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63rd Street Sidewalk Construction
The Contractor will finish pouring concrete and begin restoration work the week of April 30 th  on 63 rd  Street between Sunset Terrace and Colby Avenue.  They will begin working on the segment south of Colby Avenue later in the week.

They will also begin pouring driveways and sidewalk once grading is complete.  Restoration will begin on the segment where concrete has been placed. 
The weather the coming week will determine how much gets completed.

Residents will need to remove all vehicles out of their driveways and garages. when work starts on their segment. They will be working one segment/block at a time. They anticipate it will take approximately 1-2 weeks per block/segment

Notices will be given prior to driveway removal for those residents. Residents on 63rd Street will have received a construction newsletter on the project. Lane closures on 63 rd Street will occur during the  construction of the sidewalk. You can expect lane closures during the times of 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. on 63 rd Street .

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Sanitary Sewer Repair- Marilyn Dr
City staff became aware of exposed sanitary sewer along Walnut Creek that were at risk of collapsing and spilling raw sewage into Walnut Creek. Staff has worked with the Urbandale - Windsor Heights Sanitary District to on the emergency repair. The repair is starting this week and will take approximately 2 weeks to complete.
One lane of Marilyn Drive will remain closed until the project has been completed.
Street Rehabilitation Project- HMA Overlay
The Contractor will begin work the week of April 30th.
  •  Northwest Drive and 64th Street between 69th Street and  Allison  Avenue
  •  Allison Avenue between 66th Street and 64th Street
  •  66th Street between Lincoln Avenue and south end of road
Those residents living in the work area received notices from the contractor.  They will begin by milling the streets  and then place the new asphalt.  The streets will be closed during paving operations.  Cars will need to be removed from their home by 7:30 a.m. on starting April 30th; each day that week.  The streets will be opened at the end of each day.  These times are weather dependent. 
Save the Date! Annual Pancake Breakfast
May 5th 

Save the Date! Windsor Heights Police Dept. Annual Blood Drive-May 16th 
Signup to Save Lives and get a FREE 1 Day Pass to any Greater Des Moines YMCA.  The community blood supply is critically low. There's no substitute for human blood and it can't be created in a lab. The only way our local hospital partners get blood to their patients is when generous LifeServers take an hour to roll up your sleeve and give a lifesaving gift!
Please take an hour to make sure local hospital patients get the blood they need to survive!

When and Where:

05/16/2018 (02:30 pm - 06:00 pm)
Bloodmobile- Stay tuned for the location! Watch our social media pages for information.
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Sign up for Windsor Heights Summer Camp
Windsor Heights is bringing Summer Camp to Colby Park. The week will be packed with a variety of games including; Minute to Win-it and Survivor challenges, relay races and obstacle courses, water balloons launches and scavenger hunts! Summer camp is designed for 6-12 year olds and will consistently encourage teamwork, sportsmanship and most importantly FUN! For more information about how to sign up, email or call
515-645-6821. Application forms can be found at

City Sounds Piano Information 
Help bring t he public piano back to Windsor Heights! Your donation of any size will help bring the public piano back to the corner of 66th and University. You can donate online here  ( ) or mail you contribution to City Sounds, 857 17th Street, Des Moines IA 50314. City Sounds is a 501c3 so your contribution is tax deductible. Donors at the $250+ level will be acknowledged on the piano's sign. For more information, contact Kathryn at