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  • City Council Work Session

    Nov 20, 7:30 AM

  • City Council Meeting

    Nov 20, 4:30 PM

  • Park and Recreation Board Meeting

    Nov 28, 5:00 PM

  • City Council Meeting

    Dec 04, 4:30 PM

  • Plan & Zoning Commission Meeting

    Dec 07, 6:00 PM

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Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page for more information.
  • Proud to Partner with Facebook

    #DesMoines is proud to partner with Facebook on the new Community Boost Program. The 30-city program is designed to boost small business digital skills.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • Time to Talk Budget Des Moines Budget Engagement Meetings Set
  • November 17, 2017
  • The City of Des Moines will host three #SpeakUpDSM budget engagement meetings, working with residents to plan for the coming fiscal year, July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019. Each meeting will cover the current year’s budget review, discuss the budget process and “Where Your Property Tax Dollars Go”.

  • City of Des Moines Transient Merchant Licensing
  • November 17, 2017
  • The City of Des Moines Community Development Department, will hold a public meeting to discuss the city transient merchant licensing and regulations. The city will explain potential ordinance changes

  • Des Moines Fatality Fire Victim Identified
  • November 01, 2017
  • The victim, Osman Suljic, age 68 (11/23/1949) was found in his 3rd floor apartment where the fire had started. Mr. Suljic was treated at transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead.