City Hall is located at:

101 NE Harvey Street
Grimes, Iowa 50111


Services Directory


Contact Black Hills Energy to begin gas service and for service related questions.

Black Hills Energy:  888.890.5554


Contact Mid American Energy to begin electrical service, for service related questions, or to report a broken street light.

Mid American Energy: 888.427.5632

Water and Sanitary Sewer

The City of Grimes operates a municipal water plant. US Water handles all water and sewer maintenance. To begin water service go to our Application Page or, fill out a  Utility Start Sheet  (PDF)

City Hall:  515.986.3036
US Water:  515.986.3176
Emergency After Hours: 515.822.4671

Cable, Internet and Telephone

Cable television service is available to Grimes residents through a franchise agreement with Mediacom Cable.

Internet and telephone services are available to Grimes residents from Mediacom and CenturyLink and Mi-Fiber (internet only, where available). Please contact the service provider directly to begin service and for service related questions.

Mediacom:  800.332.0245
CenturyLink:  866.642.0444
Mi-Fiber:  844.499.0399

Garbage, Recycling and Yard Waste Disposal

The City of Grimes contracts Waste Connections for solid waste pickup. Pickup is on Monday if you are south of 1st ST and Tuesday if you are north of 1st ST. Residents will be supplied with trash containers. Garbage billing is included on your monthly water bill and residents should contact  Grimes City Hall to begin service. If your pick up is missed please call Waste Connections.

Curb It! recycling is another service offered to Grimes residents. The green carts are emptied every other Monday, south of 1st ST and Tuesday north of 1st ST. Please refer to the sticker on the lid for your pickup schedule. If your pickup is missed please call Waste Management. (Please note that the smaller 18 gallon bins are no longer used).

The City of  Grimes also participates in the Compost It! program for yard waste disposal. Pickup is on Monday for residents south of 1st street and Tuesdays north of 1st st. Yard waste is only collected in Purchased Carts, Compost It! bags or "Kraft-style" bags with a Compost It! sticker attached. Carts, Bags and stickers can be purchased at City Hall. If your pick up is missed please call Waste Management at 515.244.7336.

City Hall:  515.986.3036
Waste Connections:  515.265.7374
Metro Waste Authority:  515.244.0021
Waste Management:  515.244.7336