Altoona News

Full-time Utilities Operator I OpeningMar 18, 2019

The City of Altoona is requesting candidates for a full-time Utilities Operator I position. Please click below for more information: http://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/

Summer Seasonal Workers NEEDED!Mar 5, 2019

The City of Altoona is looking for candidates that are interested in working for the City of Altoona for the summer.  These positions include seasonal workers in the Parks, Streets and Utilities (Water, Waste Water & Storm Water).  Typically seasonal employees work Monday – Friday 7:30am – 4:30pm for an average of 40 hours per […]

2019 Altoona Residential Tree ProgramJan 31, 2019

In recognition of Arbor Day, the City of Altoona will be selling a limited supply of trees to residents – limit 2 per household.  The trees being offered include River Birch, Sweetgum, Japanese Tree Lilac, and Yellowwood.  The trees will be 3/4″ caliper in a 7 & 10 gallon pot.  The cost is $30 per […]

FOIA OR Concern, Complaint, Non-Fire or Police Incident To ReportMar 14, 2019

If you would like to express a concern or complaint or file a non-fire or police Incident Form to the City, please click the link below: http://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/make-a-request-file-a-complaint/ You may also speak to us directly, please call our main number at 515-967-5136 and ask to speak to the department director that relates to your concern. Liability […]

Water Tower Colored Lights RequestDec 20, 2018

WATER TOWER COLORED LIGHTS REQUEST The City of Altoona has colored lights on the west water tower on Adventureland Dr. near Bass Pro Shop and the new Outlets of Des Moines. The lights can be programmed for any event. For a fee of $50.00/hour, you can choose the time and colors you want to have […]


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 […]

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

Local Option Sales Tax Informational MeetingFeb 15, 2019

On Tuesday evening, February 26th, at 6:30 pm, an information meeting will be held at the Altoona Fire Station to discuss the upcoming vote on the Local Option Sales Tax.  Please come to hear a brief presentation and then ask questions.  The Fire Station is located at 950 Venbury Drive SW.

Local Option Sales Tax vote informationFeb 13, 2019

What does Altoona’s Local-Option Sales Tax mean for our future? Altoona’s Local-Option Sales Tax = lower property taxes for you + improved public facilities for a safer future. #Vote Click link for more information. Download Video File: https://www.dropbox.com/s/wdhw0uxwgufiwyx/LOST_Animation_Final.mp4?dl=0 YouTube Link: https://youtu.be/2N3IzpSKoQY