An Emergency Snow Parking Ban is in effect for West Des Moines from 8:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2020. 

The Emergency Parking Ban applies to all streets in West Des Moines. During an Emergency Parking Ban, vehicles are subject to a $50 fine and/or towing.

Trees Please ProgramWDM Library Trees

The Parks and Recreation Department has applied for funding for tree planting through this MidAmerican Energy program almost every year since 2000.  Over that time, the City has received $92,000 for the planting of 1,350 trees in various parks.