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Grimes is home to diverse housing options
Excellent transportation access
Minutes to the Des Moines metro
Wednesday March 18th - As we continue our response to the coronavirus here is some updated and additional information. (PDF)
Monday March 16th - All City Facilities Are Currently Closed To the Public: We will continue to monitor the situation and will make a determination about reopening as the situation evolves.
Full Press Release (PDF)
For the latest information about COVID-19, please visit the Polk County Health Department Website
Questions about CPVID-19? Call the Iowa Department of Public Health's COVID-19 Hotline by dialing 2-1-1.
Just a reminder to everyone to please avoid flushing anything but toilet paper down your sewer system. Failing to do so may cause backup issues in the main line as well as costly sewer repairs for homeowners.
Visit our Census page for news and
information regarding the upcoming 2020 US Census.
March 2020 Newsletter
Parks & Trails Master Plan, adopted July 9th, 2019 (PDF)
2018 Building Department Annual Report (PDF)
2017 Johnston/Grimes Fire Rescue Annual Report (PDF)
Series 2017 Grimes Rating Report (PDF)
Material Safety Data Sheets
Iowa DNR NPDES Permit (PDF)
2018 Annual Water Quality Report - Grimes Water Supply (PDF)
City of Grimes Independent Auditor's Reports - June 30, 2019 (PDF)
City of Grimes Draft Budget - Fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 - Ending June 30, 2021 (PDF)
Resolution 03-0120 - Approval of FY 21 Maximum Property Tax Dollars (PDF)
2018 Grimes Comprehensive Plan (9MB PDF)
Spring Cleanup will be May 7, 8, and 9. Details will be coming soon.
Water main breaks/sewer emergencies | 515.822.4671
Storm water reports or erosion concerns | 515.986.3036
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.
Utility start sheet (PDF)
Online Utility Sign-up Page