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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Temporary E-mail Address for City Hall

Due to the ongoing power outage, a temporary e-mail address has been set up for City Hall staff. Administrative staff can be reached at cityhall@grinnellpd.com. Regular city hall e-mail accounts are unable to receive messages at this time. 

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Posted on: August 12, 2020

No Trash Pick-Up

Due to the severe storm no trash will be picked up this week (8/10-8/14). All public service department staff has been assigned to storm clean-up activities. Trash may be taken to the public service department (1411 1st Ave) and dropped off in the trash d...

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Posted on: August 11, 2020

City Hall Phones

City Hall phones (641-236-2600) are not working due to the power outage. City staff is working to get them forwarded to another number. 

Call Public Services for any debris related questions at 641-236-2632 8:30 am to 3:00 pm. The brush and compos...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Workforce Housing Tax Credits Awarded

The Iowa Economic Development Authority has announced the award of $1 million in Workforce Housing Tax Credits to Merge Urban Development for a project to be located at 1020 Main Street in Grinnell. This cooperative project with Grinnell College and the c...

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Posted on: July 21, 2020

Grinnell Volunteer Fire Department Honors Retired Volunteer

Monday, July 20, 2020

Graveside services were held at Westfield Cemetery for retired Grinnell Volunteer Firefighter / Active Associate Member, Ed Sanders. Officiating was Grinnell College Chaplain, Deanna Shorb. Grinnell Volunteer Fire Department members s...

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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: 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

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: 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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