Free Boxes Available: The Grimes Public Library has returned home and is unloading books from boxes. If you are moving or if you would like some boxes, please call 986-3551. First come, first served until they are gone. They are flat, you will have to reassemble them and re-tape some of them.
Yard Waste Drop Off - October 25th & 26th: Grimes residents may drop off yard waste free of charge at the City Shop, 901 NE Main Street from 7:30am - 4:30pm. Click link for details.
2014 Central Iowa Human Capital Survey (link is off site): The Greater Des Moines Partnership, in collaboration with Character Counts In Iowa and the Institute for Excellence & Ethics, is conducting a survey to determine how embedded the local talent is in the community and in the workplace, based on connectedness to people, place an purpose. More information (also off site).
City Council Meetings are now back at City Hall, 101 NE Harvey Street.
Public Notice 8/15/2014: IDNR Public Hearing on Storm Sewer System Permit (PDF)
Notice of Street Construction and Road Closure: The City of Grimes will be reconstructing SE 19th Street from IA 141 to the Grimes corporate limits and the City of Johnston will be reconstructing NW 62nd Avenue from the Grimes Corporate limits to NW 103rd Street. Both the Grimes and Johnston projects are scheduled to begin Monday June 23rd.
We are proud to support the new Jester Park Conservation Center: The City Council has authorized a letter of support and a contribution in the amount of $5,000 toward the Vision Iowa CAT Grant for the new Jester Park Conservation Center. Please click on the following links for more details. Site Plan (PDF) - Floor Plan (PDF) - Additional Information (PDF)
DART is now on Google Maps and Bing Maps.
For more information, please visit www.ridedart.com or call DART Customer Service at 515-283-8100.
Effective September 20, 2013. The City is scaling back to Stage 1 of the water mitigation plan:
Complete Water Mitigation Plan (PDF)
The Grimes Community Food Pantry provides for 40 to 50 families one a month. Items for the Food Pantry may be dropped off at the Grimes United Methodist Church, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm, or you may drop items at the Grimes Fareway store just inside the entrance. Monetary donations are appreciated. Appointments may be made by calling 986-4036. In order to receive help from the food pantry, you must be a current resident of Grimes and proof of address is required.
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