For all neighborhoods, nonprofits and schools wanting to reserve the block party trailer for their event, a $50 deposit will be required.
If the block party trailer is returned with no damage inflicted on its contents, the $50 deposit will be returned to the neighborhood/organization that reserved the trailer. If the trailer is returned with any of its contents being broken or damaged, the $50 deposit will not be returned and the neighborhood/organization will be responsible for covering any additional costs to replace the item(s) broken or damaged).
Businesses will be charged a flat $150 nonrefundable fee to reserve the Block Party Trailer.
Information for Businesses
Reservations for businesses may be cancelled or rescheduled if it conflicts with a neighborhood reservation. The primary goal of the Block Party Trailer is to support and activate our neighborhoods, we appreciate your understanding and flexibility.
This person will be required to have a valid driver’s license, liability insurance, and must be 21+ years of age. The 712 Initiative will need a copy of both the driver’s license and insurance card prior to trailer pickup.
Trailer Ball Size
A hitch and 2-5/16th inch ball is required to pull the ‘Block Party trailer. If your vehicle does has a hitch a 2-5/16th inch ball will be provided.
The 712 Initiative will respond via email to confirm or deny the date requested.
Types of Block Party Events:
Private Party — Event will be on private property and cannot impact public right-of-way Street Closure — Event will impact public right-of-way. Street may be closed and the right-of-way will in some way potentially be impacted. • Requirement: Special Events Permit from the City
of Council Bluffs. View the Special Events Permit Public Park — Event will impact a public park (permission from Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is required)
• For Permission please call the Parks Department
Neighbors & Guests
The block party trailer is intended for use at community events open to your entire neighborhood.
For any illness, injury, property damage, or loss suffered or sustained by me which is in any way associated with my participation in, travel to and from, or other activities associated with the Block Party Trailer, I do hereby, for myself, my heirs, and my administrators and executors, forever waive, release and discharge any and all rights and claims for expenses, damages, or other losses which I may have or which may hereafter accrue, against The 712 Initiative, their sponsors, officers, directors, employees, agents, successors, and assigns.
Hold Harmless Agreement
User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless The 712 Initiative and its employees, volunteers and sponsors from any and all liabilities and causes of action which may arise by virtue of use of the Block Party Trailer.