Altoona News

City of Altoona – Pay by Phone to your Utility AccountNov 2, 2018

Altoona Life e-Newsletter – October 2018 AvailableOct 24, 2018

Parks Department will begin spraying in the parksOct 23, 2018

Public Notice – the Parks Department will be spraying for broadleaf in the parks as weather permits. They will be placing signs indicating the areas that have been treated.

Lane Closures on 8th St. and 36th Ave. starting Monday, October 15thOct 17, 2018

Starting Monday 10/22/18 and lasting for about a week.  Howser Concrete Services will be making sidewalk repairs at the intersection of 8th St. and 36th Ave.  There will be lane closures on both 8th St. and 36th Ave. during construction.

Altoona’s Trick or Treat Night – Tuesday, October 30th from 6 – 8pmOct 4, 2018

The City of altoona celebrates Beggars’ Night (Trick or Treat Night) on Tuesday, October 30th from 6-8pm. Please keep a sharp eye out for little goblins, witches, superheros, ghosts and more while you are driving. A note for those new to our area, there is a tradition for children to have a joke or riddle […]

New Fire Department Aerial Ladder Truck Progress PhotosOct 9, 2018

Below is a link to a photo album of the newest Altoona fire apparatus – an aerial ladder truck.  It is under construction now with delivery anticipated later this year. Photos

Altoona – Project UpdatesSep 28, 2018

Click below for some updates on current city projects:

Police Station – City Hall Groundbreaking Ceremony – Tuesday, September 4th @ 5pmAug 29, 2018

The of Altoona in partnership with Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce, Christensen Development, Ryan Companies US, Inc., & Design Alliance are hosting a groundbreaking ceremony for the new City Hall and Police Department facilities located at 900 Venbury Dr., Altoona, on Tuesday, September 4th at 5:00pm.


We have partnered with Municipal Online Payments to bring this option to our residents. You may access the online payments website from our website www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/pay-my-utility-bill. You may also access the website directly at https://www.municipalonlinepayments.com/altoonaia. Once you have accessed the website, you can make a one-time payment (called Quick Pay), or set up a Member Account […]


Attention Auto Draft customers: the City of Altoona will now be drafting your checking or savings accounts on the due date instead of the 25th day of each month.  This change will take place beginning with your May 2017 utility bill. Drafts will now be presented to your financial institution on the 3rd day of […]