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  • Animal Control
    Animal Control
    Report stray dogs/cats, lost pets, local animal complaints, neglected or abused animals, wild animals to Ankeny Police via Polk County Dispatch. Call 515-286-3333.
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  • AV Equipment Checkout
    AV Equipment Checkout
    The Kirkendall Public Library has AV equipment available for checkout: Digital projector, screen, slide projector, overhead projector, and portable PA system. Call 515-965-6460.
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  • Dead Animal Removal
    Dead Animal Removal
    The City will remove dead animals from City streets, alleys or sidewalks. Dead animals found on private property are the responsibility of the property owner to dispose of properly. Please complete a service request to report dead animals on City streets, alleys or sidewalks.
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  • Does the City allow chickens?
    Does the City allow chickens?
    No, chickens and livestock are not allowed. Learn more about the City of Ankeny municipal code.
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  • Extreme Weather Resources & Information
    Extreme Weather Resources & Information
    Find information for Ankeny warming centers and heating fire safety tips.
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  • Field Rental
    Field Rental
    Fields at the Prairie Ridge Sports Complex are available for tournament play. Call 515-963-3577 or email
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  • Gym Rentals
    Gym Rentals
    Ankeny Parks & Recreation - in cooperation with the Ankeny Community School District - takes reservations for public gym usage. Residents may enter a Gym Lottery to request rental space.
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  • Interlibrary Loans
    Interlibrary Loans
    You can use your Kirkendall Public Library card to request books from any other participating library in the United States. There is a fee per request for this service.
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  • Meeting Room Reservations
    Meeting Room Reservations
    Reserve a meeting room at Kirkendall Public Library.
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  • New Water Main Bacteria Testing
    New Water Main Bacteria Testing
    Learn more about New Water Main Pressure and Bacteria Testing
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  • Notary Services
    Notary Services
    Kirkendall Public Library offers notary services by appointment, call 515-965-6460. Please bring a photo ID with signature. Complete all documents EXCEPT for signature and date. You MUST sign the document in front of the notary. If the document requires witness in addition to the notary, you must provide your own witnesses who are not related to you.
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  • Pothole Repair
    Pothole Repair
    Complete a service request to report potholes within the City limits. Potholes on arterial streets are given the highest priority, but identified potholes are generally repaired within 24 hours after they are reported. The repair generally includes patching the potholes with an asphalt material.
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  • Recycling Events
    Recycling Events
    The City hosts several annual city-wide recycling events including Tree and Branch Recycling, Appliance and Electronic Recycling, Leaf Collection Days and Ankeny Cleanup Days. View the city calendar for dates and additional information.
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  • Roadway Construction and Maintenance
    Roadway Construction and Maintenance
    View construction details, maps and project updates.
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  • Senior Citizen Snow Removal
    Senior Citizen Snow Removal
    The Senior Citizen Snow Removal Program is a sidewalk snow removal service provided at no cost to senior citizens (age 65 and older) or disabled residents whose annual household income is less than 300% of federal poverty guidelines.
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  • Sidewalk Repair
    Sidewalk Repair
    Please complete a service request to notify the City of a sidewalk in need of repair.
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  • Snow and Ice Control
    Snow and Ice Control
    Current and anticipated weather conditions dictate the start of snow and ice removal operations by the City. Learn more about snow removal processes now.
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  • Street Signage
    Street Signage
    The City of Ankeny has more than 15,000 traffic and street signs. Residents may report damaged or downed signs by submitting a service request.
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  • Street Sweeping
    Street Sweeping
    City of Ankeny Street Sweeping operations continuously clean arterial, collector and residential streets. You may request street sweeping in a particular area by submitting a service request.
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  • Traffic Signals
    Traffic Signals
    Report issues and concerns via this Traffic Signal Reporting Form.
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  • Weather Cancellation Hotline
    Weather Cancellation Hotline
    Curious if your Parks & Recreation program or event is cancelled or delayed due to inclement weather? Call the Weather Cancellation Hotline for up-to-date information 515-963-3575.
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  • When is Beggar's Night?
    When is Beggar's Night?
    The City of Ankeny Beggar's Night is always on October 30 from 6-8 p.m.
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  • Who do I call before I dig?
    Who do I call before I dig?
    Iowa Law requires you to locate underground utilities before digging. Call 811 or visit Curious about flags, stakes or paint markings in your yard or neighborhood? You can do a ticket search at also. Search by address or use the map interface to select a location and view available information.
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  • Will the Fire Department fill my pool?
    Will the Fire Department fill my pool?
    No, the Ankeny Fire Department does not fill swimming pools.
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Activity Registration
The Parks & Recreation Department offers a variety of recreational programs for Ankeny residents of all ages. View activity descriptions and register now.
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