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BACK TO SCHOOL TRAFFIC SAFETY TIPS

8/22/2019 -  The City of Bondurant encourages all to be cautious as students return to class on August 26th.

ROAD CLOSURE DUE TO THE 2ND STREET CULVERT REPLACEMENT

8/16/2019 -  A portion of 2nd St NW that crosses Mud Creek will close Tuesday, July 23, 2019, to all through traffic. Find updates here.

NOTICE OF ELECTION - NOVEMBER 5, 2019

8/12/2019 -  The City of Bondurant will hold a City Election on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Three City Council seats will appear on the ballot.

FALL CLEAN UP

8/8/2019 -  Curbside pick up and Yard Waste drop site November 2. Read more details here...

PLANNING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR POSITION

8/6/2019 -  The City of Bondurant, Iowa is accepting resumes until 4:30 p.m. on September 3rd, 2019 for the position of Planning and Community Development Director. Salary range from $64,000 to $72,000.

UTILITY BILL DATE CHANGES

7/31/2019 -  For the last several years The City of Bondurant has billed approximately six to eight weeks in arrears for utilities (water, sewer and storm). As part of our conversion to a new utilities software program, we need to change this process to shorten the amount of time between when utilities are read and the bill is generated.

2ND STREET NORTH FUNCTIONAL DESIGN STUDY

7/8/2019 -  2nd Street N is the only east-west street spanning the width of the community and is found in the northern portion of Bondurant's corporate limits. The City has seen continual development including educational, residential and commercial uses. This study is the start of identifying the needed improvements to this corridor to improve traffic flow and control access. This was presented by Veenstra & Kimm, Inc. at April 1, 2019, City Council meeting.

IMPROVING STORMWATER FLOW THROUGH THE CITY

5/27/2019 -  Just to make everyone aware of some of the progress the City is making to improve stormwater flow through the city you will start to see some projects begin to take place.

PLAYGROUND SAFETY

5/20/2019 -  Safe playground equipment and adult supervision are extremely important, but it's only half of the equation: Kids must know how to be safe and act responsibly at the playground.

HOLIDAY CEMETERY & GRAVE SITE DECORATIONS

5/20/2019 -  In preparation for the holiday grave site clean-up, please click here for more information.

SEE SOMETHING SAY SOMETHING

5/8/2019 -  Damages were discovered over the weekend (5-3-19 to 5-5-19) at the Bondurant City Park and BRSC concession stands. Toilet paper was lit on fire. Park benches were sprayed with graffiti. Windows were broken. Restrooms were left a mess. Trash slued around the basketball courts. The city public parks are intended for everyone’s use and continued vandalism may result in closing the facilities – See Something Say Something.

5 REASONS TO OBEY THE LEASH LAW (YES, I’M TALKING TO YOU)

5/7/2019 -  55.12 LEASHING. All person owning dogs shall confine the same from running at large. It is the duty of every person owning a dog to: 1. Confinement Required. Confine said dog by good and sufficient means. 2. Control. Cause said dog to be under the control of a person competent to restrain and control the dog, either by leash, cord, chain or other similar restraint of sufficient strength, and not more than six (6) feet in length. 3. Restraint. Properly restrain in a motor vehicle, or house said dog in a veterinary hospital or registered kennel; 4. Obedience. Maintain control by obedience beside or “at heel,” unless the above conditions are also met.

TRAIL SAFETY

5/7/2019 -  It's a beautiful day — the sun is shining, the birds are chirping. What could be more perfect than getting outside? But wait! Before you go, let's find out how to stay safe.

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

4/25/2019 -  Work being done in town. Keep yourself posted here.

SEEKING SCHOOL CROSSING GUARD FOR THE 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR

4/22/2019 -  Serving as a crossing guard for the City of Bondurant can be very rewarding as this position is invaluable to Bondurant youth and the community as a whole.

GARBAGE DISPOSAL HOLIDAY SCHEDULE

4/10/2019 -  For the PLANNERS out there, here is this years Metro Waste Authority Holiday Schedule. If Bondurant is affected, separate notifications will be published.

PEDDLERS, SOLICITORS AND TRANSIENT MERCHANTS

4/10/2019 -  Licensing is required, so ask them to show you a city issued badge. If they do not have a badge and after they exit the premises contact Polk County Sherriff’s office at 515-286-3333.

