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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Farmers Markets May 13th - Oct. 23rd

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 May 13th with the last one schedul...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

National Police Week

The Grinnell Police Department will honor National Police week with an event open to the public on May 13th at 4:30 p.m. The event will start at the Public Safety Building (1020 Spring Street) with  a fifteen minute Presentation of Colors Ceremon...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Drake Community Library to Open to Public

Drake Community Library will reopen its doors to the public on Monday, May 3rd.  Access to library services will resume to pre-pandemic conditions with minor modifications related to limiting the spread of COVID-19. Modifications include mask-wea...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Outside Watering Meters Available May 3rd

Outside watering meters are available via online form submission for the 2021 season. Once the online submission is received, water department staff will deliver a meter to the address on the request. This year meters are available for use between May 3rd...

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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 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 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. 

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  • 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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