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  • City Council Work Session

    Oct 22, 7:30 AM

  • City Council Meeting

    Oct 22, 4:30 PM

  • Park and Recreation Board Meeting

    Oct 23, 5:00 PM

  • Plan and Zoning Commission

    Nov 01, 6:00 PM

  • City Council Meeting

    Nov 05, 4:30 PM

  • World Food & Music Festival

    Culinary culture from around the world - September 14-16

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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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  • 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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  • Flood Control Operations 10-16-18
  • October 16, 2018
  • The following is a summary of the current Raccoon River and Des Moines River levels along with associated road and trail closures:

  • Flood Control Operations 10-15-18
  • October 15, 2018
  • The following is a summary of the current Raccoon River and Des Moines River levels along with associated road and trail closures:

  • Flood Control Operations 10-10-18 at 1:00 p.m.
  • October 10, 2018
  • The following is a summary of the current Raccoon River and Des Moines River levels along with associated road and trial closures:

  • Celebrate Fire Prevention Week with Des Moines Fire
  • October 08, 2018
  • The Des Moines Fire Department (DMFD) will host an open house with face painting, clowns, fire safety interactive displays, a fire safety house, fire equipment displays, fire safety movies and fire extinguisher training. 

  • Five Finalists Announced for Des Moines Community Development Director
  • October 04, 2018
  • The Des Moines city manager has narrowed the field of applicants for community development director to five candidates. These finalists will participate in a series of on-site events Thursday, Oct. 11 and Friday, Oct. 12. The candidates will tour the city then attend a public reception from 5 - 7 p.m. at the Bright Grandview Golf Course, 2401 East 29th Street.