UPDATE (12:15 PM) Water Main Break: Crews have restored water service to all but a small portion of N James Street. You should check your water for sediment and if necessary run water until clear. Thanks for your continued patience.
Spring Cleanup 2017:
Changes to this year's format, please check map for day of pickup in your area. Spring Cleanup will be Thursday May 18th, Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th.
Do you have extra plastic bags? You can help Grimes win a free park bench. Metro Waste Authority presents the Earth Month Plastic Bag Swap. Bring all of your plastic bags to City Hall and place them in the bag swap container near the front entrance and receive a free Metro Waste Authority reusable tote bag (One per household while supplies last). The metro city that collects the most bags by weight will receive a free park bench made out of recycled material.
NE Main ST Improvement Project Page - Check here for all updates and information relating to this project.
N James ST Improvement Project Page - Check here for all updates and information relating to this Project.
Start Date: The planned start date is May 1st, however the portion of the roadway that will be closed first has yet to be determined. Proposed Detour (PDF)
FEMA UPDATE: The City has contacted FEMA regarding the appeals to the proposed flood maps. FEMA is currently waiting for an appropriation of funds before they can take any actions. While we don't know an exact date, but we are told work will not resume until at least March.
Click here for more information, including current and proposed maps
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, as well as how veterans can take advantage of benefits, visit our Home base Grimes, Iowa page
Home Base Grimes Tax Rebate Form (PDF)
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.