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Posted on: November 22, 2020

Leaf Vacuuming

gold maple lleaf graphic

The November 16 round of leaf vacuuming is complete. 

As usual, the contractor passed by each address one time only. 

If you missed the final round of vacuuming, or have additional leaves, here are some options:

  • Place leaves (and other yard...
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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Iowa Home Game Days

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The City encourages all University Heights residents and guests to cheer on the Hawks in as safe and distanced a manner as possible. 

The following rules and regulations shall be in place and in force during and on all weekends (Friday-Sunday) on ...

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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: April 1, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Resources

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Emergency Management Agency Commission Vice Chair Mayor Louise From and Police Chief Troy Kelsay participate in phone meetings with the Johnson County Emergency Management Commission Team. The team is made up of elected officials, community leaders, depar...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Comprehensive Plan Update

University Heights Comprehensive Plan Update

The draft of the Comprehensive Plan Update is another step forward in the process of updating the 2010 Comprehensive Plan. This process always includes opportunities for the public to share opinions and comments to shape the plan.

You may email comments to...

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Posted on: April 4, 2020

University Heights Police Department (UHPD)

Graphics on side of black police car that read Police, University Heights.

The UHPD has temporarily changed the way in which it conducts routine interactions, but remains at the ready. Learn more about the UHPD on the Police Department page, and find officers in the Police Department directory.

Message from Chief Troy Kelsay:


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Posted on: May 23, 2020

Swisher Woods

Green trees in Swisher Woods

Find out about the University Heights woodland, including cleanup and trail marking by community volunteers.

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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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