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Winter Storm Warning – Snow Ordinance is in EffectJan 18, 2019

The snow removal parking ban is in effect from October through May or anytime snow and/or ice removal efforts are required. When weather forecast predicts weather conditions that will require enforcement of the parking ban, a notice will be published on the City of Altoona’s and/or Altoona Police Departments Facebook and Twitter pages. Please note […]

Altoona Life enewsletter – January 2019Jan 18, 2019

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

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 […]

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 […]

Winter in AltoonaDec 12, 2018

SNOW ORDINANCE The snow removal parking ban is in effect from October through may or anytime snow and/or ice removal efforts are required. When weather forecast predicts weather conditions that will require enforcement of the parking ban, a notice will be published on the City of Altoona’s and/or Altoona Police Departments Facebook and Twitter pages. […]

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.

Construction to begin on new City Hall / Police StationAug 15, 2018

Construction is planned to begin the week of August 20th on the new City Hall / Police Station.  The location of the project is directly north of the Fire Station on Venbury Drive.  As part of the construction a number of trail closures are necessary.  Site construction is expected to last until Spring of 2020, […]