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Posted on: July 9, 2020

8th Avenue Closed to Through Traffic

8th Avenue between Park and East Streets will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, July 13th, while concrete patching, paver replacement, and crosswalk work is performed. The project is scheduled to last three to four weeks depending on weather....

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

16th Avenue Culvert Replacement

The project to replace the culvert under 16th Avenue just north of the Grinnell College golf course is scheduled to begin July 13th, a week or two earlier than originally planned. The street will be closed to through traffic in the project area for the du...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Central Park Splash Pad Opening July 7th

The Central Park Splash Pad will be opening on Tuesday, July 7th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic hours of the splash will be changed to 12:00pm-6:00pm daily until further notice.

Users of the Central Park Splash Pad will be asked to follow these guidelines:

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

New Rates at Brush & Compost Facility

In an effort to have users and employees handle less coin, the City Council approved new rates for the brush & compost facility effective July 6th, 2020. Most of the old rates were rounded to the nearest dollar with the cost of a single plastic garbag...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Airport Project is Complete

A project started last August at Grinnell Regional Airport is now complete. The project involved reconstruction of the runway, partial reconstruction of the taxi way and apron, new fuel systems, and all new runway lighting. Work on the runway and taxi way...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

SCISWA to Resume Accepting Household Hazardous Waste

South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency will resume the Household Hazardous Waste disposal program on Wednesday July 8 by appointment only.

Appointments for HHM disposal are available on Wednesdays only at the SCISWA Landfill in Tracy and Transfer Station in...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

City Officials Release Statement Denouncing Discrimination

City of Grinnell officials have released a statement denouncing discrimination and stand with those peacefully calling for justice and change. The statement is in light of recent actions by police officers in Minneapolis, MN that resulted in the death of ...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Aquatic Center to Open for Recreation Swim

The Grinnell Mutual Family Aquatic Center will be opening for Reserved Recreation Swim starting Monday, June 22nd. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the operating procedures of the Aquatic Season will be vastly different from the ones we are used to from seaso...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

City Parks to Open

Beginning June 5th at 5:00 p.m. city parks including the skate park will open for public use. Those using the parks and playgrounds are requested to do so responsibly by practicing physical social distancing. Use of the playground equipment should be done...

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Posted on: June 2, 2020

Drake Community Library to Gradually Resume Services

With the health and well-being of staff and the public at the forefront of our thinking, the Library has established a phased plan for gradually resuming physical library services. In addition to curbside delivery, an Internet station will be made availabl...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Street Closures on College Campus

Portions of Park Street and 8th Avenue will be closed through the Grinnell College Campus for crosswalk construction starting June 1st. The closures are as follows: 8th Avenue between Park and East Streets from June 1st to June 22nd* and Park Street betwe...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Farmers Markets June 4th - Oct. 24th

Farmers Markets will be held on Thursdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. The market is located near Central Park along Broad Street and 4th Avenue. The first market is scheduled for June 4th with the last one scheduled for Oct...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Iowa DOT Project on Hwy 146 to Begin in May

The Iowa Department of Transportation will be resurfacing Highway 146 north of 11th Avenue beginning in mid-May. Construction will start just north of the intersection of IA Hwy 146 and 11th Ave and end at the Tama County line. The existing roadway will b...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Central Park Splash Pad Opening July 7th

The Central Park Splash Pad will be opening on Tuesday, July 7th. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic hours of the splash will be changed to 12:00pm-6:00pm daily until further notice.

Users of the Central Park Splash Pad will be asked to follow these guidelines:

  • P...
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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Aquatic Center to Open for Recreation Swim

The Grinnell Mutual Family Aquatic Center will be opening for Reserved Recreation Swim starting Monday, June 22nd. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the operating procedures of the Aquatic Season will be vastly different from the ones we are used to from seaso...

Read on...

Parks & Recreation
Posted on: June 2, 2020

City Parks to Open

Beginning June 5th at 5:00 p.m. city parks including the skate park will open for public use. Those using the parks and playgrounds are requested to do so responsibly by practicing physical social distancing. Use of the playground equipment should be done...

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Parks & Recreation
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Donor Wall Installed at Central Park

In thanks to and recognition of all the gracious donors who helped support the Central Park Project a beautiful donor wall has been installed on the north side of the Central Park shelter house. ASI Signage designed, constructed, and installed the wall.&a...

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Parks & Recreation

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

City Officials Release Statement Denouncing Discrimination

City of Grinnell officials have released a statement denouncing discrimination and stand with those peacefully calling for justice and change. The statement is in light of recent actions by police officers in Minneapolis, MN that resulted in the death of ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2012

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Posted on: July 9, 2020

8th Avenue Closed to Through Traffic

8th Avenue between Park and East Streets will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, July 13th, while concrete patching, paver replacement, and crosswalk work is performed. The project is scheduled to last three to four weeks depending on weather....

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Public Services
Posted on: July 9, 2020

16th Avenue Culvert Replacement

The project to replace the culvert under 16th Avenue just north of the Grinnell College golf course is scheduled to begin July 13th, a week or two earlier than originally planned. The street will be closed to through traffic in the project area for the du...

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Public Services
Posted on: July 7, 2020

New Rates at Brush & Compost Facility

In an effort to have users and employees handle less coin, the City Council approved new rates for the brush & compost facility effective July 6th, 2020. Most of the old rates were rounded to the nearest dollar with the cost of a single plastic garbag...

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Airport Project is Complete

A project started last August at Grinnell Regional Airport is now complete. The project involved reconstruction of the runway, partial reconstruction of the taxi way and apron, new fuel systems, and all new runway lighting. Work on the runway and taxi way...

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: June 29, 2020

SCISWA to Resume Accepting Household Hazardous Waste

South Central Iowa Solid Waste Agency will resume the Household Hazardous Waste disposal program on Wednesday July 8 by appointment only.

Appointments for HHM disposal are available on Wednesdays only at the SCISWA Landfill in Tracy and Transfer Station in...

Read on...

Public Services
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Street Closures on College Campus

Portions of Park Street and 8th Avenue will be closed through the Grinnell College Campus for crosswalk construction starting June 1st. The closures are as follows: 8th Avenue between Park and East Streets from June 1st to June 22nd* and Park Street betwe...

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Public Services
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Iowa DOT Project on Hwy 146 to Begin in May

The Iowa Department of Transportation will be resurfacing Highway 146 north of 11th Avenue beginning in mid-May. Construction will start just north of the intersection of IA Hwy 146 and 11th Ave and end at the Tama County line. The existing roadway will b...

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Public Services
Posted on: April 20, 2020

16th Avenue Culvert Replacement

The City of Grinnell accepted bids for the replacement of the culvert under 16th Avenue just north of the Grinnell College Golf course. On Monday, April 6, 2020 the City Council awarded the contract for this work to Peterson Contracting, Inc. (PCI) in the...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Outside Watering Meters Available May 1st

To observe social distancing and limit the spread of Covid 19, outside watering meters will only be available via online form submission for the 2020 season. Once the online submission is received, water department staff will deliver a meter no closer tha...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Coronavirus and Public Drinking Water

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is providing this important information about COVID-19 as it relates to public drinking water to provide clarity to the public. The COVID-19 virus has not been detected in drinking water supplies. Based on current ...

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