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  • Get Connected

    You won’t want to miss this free resource fair designed to help you get connected. Over 30 organizations will be available to inform you about their services. Need a home improvement loan? Jobs? School? Take advantage of this opportunity and join us on May 6.

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  • 2017 State of the City

    “Last year was another banner year for our community, with construction activity surpassing the previous year’s records and topping many charts of accomplishments.” – City Manager Scott Sanders

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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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Operating & Capital Budget Recommendations
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Budget Information

The Operating and Capital Budgets for fiscal year ending June 30, 2018 were approved by City Council on March 6, 2017. Both are an expression of the City’s priorities of services to be delivered to its residents, workers, and visitors.

Financial Reporting
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Annual Financial Report

State law requires that every general-purpose local government publish within six months of the close of each fiscal year a complete set of audited financial statements. The Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) is published for FY 2015.

Treasury
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Treasury Window

Business conducted at City Treasurer’s Office includes payment of city-issued invoices, sale of stickers for disposal of appliances, redemption of witness fees, and redemption of returned checks written to the City of Des Moines.