Altoona News

ALTOONA 150 – Declaration of IndependenceJul 11, 2018

Altoona Sesquicentennial recognition by Senator Joni ErnstMay 10, 2018

Today, Senator Joni Ernst recognized the Sesquicentennial of Altoona and entered it into the Congressional Record.  Thanks to Des Moines Partnership for the video: The @CityofAltoonaIA received recognition from @SenJoniErnst for its sesquicentennial, entered into the Congressional Record. #DMDC2018 #DSMUSA pic.twitter.com/mvRkhKiTSY — DSMpartnership (@DSMpartnership) May 10, 2018

Altoona Life e-newsletter – July 2018 NOW AVAILABLEJul 13, 2018

Assistance for local flood-impacted residentsJul 10, 2018

If you were impacted by the recent rains and flooding, Polk County has prepared a sheet with possible resources. http://www.altoona-iowa.com/download/Misc%20Files/How-flood-impacted-residents-can-get-assistance.pdf

Info for Altoona Homes affected with FloodingJul 3, 2018

The City of Altoona did receive flood damage to homes. The first step in receiving assistance is to DIAL 2-1-1. This number is provided to report any damage to your home; please call by 07/05/18 at 5:00 PM. After you call 2-1-1, those who have reported damages will be able to dispose of materials at […]

2017 Altoona Water Quality ReportJun 7, 2018

Altoona Life e-newsletter – Now AvailableApr 24, 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.

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

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

How to avoid and detect Elder fraudDec 12, 2017

The Police Department is providing this link with information about how to avoid and detect Elder fraud.  As Christmas season approaches there are more opportunities with family around to talk about this topic. This is provided as an information piece only and as a way to learn more about the topic.  As always, be careful […]