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Posted on: June 1, 2023

SE 19th St & S James St Stoplight

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Crews are installing the temporary stoplight at the intersection of SE 19th and S James St. The signal is temporary because this stretch of S James St will be reconstructed in 2025/2026, and a permanent signal will be installed at that time.

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Posted on: June 1, 2023

Sewer Service Line Responsibility

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Water and sewer customers are often unaware that they are responsible for sewer and water service lines that go from the utility connections on the street to their homes. The lines are underground and often enter homes beneath the basement floor.

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Posted on: May 31, 2023

Sign Up for Emergency Alerts

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A boil order, storm damage, or any threat to public safety. We hope emergencies of any size won’t happen to us, but the City is prepared to keep you informed if disaster strikes. 

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

We Are Hiring!

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We are hiring! The City of Grimes currently has openings in the Development Services and Parks and Recreation Departments. Learn more and apply here.

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Posted on: May 23, 2023

New Log & Limb Program

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Introducing the Log & Limb Collection Program! Schedule a time and the City will pick up larger amounts of tree limb and brush from your curb. The collection is offered on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month from April 1st to December 1st. ...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Yoga Registration Ends June 2nd

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Don't miss your chance to destress with yoga! This yoga class will be accessible to everyone. Multiple variations for each posture will allow you to practice seated, standing or moving between the two. Each class will include an aspect of yoga ph...

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Posted on: May 18, 2023

Remember to Pick up After Your Dog

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As the weather warms up and you may be out on more walks, please remember to pick up after your dog. It’s a violation of the City Code not to pick up after they leave a mess on someone else’s property (City Code Chapter 6-10-21). Pet w...

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

Register for Camp Adventure

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Registration is open for Camp Adventure. Ride along with Grimes Parks & Recreation for afternoon field trips to different area attractions and activities! Weeks 2 - 8 still have spots open. Learn more and register below. 

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

Mowing Reminder

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It’s that time of year! With all the rain and warmer weather, grass can get tall quickly. Grass/weeds cannot exceed 12 inches (City Code Section 302.4) in Grimes. Also, please don’t blow grass clippings into the street. This debris can...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Adult Slow Pitch Softball League Added

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We are opening up more spots for our popular Adult Slow Pitch Softball League! This runs Sunday evenings from July 9th - August 6th. Learn more and register below

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Posted on: May 10, 2023

New Fire Station Update

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New Fire Station Update! City and Fire Department officials frequently meet with the architect and construction manager to offer input on the project design to ensure it best meets the community and department’s needs. Over the next several mont...

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Posted on: May 8, 2023

SE Trail Ridge Rd Closure

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SE Trail Ridge Road will be closed on Monday, May 8th, from SE 6th St to near SE 4th St. Last year, crews replaced the water main, and this year they will finish the project, repave the road, and add storm sewer infrastructure. This is part of a multi-yea...

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Posted on: May 4, 2023

Old Appliances

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Appliances won’t be picked up next week during the Spring Cleanup. But you have a couple of options for disposing of them properly.  

Option 1: Get It Picked Up

To get your appliance picked up at your curb, purchase seven large item stick...

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Posted on: May 2, 2023

Squishmallow PJ Party

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Join Kids Create for this fun event where Pajama Party meets Art Camp! Participants will create an acrylic squishmallow panel painting, play games, enjoy snacks, and learn to draw these cute squishies.

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Thank You DCG Baseball Club!

DCG baseball club donations 15k to city for park improvements

Thank you to the Dallas Center-Grimes Baseball Club for their generous donation of $15,000! This gift will go towards park improvements. We are grateful for our fantastic community partners. 

