Posted on: October 13, 2017

Pleasant Hill Sees Massive Growth in September with $12.1 Million in New Permits

Pleasant Hill Skyline

The City of Pleasant Hill continues to experience significant growth after an influx in building permits during the month of September. In 2016, the City recorded the largest construction year in a decade with $33.4 million in new permits. In one month, t...

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Posted on: October 11, 2017

Pleasant Hill Receives Wellmark Foundation Small MATCH Grant

Hickory Glen Park

The City of Pleasant Hill has been awarded $25,000 from The Wellmark Foundation’s Small Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grant program for the development of Hickory Glen Park.

The Wellmark Foundation’s Small MATCH Grant Prog...

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Posted on: September 27, 2017

City of Pleasant Hill Hires Chris Widmer as Associate Planner/Storm Water Coordinator

Chris Widmer

The City of Pleasant Hill is pleased to announce the recent hire of Chris Widmer as Associate Planner/Storm Water Coordinator.  

As the City’s Associate Planner/Storm Water Coordinator, Widmer is responsible for reviewing development pla...

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Posted on: October 4, 2017

City of Pleasant Hill Names Madeline Sturms Community Development Director

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The City of Pleasant Hill is pleased to announce Madeline Sturms has been appointed as Community Development Director. 

In this role, Sturms will direct and participate in the preparation of the city’s comprehensive development plans and...

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Posted on: September 28, 2017

Beggars' Night Safety Tips

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Tips to encourage fun and limit the mischief:

  • Use a reflective band or tape on the costume so the child is easily seen.
  • Keep costumes short enough that kids won't trip on them.
  • Use treat bags with handles so kids can keep their arms free.
  • Use flashlights to l...
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Posted on: September 26, 2017

Recreational Burning Regulations

The City of Pleasant Hill functions under the 2003 International Fire Code, the State of Iowa Administrative Code and the City of Pleasant Hill Code of Ordinances.

Outlined in these codes are the following:

  • Fires contained within approved containers shall b...
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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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Posted on: September 14, 2017

Pleasant Hill Maintains Fire Protection Rating

Pleasant Hill Fire Department

On August 25, 2017 the Pleasant Hill Fire Department received the latest Public Protection Classification (PPC) rating from the Insurance Service Office, Inc. (ISO). Prior to today’s announcement, the City earned its most recent ISO rating in 20...

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Posted on: September 13, 2017

Pleasant Hill Police Officers Recognized for Gallantry in the Line of Duty

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Pleasant Hill Police Chief, Al Pizzano presented the Medal of Valor, the department’s second highest award, to Officer Randall Rice on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Pleasant Hill City Council Meeting. Additionally, he presented the departme...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Pleasant Hill Police Add K-9 to Patrol

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The Pleasant Hill Police Department has increased in size, adding a K-9 named “Rook” to the force. Rook and his handler, Officer Jason Burke, have begun their patrol together of the Pleasant Hill community.  Rook is a two year...

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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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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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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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