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SNOW ORDINANCE – takes effect at NOON todayFeb 19, 2018

In anticipation to the icy conditions, the snow ordinance will go into effect at NOON today (Monday, 2/19). Removing vehicles from the street will save you a ticket and more importantly maybe a car repair bill in case someone slides into your vehicle. Drive safe.

Summer – Seasonal Jobs & InternshipJan 16, 2018

The City of Altoona is currently taking applications for candidates interested in summer seasonal work. Please click on the link below for more information. http://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/

SEWER RATE INCREASEJan 16, 2018

The sewer rate per 1,000 gallons from $7.33 to $7.62 effective January 1, 2018. This increase was planned to cover debt service costs related to the WRA and the City’s capital projects planned.

PAY YOUR ALTOONA UTILITY BILL ONLINEJan 14, 2016

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 […]

AUTO DRAFT CHANGEMay 30, 2017

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 […]

WINTER WEATHER REMINDERSDec 21, 2017

SNOW ORDINANCE All vehicles MUST be off the streets anytime there is an accumulation of 1 inch of snow or ice anywhere in the City, and remain off the street for 48 hours after the snow event subsides. HOMEOWNER SNOW REMOVAL RESPONSIBILITIES All sidewalks adjacent to your property are your responsibility.  All complaint calls will […]

Altoona Life e-Newsletter – January 2018 AvailableJan 19, 2018

The Altoona Life e-Newsletter for January 2018 is now available.

Council Members Sworn inJan 16, 2018

Mayor Dean O’Connor had the honor of swearing in the newest council member, Scott Duer on Tuesday, January 2nd.  The City Council appointed Michelle Sloan to fill his seat which was vacated when he won the mayoral position in November.  Council Member Sloan will fill the seat until the special election in March.

Altoona announces selection of new Fire ChiefDec 12, 2017

City of Altoona announces the selection Mr. Jared Ogbourne, a 21 year veteran of the Mason City Fire Department, as the new Fire Chief of the Altoona Fire Department.

Dean O’Connor sworn in as MayorDec 6, 2017

Council Member Dean O’Connor was sworn in as Altoona’s newest mayor on November 20, 2017.