City of Pleasant Hill Weekly

News for you from the City of Pleasant Hill

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Plan to attend Pleasant Hill on Wheels Tuesday, June 28 from 10-11:30 am

Plan to attend Pleasant Hill on Wheels Tuesday from June 28, 
10-11:30 am

Bring your kids to Pleasant Hill on Wheels on Tuesday, June 28th! This event is fun for kids of all ages and provides an opportunity to climb in a snowplow, backhoe, dump truck, tool-cat, police car and fire truck.

Event is held in the parking lot west of the Pleasant Hill Public Library and is hosted by Pleasant Hill Public Library, Fire Department, Police Department, Public Works, and Parks & Recreation. Read more    

Chief Pizzano honored during Annual NYPD Medal Day ceremony

Chief Pizzano honored during annual NYPD Medal Day ceremony

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton honored 53 members of the New York City Police Department; including Pleasant Hill Police Chief Al Pizzano, retired NYPD Captain of the Emergency Service Unit at the annual NYPD Medal Day ceremony.
Chief Pizzano received the Police Combat Cross, NYPD’s second highest award. This medal is granted to members who have successfully and intelligently performed an act of extraordinary heroism while being engaged in combat with an armed adversary under circumstances of imminent personal hazard to life. Read more

Road closures during Copper Creek Triathlon Sunday, June 26th

Road closures for Copper Creek Triathlon Sunday, June 26th 

The 2016 Copper Creek Triathlon will take place Sunday, June 26th, at Copper Creek Lake Park in Pleasant Hill, and temporary road closures will be necessary. Barricades and signage will be set throughout the route to further help and navigate people on race day. Read more

Road closures include:

  • 1200 block of Copper Creek Drive to 5200 block of Copper Creek Drive (just north of Windsor Circle/Copper Creek Drive intersection)
  • Little Fourmile Creek Drive (Transition area near Copper Creek Lake) to 1200 block of North Pleasant Hill Blvd.
  • 1200 block of North Pleasant Hill Blvd. to 1700 block of South Pleasant Hill Blvd. 
  • Vandalia Road to SE 32nd Avenue
Gold can still be found in City parks

Gold can still be found in one of our City parks

A gold hunt has been issued for lost gold at one of our city parks including; Doanes, Dar Mar, Oak Hill, Sunrise, Copper Creek Lake, and Sunset Parks, 

The clue this week is, was once the sight of a rather large rock, but I have no place to put a rock.  

The park where the yellow and golden nuggets are hidden still contains three yellow nuggets and one golden nugget.

If you find one of these nuggets, bring it to City Hall to claim your prize. Clues will be posted on our website, facebook and at City hall each week.  Read more

Have you received your new Curb It! recycling calendar?

Did you receive your new Curt It! recycling calendar last week? 

Last week, the new Curb It! calendar stickers were mailed to customers.

In the same envelope, was a sticker outlining what is accepted and not accepted in your recycling cart. We recommend you apply it to the lid of your cart for ongoing reference. A successful and sustainable recycling program is dependent on people recycling the right items. Read more

City of Pleasant Hill is Hiring

City of Pleasant Hill is Hiring 

The City of Pleasant Hill is seeking a full-time laborer/equipment operator in the Public Works Department. The deadline to apply for this position is Friday, June 24th. To learn more about this employment opportunities, visit today!

Copper Creek Lake is one of five family-friendly fishing spots

Copper Creek Lake is one of five family-friendly fishing spots

Copper Creek Lake is entirely accessible from shore and visitors can carry-in canoes and kayaks. We are fortunate to have Copper Creek Lake as one of the top five family-friendly fishing spots; according to Travel Iowa. Amenities include a playground, shelter, woodland nature trail and open green space. Read more

Attend the last Chill on the Hill event at Copper Creek Lake Park on Friday, June 24

Attend the last Chill on the Hill event at Copper Creek Lake Park on Friday, June 24th

On Friday June 24th, GIMIKK will be playing at our last Chill on the Hill event. This is an opportunity to enjoy live music from 6 to 9 pm at Copper Creek Lake Park. Admission is $8 (includes two beverage tickets).

Attendees must be age 21 or older to attend. No pets, outside food or beverages will be allowed. Seating is limited, so bring lawn chairs or blankets. Read more

Upcoming calendar meetings, 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.


  • Board of Adjustment: 1st Thursday of each month (as needed), 5:30 pm, City Council Chambers
  • Cemetery Committee: 2nd Wednesday of each month (as needed), 10 am, City Hall conference room
  • City Council: 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, 6:30 pm, City Council Chambers
  • Library Board: 4th Thursday of each month, 5 pm, Library 
  • Parks & Recreation Commission: 2nd Thursday of each month, 6 pm, City Council Chambers
  • Planning & Zoning Commission: 1st Monday of each month, 5:30 pm, City Council Chambers. In July, the meeting will be on July 11th, due to the July 4th Holiday
  • Toddler Time: Wednesday’s, 10 am, Library
  • Preschool Story Time: Wednesday’s and Thursday’s,10:30 am, Library
  • Book Discussion: 4th Monday of each month, 7 pm, Library
  • Movies and Popcorn: Thursday, July 21, 6 pm, Library
  • Tuesday's in the Park: Tuesday, June 28; July 5, 12, 19 and 26, 10 am, The library is hosting free events at Doanes Park Youth Center.
  • Creative Kid's Craft: Wednesday, June 22, 29; July 6, 13, 20, and 27, 4 pm, Kids can enjoy a variety of crafts at no cost. Must be able to work independently. 
  • Chill on the Hill: Friday, June 24 at 6 pm, Copper Creek Lake Park
  • Copper Creek Triathlon: Sunday, June 26, Copper Creek Lake Park
  • Pleasant Hill on Wheels: Tuesday, June 28, Parking lot west of the Library, 10-11:30 am
  • Family Fun Fest: Saturday, July 30, Copper Creek Lake Park, Activities begin at 4:30 pm, Finding Nemo movie begins at dusk, with fireworks to conclude the evening. 
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