HWY 141 Closure (delayed until the sometime in the week of December 11th):
The contractor working on 141 will be closing 141 NB north of the intersection with 11th St sometime the week of December 11th. They will be hanging a sign truss over NB lanes. We will post the exact date and time when it becomes available to us. The closure information is also on 511ia.org
. Image of Detour (PDF)
Storm Sewer Inspections Notice:
The week of December 4th, An observer with FOX Engineering will be in Grimes observing several storm sewer outfall structures. The City is required to investigate the storm sewer discharge locations as part of our MS4 annual permit. We will be looking for illicit discharges into the stream along with water main leaks.
FOX Engineering will be in backyards and drainage areas
. They will be wearing an identification vest.
We anticipate this work could take all next week.
Little Beaver & Prairie Creek Channel Restoration Project Information Page
- Check here for all updates and information regarding this project.
HWY 141 Construction Information:
A traffic capacity improvement project that will add a third lane to Iowa 141 in each direction will require lane closures from Iowa 44 to 37th Street beginning Monday, May 15, until late October 2017. For more information, visit the IDOT page
(link is off site).
Update September 5th: The Iowa DOT has determined that this project will likely finish sometime in mid November 2017.
NE Main ST Improvement Project Page - Check here for all updates and information relating to this project.
N James ST Improvement Project Page
- Check here for all updates and information relating to this Project.
North James Street is now open to through traffic.
FEMA UPDATE: The City has contacted FEMA regarding the appeals to the proposed flood maps. FEMA is currently waiting for an appropriation of funds before they can take any actions. We don't know an exact date.
Click here for more information, including current and proposed maps
Home Base Grimes, Iowa:
The community of Grimes, Iowa is proud to be an official Home Base Iowa Community. This initiative is to ensure that Grimes is doing everything that we can to be welcoming to military members and their families as they leave military service and transition to a civilian lifestyle. For more information and timely updates on how Grimes has become a Home Base Community, as well as how veterans can take advantage of benefits, visit our Home base Grimes, Iowa page
Home Base Grimes Tax Rebate Form (PDF)
The Grimes Community Food Pantry provides for 40 to 50 families once a month. Items for the Food Pantry may be dropped off at the Grimes United Methodist Church, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am - 2:00 pm, or you may drop items at the Grimes Fareway store just inside the entrance. Monetary donations are appreciated. Appointments may be made by calling 986-4036. In order to receive help from the food pantry, you must be a current resident of Grimes and proof of address is required.