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CELEBRATE ARBOR DAY – Plant a Tree!Feb 14, 2017

Altoona Police Association – Spaghetti DinnerApr 25, 2017

ALTOONA POLICE ASSOCIATION INVITES YOU TO ENJOY A SPAGHETTI DINNER WHEN: Friday, April 28th; 5—7pm WHERE:Altoona Regular Baptist Church 803 3rd Ave. SW, Altoona, IA PRICE: 1 -TICKET—$8, COUPLE—$15 COUPLE, GROUP OF 5—$25

Altoona Life enewsletter – April 2017Apr 20, 2017

This is the latest version of the Altoona Life enewsletter.

2017 Polk County Revaluation Property Assessments – FYIApr 18, 2017

Polk County 2017 Revaluation The assessor’s primary responsibility is to estimate the fair market value of your property as of January 1st Iowa law requires assessors to revalue property every odd-numbered year (i.e., 2013, 2015, 2017) 2017 is a revaluation year – all parcels will be revalued this year Following is the average increase for […]

Recycle your Plastic Bags – bring them to City Hall.Mar 28, 2017

Bring Your Plastic Bags to City Hall and Receive a FREE Reusable Bag Do you have dozens and dozens of plastic bags stashed around your house and never remember to take them back to the store? You are in luck! Metro Waste Authority presents the Earth Month Plastic Bag Swap! During the month of April, simply bring […]


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 […]


REMINDER – Effective January 1, 2017, the sewer rate increased per 1,000 gallons from $6.98 to $7.33. This increase was planned to cover debt service costs related to the WRA and the City’s capital projects planned.

DART Service Changes beginning Sunday 2/19Feb 16, 2017

Please see below for services changes:

Altoona Life e-Newsletter – January 2017Jan 18, 2017

Can you Ice Fish or Ice Skate on local ponds?Jan 13, 2017

The only recreation allowed on ponds maintained by the City of Altoona at any point in the year is fishing from the shore. The following ponds are maintained by the City of Altoona: POND NAME                        GENERAL LOCATION Bass Pro Pond                           Bass Pro Shops Bennett Bay                               Bennett Bay Subdivision Clay Estates Pond                    Clay Estates Subdivision […]