City News Bulletin
70th Street Patching Project in progress
The Contractor will be applying pavement markings on 70th Street between Colby Avenue and Hickman Road the week of October 29th. Please follow traffic control signs to provide a safe work environment.  All work is weather dependent.
Sidewalk Project Update
The Contractor will be seeding and completing punch list items on 63rd Street, 64th Street and Del Matro Avenue this weekend and the week of October 29th.  All work is weather dependent.
Sunset Terrace Updates
The Contractor will be completing punch list items on Sunset Terrace the week of October 29th.  All work is weather dependent.
HMA Project Updates
The Contractor will be completing punch list items for the overlay project week of October 29th.  All work is weather dependent.
Flood Mitigation Planning
Bolton & Menk will present a memorandum to City Council at the November 19 th regular City Council meeting providing an update on the current FY 14-19 Hazard Mitigation Plan and recommended improvements for Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) planning.
Save the date! City News Hour November 12th- University Avenue Redesign
The City would like to invite the public to an input and informational meeting to be held on Monday, November 12, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. at the Community Event Center. City Engineers from Bolton & Menk will provide displays,showing the layout of the proposed roadway and streetscape elements including street lighting, way-finding signage, monumentation and corridor entrance signage.This is the time for residents to come and ask questions about the project. More details about the meeting will follow in upcoming newsletters.
Calling all Windsor Heights Veterans!
Save the date: November 9, 2018 | 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Please join us for a complimentary luncheon honoring our Windsor Heights
Veterans and their families on November 9th from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The City of Windsor Heights is privileged to announce our Guest Speaker will be Brigadier General Shawn Ford. He is the Deputy Adjutant General, Iowa National Guard and ensures mission readiness for over 1800 personnel. We are honored to have him join our celebration and we encourage our Veterans to RSVP at your earliest convenience. Please call Michele to confirm your reservation: 515-645-6821 or
Drug Take-Back Day October 27th
The Windsor Heights Police Department is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 27, 2018 from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. The event will be hosted at the Windsor Heights Police Department, 1133 66th Street. Residents may drop off unused, expired or unwanted medications, in both pill and liquid form, for safe disposal. This includes over-the-counter as well as prescription drugs.Visit our website to see what is accepted at the drop-off. 
Beggar's Night October 30th
Beggar's Night is October 30th from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. The Windsor Heights Fire Department will be handing out glow sticks around the City.
Here are some safety tips from the fire department: 
* All Children should be accompanied by a responsible adult
* Costumes should not hinder the vision of the child
* Avoid homemade treats
* Parents inspect your children's candy
* Only Trick or Treat well-lit homes
* Adults and children should carry flashlights
Hydrant Flushing
Des Moines Water Works crews will began the process of inspecting and flushing all fire hydrants they maintain in Windsor Heights in the upcoming weeks.
This is done each year to maintain high-quality drinking water and removing buildup in hydrants and water mains.

During hydrant flushing, residents may notice temporary water discoloration and low pressure, neither of which are harmful, and can be flushed out by running cold water through the faucet. Any concerns please contact Des Moines Water Works at 515-283-8700.
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