Altoona News

Altoona Building Department – Hiring FT Housing Inspector-Code EnforcementDec 1, 2020

Please check out the job opening for Housing Inspector-Code Enforcement by clicking below: Find Job Openings

City Seeking RFQ From Interested Engineering ConsultantsNov 24, 2020

The City of Altoona, Iowa is soliciting qualifications submittals from interested consultants to provide professional engineering services and design services for City projects. It is anticipated that multiple consultants or consultant teams will be selected from this process and multiple consultants or consultant teams may be selected in a given project category area.   Click […]

City Offices Closed for ThanksgivingNov 24, 2020

City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Offices will be virtually open to handle your business, questions and concerns virtually on Monday, November 30th at 8:00am. Happy Thanksgiving!

Altoona Fire Department is hiring a Fire LieutenantNov 17, 2020

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Altoona Life – October 2020Oct 19, 2020

Fall Yard RemindersOct 6, 2020

Fall Brings Falling Leaves Leaves are nature’s way of providing nutrients for your lawn and garden. Chopped leaves feed the soil. The job takes little time and the materials are free. A mulching-type lawn mower will chop the leaves which you will need to leave over winter. You can leave ½inch to 1 inch of […]

Lions Park Road Closure – Starting Thursday, 9/23Sep 23, 2020

2020 Halloween…Beggar’s Night…Trick or Treating in AltoonaSep 22, 2020

Halloween…Beggar’s Night…Trick or Treating will take place as usual on Friday, October 30th from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Due to COVID19, please remember these following suggestions: Porch lights (garage lights, front door lights, etc.) ON if you want Trick or Treaters to stop by. Masks strongly suggested for the beggars and the homeowners. Participant may want […]

East Polk Community Relief Fund – Application ProcessSep 18, 2020

The East Polk Community Relief Fund application process has been reopened for businesses and nonprofits affected by COVID-19. Through the generosity of Facebook’s Altoona Data Center, small businesses and nonprofits in East Polk County are eligible to apply for a grant up to $3,000. Apply before October 15th. The application can be found on EPIC’s website […]

8th Street SW Construction ContinuesAug 13, 2020

The first phase of construction will be from the Highway 65 Bypass east to 34th Avenue SW. Work is expected to last until November 2020. Two-way traffic will continue but lanes will be shifted to accommodate construction work. For more update information, please check out the engineering updates at https://www.altoona-iowa.com/departments/engineering-2/