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Grimes is home to diverse housing options
Excellent transportation access
Minutes to the Des Moines metro
The state launches new website to help Iowans get COVID-19 vaccines. https://vaccinate.iowa.gov/
The state has a COVID-19 website. It's designed to provide more information to the public. https://coronavirus.iowa.gov/
For information regarding unemployment benefits and job openings, visit the the Iowa Workforce Development website at https://www.iowaworkforcedevelopment.gov/
For Current Economic Development information, visit the Iowa Economic Development website at https://www.iowaeconomicdevelopment.com/
For the latest information about COVID-19, please visit the Polk County Health Department Website
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.
April Newsletter (PDF)
Grimes Budget fiscal year 2021 - 2022 (PDF)
Development Services March Report (PDF)
Parks & Trails Master Plan, adopted July 9th, 2019 (PDF)
2019 Johnston/Grimes Fire Rescue Annual Report (PDF)
Material Safety Data Sheets
Iowa DNR NPDES Permit (PDF)
2019 Annual Water Quality Report - Grimes Water Supply (PDF)
2019 Annual Water Quality Report - Xenia Water Supply (PDF)
City of Grimes Independent Auditor's Reports - June 30, 2020 (PDF)
City of Grimes Budget - Fiscal year beginning July 1, 2020 - Ending June 30, 2021 (PDF)
2018 Grimes Comprehensive Plan (9MB PDF)
Celebrate Arbor Day and Earth Day: The Tree Board will be holding an Arbor Day planting on April 24th (Rain Date is May 1st) at 9am along the trail access off of NW27th ST. Feel free to grab your gardening gloves and come out to help.
Spring Cleanup 2021: The annual Grimes Spring cleanup is scheduled for Monday May 10th and Tuesday May 11th on your regular collection day.
Citywide Garage Sale: The annual Grimes Citywide garage sale will be May 7th -9th. Registration deadline to be put on the map is April 1st. Signup
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)
To view information regarding cancellations of Parks and Recreation programs, visit our Parks and Recreation Alerts, Closings and Cancellations page.
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.
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
Grimes City Hall
101 NE Harvey Street
Grimes, Iowa 50111