The City of Ida Grove has picked up a lost male lab. He was found in the 400 block of Zobel Lane. If you have any information, please contact City Hall at 364-2428 as soon as possible. We would like to see him returned to his rightful owner.
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Ash Drive will be temporarily closed the morning of Tuesday, April 26th as Godbersen-Smith Construction Company will be pouring the deck to the Moorehead Avenue Bridge.
The 2022 Small City Work Zone Sign Package Program received 91 applications this year, and out of those, the City of Ida Grove was chosen as 1 of the 10 winning submissions!
In respects to Good Friday, our office will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 15th. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, April 18th. We wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter!
A concrete patch is being poured from a sewer line repair from earlier this spring. A portion of 3rd Street is closed due to this, and should be reopened in a couple of days.
The 400 block of Main Street is opened back up.
Spring has finally arrived! Public Works crew members, Bob Lorenzen and Kris Taylor, set up the pickleball nets today. With the warmer weather ahead, get out there and utilize the courts!
Grass Clipping Notice The City of Ida Grove reminds residents not to blow grass clippings into city streets or alleys to prevent clogging of city storm drains. Leaving grass clippings in any street or alley is considered a “nuisance” and also includes debris such as leaves, brush, nails, glass, or rubbish of any kind. The […]
Mowing Notice Warmer weather is just around the corner! The City of Ida Grove reminds residents of the requirements for mowing of their properties within the City limits under Chapter 8.30 of the City Code. It is unlawful for owners of each lot and parcel of ground within the city limits to fail, refuse, or […]
Tree Trimming Notice Property owners are responsible for maintenance of trees on their property and on the city parking adjacent to their property as stated in City Ordinance 12.05.040. All branches are to be at least 15 feet above the street surface and 8 feet above sidewalks. Trees, bushes, shrubs, etc. are to be trimmed […]
Permit Notice This serves as a reminder to all property owners and contractors that permits are required prior to beginning any construction or maintenance on projects such as: water, sanitary sewer, building construction, etc. Please visit the online city code at https://idagrove.municipal.codes/ or contact City Hall if you are unsure if a permit is required […]
City of Ida Grove Burning Regulations The State Fire Marshal has issued a burn ban for Ida County. Once the ban is lifted, the following regulations shall be followed for burning: Hours and dates of burning. No person will be allowed to burn nearer than 10 feet of any building, or on any street or […]
Due to the temperatures dropping below the freezing mark this weekend, the water has been shut off at the ballfields. […]
Resolution No. 2022-11 Approving the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2022-2023. Please see the attachment for resolution. Click Here To View Resolution No. 2022-11
The City of Ida Grove and Community Partners have purchased a new sign for any type of organization, fundraiser, or event to advertise at the center of Main and Second Street. This sign holds up to 30 x 40 inch posters or plain paper with an easy front loading snap frame. If you would like […]
The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed Budget at temporary City Hall, 311 Barnes Street, Ida Grove on 3-21-2022 at 6:00 PM. Any resident or taxpayer may present objections to, or arguments in favor of, any part of the proposed budget. The attached notice has been published in the Ida County […]
Mark your calendars: Ida Grove RAGBRAI community informational meeting will be held Sunday, March 13, 7:00 p.m. King Theatre, downtown Ida Grove. The executive committee will be on hand to provide preliminary plans, answer questions and gather feedback about RAGBRAI’s overnight stop on July 24th. For questions, contact committee members: Jared and Heather Bogue, Jeff […]
Byron Godbersen, inventor and founder of Midwest Industries, Inc.. Founded in 1954, Midwest Industries, Inc. is leading the world to the water by building high quality, unique and innovative products using state of the art manufacturing and distribution processes. ShoreStation Waterfront Equipment products are used throughout North America and include modular dock systems, […]
In honor of Presidents’ Day, City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 21, 2022. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.
RAGBRAI IS COMING! RAGBRAI IS COMING! Excitement is buzzing in the community with the announcement of Ida Grove being the overnight host town for day 2 of RAGBRAI, which is happening Sunday, July 24, 2022. Stay tuned for announcements regarding a town hall meeting with the community. This is where we will address questions, concerns, […]
Resolution 2022-5 approving the Maximum Property Tax Dollars Requested for Fiscal Year July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023. Please see attachment for resolution. Click Here to View Resolution 2022-5
In an effort to raise awareness and address some concerns regarding blocked crossings due to trains, City Officials met with members of Landus last week. Attached is some information and a link where blockages may be reported to the Federal Railroad Administration. We encourage citizens to report any blockages occurring in excess of 10 minutes […]
Please click the link below to see the Greetings from Iowa shoutout on Ida Grove from Iowa PBS. City of Ida Grove Clip PBS
Per SF 634- a public hearing will be held at the Ida Grove Rec Center, Temporary City Hall, on 2/7/2022 at 6:00 PM on the proposed maximum property tax dollars from certain levies. Residents and taxpayers of the City may present to City Council any objections or arguments in favor of the tax dollars before […]
A big thank you goes out to the Harold and Leone Godbersen Family Foundation, Gary and Sharon Godbersen, and Godbersen-Smith Construction Co. for getting the lights for the basketball courts operational. The lights are on a 60 minute max timer without having to reset it.
