Altoona News

8th Street SW Reconstruction – Phase I UpdateJun 11, 2021

The 8th Street SW Reconstruction – Phase 1 project is currently in the second year of a two-year construction project. The current work consists of replacing storm sewer and reconstructing the two eastbound lanes of 8th Street SW from 34th Ave. SW to 28th Ave. SW. The Contractor installing storm sewer determined there was a […]

1st Ave. North Closure and Detour – Starting Monday, June 7thJun 3, 2021

1st Ave. North will have portions closed starting Monday, June 7th. There will be detours available. Please check out the map for more detour information. The city will be making storm sewer improvements, water main improvements and widening the roadway. Phase 1 starting Monday June 7th and going till approximately August 15th. The city anticipates […]

NE 62nd Ave. – Closed Starting June 1 at 7:00amMay 26, 2021

NE 62nd Ave. will be closed starting Tuesday June 1st. The road will continued to be closed through June 22nd. Please click on the map below to see the detour.

Sidewalk Repair GuideJun 7, 2021


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 payments can be made at Hy-Vee customer service counter until 3 pm on the 3rd of every month. Cash, check, or money order payments can be dropped in the 24-hour payment […]

Terrace Hills Golf Course is Closed for ConstructionJun 7, 2021

Terrace Hills Golf Course is currently closed for construction. We will keep you informed when Terrace Hills will be reopened for golfing.

Townsend Community Center & Pond are CLOSEDJul 10, 2019

The City of Altoona will be installing new sewer infrastructure at the Townsend Community Center that is under construction. During this time the area will be unsafe to have the public visiting either the pond or the community center. We hope to have the area reopened in the fall. If you have any questions, please […]

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

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.

Public Neighborhood Meeting Invitation – Heritage Homes Phase 3Apr 27, 2021

You are invited to a public neighborhood meeting for a presentation of the Phase 3 Heritage Homes Project and the Altoona Footing Drain Disconnection Program. For more information on the meeting, please click below: For more information on the Altoona Footing Drain Disconnection Program, please click below here: https://www.altoona-iowa.com/footing-drain-disconnection-program/