Notice, Weed Spraying This Week:
The City will be spraying this week to kill weeds in the following areas...
1. South Sports Complex Wednesday July 19th - morning.
2. Railroad Tracks - Wednesday July 19th - afternoon.
3. Cemetery - Friday July 21st.
This spraying will be done by City Staff.
If you have any questions or concerns, please email Public Works Director Weston Wunder at email@example.com
Fireworks Ordinance - The Grimes City Council recently passed ordinance 673, an ordinance amending the Grimes Code of Ordinances section 41.12 regulating fireworks.
HWY 141 Construction Information:
A traffic capacity improvement project that will add a third lane to Iowa 141 in each direction will require lane closures from Iowa 44 to 37th Street beginning Monday, May 15, until late October 2017. For more information, visit the IDOT page
(link is off site).
NE Main ST Improvement Project Page - Check here for all updates and information relating to this project.
N James ST Improvement Project Page
The project is scheduled to start on Monday, May 8th.
- Check here for all updates and information relating to this Project.
The planned start date is May 1st.
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.