proposes 13 single-family residential lots on 3.117 on acres.  The lots generally will h...

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Posted on: July 28, 2017

National Night Out - 2017

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Mayor Andeweg calls upon all residents of Urbandale to join the Urbandale Police Department in supporting the 34th Annual (and Urbandale's 9th Annual) National Night Out event on August 1, 2017, from 5 - 7 PM.  The event will be held at the Polic...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Cities of Johnston & Urbandale Sign Roadway Maintenance Agreement

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The agreement requires that the City of Urbandale perform routine maintenance on the following street segments:

  • 86th Street from Interstate 35/80 to Northpark Drive
  • 86th Street from Interstate 35/80 to NW 54th Avenue

The City of Johnston would perform routin...

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Posted on: July 27, 2017

Urbandale Public Library Issues RFP

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The Urbandale Public Library has issued a RFP seeking firms to develop a 3-5 year strategic plan for the Library, a 10 year vision, create a marketing plan and to increase fundraising efforts. Proposal are due before Tuesday, August 22, 2017.

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Tanglewood Estates Lots 1 & 2 Rezoned

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Each property has one residence on each parcel and is served by a shared access onto 142nd Street.  The Tanglewood Estates plat was recorded in 1974.  The rezoning was requested in order to allow the properties to be developed into singl...

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Posted on: July 26, 2017

Urbandale Police Host Annual National Night Out Celebration

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This year’s theme is “Celebrating Community” in appreciation of the community support the police department has received over the last year.  The idea behind National Night Out is police and community partnerships. &...

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Posted on: July 25, 2017

City Vacates a Portion of Storm Sewer Easement

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The parcels are currently owned by Crossroads Business Park LC, and a site plan is currently under review for a new mini-storage facility proposed by Bret Nehring, and known as the “Highline Storage” Site Plan.  The developmen...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

City Vacates and Conveys a portion of Douglas Avenue Frontage Road

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This request is a component of the Development Agreement between the City of Urbandale and 11000 Douglas, LLC and 10912 Douglas, LLC, executed in November

2015.  In the Development Agreement, the City agreed to convey ownership of a portion of the...

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Posted on: July 23, 2017

Urbandale Approves IDOT Agreement for Property on NW Urbandale Drive

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In 2019 and 2020, the Iowa DOT will be reconstructing the Iowa 141 Interchange at Interstate 35/80.  In preparation for this project, the Iowa DOT is acquiring access rights from a number of properties.  One of the properties is owned by...

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Posted on: July 22, 2017

Days Run Days - Neighborhood Party in the Park

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The “Days Run Days” is planned for Sunday, September 17, 2017, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Activities planned are bounce houses for kids, fire/police showing, a local band, catered cookout by Hy-Vee, and backyard games (frisbee, bags, bocce, e...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Aurora Avenue Road Closure

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Aurora Avenue will be reconstructed from the Railroad Crossing to 109th/112th Street. This work is beginning on Wednesday, 7/26 and 109th/112th St. will remain open throughout construction. Access will be maintained to local businesses.

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Helping Urbandale Build a Safer Community through Crime View

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This is why the Urbandale Police Department is pleased to announce the implementation of a crime mapping engine software available to the public through Crime View.  Crime View provides the community with verified crime data, which is extracted o...

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Posted on: July 21, 2017

Urbandale Police Department Will Hosts 9th Annual National Night Out Event

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On August 1st from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., the National Night Out event will involve a carnival atmosphere sponsored by local businesses, civic groups, law enforcement, and fire and emergency services partners.  The event is free to the public and offe...

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

2017 Summer Blast

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The Meredith Drive Reform Church requested the use of Lions Park on Friday, August 4, 2017 from 4:30 – 10:30 p.m. for a Summer Picnic and Movie Night, which would be free and open to the public.  The church estimates that up to 500 peop...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Urbandale Approves Restated DART Agreement

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Under the governance changes, each Commission member will have one (1) vote, and weighted votes based on population would be allowed for specific situations, such as budget, funding, transit service levels, and Commission composition.  Census dat...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Highline Storage Site Plan Approved

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This site plan proposes a total of 86,337 square feet of mini-storage units with an office space on Lots 5 and 6 in the crossroads Business Park development.  The site layout shows 13 buildings ranging in size from approximately 737 to 11,902 squ...

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Posted on: July 17, 2017

Police Facility Geothermal Expansion Project Goes to Bid

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This project would provide for the expansion of the Police Department’s geothermal HVAC system.  The project is anticipated to be completed by October 31, 2017.

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Posted on: July 16, 2017

Mayor Appoints Member to the Board of Adjustment

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Sarah Kautz was appointed to the Board of Adjustment, serving until January 1, 2018.  Mayor Andeweg thanked Ms. Kautz for volunteering to better the Urbandale community.  The Board of Adjustment reviews appeals of the Zoning Ordinance an...

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Posted on: July 16, 2017

Radiant Point Preliminary Plat Approved

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This preliminary plat pertains to a 13.26-acre property located approximately 700 feet north of the intersection of 170th Street and Meredith Drive, on the west side of 170th Street.  This plat proposes 78 single-family detached residential lots....

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

Mayor Appoints Member to the Library Board of Trustees

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Jeffrey Merrill was reappointed to the Library Board of Trustees, to serve until July 1, 2023.  Mayor Andeweg thanked Mr. Merrill for his past service and his dedication to the Urbandale Library.  

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Posted on: July 15, 2017

Urbandale and Clive Sign Agreement to Expand Traffic Signal Preemption on Hickman Road

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This project will provide for the addition of 11 traffic signal preemption devices on Hickman Road shared by the Cities of Urbandale and Clive.  Under the Agreement, Clive would be the lead agency to coordinate the purchase, installation, operati...

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