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October 11, 2017, 9:24 PM

The City of Clive is beginning the annual process of developing its five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The Mayor and City Council would like public input on where the City should focus capital investments in Clive for the coming years, whether it be streets, parks & trails, the Greenbelt, stormwater, utilities or City facilities.

Please provide your input on the where the City's capital investments should go.

Thank you for your time and feedback!

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September 29, 2017, 8:39 PM

Thank you for sharing your views on Clive street rehabilitation.

City Staff has posted an update regarding street rehabilitation on the outcome page of the Clive Street Rehabilitation Question #3.

Click here to read the outcome statement. 

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August 18, 2017, 11:41 AM

The City of Clive is asking a series of questions to Clive residents and businesses regarding pavement rehabilitation. 

The third question in the series is: Do you prefer minor street pavement improvements that impact your neighborhood more frequently (3-4 times over 30 years, a few weeks each time) or major street improvements that happen once every 30-40 years but require an entire construction season/summer of impacts to your neighborhood?

Please click here for more information to let us know what you think!

We recently updated our outcome statement for question #2 in the series. Please click here to review that statement. 

Thank you for your time. 

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July 4, 2017, 7:57 AM

The City of Clive is asking a series of questions to Clive residents and businesses regarding pavement rehabilitation. The second question in the series is: are there areas or specific sections of Clive that should be prioritized for future street rehabilitation?

In addition, you still have until PM July 5 to answer the first question: Are you satisfied with the amount of the street rehabilitation the City of Clive has performed over the past five years?

As always, the City looks forward to your feedback on the above question, and we plan to post additional questions regarding the City's roadways in the months to come.

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June 5, 2017, 4:15 PM

The City of Clive completed and adopted the Greenbelt Master Plan in 2016.  This document was created with a significant amount public input, and provides a guide to the development and maintenance of the Clive Greenbelt Park and Trail. 

Two initial improvement projects have been identified and are currently in the program design phase.  We would like to hear your thoughts on the proposed improvements. Please click here to review the proposed improvements and provide your feedback.

Tell us about what you like about the ideas, and perhaps things you may have some reservations or concerns.  Your input will help guide refinements to the plans that city staff and project consultant RDG Planning and Design will be working on over the summer months. 

Thank you!

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May 26, 2017, 9:56 AM

Over the past five years, the City of Clive has been making significant investments in pavement rehabilitation of City roadways.  Currently, the City is working with an engineering consultant to review the past work that has been done and layout strategies to continue these pavement reinvestments into the foreseeable future.  As the City conducts this study we wanted to pose a series of questions in the coming months to Clive residents and businesses on how we are doing so far with pavement rehabilitation.  

The first question in the series is, are you satisfied with the amount of street rehabilitation the City of Clive has performed over the past five years?

The City looks forward to your feedback on the above question, and we plan to post additional questions regarding the City's roadways in the months to come

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March 10, 2017, 4:48 PM

Thank you for participating!

During their March 9th meeting, the Clive City Council adopted their operating budget for Fiscal Year 2017-2018. Starting July 1, 2017, the newly approved budget maintains the City’s property tax levy of $10.14, serving as one of the lowest City property tax rates in the Metro Area.

For further details:

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December 28, 2016, 3:46 PM

Among the most important things a City does is decide how to spend resources to best meet the needs of the community. We'd like you to be a part of that.

In January and February, Clive City Council will hold multiple discussions and workshops for development and consideration of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Operating Budget, to start July 1, 2017.

We would like your feedback on budget priorities stemming from the objectives listed under the "Financially Sound City Providing Services Valued By Residents" goal identified in Clive's Strategic Plan.

Please take a moment to tell us:

What are your most important priorities for the 2017-2018 City of Clive operating budget?

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December 8, 2016, 5:49 PM

We want to know what you think about food trucks and carts in Clive.

We are currently considering allowing mobile food vendors in a variety of settings in Clive. Currently, mobile food vending is limited to permitted special events on city property only. 

Please take a few moments to share your input.

The deadline for participation is December 20th - just over a week away.

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November 9, 2016, 9:05 AM

How do you envision mobile food vending being integrated into the community? E.g. what kinds of restrictions/incentives, what kinds of foods, where, how often, etc. And what are the potential impacts?

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September 29, 2016, 3:13 PM

Where do you think the city should focus its limited capital funds to provide the greatest benefit to the community?

The City of Clive is beginning our annual process of developing our five-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The Mayor and City Council would like your input on where the City should focus capital investments in Clive for the coming years.

Please provide your input on the where the City's capital investiments should go.

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July 22, 2016, 4:31 PM

Updated Outcome Statement Regarding Co-Mingling Decision:

On Wednesday, July 20, the MWA Board tabled the decision to comingle yard waste with garbage for three years and advised staff to monitor trends and technologies to provide for a more informed decision in the future. 

Thank you for all of the feedback recieved regarding this proposal and be sure to stay tuned as MWA considers any changes to yard waste collection in the future.

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July 22, 2016, 4:28 PM

Thank you to all who participated to help us move forward on this issue. 

Your input will be combined with other survey data and presented to the Clive Parks Advisory Board this fall...

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June 13, 2016, 4:47 PM

Thank you for participating!

During their June 9 meeting, Clive City Council discussed the feedback received from the public on the Metro Waste Authority (MWA) Proposal concerning separate or co-mingled yard waste collection. Council concurred with the majority of feedback received from Clive residents and will encourage the MWA Board to consider moving to a co-mingled collection method for yard waste.