Please use the link below to view details. If you have any questions, please contact Simpco’s Housing Manager, Amanda Harper, at 712-279-6286. Click Here to View Simpco Housing Updates January 2022
The City of Ida Grove has picked up a lost male dog. If you have any information, please contact City Hall at 364-2428 as soon as possible. We would like to see this playful guy get back to his owners.
The Moorehead Avenue Bridge will be closed on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 to start the reconstruction of a new bridge. Please use the alternative routes; Washington Street and Harold Godbersen Drive.
City Hall Thursday, 12-30-2021 8 a.m. – Noon Friday, 12-31-2021 Closed We will resume normal business hours on Monday, January 3, 2022 Wishing you a Happy and Healthy New Year!
The Ida Grove Rec Center Committee was developed in 1998 after residents completed a survey expressing the need for more quality of life outlets in the community. After a lot of fund-raising, generous donations, and grants received, the groundbreaking ceremony was held in 2002. With the help of local businesses and more than 100 volunteers, the […]
Kelly Young, Deputy Clerk for the City of Ida Grove, was the project manager for a recent Land Water Conservation conversion effort that balanced a commercial expansion with improved access to public greenspace for residents. Kelly’s efforts and constant communication over what was ultimately a year and a half of data collection, submissions, and responses […]
DRINKING WATER ADVISORY The Ida Grove Water Supply is recommending to boil the water before using for drinking or to use an alternative source The Ida Grove Water Supply had a power outage due to storms on December 15, 2021, and was unable to disinfect the water supply for a period of time. […]
City Hall Office Holiday Hours: Normal business hours Monday (12/20/21) – Wednesday (12/22/2021) Thursday, December 23rd 8:00 a.m. – Noon Friday, December 24th CLOSED […]
The City has picked up a lost Australian Shepherd. If anyone has any information on getting this dog back to its rightful owner please contact City Hall at 364-2428.
Attention citizens of Ida Grove! As you may know, the Moorehead Avenue bridge will be under going construction for the reconstruction of a new bridge. We want to keep all of our residents up to date on the timeline of the bridge closing. As of now, the proposed timeline for the closure is set for […]
Ida County Sanitation will be picking up garbage on Friday, November 26, 2021. Any resident who normally has garbage day on Thursday, will have it picked up on Friday due to Thanksgiving.
City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021 and Friday, November 26, 2021 to observe Thanksgiving. Normal business hours will resume on Monday, November 29, 2021. Wishing everyone a safe and happy holiday!
With the warm weather we have had the last couple of days, the Ida Grove Public Works Crew took advantage and started to hang the holiday lights. May the beauty of the holidays warm your spirit! Please remember to join us on Sunday, November 21st, as the Ida Grove Chamber of Commerce presents a Christmas […]
Can you believe that our Ida Grove Public Library has been in business since 1908!? That is an amazing 113 years of service to our citizens! The library offers a variety of amenities for the citizens of Ida Grove. There are designated areas for children to do activities and read. The Children’s Library was […]
The City of Ida Grove invites the submission of sealed bids from qualified contractors for tree removal from city right-of-way. The job entails removing 20 marked trees in various locations in the city. Bid specifications can be obtained at City Hall, temporarily located at the Rec Center, 311 Barnes Street, Ida Grove, IA, or by […]
City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021 in honor of Veterans Day. We will resume normal business hours on Friday, November 12, 2021.
The City of Ida Grove invites the submission of sealed bids from qualified farmers for a 1-year lease on approximately 60 tillable acres located just west of Ida Grove along Hwy 175. Blank lease, fact and bid sheets can be obtained at the temporary City Hall location, 311 Barnes Street, Ida Grove, IA or by […]
Notice is hereby given Chapters 10.45.080, 10.45.100 and 12.60.080 City Code of the City of Ida Grove will be in full force on and after the date of this publication and shall remain in effect until May 1st. Click Here To View Parking & Snow Ordinances Click Here To View Pleasant Valley Trail Closure […]
Sunday, October 31st at 5:30 p.m. located at Godbersen Park there will be a Pumpkin Parade put on by the Ida Grove Chamber. Bring the kids in their costumes as prizes will be awarded. Every child who participates will receive a goodie bag and glow stick. The Ida Grove Farm Bureau and King Theatre will […]
City Clerk Heather Sweeden, has been awarded the title of Iowa Certified Municipal Finance Officer. She received this award at the IMFOA Conference in Des Moines on Thursday. This is a huge accomplishment and takes 5 years to complete. Congratulations Heather!
Third grade students from OABCIG visited the temporary City Hall on Friday. The students were able to speak to the Mayor, City Clerk, and two of the Council members and learn about local government.
City Council has an opening for the Ward 3 position. City Council positions are vital to the operations of local government. If anyone is interested in this position, you are encouraged to contact City Hall at 364-2428. Click Here to View Ward 3 Map Click Here to View Council Power and Duties
The portable pickleball nets are all set up at City Park! Thank you to the Godbersen Foundation for the donation of these nets!
Fight back against human trafficking. Learn what to look for and what to do when you see it. There will be a human trafficking forum on Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 6:45 p.m. at the Cobblestone Inn, Holstein Iowa. Guest speakers include Sheriff Wade Harriman and Sister Shirley Fineran. This is free and open to […]
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