Altoona News

Sidewalk and Tree/Shrub Inspection Program – Starting soonApr 7, 2020

Spring is here!  It is that time of year that the City of Altoona will begin its annual sidewalk and tree/shrub inspections in the very near future.  So, how does this work, you may ask.  The city has identified four (4) zones for this program; these zones are on a rotating schedule and each year […]

Accepting applications for Engineering Intern and Building SeasonalMar 31, 2020

City of Altoona is still looking for candidates in our Engineering and Building Departments for the summer. Please check out the link below for more information: https://www.altoona-iowa.com/i-want-to/find-job-openings/

Spring Clean-Up POSTPONED!Mar 30, 2020

Due to COVID-19, Spring Clean-up has been postponed, and will not occur as scheduled. We will look to reschedule once this emergency has subsided. Large items cannot be collected from the curb at this time. For questions about spring clean-up or large item pick-up, please call Metro Waste Authority at 515.244.0021.

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 […]

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

NEW utility payment drop box 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.

2020 Altoona Residential Tree Program – POSTPONED future date for pick up To Be DeterminedFeb 24, 2020

The pick up for the trees will be postponed for a future date.  We will keep you informed of the future date for pick-up. The City of Altoona will be selling a limited supply of trees to residents – limit 2 per household.  The trees being offered include Hackberry, Honeylocust, ‘Crimson Sunset’ Maple, and Norway […]

METRO WASTE AUTHORITY – Seasonal and COVID-19 UpdatesMar 25, 2020

Metro Waste Authority has POSTPONED Spring Cleanup (scheduled for April 18th and 25th) until further notice. Compost It! to Dispose of Lawn Clippings, Twigs, & Leaves MWA’s Compost It! program collects yard waste at your curb starting April 6th. SPRING CLEAN-UP POSTPOSED Due to COVID-19, Spring Clean-up has been postponed, and will not occur as […]

DART issues statement on coronavirus cleaning proceduresMar 12, 2020

Link to DART statement on coronavirus: DART

Census Jobs Available!Jul 18, 2019