The MWA Board is anticipated to make their decision in July. Councilmember John Edwards serves as Clive's representative on the MWA Board.

Thank you for all of the feedback recieved regarding this proposal and be sure to stay tuned as MWA makes their decision on yard waste collection.

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April 20, 2016, 6:03 PM

The City of West Des Moines recently passed an ordinance banning tobacco in city parks. Current policy for smoking in Clive parks allows smoking in open areas of parks, but not in picnic shelters and near playgrounds. 

We'd like to know what Clive residents think about a similar initiative as West Des Moines for Clive city parks.

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April 19, 2016, 2:29 PM

Thank you to all who provided feedback on this issue.

The Clive City Council chose to table consideration of the proposed Post-Construction Stormwater Management Ordinance during their April 14 meeting.  Please stay tuned for next steps and further information.

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March 30, 2016, 5:40 PM

What is the best way to manage yard waste collection from the curb, separate collection or co-mingling yard waste and garbage?

The City of Clive would like your input about a possible change to allow yard waste to be collected with garbage. Tell us what you think to help us serve the community better:

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March 21, 2016, 11:58 PM

The City of Clive would like to thank everyone for their comments on the important topics related to the development of the Greenbelt Master Plan, which are listed below. The City and its consultant team, lead by RDG Planning & Design, will now review the feedback received through Clive Open Forum and utilize it as the City releases the first draft of the Greenbelt Master Plan during an open house on Wednesday, April 20 from 5:00-6:30 PM in the Special Events Building at the Clive Aquatics Center.  We would encourage your attendance at this event to see how the City and RDG have incorporated all of the public input received over the past 12 months for this important Clive asset, the Greenbelt Park and Trail system.

Following the feedback received from the draft master plan, the RDG team will deliver a final draft of the Greenbelt Master Plan for consideration by the Clive City Council later this summer.  You can continue to follow the progress of the Greenbelt Master Plan through the City's webpage dedicated to the project found HERE.

You can review the online topics related to this project by clicking the links below: 

Performances and Pop-up Businesses in the Greenbelt 

Swanson Boulevard and the Greenbelt

Dog Park in the Greenbelt and Trail System 

Clive Greenbelt and the Trail System

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February 19, 2016, 11:56 AM

The Clive Greenbelt could offer opportunities for performances, programs, and pop-up businesses. Even temporary features can create great experiences for residents. Would you like to see these non-permanent events/initiatives in the Greenbelt? What locations in/near the Greenbelt come to mind?

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February 8, 2016, 7:19 PM

Swanson Boulevard currently dead-ends at 100th Street. If the city extends it to the West, it could promote economic development (support businesses) north of the Clive Greenbelt and perhaps offer a “commuter lane” for through-cyclists. What do you like and dislike about this idea?

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January 21, 2016, 7:36 PM

What is your interest in seeing a dog park included within the Clive Greenbelt and Trail system? What concerns do you have about including a dog park? What benefits do you see coming from including a dog park? Where would be the best location and why?

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January 8, 2016, 5:43 PM

What area do you consider the beginning and end of the Clive Greenbelt and Trail System? What would you like to see included in a “Gateway” or “Welcome Portal” to the Clive Greenbelt?

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December 29, 2015, 12:39 PM

The City of Clive is considering making changes to the Post-Construction Stormwater Management Ordinance which would add regulations on how soils are maintained or reestablished on all development/construction projects within the City. What is your opinion on the proposed changes?

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November 4, 2015, 6:45 PM

The City of Windsor Heights decided to not move forward with the proposed merger during their November 2 meeting. Therefore, the City of Clive will begin looking at internal options to address Clive's staffing concerns in the Fire & EMS Department.

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October 19, 2015, 6:00 PM

We want your feedback - how do you feel about the proposed merger of the Clive and Windsor Heights Fire/EMS Departments?

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August 31, 2015, 2:00 PM

We want to thank everyone that contributed to the naming process for the Marasco public art project.  Based on the responses the City recieved through Clive Open Forum and in-person surveys at the Clive Public Library it appears that "Radiance" and "Reaching for the Sky" have received the same amount of support.  This feedback will be shared with the Clive Public Arts Advisory Commission and they will utilize this input to select the name for the project next month.

Again, thank you for your using Clive Open Forum and stay tuned to the City's website and newsletter for more information on the Marasco public art project.

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July 8, 2015, 1:34 PM

What’s your big idea for the Clive Greenbelt?

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June 2, 2015, 12:03 PM

Which name do you prefer for the proposed public art on Woodlands Parkway, and why?

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April 23, 2015, 2:00 PM

On March 12th, 2015, the Clive City Council approved an ordinance amending the regulations for home based businesses. The new regulations establish a tiered system where the level of impact to the neighborhood will determine which tier the business falls within. Permit requirements will also vary depending on which level the business is associated with.  For Level 1, no permits are required.  For Level 2, an administratively approved permit is required.  For Level 3, the business owner must make application to the Board of Adjustment for approval. 

For additional information related to the new regulations, please contact the Clive Community Development Department. 

The Clive City Council and staff greatly appreciate the input on the Clive Open Forum, as well as during the public hearings.

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February 23, 2015, 8:36 PM

Thank you for your feedback so far on the Home Occupation Regulations topic. Based on the feedback so far, the City Council requested a few changes to the proposed ordinance. 

You can see those changes, and leave your own feedback, at the Home Occupation Regulations topic. If you have already publicly posted a statement, you can review and edit it by logging in, and clicking on the Your Statement tab of that page.

The revised ordinance proposal will be considered for second reading on February 26 by the City Council.

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