A development friendly community Altoona, Iowa

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Yard Waste Season Begins April 3
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Intermittent Trail Closure
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Road Closure Notice
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Altoona Celebrates Historic Agricultural Milestone with CORNival
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Cornival
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Spring Clean-Up and Tire Drop-Off
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Residential Tree Sale
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Snow Ordinance in Effect
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The Landfill Lowdown
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No Change to Waste Collection Schedule
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Iowa Wild Ice Rink Filled and Beginning to Freeze
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City of Altoona Hires HR Director
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Altoona Christmas Tree Officially Lit
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Now Seeking Board Applicants
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Welcome to Altoona

Altoona is located in Polk County, Iowa about five miles from Des Moines. Altoona houses approximately 20,000 residents and is one of the lowest city tax rates in the metro area.  We offer many large city amenities but with small town quality and convenience. Altoona hosts beautiful recreational trails, parks, an abundance of shopping and restaurant opportunities, and our entertainment is renown. Welcome!
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