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Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of Grinnell Awarded CDBG Funding

The city of Grinnell was awarded $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to aid with the restoration of building facades in Grinnell’s Central Business District (CBD). The $500,000 CDBG grant will be matched by $189,400 from...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Moratorium on Tree Planting in Public Right of Way

The Grinnell community has lost a significant portion of its urban forest due to the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the devastation from the August 10, 2020 derecho. The community has taken steps to replace many of the trees lost to previous storms and the E...

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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: October 12, 2020

Brush & Compost Site to Remain Open at No Charge

As property owners continue to clean up from the August 10th derecho, city officials have extended the free access to the brush and compost facility until further notices. The site will be open daylight hours seven days a week. 

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Drake Community Library Restricts Access

Due to the increase in community spread of COVID-19 Drake Library has returned to curbside pick-up service of library materials and access to internet capable computers by appointment only. See the library's website for further information.

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

City Staff Recommends Guidelines for Beggar's Night

For those who choose to participate in Beggar’s Night on Halloween, it is recommended to do so, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020, from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Participating in Beggar’s Night is a choice.  If you are concerned, in regard...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

City of Grinnell Awarded CDBG Funding

The city of Grinnell was awarded $500,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to aid with the restoration of building facades in Grinnell’s Central Business District (CBD). The $500,000 CDBG grant will be matched by $189,400 from...

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Posted on: September 14, 2020

Moratorium on Tree Planting in Public Right of Way

The Grinnell community has lost a significant portion of its urban forest due to the emerald ash borer (EAB) and the devastation from the August 10, 2020 derecho. The community has taken steps to replace many of the trees lost to previous storms and the E...

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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: September 2, 2020

Poweshiek County Added to FEMA Individual Assistance Eligibility

DES MOINES, Iowa –Homeowners and renters in Benton, Boone, Cedar, Jasper, Marshall, Polk, Poweshiek, Scott, Story and Tama Counties may now apply for FEMA Individual Assistance for losses resulting from the severe storms on Aug. 10, 202...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

City Staff Recommends Guidelines for Beggar's Night

With Halloween quickly approaching, the City of Grinnell encourages residents to continue to follow public health guidelines during this fall tradition by finding creative ways to safely enjoy Beggar’s Night!

For those who choose to participate in Beggar’s...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

GARC to Open for Fall and Winter Seasons

The Grinnell Athletic and Recreation Center (GARC) will be opening for the season to patrons starting Monday, September 28th at 8:00am.  There will be several new guidelines for the public to follow this year when using the GARC amidst the COVID-...

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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Brush & Compost Site to Remain Open at No Charge

As property owners continue to clean up from the August 10th derecho, city officials have extended the free access to the brush and compost facility until further notices. The site will be open daylight hours seven days a week. 

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