Beginning today, 10-2-2023, Blacktop Service Company will start crack sealing the following streets: Circle Drive Fairlane Street Iowa Street Washington Street from Highway to N. Main Street Moorehead Avenue from Highway to N. Main Street N. Main Street Court Street from 5th to 7th Moorehead Street from 5th to 7th These repairs will continue throughout […]
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This dog was found at the OABCIG High School, but was also seen running around Fairlane earlier. If anyone has any information on this lost dog, please contact City Hall at 712-364-2428. We would like to see this dog find it’s owner.
Within the next couple of days, Maguire Iron will begin sandblasting our water tower. The tower will be contained as much as possible to help control the noise and dust. However, residents near the tower may experience increased noise levels during this time. Crews will begin working approximately 7am to 7pm seven days a week […]
Public Works crew members will be spraying for weeds over the next several weeks at City parks as well as other City property. These flags will be placed in all areas being sprayed, please refrain from walking through areas where this flag is present.
Reminder that forms are due today, 9-21-23, by 5 p.m.
We are cheering on our OABCIG Falcons tonight as they play against MVAOCOU at 7pm. There will be lots of exciting activities going on today! Enjoy the Homecoming parade today at 4:00, tailgating at the OABCIG High School at 4:30 with games, food, and fun, followed by the Homecoming game. If you are unable to […]
We have just been notified that the second round of water samples have come back and passed all requirements. The boil advisory has been lifted. You do not need to boil the water before consuming. Thank you for your patience.
The boil advisory that was issued yesterday morning was due to a short term outage during the City’s ongoing migration from the old water system to the new water system, which caused a loss of pressure. We understand the frustration and are doing everything we can to avoid a future disruption. Please be patient while […]
WE’VE GOT SPIRIT YES WE DO! WE’VE GOT SPIRIT HOW BOUT YOU?! POST A PICTURE ON OUR FACEBOOK PAGE OF WHO YOU ARE ROOTING FOR TOMORROW. THE CY-HAWK GAME BEGINS AT 2:30. HAVE A GREAT WEEKEND!
The current boil advisory for Badger Creek Drive and all of Zobel’s Addition is still in effect. In order to lift the boil advisory, the city is required by the Iowa DNR to submit and pass two individual water samples. As of today, 9/7/2023, our first 18 hour test sample passed the requirements. We will […]
City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2023 in observance of Labor Day. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
ATTENTION: We are sorry to announce that we are canceling tomorrow’s market due to the heat. This heat advisory is now continuing through tomorrow and we just want all of our vendors and grillers (and market-goers!) to be safe. PTP will potentially be grilling and serving food at a future market, more on that to […]
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The update everyone has been waiting for. Battle Creek Fireworks are scheduled for August 19th at dusk! See you all there.
In observance of the holiday, City Hall will be closed on Tuesday, July 4th. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, July 5, 2023. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!
**This animal is still looking for her owner*** The City of Ida Grove has picked up a lost black, female dog with a green collar. She was picked up in the Dawn and Sunset area of town. If anyone has any information, please contact City Hall at 712-364-2428. We would like to see this animal […]
With the 4th of July quickly approaching, we want to remind citizens of Ida Grove that certain fireworks are permitted only during the following times, and to please be cautious and courteous of neighboring property owners. (1) From the Saturday before July 4th until the Sunday after July 4th. (2) Between 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 […]
Weather permitting, the Ida Grove Fire Department will be conducting a controlled burn at the city brush pile this week. The brush pile will be closed to the public at the time of the burn.
City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 29, 2023, in observance of Memorial Day. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 30, 2023. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.
Friday, May 26th, 2023, the outdoor pool will officially be open for the season! Hours of operation are as follows: Monday – Saturday 1PM – 5PM and 7PM – 9PM Sunday 1PM – 6PM Lap Swim/Water Walking Monday – Friday 12pm – 1pm & 6pm – 7pm Shout out to the Ida Grove Public Works […]
***UPDATE**** This dog has been reunited with his owner. The City of Ida Grove currently has a male dog. If anyone has any information on getting this dog back to its rightful owner please contact City Hall at 364-2428.
A portion of the Pleasant Valley Trail in front of Horn Memorial Hospital will be closed until further notice due to construction. We will keep everyone updated when that portion will reopen. We apologize for any inconvenience.
As of today, May 1, 2023, the Pleasant Valley Trail is officially open for the season.
