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Help our community with this short on-line surveyNov 27, 2017

The City of Altoona is exploring ways to stimulate community engagement through public art and cultural programming. Consultants have been engaged to work with the community to form a vision and plan for cultivating engaging and memorable spaces to work and play in Altoona. Public art and cultural programming will generate a new form of […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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

SCAM ALERT – Medical Alert BraceletsAug 29, 2017

SCAM ALERT – The City has been notified of a telephone scam offering a free Medical Alert Bracelet.  The caller is stating they are from the “City of Altoona” and with the Fire Station.  This is not true.  Neither the City nor the Fire Department are offering Medical Alert Bracelets.  If you do happen to […]

Summer Projects – Swimming Pools, Sheds, Fences, and DecksJun 16, 2017

It‘s summer project season in Altoona, and we’ve had a lot of questions about what projects require a permit. We’ve tried our best to answer the most common questions, but feel free to call the Building Department with any additional questions you may have. Does a swimming pool require a permit? It depends on the […]

Altoona Life e-newsletter – July 2017 AvailableJul 25, 2017