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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 13. Also effective March 13, the payment drop box will be relocated from the Rec Center to the east side of the new building. 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 our open house date!

 

City Hall Closed Monday 2-19-24

City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2024, in observance of President’s Day.

We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, February 20, 2024.

 

 

 

 

 

2024 Pet Licenses On Sale Now!

 City Code 6.10.020 – License Required

All dogs & 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 neutered.

Dogs & Cats need to have their license tags on their collar for identification purposes; this allows the City to assist in reuniting a lost dog or cat with its owner.

By order of the City Council of Ida Grove. 

City Hall Closing Early

City Hall Holiday Hours

Friday, 12/29/2023      8a.m. to Noon

Monday, 1/1/2024             Closed

Tuesday, 1/2/24 we will resume normal business hours .

Lost Dog

The City of Ida Grove just picked up a black lab with no collar that was running near Brownies. If anyone has any information on this dog’s owner, please contact City Hall at 712-364-2428.

 

City Hall Holiday Hours

City Hall Holiday Hours 

Friday, December 22     8 am – Noon

Monday, December 25             Closed

Friday, December 29     8 am – Noon

Monday, January 1                    Closed

 

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 require a Boil advisory for a section of South Main Street, from the 300 block to the 700 block. You may use the water, but do not drink, cook or consume the water without boiling.

The advisory will be in effect from:

 8am November 29th until noon November 30th.

Click Here To View Area On Map 

City Hall Closed 11/23 & 11/24

City Hall will be closed in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday on Thursday, November 23, and also on Friday, November 24. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 27, 2023. City staff would like to wish everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving Day.

 

Tree Removal Bid Invitation

Invitation to Bid Announcement

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 13 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 request through the mail or email by calling

City Hall at 712-364-2428.

Sealed bids must be received no later than 4:00 p.m. on Monday, November 20, 2023.

City Hall Closed 11/10/23 For Veterans Day

City Hall will be closed this Friday, November 10, 2023 in observance of Veterans Day.

We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 13, 2023.

Thank you to all of our Veterans for your service.

City Hall Closed Labor Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 4, 2023 in observance of Labor Day. We wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.

Closed July 4th

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!

City Hall Closed Memorial Day

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.

**UPDATE** Lost Dog

***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.

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Found

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.

Help Wanted! 2023 Seasonal Mowing Position

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 clean-up, and trimming is preferred, but willing to train the right person.  Season work will run from approximately April through September.  Must be 18 years of age or older to apply.

Application and job description may be obtained by clicking link below, or from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday, at City Hall, 311 Barnes Street, Ida Grove.  Position is open until filled.  E.O.E.

Click Here For Job Description And Application

City Hall Closed Monday 2-20-2023

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.

Lost & Found

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.

City Hall Holiday Hours

Santa Claus (@santaclaus) / TwitterFriday, December 23rd       8 am – Noon

Monday, December 26th   Closed

Friday, December 30th      8am – Noon

Monday, January 2nd     Closed

  We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, January 3rd 2023.

*Open Mayor Position*

Mayor Whiteing has resigned due to being elected to the Ida County Board of Supervisors effective 1/1/2023. Council has the option to appoint a citizen to this position. Any citizen interested in filling the term through 2023 must reside within city limits. The Mayor seat will then be up for election on the 2023 ballot to fill the remaining 2 years of the term. If anyone is interested or has any questions, please contact City Hall at 712-364-2428.

 

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Happy Thanksgiving!

City Hall offices will be closed on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 28th. Wishing you all a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

 

City Hall Phone Lines

City Hall is experiencing some issues with the phone lines. We are working on this and hope to have the lines back up today.

Veterans Day

City Hall Offices will be closed on Friday, November 11, 2022, in honor of Veterans Day. 

We will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 14, 2022. 

 

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Seasonal Help Wanted

HELP WANTED:  The City of Ida Grove is taking applications for two part-time positions to push and remove snow from City streets, parking lots, sidewalks and other duties as directed.  The positions are temporary/seasonal and require the following:  must be 18 years of age or older, have a high school diploma or GED, and a Class B CDL driver’s license.  Must be able to work day, evening, or weekend shifts on an on-call basis during snow emergencies.  Experience is preferred, but not required.  Applications can be picked up at City Hall, 311 Barnes Street or are available at www.idagroveia.com.  Positions open until filled.

