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Wallace Farm Update

Crews are continuing to clean up the site. Phase 1 of the project will turn Wallace Farm into a large park with green space for City events. Preservation is an important part of the project. The goal was to recover as much as possible, but unfortunately, parts of the buildings were beyond saving. However, the City was able to recover several parts of the structures that will be repurposed and used in different ways in future phases of the park. Repurposing these items in future buildings and shelters will help us honor this farm and our town’s history. These items are currently being kept safely in storage. As we announce future phases of the park, we’ll also announce how exactly these items will be used.

Lane & Trail Closure

NE Gateway Dr will be down to one lane at the intersection of NE 10th St for about the next two weeks. This will also close a portion of the trail along NE Gateway Dr. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience!


Grimes Storehouse Donations

Grimes City Hall is a drop off location for the Grimes Storehouse. Any donated items can be left inside the front doors and they will be taken to the food pantry. Some of the items they are currently in need of are cereal, boxed mac and cheese, toilet paper, and paper towels. For a full list of needed items and more information on the Grimes Storehouse, please visit


New Library Construction Update

Have you driven by the site of the new Grimes Public Library at the corner or N. James St and Beaverbrooke Blvd? Right now water and utility lines are going in. Crews will work on the footings and foundation walls in August!


More News...







  • August 23rd — City Council Meeting
  • August 24th — Parks and Recreation Board Meeting
  • September 1st — Public Health and Safety Advisory Board
  • September 6th — Planning & Zoning Meeting


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Grimes City Hall
101 NE Harvey Street
Grimes, Iowa 50111

Phone: 515.986.3036
Fax: 515.986.3846