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Still Looking For Owner 5/29/2024 Lost Dog

On 5/24/2024, the City of Ida Grove picked up a lost dog along First Street. We are trying to locate the owner of this sweet animal. If you have any information please contact City Hall at 364-2428.

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2024 Outdoor Pool Season

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Tomorrow, May 24th, 2024, 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 Department for their hard work in getting the pool ready for the season!

Click Here To View Outdoor Pool Admission Fees

City Hall Closed Memorial Day

City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2024 in observance of Memorial Day.

We will resume normal business hours on Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

Have a safe and happy holiday!

Updated Information 5-8-24

We are expecting water pressure to return to normal early this afternoon. With that, we are expecting to see sediment and discolored water in the lines. Flush your outside spigot or run water in your bathtub until clear. We are unsure what the timeline will be for the boil advisory due to test results from the lab.

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Thank You!

The Battle Creek Fire Department have graciously donated water they had on hand from The National Volunteer Fire Council & Anheuser-Busch. If anyone is in need of drinking water please come to City Hall. Thank You Battle Creek Fire Department we sincerely appreciate your generosity during this unforeseen circumstance.

Lost Dog 4-22-24

The City of Ida Grove has picked up a male dog found near Brownies. If anyone has any information on this dog’s owner, please contact City Hall at 364-2428. If outside of normal business hours (8 am to 4 pm), contact the Ida County Sheriffs Office at 364-3146.

City Hall Ribbon Cutting & Open House

Join us on Monday, April 15, 2024 at 3:00pm for the newly constructed City Hall ribbon cutting!

Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, there will be an open house until 5:00pm for the public.

We look forward to seeing you!

 

 

 

FY25 Proposed Budget Adoption

The City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed FY25 budget at City Hall, located at 403 3rd Street, at 5:30 p.m. on April 15, 2024.

Click Here To View Proposed FY25 Budget Adoption

2024 Burning Regulations

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 to November 30 of each year. Yard waste is the only material that is allowed to be burnt. It shall be illegal for any person to burn or allow open burning on the premises except during the times and during the dates stated in this paragraph.

 

2024 Mowing Notice

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 neglect to cut or destroy all weeds, vines, brush or other growth and debris. Property owners are reminded that any vegetation which reaches a height of more than 8 inches is required to be mowed. Any property not mowed after the vegetation reaches 8 inches in height, may be mowed by the City or their agents, and a charge of $75.00 per hour plus a surcharge of $100.00 will be charged to the property owner. This publication will serve as notice to property owners.

 

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 trimmed so they do not obstruct pedestrians, vision of traffic signs, or the view of any street or alley intersection. Alleys also need to be cleared to allow truck passage.

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 to avoid penalties.

 

2024 Compost & Brush Pile Notice

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 waste, trees, branches and bark during designated hours of operation.

8.35.020 During the periods of time the city compost pile or brush piles are open, citizens of Ida Grove may deposit in the compost pile yard wastes defined for purposes of this section as grass clippings, leaves, flowers, etc.; produced as part of yard and garden development and maintenance and deposit in the brush pile, bark, tree limbs and branches not exceeding six inches in diameter and eight feet in length.

8.35.030 It shall be unlawful and a municipal infraction to:

(1) Deposit in the compost or brush pile compost or other brush originating from outside the city limits.

(2) To deposit in the brush or compost piles any matter or items not designated in this chapter (e.g., plastic bags or other containers, tree limbs exceeding maximum size, garbage and building materials).

(3) To remove compost or brush without specific authorization from the city clerk.

(4) Deposit compost or brush other than during times or hours of operation.

8.35.040 The municipal offense fine for violation of this chapter is $250.00 for first offense, $500.00 for second offense and $750.00 for third or subsequent offenses.

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, lawn clean-up, and trimming is preferred, but willing to train the right person.  Seasonal 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 at City Hall, 403 3rd Street, from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday. Position is open until filled.  E.O.E.

FY25 Proposed Property Tax Public Hearing Notice

A public hearing will be held at Ida Grove City Hall on 4/01/2024 at 5:00 PM on the proposed property tax levy. The attached notice has been published in the Ida County Courier (3/20/2024), and on the City of Ida Grove, Recreation Center, Library, and the Fire Department Facebook pages in addition to the website.

 

Click Here To View Proposed Property Tax Levy

 

 

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 our open house date!

   

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 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!

Lost Dog 3/6/2024

The City of Ida Grove has picked up a male dog found along 7th Street. If anyone has any information on this dog’s owner, please contact City Hall at 364-2428. If outside of normal business hours (8 am to 4 pm), contact the Ida County Sheriffs Office at 364-3146.

 

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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.