Special Census: Very soon Grimes will conduct a Special Census to get an updated population count.This new count will help us qualify for state revenues we need to provide essential services like street repair, education for our children, services for our seniors, and other important activities we depend on every day
Census Jobs - Earn Extra Money Helping Our Community: Most positions involve locating households, updating addresses, and conducting interviews with respondents. A few involve supervisory or clerical duties. Jobs last anywhere from 2 to 8 weeks. Enumerators work flexible hours, primarily evenings and weekends when respondents are home. It is expected that all employees work a minimum of 25 hours each week and a maximum of 40. Please visit our Employment page for more information.
Testing for Census Jobs: The Census Bureau will be testing at City Hall. Future dates to be announced. If you would like to be placed on the list to test, call City Hall at 515-986-3036.
Dart Newsletter - July 2015 (PDF)
Home Base Grimes, Iowa: The community of Grimes, Iowa is proud to be an official Home Base Iowa Community. This initiative is to ensure that Grimes is doing everything that we can to be welcoming to military members and their families as they leave military service and transition to a civilian lifestyle. For more information and timely updates on how Grimes has become a Home Base Community, visit the webpage on the Grimes Chamber website. (Link is off site)
Northwest Transportation Corridor Study Website (off-site, link will open in a new window)
The Grimes Community Food Pantry provides for 40 to 50 families once 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.