Altoona News

Engineering UpdatesOct 19, 2017

The Engineering Department will be providing periodic updates on some of the larger projects taking place in town. You can check out the updates at the following link: Engineering

Altoona’s Trick or Treat Night – October 30th 6 – 8pmOct 6, 2017

The City of Altoona celebrates BEGGARS’ NIGHT (Trick or Treat Night) on Monday, October 30th from 6 – 8pm. Please keep a sharp eye out for little “Goblins, Witches, Ghosts & more” while you are driving. A note for those new to our area, there is a tradition for children to have a joke or […]

Altoona Life e-Newsletter – October 2017 availableOct 18, 2017

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Sidewalk Repair GuideAug 28, 2017

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 […]


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 […]

DART Changes to Route 17Sep 26, 2017

See information provided below PRESS RELEASE — October service change final

Fall Clean Up In Your YardSep 11, 2017

LEAVES – Nature’s Natural Fertilizer 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 ½ inch to 1 […]

2017 BRUSH DROP OFF DATESMay 1, 2017

Please have information identifying you as a City of Altoona resident ready when you drop off brush.  Residents wishing to deposit brush can enter through the gate north of the Altoona Aquatics Parks (located at 1200 Venbury Dr.) and south of the Altoona Skate Park. The brush pile is open from 8:00am – 12:00pm on […]

END OF SUMMER REMINDERS – Swimming Pools & SpasAug 28, 2017