THE ROLE YOUR ASSESSED VALUE PLAYS IN DETERMINING PROPERTY TAXES

4/2/2019 -  Following is an explanation of how property taxes are determined from the Iowa Department of Revenue.

SIGNAGE REQUIREMENTS

4/1/2019 -  Most signage requires a permit with a few exceptions. Read more here...

A HOMEOWNER’S GUIDE TO STORMWATER MANAGEMENT

3/28/2019 -  We can all play a part in taking an active role in converting our streams, creeks and surrounding green spaces into healthy systems that local residents, along with native fish and wildlife, can use as amenities, sanctuaries and habitats. As a homeowner, your part can be as simple as maintaining your car properly or building a rain garden on your lawn. This guide provides you with the steps and actions you can take to improve stormwater management on your property or in your community.

BE RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR FURRY FRIENDS!

3/18/2019 -  Hello! Just wanted you to be informed about Polk County Animal Control. The City of Bondurant wants to encourage all pet owners to keep track of their furry friends. If a call is made to PCAC and the pet's owner is determined there are fees incurred. When you pick up your pet a fee is collected and once the city is billed for services rendered another billing is sent to the pet owner. This is not ideal, but it's the pet owners responsibility to keep their pet under control. Please keep this in mind for the future.

COMPOST IT! TO DISPOSE OF LAWN CLIPPINGS, TWIGS, AND LEAVES

3/15/2019 -  Metro Waste Authority’s Compost It! program collects yard waste at your curb April 3 – November 27, 2019.

NOW HIRING - BONDURANT EMERGENCY SERVICES (PAID/CALL)

2/11/2019 -  Do you want to help out your community? Do you live in Bondurant city limits? Are you a firefighter (FF1) or an EMT (Iowa or NREMT)?

BONDURANT EMERGENCY SERVICES RECEIVES A SAFER GRANT FROM FEMA.

1/22/2019 -  The SAFER (Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response) Grant was established to provide funding directly to career, combination, and volunteer fire departments. The grant is to help them increase the number of trained front-line firefighters available in their communities.

POTENTIAL RELOCATION OF THE BONDURANT POST OFFICE

12/20/2018 -  Questions and Answers for the community.

E-BILLS: A GREAT WAY TO SAVE MONEY!

11/29/2018 -  Help the city save money due to the overhead cost related to printing, handling, processing, and posting paper bills each month. Any user choosing to receive an e-bill instead of a paper will, will be helping with the overhead cost of handling your monthly bill.

HOW TO PAY YOUR UTILITY BILL?

11/28/2018 -  Have your bill emailed and set-up autopayment today!

SHOW YOUR PRIDE AND MOVE YOUR RIDE

10/12/2018 -  The City of Bondurant doesn’t allow trailers, semi-trailers, tractors, road tractor units, boats, campers, recreational vehicles, motor homes or equipment of any type at any time upon any portion of any street except for such reasonable time as may be necessary to load or unload passengers, freight, or other merchandise. Beware before tickets are issued!

PRAIRIE MEADOWS DONATES $15,000 TO BONDURANT EMERGENCY SERVICES

8/1/2018 -  Prairie Meadows Donates $15,000 to Bondurant Emergency Services Betterment Grant will help fund Rapid Response Ultra High Pressure Unit

THE IOWA INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE GRANT PROGRAM

7/27/2018 -  The grant program provides up to $5,000 for households with incomes up to 200 percent of the federal poverty level or a maximum annual income of $41,560 for a family of three

THE METRO HOME IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM

3/1/2018 -  The assistance is for housing repairs such as siding, roofs, windows, electrical and plumbing, as well as any city code violations up to $12,500.

2018 POLK COUNTY DOG LICENSE

1/1/2018 -  Even though the City of Bondurant doesn't require dog owners to register their pets through the City, we encourage you to obey Polk County's licensing requirement.

LOOK OUT FOR LEAKS!

12/20/2017 -  Dripping faucets and whistling or hissing toilets waste water, even when no one is using them! Toilets often have “silent” leaks too. Here’s a handy way to tell:

PRESCRIPTION DRUG DROP SITE

12/21/2016 -  The City of Bondurant has a drop off box placed in the Bondurant City Hall office. The service will be available at Bondurant M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.