Per SF 634 – a public hearing will be held in the City Council Chambers on 2-18-2020 at 5:30 PM on the proposed maximum property tax dollars from certain levies. Residents and taxpayers of the City may present to the City Council any objections or arguments in favor of the tax dollars before the budget […]
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The City of Ida Grove’s utility bills got a fresh, new look! Bills are heading to the Post Office today, so be on the lookout for the new RED color!
City Hall will be closing at 2:00 pm today due to the inclement weather. Stay safe, Ida Grove.
City Hall will be closing at 11:30 am on Tuesday, December 31st and will be closed Wednesday, January 1st for New Years. We wish you all a healthy and Happy New Year. We look forward to seeing you next year when we re-open on Thursday, January 2, 2020!
City Hall will be closing at 11:30 am today and will be closed all day December 25, 2019 for Christmas. The Mayor, Elected Officials and City Staff would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!
City Hall will be closed Thursday, November 28th and Friday, November 29th. We hope you all enjoy time with friends and family and have a Happy Thanksgiving!
The deadline to be entered into a drawing for 1 months free utility bill (up to $50) is fast approaching! Sign up for automatic withdrawal of your utility bill and email billing by December 1st to be entered into the drawing! If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 712-364-2428.
The final reading of Ordinance 576 – Water and Sewer Rate Increase was passed and approved at the regular city council meeting held Monday, November 18, 2019. This is a courtesy notice that the new rates will go into effect for bills dated on or after January 1, 2020. For the full ordinance change, please […]
City Crew Members, Bob Lorenzen and Kris Taylor, taking advantage of this beautiful Fall day by getting Ida Grove ready for the holidays.
City Hall will be closed Monday, November 11, 2019 in observance of Veteran’s Day. The elected officials and city staff would like to thank all past and current members of our armed forces for their service.
City Council has met and voted to offer an extension on the due date for utility bills normally due November 15, 2019. All City utility bills for this month will now be due by November 21, 2019. A late fee will be applied to any and all bills that remain unpaid after the 21st. Shut […]
Congratulations to the following 5 individuals on being elected to serve as Ida Grove City Councilmen! Jason Schable – Councilman At-Large, 2 year term Jared Bogue – Councilman At-Large, 4 year term Gregor Ernst – Councilman Ward I, 4 year term Ryan Jordan – Councilman Ward II, 2 year term Reynold McLead – Councilman Ward […]
City Hall staff have been working with the United States Post Office in order to track down everyone’s utility bills. Utility bills were mailed out on October 31st, but we confirmed yesterday that the bills were still in Des Moines. USPS said today that citizens should receive their bill by the end of the week. […]
When: Monday, October 21, 2019 from 5-6 pm Where: Ida Grove City Council Chambers The elected officials of the City of Ida Grove would like to invite citizens to attend an informational meeting on Monday, October 21, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm. The meeting will provide insight and education on the proposed water […]
The Planning and Zoning Commission, an advisory body to the City Council, is in need of a volunteer to fill the vacant seat on their board. This is a fantastic opportunity for citizens to become involved and give back to the community! The commission meets the first Wednesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. We […]
The City of Ida Grove has 5 openings to fill within the City Council. The Ward I, II and III positions are up for election this November, as well as two City Council At Large Positions. At this time, there is no one running for the Ward II seat; we encourage citizens within Ward II […]
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.
The City Council, Mayor and City Staff would like to invite the public to attend an informational Community Meeting on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. The meeting will begin at 6:00 pm in the City Council Chambers. Mayor Whiteing will go over a power point presentation of the draft plans for the City Hall Renovation and […]
The City of Ida Grove currently has a Ward II Council Seat vacancy. If you or anyone you know is interested in serving the community, please contact City Hall, Mayor Whiteing or a Council Member today!
City officials will be testing the sirens today!
We are still looking for the owner of this sweet dog. If you have any information to assist us in getting this dog returned to its home, please call City Hall at 712-364-2428
Governor Kim Reynolds has issued a disaster proclamation due to the flooding event this week.
The City of Ida Grove in conjunction with the Ida Grove Fire Department are in desperate need of volunteers to fill sand bags today! There are currently several volunteers working diligently at the City Maintenance Shop, but could use more helping hands! Please consider volunteering your time to assist. Living Forward. Giving Back.
Due to the potential rainy weather for Saturday, the Heritage Days Committee has decided to move the inflatables indoors to the Elementary School gym for both Friday and Saturday.
Relay Iowa, the world’s longest relay run of 339 miles, will be making its way through Ida Grove this year!
Beginning Monday, May 21st, contractors will begin installing conduit and fiber optic cable to service the Verizon Cell tower.
The city maintenance crew will be performing testing on the civil sirens throughout the day on Wednesday, May 16, 2018.
City crew rescues large snapping turtle.
Thank you to the Ida County Community Betterment Foundation for the grant award to the City of Ida Grove in the amount of $4,000 to help the City purchase new LED Christmas decorations!
Meals on Wheels America is the oldest and largest national organization supporting the more than 5,000 community-based senior nutrition programs across the country that are dedicated to addressing senior isolation and hunger – this program is available right here in Ida Grove, IA! Ever wondered how to make sure your loved ones are eating a […]
The Princess Theatre was Built in 1914 for silent films. In 1917, the theater was bought by Frank King and brought into the sound era in 1921. In 1940, Milton Mansfield bought the theater, adding a marquee. In 1954, Bob Fridley bought the theater, adding an indoor wall waterfall, floating stair case, and changed the […]
Please join us to continue working through the City of Ida Grove’s Source Water Protection Plan!
Please see the attached City Council Agenda for tonight’s meeting
Summer is fast approaching, and with Summer, comes green grass! Please read the following excerpt from the City of Ida Grove’s ordinance book regarding mowing regulations: The City of Ida Grove reminds residents of the requirements for mowing of their properties within the city limits under ordinance 3-6.0101, 3-6.0103, 3-6.0104. It is unlawful for owners […]
The City of Ida Grove would like to remind residents of the City’s burning regulations.
The City of Ida Grove is updating their comprehensive plan and would love to hear from YOU! Join your fellow citizens on April 23, 2018 at the Ida Grove Rec Center at 5:00 p.m. for a presentation to review the draft plan regarding future plans for housing, economic development, transportation, parks, and community facilities and […]
The City of Ida Grove announces a Ward II Council vacancy effective immediately. City Council plans to hold a special council meeting Thursday, March 22 at noon. If anyone within Ward II is interested in filling this position, please contact City Hall at 364-2428 before Thursday. Ward II description is as follows: Commencing at the […]
Remember to license your pets!
READY, SET, GO!!! The City of Ida Grove is pleased to announce we are ready to begin automatic withdrawal of monthly utility bills!
Due to the weather, the Ida Grove Recreation Center will be closed today.
The Ida Grove City Hall and City Council would like to extend our deepest gratitude to our local Law Enforcement, EMT’s, and Firefighters.
A Public Meeting Vision Session will be held Wednesday November 15th from 7pm to 9pm at the Ida Grove Recreation Center. The meeting will begin at 7pm with a presentation from SIMPCO representative, Nicole Peterson, with small group deliberation and questions to follow. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend!
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