Veterans Memorial Commission


  • 5:15 pm
  • 2nd Monday of month as needed
  • Drake Community Library 
    930 Park St
    Grinnell, IA 50112


  • Teresa Coon, MD (Chair) - Term expires March 31, 2025
  • Becky De Los Santos - Term expires March 31, 2026
  • Eric Hartz - Term expires March 31, 2024
  • Randall Hotchkin (Vice-Chair) - Term expires March 31, 2026
  • Leo Lease - Term expires March 31, 2025


  • Shall manage and control the Memorial Building, make and establish rules and regulations for its use and management, and shall have, exercise and perform all of the powers and duties granted to the commission as contained in chapter 37 of the code of Iowa and amendments thereto.
  • The commission's five members serve three-year terms.

Tax Levy 

Attached are questions posed by the Grinnell League of Women Voters and answered by City Manager, Russ Behrens. 

Questions & Answers

Fundraising Study

Attached are the results of a feasibility study conducted by Amperage Marketing and Fundraising during the summer of 2018.

Feasibility Study 

History Packet

Attached is the history packet for Veterans Memorial Building including the closing after asbestos exposure incident.

History Packet