City of Pleasant Hill Weekly

News for you from the City of Pleasant Hill

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Redesigned website offers improved mobile access

Redesigned City website offers improved mobile access 

The new City website has many new features; including graphical icons, easy to use mega menu viewing, and quick and easy social sharing icons. In today's environment, having a responsive design is important because at nearly everyone's finger tips is a Smartphone or tablet device. A responsive content management system (CMS) allows content to be displayed properly on both mobile devices and desktop computers. Read more

Spring Cleanup Day - Saturday, April 23

Spring Cleanup Day - April 23

Citywide spring cleanup for Pleasant Hill will be held on Saturday, April 23, 2016.

This is a great opportunity to get rid of unwanted furniture and other similar items by putting them on your curb. Read more

Reserve a Park Shelter for your next gathering

Reserve a park shelter for your next gathering

Pleasant Hill Parks & Recreation invites you to use one of our shelters for your next outing this spring and summer. Our shelters are great for hosting family gatherings, reunions, or birthday parties. Cost is $35 per rental. Call 515-262-9368 to make a reservation. Read more on our rental facilities.

Only a few more weeks of free tax assistance

Only a few more weeks of free tax assistance

The AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is available at the Pleasant Hill Public Library on Tuesday’s from 10 am – 2 pm; on a first come, first serve basis through April 12. AARP Foundation Tax-Aide volunteers are trained to understand individual federal tax issues. Please be sure you have all necessary documents before coming to visit with a tax-aide representative. If a joint return is to be prepared, BOTH taxpayers should be present. Read more

Provide Input at Water Trails & Greenways Planning Workshops

Provide Input at Water Trails & Greenways Planning Workshops

Water trails are today where bike trails were 20 years ago – a great idea with great potential, if we get enough of the right people in the same direction. We encourage you to attend a planning workshop and provide your input. It does matter and we hope to see you there. Read more

Apply to be on a Board or Commission

Serving on a board or commission is one way members of the community can volunteer and get involved in their city government. Their activities help shape and influence public policy, but some also hear appeals, provide expertise, advocate, receive public concerns, or establish, review, and enforce policies and regulations. Appointments to Pleasant Hill city boards and commissions are made by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council.
There will be vacancies on the following city boards and commission, beginning July 1, 2016. Applications will be accepted through May 30, 2016.

To indicate your interest in serving on a board or commission please complete an application form and return it to City Hall at 5160 Maple Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA 50327.

Upcoming calendar activities and events

Be sure to mark your calendars for these upcoming events and check out the community calendar on our website for more information.

  • Regular City Council Meeting: Apr. 12, 26 and May 10, 24 at 6:30 pm, City Council Chambers
  • Toddler Time at the Library: Wednesday’s at 10 am
  • Preschool Story Time at the Library: Wednesday’s and Thursday’s at 10:30 am
  • Book Discussion at the Library: 4th Monday of each month at 7 pm
  • Movies and Popcorn at the Library: Apr. 21 and May 19 at 6 pm
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens at the Library: Saturday, Apr. 9, Movie will be shown at 10:30 am and 2:30 pm.
  • Springtime Hill Climb: Saturday, Apr. 16
  • Earth Day Trash Bash: Friday, Apr. 22
  • Spring Clean-Up Day: Saturday, April 23
  • Bike Month: Celebrated during two Chill on the Hill events, Friday, May 20 and 27, Copper Creek Lake Park, Free entry for registered Bike Month riders.
  • Chill on the Hill: Friday, May 20 and 27 at 6 pm, Copper Creek Lake Park
  • Youth Fishing Derby: Saturday, June 4, Copper Creek Lake Park
  • Copper Creek Triathlon: Sunday, June 26, Copper Creek Lake Park
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