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Fireworks Reminders

Independence Day is almost here! Here are some important fireworks reminders. Grimes residents are allowed to set off fireworks on specific dates and times during the year. Fireworks are allowed July 1st - July 8th between the hours of 9 am - 10 pm. On July 4th they are allowed from 9 am - 11 pm.


Pickelball Courts Open

The pickleball courts at the South Sports Complex are back open! Thank you for your patience as we finished the repairs.


Water Questions/Concerns

Water update - additional testing has revealed that there was a slight change in the pH in water field samples. This change may explain the issues residents where recently experiencing. pH levels have returned to back to normal. If you have any questions about your water, please reach out to the City at or call City Hall at 515-986-3036 and we will test your water at your request.


Wallace Farm Update

Changes may be coming to the Wallace Farm in Grimes. At the June 14th City Council meeting, the City Council will vote on a resolution that authorizes staff to move forward with the design and construction of phase 1 to create a park. Check out this FAQ to answer your questions on preservation, timing, and more.


More News...







  • June 28th — City Council Meeting
  • July 4th — City Buildings Closed for Independence Day
  • July 4th — Home Base Iowa Fireworks Show
  • July 12th — City Council Meeting
  • July 26th — No City Council Meeting


Water main breaks/sewer emergencies | 515.822.4671
  Storm water reports or erosion concerns | 515.986.9636  


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Grimes City Hall
101 NE Harvey Street
Grimes, Iowa 50111

Phone: 515.986.3036
Fax: 515.986.3846