Altoona News

Notice of Public Hearing – Budget Year Proposed Maximum Property Tax FY 2021Jan 23, 2020

On Monday, February 3rd at 6:30 pm, the Altoona City Council will hold a public hearing to discuss the proposed maximum property tax for Fiscal Year 2021.  This is done in accordance with Senate File 634 adopted last year by the Iowa Legislature.  Here is the link to the budget form.  Please call Randy Pierce […]

NEW Free Cardboard Drop-off in AltoonaJan 22, 2020

Overrun with cardboard that won’t fit in your Curb It! cart? Visit the new free cardboard drop-off located at 1200 Venbury Drive in Altoona! This is at the aquatic center and the container will be in the NW corner next to the skate park. Simply remove the packing material and flatten the box, then it […]

Enjoy the newest Altoona Life newsletterJan 16, 2020

Census Jobs Available!Jul 18, 2019

1st Ave. N – Phase 3 – Informational MeetingJan 7, 2020

Adoption of the 2018 ICC Construction CodesDec 31, 2019

The City of Altoona is in the process of updating our current construction codes. The currently adopted code is the 2012 series of codes published by the International Code Council (ICC). We will be updating this to the 2018 cycle of the ICC published codes, and the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC). The following chapters […]

NEW utility payment drop box at City HallDec 26, 2019

A new utility payment drop box has been placed at the new City Hall / Police Station, located at 900 Venbury Drive.  The box is located on the island directly in front of the building.  It is accessible for vehicles traveling in either direction.  The box was fabricated by Ackelson Sheet Metal in Altoona.


WATER PAYMENTS Payments can be paid to: Altoona City Hall, 407 8th St SE – office hours are 8:00 am – 4:30 pm – Monday – Friday. Night deposit drop box, behind Altoona City Hall, 407 8th St SE – box is emptied each morning. Hy-Vee Food Stores, Customer Service Dept. – accepts payments from […]

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

Skating Rink at Haines ParkDec 23, 2019

The weather will be a bit warm this weekend for the skating rink to stay frozen this weekend. A big thanks to Chad and Amy Kruse Family that donated the skating rink.  The rink is about 6 inches deep.  It is set up on the basketball courts at Haines Park.