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  1. Spruce, Fir, Pine trees

    City of Pleasant Hill, Pleasant Hill Lions Club to Observe Arbor Day by Educating Students

    In celebration of Arbor Day, the City and the Pleasant Hill Lions Club will be visiting fourth-graders at Pleasant Hill Elementary and Southeast Polk Four Mile Elementary Schools; educating students on the importance of trees and how to care for them. Read more
  2. Ruling

    Supreme Court of Iowa Delivers Ruling Regarding Tax Increment Financing and Economic Development

    Today, the Supreme Court of Iowa issued a ruling on the case brought forward by the Concerned Citizens of SEP School District and SEP Community School District Board of Education regarding the use of Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for urban renewal areas. Read more
  3. Keep grass clippings in your yard

    Keep grass clippings in your yard when mowing

    Leaving grass clippings and other debris in the street during yard maintenance is hard on the storm sewer system, looks bad, and is a municipal code violation. Read more
  4. Sign up to receive City eNewsletters

    SIGN UP TODAY: eNewsletter Looks At Top Things Happening in Pleasant Hill

    The City of Pleasant Hill’s eNewsletter can be emailed right to your inbox. It offers a quick look at the top things happening right now in Pleasant Hill. It's a short, informative read with links for more detailed information. Read more and subscribe
  5. New City of Pleasant Hill website

    City of Pleasant Hill Unveils Redesigned Website with Improved Mobile Access

    Today, the City of Pleasant Hill unveiled their new website design. The new look is optimized to be more visual, mobile friendly, and easier to use. Read more
  6. Plant Some Shade Tree program

    Plant Some Shade® order forms now available for MidAmerican Energy residential customers

    Plant Some Shade® is a residential tree-planting program funded through MidAmerican Energy Company. Pleasant Hill residents can purchase two trees for $30 each. Pre-order is limited to 2 trees per household. Online tree orders and payments are required. Read more
  7. Israel

    Mayor Kurovski to Participate in International Exchange to Israel and Palestinian Territories

    Mayor Sara Kurovski of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, will participate in a 10-day political exchange program to Israel and the Palestinian Territories as a delegate on a trip organized by the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL). Read more
  8. Compost It!

    Yard Waste Collection Starts March 30 in Pleasant Hill

    Get rid of yard waste right from the curb through Metro Waste Authority's Compost It! program. Yard waste collection happens weekly on your regular garbage day starting March 30 through November 30, 2016. Read more
  9. Application for City of Pleasant Hill Board or Commission

    Get involved! Have a voice in city government! Apply to be on a City Board or Commission!

    Serving on a City of Pleasant Hill board or commission is one way community members can volunteer and get involved in city government. If interested in serving on a board or commission, please complete an application form and return it to City Hall. Read more
  10. Oakwood Drive Overlay Construction Project to

    OAKWOOD DRIVE OVERLAY: Construction to begin March 14

    A full depth patching along Oakwood Drive will begin the week of March 14. This project will include cement concrete (PCC) patching, milling, and asphalt overlay from Scott Avenue to Pleasant Hill Boulevard. Read more
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    City of Pleasant Hill Promotes a Healthy Lifestyle Change by Making Parks and Trails Tobacco-free

    On February 23rd, Pleasant Hill City Council unanimously voted in favor of the health of Pleasant Hill citizens by making all city parks & trails tobacco free. Under this new policy, no person is allowed to use any form of tobacco in city parks or trails. Read more
  12. Complete Streets

    New Complete Streets policy commits to designing streets for all users

    The City of Pleasant Hill is proud to announce the adoption of a Complete Streets Policy to support roadway design that accommodates all transportation modes and users. Read more
  13. Spring newsletter in Pleasant Hill Living

    Look for the Spring 2016 newsletter in Pleasant Hill Living magazine

    The expanded pages provide you information on on upcoming news, programs and activities happening in Pleasant Hill. Be sure to mark your calendars with these upcoming events! Read more
  14. Brandon Killam's promotion to Sergeant

    Pleasant Hill Officer Killam Promoted to Sergeant

    The Pleasant Hill Police Department’s newest supervisor, Brandon Killam will move up the ranks to receive his Sergeant badge during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Read on...
  15. FY2017 Budget Infographic

    City Council Approves FY 2017 Budget

    The Pleasant Hill City Council unanimously approved the City’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget totaling $28.5 million. The budget as adopted, maintains for the seventh consecutive year a property tax rate of $11.65 per $1,000 valuation. Read more
  16. Streetlight Outage

    How to Report a Streetlight Issue

    The streetlights within the City of Pleasant Hill are owned and maintained by MidAmerican Energy. Streetlight outages may be reported directly to MidAmerican Energy using their online Street Light Request Form or by calling MidAmerican at 1-888-427-5632.
  17. Rainbarrel

    Residents Eligible for up to $75 Reimbursement to Install a Rain Barrel

    A new rain barrel cost-share program will provide Pleasant Hill residents financial assistance to install a rain barrel, which is a stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP) designed to improved water quality and reduce stormwater runoff. Read more about reimbursement program
  18. Water tower

    Pleasant Hill Reports Highest Number of Construction Projects since 2008

    The City of Pleasant Hill’s Community Development Department has reported an estimated total of $28.8 million in new property valuation added to the City, the highest it’s been since 2012. Read more
  19. 1000 Books before Kindergarten

    Pleasant Hill Public Library introduces 1,000 Books before Kindergarten Challenge

    The Pleasant Hill Public Library introduces a fun and exciting reading program for children ages 0-5 years – 1,000 Books before Kindergarten! Read more
  20. Ride DART

    Training to learn how to ride DART

    Are you looking to learn how to ride the DART bus? DART staff is providing small group training to help individuals learn to ride the bus in Greater Des Moines. Read more
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