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Santa's Wonderland

Bass Pro Shops
Santa’s Wonderland returns to Bass Pro Shops and Council Bluffs/Omaha-area families are invited to enjoy this magical Christmas village offering free photos with Santa and free family holiday activities including fun crafts and games.

Features include rustic Christmas cabins, holiday characters and live elves set amongst a dazzling backdrop of snow-covered hills and illuminated Christmas trees. The Santa’s Wonderland Christmas village offers remote control trucks, laser/ foam toy arcade, Lincoln Logs building area and much more. Kids can also spend time at one of the activity tables where they can write a letter to Santa, color and do fun crafts, all for free.

Families can enjoy the wonder of Christmas inside Bass Pro Shops with Santa’s Wonderland through December 24 including free photos with Santa. Guests can schedule their Santa time using the free Bass Pass system. Visit the Bass Pass Ticket Depot located at the entrance of Santa’s Wonderland to pick up a time-stamped pass.

Santa’s arrival coincides with Veteran’s Day and the start of a holiday round up program where customers can help support service members, military families and veterans through a donation program. Bass Pro Shops will donate 100 percent of customer contributions to USO Care Packages, which are shipped directly to active service members overseas, and AMVETS. Go to the website provided to learn more details.

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http://www.basspro.com/santa

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Annual Christmas Tree Display

Historic General Dodge House & August Beresheim House
The public is invited to tour two historic homes and see beautiful Christmas decorations.

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Contact: Danette Hein-Snider
(712) 322-2406
gmdodge@dodgehouse.org

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Family Night

6 to 8PM | Historic General Dodge Hosue & Beresheim House
The Dodge House hosts Family Night which offers two adults and children to tour the Dodge and Beresheim houses for $10.

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Contact: Danette Hein-Snider
(712) 322-2406
gmdodge@dodgehouse.org

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Adult Board Game Night

6 to 9PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
Come play new and classic board and card games with us. Bring your own or stop in to join a game. There are plenty of tables, games and players for you to enjoy. This adult group meets the first and third Tuesday each month.

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Contact: Creighton Camerer
(712) 323-7553 x132
ccamerer@councilbluffslibrary.org
https://www.councilbluffslibrary.org/events/adult-board-game-night-2017-12-19/

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100 Block Association Blood Drive

10:30AM to 3:30PM | Barleys
Please join us Tuesday, January 2nd for the 100 Block Association blood drive. Schedule appointments at www.redcrossblood.org (use sponsor code 100BLK) or call Courtney at 402-575-1338. Presenting donors will receive a free T-Shirt.

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Contact: Courtney Killion
(402) 575-1338
courtney.killion@redcross.org
http://www.redcrossblood.org

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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Wedding Essentials Bridal University

10AM to 3PM | Mid-America Center
One Show, Everything You Need to Know!

When you're newly engaged it's hard to know where to start planning the day of your dreams. We're here to help with Wedding Essentials Bridal University! You'll learn everything you need to know about choosing the perfect reception site, a delicious cake, a great photographer and that amazing, beautiful dress that's sure to make you feel like a princess. Seriously, this show has everything you need to know.

Did we mention the awesome swag bag with special discounts for all VIPs?

Stop by our Wedding Essentials booth and be one of the first to receive a copy of our brand new magazine!

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Contact: Kelli Grzesiak
(712) 314-4700
knugent@midamericacenter.com
http://www.midamericacenter.com

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commisssion meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The Jennie Ed Sports Med MAC Shootout will take place January 11-13 at the Mid-America Center featuring the following boys and girls high school basketball competition.

Thursday, January 11

4:00 PM: Tri-Center vs Logan-Magnolia (G)
5:30 PM: Tri-Center vs Logan-Magnolia (B)
7:00 PM: Lourdes vs TJ (G)
8:30 PM: Lourdes vs TJ (B)

Friday, January 12
4:00 PM: Riverside vs Underwood (G)
5:30 PM: Riverside vs Underwood (B)
7:00 PM: Glenwood vs St. Albert (G)
8:30 PM: Glenwood vs St. Albert (B)

Saturday, January 13

8:30 AM: Benson vs AL (G)
10:00 AM: Bellevue West vs Lewis Central (G)
11:30 AM: Benson vs Sioux City West (B)
1:00 PM: Louisville vs Fremont-Mills (B)
2:30 PM: Bennington vs AHSTW (G)
4:00 PM: Winnebago vs Carroll (B)
5:30 PM: Bennington vs Lewis Central (B)
7:00 PM: Wahoo Neumann vs Atlantic (B)
8:30 PM: Bellevue West vs AL (B)



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Contact: Kelli Grzesiak
(712) 323-0536
knugent@midamericacenter.com
http://www.midamericacenter.com

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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Winterfest Golf Outing

10 to 12AM | Dodge Riverside Golf Club
This frozen golf tournament will be held at Dodge Riverside Golf Club (2 Harrah's Blvd) with a nine-hole tournament complete with prizes in three age divisions. The shotgun will go off at 10 am. The $25 entry fee includes door prizes and refreshments. Pre-registration preferred by calling the Pro Shop at 712-328-4660.

