Smart 911 Program: Public safety officials in the Polk County E911 service area have taken a step forward in public safety with the addition of Smart911, a free service now available to all citizens. Smart 911 is a national service that allows citizens to create a free safety profile for their household that includes any information they want 9-1-1 and first responders to have in the event of an emergency.
To sign up for Smart 911: www.smart911.com (link is off site)
Board Openings - Tree Board: We are currently looking for people to fill our newly created Tree Board. Board members must be qualified electors of the city, and possess a vital interest in the care and maintenance of trees by application for the position and recommendation by a citizen of Grimes. The terms are four years and will be staggered. Interested parties should contact Rochelle Williams at 515-986-3036 or email email@example.com . Click Here for More Details (PDF)
Board Opening - Public Health and Safety: We currently have an opening on the Public Health and Safety Advisory Board. Board members must be at least 18 years old and reside within the corporate limits of the City of Grimes. Board members are required to possess a vital interest in health and public safety as demonstrated by application for the position and recommendation by a citizen of Grimes. Interested parties should contact Rochelle Williams at 515-986-3036 or email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Home Base Iowa Initiative: On March 24th the City of Grimes Passed Resolution No. 03-0515, A Resolution Supporting The Home Base Iowa Initiative. For more information and timely updates on how Grimes is becoming a Home Base Community, visit the webpage on the Grimes Chamber website. (Link is off site)
Monthly Newsletter Update: In an effort to be "greener" we are eliminating the paper version of the monthly newsletter included with all utility bills. In order to stay informed on important news and events you will need to sign up for the e-mail version. To sign up, scroll down to the bottom of this window and click on the subscribe button. Northwest Transportation Corridor Study Website
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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.
Grimes Governors Days 2015:
June 11th-13th. Click logo for more information.
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