City of Ida Grove is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Description 

Job Application

Debit/Credit Card Service Fee

For those who pay with a debit or credit card, our 3rd party credit card provider will be increasing their customer service fees as of Saturday, October 1, 2022. The increase will be 25¢.  This will be for customers who pay their utility payments online, over the phone, or in the office. We apologize for the inconvenience, but would like to remind everyone that we do offer a free automatic payment option. If you are interested in going to paperless billing, we do offer email billing as well. Please click the links below for more information. Thank you!

ACH Authorization form

Email Billing form

City Hall Closed on Monday, September 5, 2022

City Hall will be closed on Monday, September 5, 2022.

We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, September 6, 2022.

We wish everyone a safe and fun holiday.

Lost Dog

The City of Ida Grove has picked up a lost male dog found in old town. If you have any information please contact City Hall at 364-2428 as soon as possible.

Lost Dog

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.

City Hall Closing Early 4/15/2022

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!

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 to avoid penalties.

 

 

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Notice of Public Hearing-Proposed Budget FY23

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 Courier (3-9-2022) and on the city of Ida Grove Facebook page in addition to the website.

FY23 Proposed Budget

City Hall Demolition

The demolition of City Hall will begin on Monday, March 7, 2022.

Office Closed Monday, 2/21/2022

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.

 

Simpco Housing Updates

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

Lost Dog

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.

Reminder~ City Hall Holiday Hours

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!

 

City Hall Holiday Hours

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

                        Thursday, December 30th     8:00 a.m. – Noon

                          Friday, December 31st            CLOSED

         City Hall will resume normal business hours on Monday, 1/3/22.

City Hall Closed 11/25 & 11/26

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!

 

3rd Graders Tour City Hall

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 Ward 3 Vacancy

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

City Council Opportunity Reminder

City Council Opportunities!

4 Year Terms for: Mayor, Ward 2, And 1 At-Large

Forms can be picked up and filed at City Hall! 

Deadline to file completed forms is Thursday, September 16, 2021 by 5 p.m.

 

Lost Dog

The City has picked up a lost female black lab. If you have any information please contact City Hall at 364-2428 as soon as possible. 

#CityHallSelfieDay

August 13th is  #CityHallSelfieDay! This is a worldwide celebration of local government employees and elected officials.

 

Jacket Found

City Hall recently received a child’s jacket that was found from the events during Heritage Days. Please contact City Hall at 364-2428 to describe and claim this jacket.

Missing Dog

The City of Ida Grove has picked up a lost female blue heeler dog. If anyone has any information regarding her, please contact City Hall at 364-2428.

Face Mask Policy and Council Meetings

The mask mandate has now been lifted effective today, 6/8/2021. Citizens and employees are no longer required to wear masks upon entry to a City building.

 

City Council meetings may now be attended either in person (temporary City Office located at 311 Barnes Street) or electronically via our GoToMeeting link.

You may join and participate in the electronic meeting via the following options:
https://www.gotomeet.me/CityofIdaGrove on your tablet, computer, smartphone or dial in at (872) 240-3212 using the access code: 240-180-549

However, please advise, that space is limited for attending in-person.

City Hall Closed Memorial Day

In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed Monday, May 31, 2021.

The office will be open on Tuesday, June 1st and will operate at normal business hours for the remainder of the week.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Lost Dog

The City of Ida Grove has picked up a lost dog. We are looking for the owner. The dog has no collar or tags. May be part border collie. Gender is unknown. Picked up near Kid Zone. Please contact City Hall at 712-364-2428 with any information regarding this. 

City Hall Closing Early 4/2/2021

In respects to Good Friday, our office will be closing at 1 p.m. this Friday, April 2nd. We will resume normal business hours on Monday, April 5th. We wish everyone a safe and Happy Easter!

City Of Ida Grove Drop Box Has Been Placed!

Our drop box has officially been placed outside of the rec center on Barnes St.! We encourage citizens to please utilize the drop box due to COVID-19 restrictions. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation!