Altoona News

Altoona Life – October 2020Oct 19, 2020

Fall Yard RemindersOct 6, 2020

Fall Brings Falling Leaves 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 ½inch to 1 inch of […]

Lions Park Road Closure – Starting Thursday, 9/23Sep 23, 2020

2020 Halloween…Beggar’s Night…Trick or Treating in AltoonaSep 22, 2020

Halloween…Beggar’s Night…Trick or Treating will take place as usual on Friday, October 30th from 6:00 – 8:00pm. Due to COVID19, please remember these following suggestions: Porch lights (garage lights, front door lights, etc.) ON if you want Trick or Treaters to stop by. Masks strongly suggested for the beggars and the homeowners. Participant may want […]

East Polk Community Relief Fund – Application ProcessSep 18, 2020

The East Polk Community Relief Fund application process has been reopened for businesses and nonprofits affected by COVID-19. Through the generosity of Facebook’s Altoona Data Center, small businesses and nonprofits in East Polk County are eligible to apply for a grant up to $3,000. Apply before October 15th. The application can be found on EPIC’s website […]

8th Street SW Construction ContinuesAug 13, 2020

The first phase of construction will be from the Highway 65 Bypass east to 34th Avenue SW. Work is expected to last until November 2020. Two-way traffic will continue but lanes will be shifted to accommodate construction work. For more update information, please check out the engineering updates at https://www.altoona-iowa.com/departments/engineering-2/

REMINDER: We Moved!Jul 28, 2020

The USPS contacted us and asked us to remind individuals and businesses that are mailing items to Altoona City Hall, Altoona Building and Altoona Police Department that we moved in December.  Please change your correspondence to the correct addresses listed below: The new City Hall/Police Station is located directly north of the Altoona Fire Department […]

PAY YOUR UTILITY BILL – COVID-19 Emergency UpdateMay 9, 2019

All City buildings are closed to the public due to the Covid-19 pandemic. City employees are still working while offices are closed and can be reached by phone or email. Water bills are still due by 4:30 on the 3rd of every month. Water payments can be made the following ways: – Cash or check […]

Utility Payment Dropbox 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.

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