Road Closure
SW 19th & County Line Road Project: Start date for this HMA resurfacing/paving project is 9/16/19. Estimated completion 11/22/19.
- SW 19th will be closed from west of S. James to County Line Rd
- SW County Line Rd. will be closed from SW 19th north to the site of the new school which is south of Hwy 44/1st Street.

Shade Grimes
Tree puchasing program. Join the City in our crusade to increase our tree diversity and urban tree canopy! High quality native trees (valued at approximately $60 to $120) are available to residents of Grimes through...

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Grimes Storehouse is now open at 112 NE Ewing Street, Suite B. Participants can pick up dry goods as well as vouchers for perishable goods. Food and monetary donations are welcome. Read more...





Shade Grimes:
Wednesday, October 9 from 5:30-6:30 p.m.
More information on the event

Trick or Treat:
Trick or Treat with the Polk County Sheriff's Office.
Saturday, October 19th from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
More details to come.

Yard Waste Drop Off:
October 26 & 27
November 2 & 3
7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Grimes Public Works 
1700 SE Destination Drive
Accepted items include tree branches, leaves and residential yard waste. Compost bags or stickers are not required. The City will provide dumpsters. 

Visit With A Council Person:
Councilman Ryan Burger will be at the Grimes Public Library on the first Tuesday of every month from 5:30-8:00 p.m. Burger is there to talk to citizens about wants, ideas, or concerns. No appointments necessary. You can also contact Ryan by email






Water main breaks/sewer emergencies | 515.822.4671
  Storm water reports or erosion concerns | 515.986.3036  

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Pay your water bill by Phone, (credit card):  To pay by phone with a credit card, call (877) 690-3729 and enter jurisdiction code: 2512.

If you would like to have your water bill automatically deducted from your checking account each month, please print and fill out the Sure-Pay  Authorization Form and return it to City Hall along with a voided blank check.
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