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  • Safety & Justice Community Dialogues

    One aspect of the Bridging the Gap DSM Project is the Safety & Justice Community Dialogues. These dialogues are a joint project of the Des Moines Police Department and Civil & Human Rights Department. Plan to attend one of the upcoming dialogues. Click the "More Info" link below for dates and times.

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  • 2018 SCRUB Events

    The City’s SCRUB Program (Spring Cleanup to Remove Urban Blight) allows residents to dispose of trash and yard debris at no cost. For a SCRUB calendar and guidelines click "More Info" below.

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  • AViD 2018

    Authors Visiting in Des Moines 2018 in underway!

    Join us for meaningful conversations with well-known authors.

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  • Welcome to the City of Des Moines

    A major center for insurance, financial services and publishing, Des Moines has a lot to offer, such as affordable housing, short commute times, a diverse population, and was also recently named one of the best places to live on the Silicon Prairie.

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  • Spotlight on Des Moines

    Gray's Lake Park features the 1,400 foot-long Kruidenier Trail pedestrian bridge and a 1.9 mile trail around the lake. "...Residents can walk, bike, boat or fish -- right in the very heart of downtown," said Des Moines Mayor Frank Cownie.

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  • Iowa State Capitol

    The Iowa State Capitol is among the most beautiful state capitols in the country with its 275-foot, 23-karat gold leafed dome anchoring the east end of downtown Des Moines.

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  • East Village

    Historic East Village is an eclectic neighborhood of restored historic properties, beautiful streetscapes, and urban living at the foot of the State Capitol.

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  • World Food Prize

    Des Moines is home to the World Food Prize the foremost international award recognizing the achievements in advancing human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world.

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Parking Ticket Appeal Process
 
You may appeal a parking ticket if you feel it is unwarranted.  A written parking ticket appeal must be received within seven days of issuance of the ticket.  To appeal, complete the online parking ticket appeal form or appear in person at the Clerk's Office, 400 Robert D. Ray Drive, for the form.