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Meetings
  • City Council Work Session

    Aug 20, 7:30 AM

  • City Council Meeting

    Aug 20, 4:30 PM

  • Park and Recreation Board Meeting

    Aug 28, 5:00 PM

  • Plan and Zoning Commission

    Sep 06, 6:00 PM

  • City Council Meeting

    Sep 10, 4:30 PM

Activities
  • 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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  • Locust Street Bridge Closure Begins Monday, August 20
  • August 10, 2018
  • The City of Des Moines will begin the Locust Street Bridge replacement construction at 9 a.m. Monday, August 20. Due to the construction, Locust Street between 2nd Avenue and Robert D. Ray Drive is expected to close to all traffic. Detour signage will be provided to direct traffic to the new Grand Avenue Bridge, ...

  • Get Ready to “Bike Back to School” on August 4
  • July 30, 2018
  • Children eligible for free and reduced lunch can receive a free bike Saturday, August 4 at the 2nd Annual "Bike Back to School" event to be held from 9 - 11 a.m. at the Des Moines Police Station.