The City of Ida Grove will be flushing hydrants starting May 1st thru May 20th. During this time water users may experience low water pressure, discolored water, and air in water lines. Washing light colored or white laundry is not recommended during this time. If laundry becomes stained, do not dry the laundry, but add […]
MAYOR PROCLAIMS POPPY DAYS- HONORS AMERICA’S WAR DEAD Mayor, Nathan Weitl, has proclaimed May 1st through 31st, 2023 as Poppy Days in Ida Grove according to the Poppy Chairman of American Legion Auxiliary Unit #61, which sponsors the annual observance. Legion Auxiliary Members will be distributing poppies throughout May. PROCLAMATION WHEREAS, the American Legion Auxiliary […]
CITY MAINTAINED COMPOST AND BRUSH PILES 8.35.010 The city of Ida Grove, from time to time, as designated by the city council at a regular meeting, may open, operate and maintain a compost and/or brush pile on city property for the use and convenience of citizens residing in the corporate limits for disposal of yard […]
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 Per City Code 13.25.150 (8) Hours and dates of burning: No person will be allowed to burn nearer than 10 feet of any building, or on any street or sidewalk at any time. Burning is only permitted between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. from April 1 […]
In respects to Good Friday, our office will close at 1 p.m. on Friday, April 7th. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, April 10th. We wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
We have just received notification that the boil advisory that had been issued for a portion of Ida Grove has now been lifted. If you would like to receive instant notifications, please subscribe to our website. Please visit our website at www.idagroveia.com and scroll all the way to the bottom of the page and enter your email […]
Resolution No. 2023-17 Approving the Annual Budget for Fiscal Year 2023-2024. Please see the attachment for resolution. Click Here To View Resolution No. 2023-17
Two nets have been set up on the pickleball/tennis courts located at City Park. With warmer weather on the way, its a great time to get out there and play!
A small lantern was found and turned into city hall today. If you have lost an item similar to this recently, please contact City Hall and provide a description to claim.
The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed budget at temporary City Hall, 311 Barnes Street, Ida Grove on 4-3-2023 at 5:30 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 […]
We are excited to announce that yesterday, Nathan Weitl was appointed Mayor of the City of Ida Grove. Welcome aboard! Pictured below from left to right: Nathan Weitl and Gregor Ernst.
Stop into City Hall today and get your pet license at a discounted rate! Any owner of a dog or cat within the city limits is required to license the animal each year or when the animal has reached the age of six months. JANUARY 1 – FEBRUARY 28 $10.00 If Altered $15.00 if Unaltered MARCH 1- […]
HELP WANTED The City of Ida Grove is currently seeking an energetic and highly motivated individual to join our team for a seasonal, part-time mowing position. Working hours will be determined by the Park’s Superintendent, up to 30 hours/week, with all equipment provided by the City. Current driver’s license is required. Experience in mowing, lawn […]
In honor of Presidents’ Day, City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 20, 2023. We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 21, 2023.
Resolution 2023-7 approving the Maximum Property Tax Dollars Requested for Fiscal Year July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024. Please see attachment for resolution. Click Here To View Resolution 2023-7
Per SF 634- a public hearing will be held at the Ida Grove Rec Center, Temporary City Hall, on 2/6/2023 at 5:30 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 […]
Did you know the City of Ida Grove offers a couple of different options to pay your water utility bill? We offer automatic payments which is a FREE, no hassle service that will withdraw directly from your checking account on or about the 10th of each month. You will never have to worry about a […]
With the impending winter weather, we would like to remind citizens that parking is prohibited on city streets when snowfall has accumulated to a depth of one-half inch or more; or if snow removal operations have been commenced by the city. In order to avoid an infraction, any ice or snow accumulations need to be […]
***UPDATE**** The owner of this dog has been found. The City of Ida Grove has picked up a lost dog that was found near Circle Drive. If anyone has any information regarding the owner, please contact City Hall at 712-364-2428 as soon as possible.
City Code 6.10.020 – License Required All dogs and cats over SIX months old must be licensed. Fees: January 1 – February 28, $10 if spayed or neutered, $15 if not spayed or neutered. For the remainder of the year (March 1 – December 31) $20 if spayed or neutered, $25 if not spayed or […]
A bracelet was found near the old City Hall lot on 3rd Street. If you or someone you know are looking for this, please contact City Hall at 364-2428 and provide a description to claim.
403 3rd St., Ida Grove, Iowa 51445