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The Dallas Center City Council meets the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm at the Legion Hall.

Public attendance and input is always encouraged at Dallas Center public hearings, City Council meetings, and other meetings listed in the Events Calendar.


Phase 1 of the SW Stormwater Project has begun.

Click for current details and project map.


The Dallas County Sheriff's Office is responsible for law enforcement for the city of Dallas Center. 515-993-4567 (Dallas County Dispatch) is the number DC residents should use for non-emergency calls regarding police issues.

Always Call 911 immediately about any active or developing traffic, fire, weather, abuse, violence, criminal activity, medical condition or other situation you believe might be an imminent threat to life or property.


Text information about unlawful activities such as sales of alcohol to minors or underage use of alcohol, tobacco or drugs anywhere in Dallas County.

Please provide the location and time of such activities when possible.

TEXT-A-TIPS are anonymous.

Paid for by Dallas County JAAG (Juvenile Anti Alcohol Group), sponsored by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office & Juvenile Court Services.



Are you ready for the next severe weather? Do a reality check here.


Remember that it is unlawful for any owner to allow an animal to run at large within the corporate limits of the City. Please put your animal on a leash!


If you have a US Flag that needs retired, drop it off at City Hall, and the Boy Scouts will take care of it for you.


National Flood Insurance Program

Effective February 22, 2010, Dallas Center residents are able to purchase federally backed flood insurance.

Click here to see the news release, and visit for coverage information and agent locations.

Open Burning

Open burning is permitted in Dallas Center, subject to some restrictions.

Yard waste - grass, leaves, branches, twigs - will be picked up every Monday through November. Yard waste can be placed in any container other than your Waste Management container. Bundle sticks and branches in no more than 4' lengths, maximum weight 50 pounds or less per bundle. Yard waste includes grass, leaves, twigs, etc.

Yardwaste must be placed in yardwaste bags, paper grocery bags, cardboard boxes, or trash cans (not your 96 gal can). Leaves placed in plastic bags will not be picked up. Bundled brush (tied securely with twine or string) weighing less than 50 pounds and no longer than 4 feet in length may also be placed on the curb for collection.

Leaves, branches and other plant material grown or deposited upon your property can be burned between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm, from March 15 through May 10 and from October 1 through November 30 only, subject to the following:

Absolutely NO burning on the city streets.

Never leave a fire unattended.

Do not burn on breezy days.

Do not burn wet debris that causes excess smoke.

Fires must be extinguished by 8:00pm.

In consideration of children with respiratory problems, citizens are urged to refrain from open burning during late afternoon and evening on Beggar's Night.

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City Events Calendar

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  • 2019-2-5, 7:00 am
    Single Stream Recycling
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  • 2019-2-12, 7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting
    Memorial Hall
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  • 2019-2-15, 4:00 pm
    Water Bill Payments Due
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  • 2019-2-18, 7:00 am
    City Council Meeting
    Legion Hall
  • 2019-2-19, 7:00 am
    Single Stream Recycling
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