Entries by Tonya Rehse

Looking For A Home

On the evening of June 20, 2024, the Sheriff’s Office picked up a dog running at large. This animal has not been claimed as of today, June 27, 2024. The city is allowed to keep animals for a maximum of seven days. The city has made numerous attempts to contact animal shelters and find a […]

Heritage Days Kick Off 2024

Heritage Days officially begins today, June 27, 2024! The afternoon looks to be amazing, so come on down to Godbersen Park and check out all of the local Farmer’s Market vendors, AND to take a night off from cooking! The Pork Producers will be grilling burgers and hot dogs with the City of Ida Grove […]

Unauthorized Motor Vehicles Prohibited

9.30.110 & 12.60.010 – 12.60.080 The City of Ida Grove would like to remind residents that motor vehicles are not allowed anywhere along the flood control or Pleasant Valley Trail. These motor vehicles include, but are not limited to; mopeds, dirt bikes, golf carts, ATV’s, and UTV’s.  It shall be unlawful for anyone to operate […]

2024 Grass Clipping Notice

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 […]

2024 Tree Trimming Notice

  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 […]

2024 Permit Notice

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 in order […]

2024 Seasonal Help Wanted

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 25 hours/week, with all equipment provided by the City.  Current driver’s license is required.  Experience in mowing, […]

City Hall Drop-Box New Location!

The drop-box has been moved and placed as of today 3/12/2024 at its permanent location, 403 3rd Street. The drop-box will be drive-through accessible by entering the parking lot from Main Street & following through to the exit on 3rd Street. We appreciate everyone’s patience while we transition. Be on the lookout for publication of […]

Reminder! City Hall Closed Monday 3/11 & Tuesday 3/12

IT’S MOVING TIME – NOTICE OF CITY HALL CLOSURE  We will be closed on Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12 while we transition into the new building. All City Hall business will be conducted at our new location, 403 3rd Street effective March 13. Also effective March 13, the payment drop box will be […]

City Hall Moving Time!

IT’S MOVING TIME – NOTICE OF CITY HALL CLOSURE We are excited to announce the construction completion of City Hall! We will be closed on Monday, March 11 and Tuesday, March 12 while we transition into the new building. All City Hall business will be conducted at our new location, 403 3rd Street effective March […]

2024 Dog & Cat License Reminder

Reminder that all dogs & cats over SIX months old MUST be licensed. Proof of vaccination is required at time of licensing.  City Code 6.10.020 – License Required Fees: January 1 – February 29, (leap year) $10 if spayed or neutered. $15 if not spayed or neutered. For the remainder of the year (March 1 […]

Iowa Home Repair Pilot Program Application

Iowa Home Repair Pilot Program Application Now Available Iowa Finance Authority (IFA) has announced that the application portal for the Iowa Home Repair Pilot Program (HRPP) is now OPEN.  The application portal will remain open for applications through January 31, 2024, at 4:30 p.m., subject to available funding. The primary goal of the HRPP is […]

City Council Chambers Memorial Donation

The Robert and Kathryn Spotts family presented a generous donation in the amount of $25,000.00 to furnish the newly constructed City Council Chambers. The donation is in honor of the late Robert Spotts, who served on City Council from 1972-1979. His wife Kathryn, also assisted in many elections. The  Council Chambers will be completed with […]

Notice of Scheduled Repair/Maintenance 11-29-23

IF YOU WERE NOT NOTIFIED VIA DOOR HANGER, THEN THIS NOTICE DOES NOT PERTAIN TO YOU. Notice of Scheduled Repair/Maintenance The City of Ida Grove will be removing a broken water main valve and a small section of water main in the 700 block of South main street on Wednesday, November 29. This work will […]