We need you! If you have an interest in helping shape the future of our community, the City of Grimes is currently seeking two people to fill positions on our Park and Recreation Advisory Board. The board advises the City Council on facilities and funds which are needed to provide open space such as parks and playgrounds, and community facilities for other types of recreation. Meetings are held on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 5:30pm at the Grimes City Hall. Qualified applicants shall be at least 18 years of age and reside within the corporate limits of the City of Grimes and posses a vital interest in parks and recreation. No new appointee to the Board may serve on another recreation or club board while they are serving their term. If interested, please contact Olivia DeYoung at email@example.com .The City of Grimes encourages gender equity on all Boards.
Public Information Meeting on Proposed NE Main ST Improvement Project, Tuesday January 17th 6-8pm at the Grimes Community Complex, 410 SE Main ST:
Map of Project Area
Video of meeting
Public Information Meeting on Proposed N James ST Improvement Project, Monday December 19th 6-8pm at the Grimes Community Complex, 410 SE Main ST:
Map of Project Area (PDF)
Video of meeting
2017 Pet Licenses are now available at City Hall: All Cats and Dogs within the City Limits of Grimes are required to be licensed annually. The cost of each license is $5. Proof of rabies vaccination from a veterinarian is required. For complete details regarding pet license laws in Grimes please see Grimes Code of Ordinances Chapter 56 - Dog and Cat License Required (PDF)
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.