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Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting

Wednesday, April 23 1:00 PM

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  • AViD 2014

    It's Raining Authors!

    The 2014 season of the popular Authors Visiting in Des Moines (AViD) series from the Des Moines Public Library. All AViD author events are free and open to the public.

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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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  • One of the Best Cities for Jobs

    Des Moines ranks #2 on Forbes 2012 list of Best Cities for Jobs.

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  • Ash Tree Insect Alert

    Information and educational links about emerald ash borer (EAB) are presented here so city residents can be informed about the city’s plans to treat and remove public ash trees, and so they can make plans to manage ash trees on private property.

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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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RESIDENTS
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Snow & Garbage

Residents are responsible to move vehicles off snow routes and neighborhood streets when the snow ordinance is in effect. It is also your responsibility to have your garbage, yard waste, and recycling at the curb on your scheduled day.

BUSINESS
  • Downtown Business
Best Places for Business

The Des Moines area offers business costs below the national average and household incomes that are expected to increase annually through 2013.

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  • Survey
DMCAA Community Needs Survey

Your input would be valuable in helping the DMCAA develop a strategic plan to strengthen operations and better deliver the programs and services the community needs. Please consider taking our brief survey.