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Posted on: December 6, 2023

Coming to Grimes

Hope Timber Preliminary Plat map

The Grimes City Council recently approved a preliminary plat, or a plan for a proposed subdivision, which will include commercial lots, townhomes, apartments, and a park and trails. This area is located at the NE corner of NW County Line Rd and HWY 44.&am...

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Posted on: December 5, 2023

Register for Tippie Toes Dance

Tippie Toes Dance Registration

Registration for Tippie Toes Dance is now open! Tippi Toes curriculum is created to teach children dance in a positive and fun way so they have a blast while gaining new skills.

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Posted on: December 4, 2023

GrimesPlex Construction

grimesplex concession building under construction

Check out the progress on the concession buildings at GrimesPlex. Work will continue on the maintenance building and two concession buildings this winter. Destination Grille will be selling food from these buildings and we can’t wait for the del...

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Posted on: November 26, 2023

Grimes to Withdraw from DART

DART bus stop

*This post was updated at 8:30 am on November 29,2023.

What is changing with DART in Grimes?

At the November 28, 2023, City Council meeting, the Grimes City Council voted to withdraw from DART. The service will run until the contract expires on July 1, 2025...

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Posted on: November 29, 2023

Library to Close for Move on 12/10/23

new library building second floor with bookshelves

We are in the last chapters of the construction of the new library building! In order to make the transition to the new space, the current building will close to the public on December 10, 2023. Then books and shelving will move into the new building, and...

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Posted on: November 28, 2023

S James St Trail Closure

trail from se 19th st to the south sports complex along s james st closed

The bike trail on S James St from SE 19th St to the South Sports Complex is closed. The closure will last two to three weeks as crews continue to work on the SE 11th St connection. Click here for project updates.

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Posted on: November 21, 2023

Grimes Public Safety Center - Data Driven Decisions

Proposed design of the front of the new Grimes Fire Station building

The City Council has approved the agreement to purchase land at the corner of SW 6th St & County Line Rd for the new Public Safety Center. Learn how city and fire officials used data to pick the best location.

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Posted on: November 9, 2023

New Fire Station Update

Proposed design of the front of the new Grimes Fire Station building

We have some updates for the new fire station, which will now be called the Grimes Public Safety Center! First up is the design. At the November 14, 2023, meeting, City staff will present and discuss design updates with the Council. Following the discussi...

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Posted on: November 8, 2023

Sign Up for the Newsletter

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Learn everything you need to know about city events, project updates, and important dates in Grimes in the monthly newsletter!

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Posted on: October 19, 2023

Splash Pad Update

please stay off the splash pad playground as this is still an active construction site

It’s official: the Splash Pad will not be opening this year. Unfortunately, this project took longer than expected, with several delays outside our control. We are now looking to open it when the weather warms up this spring. While the playgroun...

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Posted on: October 16, 2023

First Parks Programs at GrimesPlex

first flag football practice at grimesplex

Grimes Parks & Rec held flag football practice out at GrimesPlex for K–4th grade for the first time. We love that our Parks & Rec programs and events will get to enjoy the space in addition to GrimesPlex hosting local and national tournaments.

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Posted on: October 3, 2023

New Activity Registration Software

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We are making it easier to sign up for your favorite activities and programs! The Grimes Parks and Recreation Department has a new system for program registrations and room rentals called CivicRec. This new system simplifies the registration process and h...

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Posted on: August 24, 2023

See Inside the New Grimes Public Library Building

inside new library building under construction

Come see inside the new Grimes Public Library building, which is currently under construction. Here's what's featured on each floor.
1st Floor
- Children's area
- Meeting rooms
- Light Brite wall (like the board ga...
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Posted on: August 18, 2023

New Resident Guide

new construction homes

New to Grimes? Welcome home! We have a New Resident Guide on our website with a checklist to get you started, important phone numbers and city information, plus frequently asked questions about living in our community. Check it out here..

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Posted on: August 2, 2023

Fall/Winter Program Guide

fall winter guide available

Coming to a mailbox near you! Check out the Fall/Winter Guide for everything you need to know about our upcoming Parks & Recreation and Library programs! Whether it's indoor soccer or the Bring Your Own Book Club, there's something for everyone.

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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