Closed Monday September 4th:
All City offices will be closed on Monday September 4th in observation of Labor Day. Trash, recycling, and yard waste pickup will be delayed by one day. Please have a safe and happy Labor Day.
Weed Control Notice 8/21/17:
TruGreen will be spraying for weeds at the South Sports Complex on Monday and Tuesday. The North Sports Complex on Tuesday and Wednesday. Also spraying will be done on the right-of-ways and other parks on Thursday and Friday.
More specific information will be posted as it becomes available. for information on chemicals used, click on the link below.
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).
NE Main ST Improvement Project Page - Check here for all updates and information relating to this project.
N James ST Improvement Project Page
Update Thursday August 10th: NE Main Street will be closed to through traffic from NE 3rd to NE 7th after the morning rush hour. Detour around NE Main via NE Jacob ST. Also, NE Main from NE 7th to NE 12th will be opened to regular traffic.
- Check here for all updates and information relating to this Project.
The planned start date is May 1st.
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. While we don't know an exact date, but we are told work will not resume until at least March.
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.