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Posted on: April 14, 2021

8th Avenue Reconstruction Expected to Start at End of May

The City of Grinnell accepted bids for the reconstruction of 8th Avenue from West Street to just east of Park Street and awarded the contract to Manatts, Inc., Brooklyn, IA. This project will be a complete reconstruction of the street with new concrete, s...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Rusty Water Possible During Flushing

City crews will begin flushing water mains on April 19th until completed and some rusty water is likely to occur throughout the City. Flushing will start at 6 AM on the 19th and continue until finished. The Water Treatment Plant will be the base of operat...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Downtown Planter Trees For Sale

The trees from the downtown planters are up for sale on the Government Deals auction site. There are 29 five and a half foot B & B Black Hill Spruce trees. Bids will start at $50.00 per tree. Bidding will close on the last tree at 4 p.m. on April 21st...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Arbor Week 2021

Arbor Day Proclamation

  • Whereas: Grinnell's city forest along our streets and in our parks is an increasingly vital resource that purifies our air and water, conserves our soil and energy, provides wildlife habitat, yields bountiful recreation oppo...
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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Brush & Compost Site Fees Waived through June 6th

In an effort to assist city of Grinnell residents with the continuing clean up and tree removal from last August's derecho the City Council has agreed to waive fees at the brush and compost facility through June 6, 2021.

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Reed Street Project Expected to Start Mid-May

The City of Grinnell accepted bids for the reconstruction of Reed Street from 1st Avenue north to just south of 6th Avenue/US Hwy 6 and awarded the contract to Manatts, Inc., Newton, IA. This project will be an asphalt project similar to that of East Stre...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Drake Community Library to Allow Limited In-Person Browsing

It’s been five months since patrons have been able to visit the inside of Drake Community Library. Beginning Monday, April 5, that will change as the Library starts to allow limited, in-person browsing appointments as it gradua...

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Posted on: March 24, 2021

Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up

In an effort to help residents with spring cleanup, the Public Service Department will be performing a free brush and yard waste curbside collection. The week of April 19th, residents can set out bundled brush and yard waste for free collection on their n...

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Posted on: March 17, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Free household hazardous waste collection for Poweshiek County residents will be held on Saturday, May 22nd from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Public Services Department 1411 1st Avenue, Grinnell. 

Acceptable Items:

  • Common household cleaners
  • Lawn & p...
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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Brush & Compost Site to Open April 6th

The city brush and compost facility will open for the 2021 season on April 6th. For information on pricing and hours of operation see the Brush & Compost Facility webpage.

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

City Purchases New Street Sweeper

The city of Grinnell purchased a new street sweeper in 2020. It arrived in September. The driver sits in the front in the middle rather than up high and to the side as in the old sweeper. Public Service Department employees find it cleans the streets very...

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Posted on: April 14, 2021

8th Avenue Reconstruction Expected to Start at End of May

The City of Grinnell accepted bids for the reconstruction of 8th Avenue from West Street to just east of Park Street and awarded the contract to Manatts, Inc., Brooklyn, IA. This project will be a complete reconstruction of the street with new concrete, s...

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Downtown Planter Trees For Sale

The trees from the downtown planters are up for sale on the Government Deals auction site. There are 29 five and a half foot B & B Black Hill Spruce trees. Bids will start at $50.00 per tree. Bidding will close on the last tree at 4 p.m. on April 21st...

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Brush & Compost Site Fees Waived through June 6th

In an effort to assist city of Grinnell residents with the continuing clean up and tree removal from last August's derecho the City Council has agreed to waive fees at the brush and compost facility through June 6, 2021.

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Reed Street Project Expected to Start Mid-May

The City of Grinnell accepted bids for the reconstruction of Reed Street from 1st Avenue north to just south of 6th Avenue/US Hwy 6 and awarded the contract to Manatts, Inc., Newton, IA. This project will be an asphalt project similar to that of East Stre...

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: March 24, 2021

Curbside Yard Waste Pick-Up

In an effort to help residents with spring cleanup, the Public Service Department will be performing a free brush and yard waste curbside collection. The week of April 19th, residents can set out bundled brush and yard waste for free collection on their n...

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: March 17, 2021

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Free household hazardous waste collection for Poweshiek County residents will be held on Saturday, May 22nd from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Public Services Department 1411 1st Avenue, Grinnell. 

Acceptable Items:

  • Common household cleaners
  • Lawn & p...
Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Brush & Compost Site to Open April 6th

The city brush and compost facility will open for the 2021 season on April 6th. For information on pricing and hours of operation see the Brush & Compost Facility webpage.

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: January 29, 2021

City Purchases New Street Sweeper

The city of Grinnell purchased a new street sweeper in 2020. It arrived in September. The driver sits in the front in the middle rather than up high and to the side as in the old sweeper. Public Service Department employees find it cleans the streets very...

Read on...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Rusty Water Possible During Flushing

City crews will begin flushing water mains on April 19th until completed and some rusty water is likely to occur throughout the City. Flushing will start at 6 AM on the 19th and continue until finished. The Water Treatment Plant will be the base of operat...

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