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City Council Meeting- May 7th 
The City Council Meeting is on May 7th at 6:00 p.m. in council chambers at 1133 66th Street. Click  here to view the agenda. 
Summer Hours Starting June 1
City offices will implement summer hours starting on June 1, 2018- August 31, 2018. City offices will close at 3:00 p.m on Fridays. 
63rd Street Sidewalk Construction
The Contractor will be removing driveways the week of May 7th on 63rd Street between Colby Avenue and 1400 63rd Street.  Once the driveways are out, they will begin pouring concrete.  Those residents will need to have any vehicles removed prior to 8 a.m.  Those affected residents have been notified, please see those notices for more information.  They will continue restoration in those areas that sidewalk is now in place.

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 .

For weekly updates, please visit http://www.windsorheights.org/205/Sidewalk-Improvement-Project.
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
Due to the weather, Allison Avenue and 66th Street paving has been postponed until Monday, May 7th.  The street will be closed to traffic.  Access to your driveway will not be allowed during paving operations.  Please leave your home by 7:30 a.m. or make other parking arrangements.  The street will be opened at the end of the day.  A tack coat will be placed prior to the asphalt course.  Tack is very sticky and slick substance, DO NOT drive through the tack coat as it will stick to your car.
 
Northwest Drive work has been postponed.  Once the contractor determines their schedule, they will deliver notices to those affected residents. For weekly updates, please visit http://www.windsorheights.org/410/2018-Street-Rehabilitation-Project.
Annual Pancake Breakfast-  May 5th 
Tomorrow! Come join us for the annual pancake breakfast starting 8 a.m.!  
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 mdenkinger@windsorheights.org or call  515-645-6821. Application forms can be found at www.windsorheights.org


Windsor Heights Foundation- Night in the Heights
The Windsor Heights Foundation has a long history of bringing many people together at Colby Park to enjoy a Tuesday night summer concert.   The Windsor Heights Foundation is a private, community foundation that invests your generous contributions in projects and activities that enhance the quality of life in Windsor Heights. The volunteer leadership of the Windsor Heights Foundation is dedicated to ensuring these investments provide the most impact. We are testing new ideas for the Tuesday night summer concert series to create an even more festive atmosphere for even more members of our community.  

This year, Nights in the Heights will expand the free Tuesday night concerts to 90 minutes, offer additional food trucks, beverage options and adding local high school band performances beginning at 6:00 p.m. so you can picnic prior to the featured concert at 7:00 p.m. Please note special times for the July 3 rd holiday featured event.

The bands booked for Nights in the Heights concerts represent a mix of rock, country, pop, grass roots, and Latin. Mark your calendars today for these great concerts:

June 26 - Freestyle
July 3 - Abby Normal 6:00 - 9:30 p.m. followed by City of  Windsor Heights-sponsored Fireworks
July 10 - Jason Walsmith
July 17 - Tony Valdez
July 24 - Randy Burk and the Prisoners
July 31 - Brother Trucker