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

Hwy 44 Trail Extension

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Hwy 44 Trail Extension Update! At the April 25th City Council meeting, the Council held a public hearing and awarded the construction contract for the project. Construction will begin in May and the trail is expected to be completed before school starts i...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

New Yoga Sessions

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New session alert! We now offer new sessions of yoga on Thursday mornings and Wednesday nights! This yoga class will be accessible to everyone. Multiple variations for each posture will allow you to practice seated, standing or moving between the two. Hon...
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Posted on: April 21, 2023

Curtain Call Kids - Beyond the Mirror

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Do you have an actor in the family? Show off their talents at Curtain Call Kids as they put on a full musical in just a week. Campers will learn about theatre, music, and choreography as they make friends and enjoy their summer break.

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Posted on: April 20, 2023

AUDL Ultimate Disc Camp

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Grimes Parks & Recreation and The American Ultimate Disc League (AUDL) are excited to offer an introductory ultimate disc camp experience for kids! Participants will learn the fundamental tenets of catching and throwing, a wide variety of mini-games.

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Posted on: April 19, 2023

Curtain Call Kids - Royal Quest

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Calling all young thespians! Join Curtain Call Kids as they put on a full musical in just a week. Campers will learn about theatre, music, and choreography as they make friends and enjoy their summer break. Each week focuses on a different original show.

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Posted on: April 17, 2023

Curtain Call Kids - Snow White

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Do your kids have a flair for the dramatic? Why not harness those talents into a show the whole family can enjoy! Join Curtain Call Kids as they put on a full musical in just a week.

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Posted on: April 4, 2023

Understanding Property Assessment Notices

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Understanding Property Assessment Notices

County assessors recently sent out property assessment notices in the mail, and the assessed value of many homes across the state have gone up to reflect market conditions. Property reassessments are done every two...

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Posted on: March 28, 2023

Do You Have a Leak?

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Is your water bill higher than normal? You may have a leak. Common types of leaks found in the home are worn toilet flappers, dripping faucets, water heaters, water softeners, irrigation systems, and other leaking valves. Click here for more information o...

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Posted on: March 24, 2023

Irrigation Meters

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The City of Grimes has water meters available to be purchased for water used outside or through irrigation systems. This can be used for yards, swimming pools, and other uses for which sanitary sewer charges don’t apply. You will then only pay for the wat...

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Posted on: March 23, 2023

Building Permit Applications

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Are you planning to put in a fence or finish your basement this year? Home projects like these need a permit. You can find all permit applications at grimesiowa.gov/166/Applications

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Posted on: March 8, 2023

How a City Picks a Project

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Ever wonder why the City put a stoplight at that intersection or hasn’t widened a road yet? The City uses studies to make informed decisions about what projects to do and when to do them. Learn what we're working on in this video.

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Posted on: March 7, 2023

Streetlight Repairs

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Some streetlights in Grimes are owned by the City, but many are owned by Mid-American. The City is responsible for lights along HWY 44, SE Main St, and within the Heritage Development. All other lights are maintained by Mid-American.  

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Posted on: March 2, 2023

Keep Your Info Up-To-Date

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Has your email or phone number changed since you set up your utilities account with the City of Grimes? It's important to keep this information up-to-date in case the City needs to contact you. If your information has changed, please reach out to...

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Posted on: February 1, 2023

Spring/Summer Program Guide

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Hitting your mailbox soon! The 2023 Spring-Summer Program Guide is now available on our website. Check out all the upcoming Grimes Public Library and Parks and Recreation programs, activities, and events below.

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Posted on: January 31, 2023

Adventure Pass

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Have you checked out the adventure pass from the Grimes Public Library? Library card holders can request free passes to area attractions, including the Brenton Skating Plaza, Greater Des Moines Botanical Gardens, and other fun locations in the metro.

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Posted on: January 18, 2023

New Resident Guide

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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 at https://www.grimesio...

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Posted on: January 20, 2023

Record Commercial Growth in Grimes in 2022

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In 2022, the City of Grimes saw record commercial development growth and residents reinvesting in their properties.

The year of strong growth had $162,454,105.84 in new permit valuations.  That includes $109,812,50.98 in new commercial permit valu...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

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