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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Forum with Grinnell Police Chief Scheduled

The Grinnell League of Women Voters & Grinnell City Council are hosting a forum with Police Chief Michael McClelland on March 11th at 7 p.m.. The event will be moderated by Marta Miller over Zoom. Questions for Chief McClelland can be submitted in adv...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Proposed Property Tax Levy Approved by City Council

The public hearing setting the Fiscal Year 2022 Maximum Property Tax Levy was held on Monday, February 15, 2021 at 7:00 p.m.  City Council Members approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Maximum Property Tax Levy at that same meeting.

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Grinnell Community Ice Rink Open

The community ice rink located at Ahrens Park is now open for skating. The ice rink was donated by the Iowa Wild and Wells Fargo and its installation is a partnership of the Ahrens Foundation and the City of Grinnell Parks and Recreation Department. The r...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance

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Poweshiek County VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance) is in its fifth year in offering “free tax preparation” services to individuals and families who are low to middle income. Electronic Filing by IRS certifie...

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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: January 5, 2021

Community Ice Rink Installation Begins

The Grinnell Community Ice Rink has been delivered and will be installed within the coming days.   Barring any hiccups in regards to installation and weather, the ice rink should be available for community use very soon.  Once again we w...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

IA Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Iowa Great Places Grants

Des Moines - Nine communities across Iowa were awarded a share of $1.25 million in creative placemaking grants to build projects and strengthen communities, the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs announced today.

The funding comes from two creative placem...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

Snow Emergency & Snow Removal - Annual Notice

Snow Emergency: Under Chapter 69 of the Municipal Code, Section 69.13 “No person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on any public street, alley, or City-owned off-street parking area during any snow emergency proclaimed by the Ma...

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