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Posted on: October 22, 2021

Street Repairs

Road Closed update

Koser Avenue and Mahaska Drive will be closed in two locations (marked on the map below) for street panel replacement starting Monday, November 1 (date changed from October 25 due to rain). 

Leaf vacuuming will proceed as scheduled.

The closure is ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Leaf Vacuuming

Red Maple leaf

Due to mechanical issues with new vacuuming equipment, rain, and few fallen leaves, leaf vacuuming has been rescheduled to begin November 1. Weather permitting, the second round of vacuuming will begin November 15.

It may take a few days for the vacuum to ...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

Trick or Treat!

Jack-o'lantern with COVID mask

For a fun and safe Halloween, the City encourages Trick-or-Treat participants to follow public health guidelines, including COVID-appropriate face coverings and distancing.

If you wish to welcome trick-or-treaters, turn on outside front porch lights (that&...

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Posted on: August 11, 2021

Iowa Home Game Days 2021

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Information to help keep game day activities in University Heights safe, neighborhood-friendly, and fan-friendly.

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Posted on: July 29, 2020

University Heights COVID-19 Prevention Initiative

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Because it is critically important to protect residents, visitors, students, and employees in the City of University Heights from the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Mayor Louise From issued the COVID-19 Prevention Initiative Proclamation on July 28, 2020. ...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA)

ARPA Your Input is Needed!

In March 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) established the State and Local Fiscal Recovery Fund to help local governments respond to COVID-19 and its negative economic impacts.  

Johnson County is gathering public input for all entities&am...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Pet Owner Responsibilities

black dog pawprints on green background

Whether you and your dog are walking down a neighborhood sidewalk, playing in a park, or in your own yard, be aware of your responsibilities as a pet owner.

Dogs may be everybody’s best friend, but dog waste is not. Clean up after your dog and properly dis...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

Trees, Shrubs, and Other Plantings

Tree and shrub trimming diagram

Owners of private property are responsible for care and maintenance of trees and shrubs located in the City right-of-way adjoining their property. 

Posted on: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Resources

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Review public health information sources and remain up-to-date on the COVID-19 pandemic. The following links provide current information from our local, county, state, and federal partners.

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Posted on: July 31, 2019

University Heights History

Lee Koser's Golfview Avenue house in 1929, shortly after it was built.

The driving force behind the creation of University Heights was Lee Koser, a realtor who worked with his brother George as the Koser Brothers. 

Lee Koser resided in two houses that he built in University Heights. He lived in the house at 100 Koser...

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