Won't you be my neighbor?

We partner with neighborhoods in Council Bluffs to bring a better quality of life to residents. Check out our map to learn more about the area and how you can get involved.

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Energizing downtown Council Bluffs

Our development efforts have infused $38 million into the local community, as well as bringing in hundreds of housing units, jobs and businesses to Council Bluffs.

Our Projects

Our Impact

increase in valuation, from $4 million to $17 million

infused into the CB economy

square feet of new construction

new vendors added to the farmers market

What's new?

2019 Annual Report Now Available

The 712 Initiative is pleased to share our 2019 Annual Report. Please take a moment to read it and see how we’re working to make Council Bluffs into a dynamic…

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Celebrate CB Parade Canceled

COUNCIL BLUFFS, IA, March 16, 2020– The 712 Initiative and Celebrate CB committee regret to announce that in light of the most recent events relating to COVID-19, it has been…

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