Altoona News

City Offices – Closed for Memorial DayMay 24, 2018

City offices will be closed on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day. Trash pick up is delay by one day in Altoona. If you have a Monday trash pick up, your trash will be picked up on Tuesday. If you have a Tuesday trash pick up, your trash will be picked up on […]

Altoona Sesquicentennial recognition by Senator Joni ErnstMay 10, 2018

Today, Senator Joni Ernst recognized the Sesquicentennial of Altoona and entered it into the Congressional Record.  Thanks to Des Moines Partnership for the video: The @CityofAltoonaIA received recognition from @SenJoniErnst for its sesquicentennial, entered into the Congressional Record. #DMDC2018 #DSMUSA pic.twitter.com/mvRkhKiTSY — DSMpartnership (@DSMpartnership) May 10, 2018

Upcoming ProjectsMay 9, 2018

The City Council approved the some projects at the recent council meetings.  Here are some layout maps for the projects: 1st Ave. N. and 1st Ave. S Over the summer, 1st Ave. N and 1st Ave. S will be under going some construction to widen the road from 8th St. SE/SW to 9th St. NE/NW  […]

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE – 24th Street SEMay 8, 2018

Beginning tomorrow, May 9th, at approximately 10 am, a segment of 24th Street SE will be closed.  The segment closed to traffic will be from 1st Avenue South to 3rd Avenue SE.  The closure will last approximately 7-10 days, but is dependent on weather.  The closure is to construct storm sewer and paving improvements along […]

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE – 9th Street NEMay 7, 2018

On Wednesday, May 9th, 9th Street NE (east of 1st Avenue North) will be closed near the railroad crossing to allow Iowa Interstate Railroad to do repair work.  The closure is expected to only last one day.

Sidewalk Repair GuideMay 8, 2018

Some sidewalks in Altoona have been marked with spray paint recently. In order to provide a safer, more accessible community, the City of Altoona has been marking defective sidewalks.  If your sidewalk has been marked, you will be receiving a letter in the mail. This letter will outline your specific sidewalk issue and give you […]

Brush Drop Off – Saturday, May 5 – 8am – 12pmMay 3, 2018

Residents wishing to deposit brush can enter through the gate north of the Altoona Aquatics Park and south of the Altoona Skate Park.  Altoona Aquatics Park is located at 1200 Venbury Drive. Please have information identifying you as a City of Altoona resident ready when you drop off brush.  The brush pile is open from […]

ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE – NE 41st Ave. (County) – Starting Thursday, 4/26Apr 25, 2018

2018 SPRING CLEAN UP – Tuesday trash day = April 28th Spring Clean UpApr 4, 2018

Spring Clean-Up Coming April 21 or 28 If the spring has sprung from your old sofa, you’re in luck because Spring Clean-Up is just around the corner! Altoona’s City Wide Cleanup will run a little differently this spring.  The city wide clean-up will take place over two (2) separate days. If Monday is your scheduled […]

TIRE DROP-OFF – Saturday, April 28thApr 19, 2018

The City of Altoona will have a tire drop off at the Street Department on April 28th.  Residents of Altoona can drop off a household maximum of five (5) tires (rims removed) at 406 5th Avenue SW (across from Altoona Elementary playground) between 8:00am and 12:00pm.   Please present your driver’s license to verify your […]