The Administration Department includes the City Administrator and City Clerk who are appointed and governed by the City Council.
The Development Services Department is charged with managing all construction activity within the City of Grimes.
The Finance Department oversees the budgeting of the City's funds among other duties.
The Human Resources Department is responsible for hiring, contract negotiation, benefits, compensation, and job postings.
Marketing & Communications
The Marketing & Communications Department drives community outreach, media relations and marketing for all City departments.
The Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department covers the City of Grimes as well as the City of Johnston
Parks & Recreation
The Parks and Recreation Department creates recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing services and programs that promote citizen involvement and a strong sense of community.
The City of Grimes IT Department provides internal IT support and serves the City’s employees with technical assistance to ensure that residents receive the best customer experience.
The Grimes Public Library is a comfortable and productive place to connect with the community in person and online.
The City of Grimes contracts law enforcement through the Polk County Sheriff's office.
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining and improving all city infrastructure, community property, greenways and parks.
The Utility Bill Department assists residents and businesses with starting, transferring, or discontinuing service as well as billing and payment services.