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http://www.councilbluffs-ia.gov/295/Winterfest

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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SWI Chorale Rehearsal Process (Men's and Women's Choirs)

6 to 8:30PM | The Arts Center, Iowa Western Community College
The SWI Chorale will begin their spring session with rehearsals on Tuesday, February 13.

Formerly known as the SWI Men's and Women's Choirs, the SWI Chorale has been re-branded to include by mixed choir and single-gendered choir experiences.

The rehearsals will be split into three sections: the men of the Chorale will rehearse from 6-7:30 pm; the women of the Chorale will rehearse from 6:50-8:20 pm. The middle section of the rehearsal is when the mixed literature will be learned.

Please consider coming and singing with this group! No audition required, and no fee attached to membership. We only ask for a commitment and dedication to each session being participated in.

The session will run through the concert on Sunday, April 8 at IWCC, as well as a second concert in Underwood on Tuesday, April 10.

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Contact: Luke Johnson
(712) 325-3726
lrjohnson@iwcc.edu

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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ISU Extension and Outreach's 100th Anniversary Open House

9 to 11AM | Council Bluffs Public Library
Join Iowa State Extension and Outreach as we celebrate all that Extension does in our community. The open house will feature Master Gardeners, 4-H, Financial Literacy information, and much more.
The event will also have a breakfast brunch.

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Contact: ISU Extension in West Pott
(712) 366-7070
rwright1@iastate.edu
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/westpottawattamie/

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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Reiver Jazz Choir Contest

9AM to 3PM | The Arts Center, Iowa Western Community College
The Department of Vocal Music at IWCC will host the Reiver Jazz Choir Contest on Thursday, March 15. The event will take place during the day, as performers from schools all over southwest Iowa will participate in the contest.

Two veteran choral directors will act as adjudicators for the event - schools of all sizes will present their literature as a part of the event and then receive an on-stage critique from the judges.

Recent performances have taken place by: Lewis Central, CB Abraham Lincoln, CB Thomas Jefferson, Glenwood, Harlan, Shenandoah, Treynor, Maple Valley Anthon Oto, Audubon, Riverside, Griswold, and others!

More information to come with this year's schedule. Free admission to come and participate as audience members. The IWCC Chamber Choir will perform in exhibition at the end of the day's competition.

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Contact: Luke Johnson
(712) 325-3726
lrjohnson@iwcc.edu

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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Mercy Heritage Awards Dinner

Mid-America Center
Join us for the 2018 Mercy Heritage Awards Dinner that celebrates individuals who better our community and Southwest Iowa in Arts & Humanities, Business, Education, and Health & Human Services.

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Contact: Abby Jares
(712) 328-5372
Abby.Jares@alegent.org
http://www.chihealth.com/foundation

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U.S. Open Robotics Championship

Mid-America Center
Teams from around the world will be invited to participate in a unique event that spans all ages with five different games/challenges played in seven distinct tournaments. The public is invited to see the championship in action. There is no admission fee. Go to the website provided for more details.

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Contact: Kelli Grzesiak
(712) 323-0536
knugent@midamericacenter.com
http://www.create-found.org/RoboticChampionship.php

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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SWI Chorale Concert

2 to 3:30PM | The Arts Center, Iowa Western Community College
The SWI Chorale (Men's and Women's Choirs) will perform their annual spring concert on Sunday, April 8 at 2 pm.

The SWI Chorale will perform as a mixed choir, men's choir and women's choir on the concert. There will also be features by the IWCC Chamber Choir, Men's and Women's Ensembles.

Free admission for this program!

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Contact: Luke Johnson
(712) 325-3726
lrjohnson@iwcc.edu

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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Vocal Music Spring Concert

7 to 8:30PM | The Arts Center, Iowa Western Community College
The IWCC Department of Vocal Music will present their annual spring concert on Saturday, May 5 at 7 pm.

The event will include performances by Concert Choir, Show Choir, Chamber Choir, Men's and Women's Ensembles. It will also feature individual choir members in select performances.

Free admission to this event!

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Contact: Luke Johnson
(712) 325-3726
lrjohnson@iwcc.edu

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in Community Hall.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in Community Hall.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A, unless otherwise notified.

More Information
Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A, unless otherwise notified.

More Information
Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meets at 4 pm, City Hall, second floor, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meeting

6 to 8:30PM | Council Bluffs Public Library
The City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm in the Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A, unless otherwise notified.

More Information
Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The City Zoning Board of Adjustment meets at 4 pm, on the second floor of city hall, unless otherwise notified.

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Contact: Rose Brown
(712) 328-4629
rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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