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  • Park and Recreation Board Meeting

    Feb 28, 5:00 PM

  • Plan & Zoning Commission Meeting

    Mar 02, 6:00 PM

  • City Council Meeting

    Mar 06, 4:30 PM

  • Greater Des Moines Sister Cities Commission Meeting

    Mar 14, 5:00 PM

  • Access Advisory Board meeting

    Mar 15, 12:00 PM

Due to renovations some offices have moved, please check the City Hall Move page for more information.
  • Tiny Trees

    A new way to invest in the future by building our tree canopy. Trees produce oxygen, lower heating and A/C bills, raise property values, and create safe spaces. Order your Tiny Trees today!

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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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  • MEDIA ADVISORY: Speak Up Des Moines - Customer Service
  • February 21, 2017
  • Public invited to share thoughts and ideas on City's customer service efforts.

  • McCauley's Family Shares Gratitude
  • February 16, 2017
  • The McCauley family would like to thank the Firefighters and Police of Des Moines for their service. We appreciate the outpouring of support and respect shown to Douglas McCauley.

  • REMOVAL OF CEMETERY DECORATIONS BEGINS MARCH 1
  • February 16, 2017
  • – On March 1, 2017, weather permitting, Des Moines Parks and Recreation staff will begin removing memorial decorations placed on gravesites in municipal cemeteries. Visitors who have decorated gravesites with materials they would like to keep must remove them by no later than Tuesday, February 28, from the following locations:

  • DES MOINES PARKS AND RECREATION HOSTING JOB FAIR EVENTS TO FILL SEASONAL POSITIONS
  • February 15, 2017
  • Des Moines Parks and Recreation is one of the largest seasonal employers in the area, with nearly 300 positions currently available. Our team will be holding two job fairs and begin recruiting for the following positions:

  • Details of Services for Fallen DMFD Engineer Douglas McCauley
  • February 12, 2017
  • Details about Services for Fallen DMFD Engineer Douglas McCauley