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  • Neighborhood Revitalization Board

    Oct 07, 5:00 PM

  • City Council Meeting

    Oct 12, 4:30 PM

  • Traffic Safety Committee

    Oct 13, 7:30 AM

  • Greater Des Moines Sister Cities Commission Meeting

    Oct 13, 5:00 PM

  • Plan & Zoning Commission Meeting

    Oct 15, 6:00 PM

  • Combining Garbage & Yard Waste Survey

    The City of Des Moines Department of Public Works is currently determining the best yard waste disposal service for residents. Please complete this short online survey to share how you currently use the yard waste service and how you might like to see this service be offered in the future.


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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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  • Des Moines Fire Department Announces Promotions of District Chiefs & Fire Medics, including the Department's first African American Chief Officers
  • October 05, 2015
  • The Des Moines Fire Department is excited to announce the upcoming promotions of three district chiefs and seven fire medics, including the Department's first African American Chief Officers. Promotional ceremonies will occur the week of October 12th. The promotion of three district chiefs allows the department to continue with the implementation of a reorganization that improves safety for our responding personnel.

  • Hubbell Avenue Corridor Safety Improvements Public Open House
  • October 05, 2015
  • The City of Des Moines will host an open house for the Hubbell Avenue Corridor Study Improvement project, Tuesday October 6th at the East Side Library (2559 Hubbell Avenue) from 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. This project includes the evaluation of Hubbell Avenue from E. 33rd street to E. 38th street with a focus on the safety and operations of the intersection of E. Douglas Avenue and Hubbell Avenue. During the study City staff will analyze the existing conditions of the corridor, development alternatives with impacts and recommend a preferred alternative.

  • Media Challenge: Do My City Job
  • October 02, 2015
  • The week of October 12-16, 2015 is the statewide celebration for CITY WEEK IOWA and the City of Des Moines is inviting the local media to work a city government job and broadcast a news story about their experience during CITY WEEK IOWA, October 12-16, 2015. PIO can arrange for a variety of opportunities to do this.

  • BRING OUT YOUR INNER SUPERHERO Sign Up Today for the Superhero/Princess 5Kand Kids Fun Run on Saturday, October 24
  • September 24, 2015
  • The Superhero/Princess 5K and Kids Fun Run on October 24 will definitely bring out your inner superhero! Racers are encouraged to run, walk or fly in their favorite action hero or princess costume. All finishers will get a custom-made medal. Special guests this year will be the Iowa League of Heroes! A special thanks to our 2015 sponsors Blank Children’s Hospital, iHeart Media and Fleet Feet Sports Des Moines.

  • Fire Department Places Second New Ambulance in Service
  • September 24, 2015
  • This week the Des Moines Fire Department placed a second new ambulance in service; this replaces the ambulance at Fire Station 6. Station 6 is located at 1919 S.E. 6th Street and primarily provides service to the city’s southeast side …