Snow Ordinance: The snow ordinance will be in effect starting at noon on Friday January 14th until 5pm on Saturday January 15th. Please note that no parking is allowed on any City streets during this time.

Closed Monday January 17th: All City Offices will be closed on Monday January 17th for Dr Martin Luther King Jr Day.

Information regarding work being done by Metronet  (PDF)

The state launches new website to help Iowans get COVID-19 vaccines.

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.

January Newsletter (PDF)




Highway 141 Corridor Study | Johnston, IA - Official Website (

Notice of Public Hearing - Proposed Property Tax Levy  (PDF)
Resolution Approving the Maximum Tax Dollars from Certain Levies for the City’s Proposed Fiscal Year 2021-2022 Budget  (PDF)

The City of Grimes participates in a metro wide housing rehabilitation initiative called Metro Home Improvement Program. Through this program certain housing repair assistance is made available to residents that meet the approved guidelines. Visit our Metro Home Improvement Page for details.

Grimes Waste Water Treatment Plant FAQ  (PDF)

Grimes Storehouse: Currently the only food pantry physically located within Grimes.  The Grimes Storehouse’s challenge is to not only reduce or eliminate hunger but to also feed people’s hope and sense of purpose in their lives.

Grimes Volunteer Support Services (GVSS) needs your help.
Details (PDF)

Water main breaks/sewer emergencies | 515.822.4671
  Storm water reports or erosion concerns | 515.986.9636  


Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development




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


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Grimes City Hall
101 NE Harvey Street
Grimes, Iowa 50111

Phone: 515.986.3036
Fax: 515.986.3846