Posted on: August 9, 2017

Increased Traffic Enforcement During Iowa State Fair

Pleasant Hill Police Officers will increase traffic enforcement during the Iowa State Fair, August 10-20, 2017. To keep yourself safe, please take the time to buckle up, slow down, and drive defensively in your travels.

The area of increased enforcement wi...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: August 2, 2017

Park and Ride to Iowa State Fair from Pleasant Hill

DART

The City of Pleasant Hill, Southeast Polk Community School District, Iowa State Fair and DART have partnered together to offer a safe and convenient way to attend the Fair.

The Iowa State Fair will be held August 10-20, 2017 and the City of Pleasant Hill e...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: June 28, 2017

Texting and Driving After July 1 Could Cost You

Smart phone

On Saturday, July 1, 2017, the texting and driving law (Senate File 234) will go into effect. The Pleasant Hill Police Department advises drivers to put down their electronic communication device to avoid distractions.

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: June 23, 2017

Safety tips and usage of fireworks in Pleasant Hill

Fireworks

Pleasant Hill fireworks terms and usage The City of Pleasant Hill will soon allow the use of fireworks on limited days following the State Legislation that went into effect June 1. If these are used outside the designated dates and times listed b...

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Posted on: June 20, 2017

Pleasant Hill Receives $100,000 Prairie Meadows Legacy Grant for Hickory Glen Park

Hickory Glen Park

The Prairie Meadows Grant Advisory Committee and the Prairie Meadows Board of Directors have approved a Legacy Grant to the City of Pleasant Hill in the amount of $100,000 for the development of Hickory Glen Park.“We as a community are truly grateful for ...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: May 22, 2017

City Launches New Registration Software Program

Program Registration

The City of Pleasant Hill has launched a new online registration module to make it easier and for residents and City staff to register for Parks & Recreation programs and reserve a park shelter. SportsMan SQL is user-friendly software program that pro...

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Posted on: May 9, 2017

Grass clippings and height

Grass Clippings

The City of Pleasant Hill would like to remind all citizens that it is unlawful to dispose of or blow grass clippings onto the street or sidewalk. Blowing grass into the street clogs the city's storm sewer and can cause costly cleanup to the city as well ...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: May 5, 2017

Fire hydrant replacements within the City

Fire Hydrant

Fire hydrants are one of the most important tools firefighters utilize during fire fighting operations. It is imperative hydrants are well maintained to ensure they operate as planned during an emergency.In the City of Pleasant Hill, Des Moines Water Work...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: April 28, 2017

Fire Department brings changes that benefit the community

Pleasant Hill Fire Department

In February 2014, Tom Solberg became Pleasant Hill’s first full-time Fire Chief. When he first came on board, the department only worked with volunteers. Through his leadership, the department has undergone significant changes, which certainly b...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: March 20, 2017

Compost It! season has begun

yard waste collection

The 2017 Metro Waste Authority Compost it! season has begun in Pleasant Hill and will continue every Wednesday through November 29. Yard waste includes materials such as grass clippings, leaves, brush and garden waste. If you are using the program for the...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: March 1, 2017

City Council Approves Fiscal Year 2018 Budget

2018 Adopted budget infographic

Last night, the Pleasant Hill City Council unanimously approved the City’s FY 2018 budget, totaling $45.1 million. The budget is a reflection of the Pleasant Hill Mayor and City Council’s priorities set forth and serve as a policy-making tool for the comm...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: February 6, 2017

Register for a Parks & Recreation Program

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Each month Pleasant Hill Parks and Recreation offers classes, programs, and activities that are meant to provide socialization and fun for all ages. These are held at the library, park shelters and Doanes Park Youth Center. Click here to view a list of th...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: February 23, 2017

Animal protection and control in Pleasant Hill

Animal protection and control in Pleasant Hill

As a pet owner in Pleasant Hill, being aware of the city’s animal protection and control ordinance is crucial for keeping both you and your pet safe. Check out these answers to the most frequently asked questions.What is the ordinance for animal control a...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: January 24, 2017

Licensing your pet in Pleasant Hill

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All cats and dogs six months or older that reside within the City of Pleasant Hill are required to be licensed. This includes pets that are kept indoors at all times.  License terms are January 1 to December 31 of each year.

Required Information:

  • P...
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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Pleasant Hill Marks Largest Construction Year in a Decade with $33.4 Million in New Permits

Largest construction year in a decade

As the City of Pleasant Hill’s development momentum continues, the community experienced another year of steady growth in residential, industrial and commercial projects.  The Community Development Department reports an estimated total of $33.4 m...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: November 21, 2016

Body Cameras Will Increase Transparency for the Police Department

Photo of Body Camera for Pleasant Hill Police Department

The Pleasant Hill Police Department has joined the growing list of law enforcement agencies by outfitting officers with WatchGuard body cameras. The new body cameras will increase police transparency and accountability for citizens within our community.“T...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal Options

Hazardous Waste

Knowing how to dispose of hazardous waste is important to prevent hazards to human and environmental health.

Products that say "flammable" or "keep out of reach of children" as well as some other products, are considered hazardous and s...

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City of Pleasant Hill
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Pleasant Hill Police Department Offers Burglary Prevention Tips

burglary safety tips

Over the past few days, Pleasant Hill and other surrounding communities have experienced a rash of car burglaries during the overnight hours. Burglars see unlocked vehicles and homes as a target opportunity – don’t let it be you! &...

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