Altoona News

City of Altoona is hiring either a Graduated Civil Engineer OR Engineering Tech IJan 8, 2021

Please check out the information on either of these positions at: https://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/  

Public Input Needed on Watershed PlanJan 8, 2021

There will be a public meeting held on Thursday, January 28th at 6:00pm in regards to Fourmile Creek Watershed and Mud Creek, Spring Creek, & Camp Creek Watershed. Click on the following links to learn more:

Bid Packet regarding sale of old Police Station – 700 1st Avenue SouthDec 23, 2020

The City of Altoona is accepting bids for the sale of the old Police Station at 700 1st Avenue South.  An open house viewing is planned for Wednesday, January 6, 2021 from 1:00-4:30 pm.  Sealed bids are due at 10 am on January 27, 2021.  The full Bid Packet information can be found by clicking […]

Metro Home Improvement Program is looking to assist 4 Altoona HomeownersDec 14, 2020

Metro Home Improvement Program is currently able to assist four Altoona homeowners in housing repairs up to $12,500 through the forgivable loan program.  We do not have any additional applicants at this time.

Starting Monday, December 7th – 9th St. NE is closedDec 4, 2020

Starting Monday, December 7th, 9th St. NE will continue to be closed through approximately December 17 due to some utility conflicts. This will allow for laying of storm sewer pipe and repaving the road. Thank you.

City Seeking RFQ From Interested Engineering ConsultantsNov 24, 2020

The City of Altoona, Iowa is soliciting qualifications submittals from interested consultants to provide professional engineering services and design services for City projects. It is anticipated that multiple consultants or consultant teams will be selected from this process and multiple consultants or consultant teams may be selected in a given project category area.   Click […]

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

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 […]