Altoona News

DART issues statement on coronavirus cleaning proceduresMar 12, 2020

Link to DART statement on coronavirus: DART

Census Jobs Available!Jul 18, 2019

March 31st Planning & Zoning Commission meeting available via GoToMeetingMar 27, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all City Council and Board meetings will be live streamed while City Hall is closed to the public. The meetings will be live streamed using ‘Go To Meeting’ with comments opened to the public prior to voting for all public hearing items. If you are unable to live steam through […]

MidAmerican Energy Replacing Electrical Transmission LinesMar 3, 2020

Mid-American will be replacing their electrical transmission line along the west side of 34th Ave. NW, north of I-80 and south of 25th St. NW (former Polk County NE 62nd Ave.). Traffic will be intermediately shifted from during the weeks of March 2, March 9, April 13, and April 27. Traffic will only be shifted […]

We Moved!Nov 25, 2019

Altoona City Hall, Altoona Building and Altoona Police Department moved to our new location. The new City Hall/Police Station is located directly north of the Altoona Fire Department on Venbury Drive. City Hall’s new address is: 900 Venbury Drive Suite A Altoona, IA 50009 The main phone number will remain the same for City Hall […]

Enjoy the newest Altoona Life newsletterJan 16, 2020

1st Ave. N – Phase 3 – Informational MeetingJan 7, 2020

Adoption of the 2018 ICC Construction CodesDec 31, 2019

The City of Altoona is in the process of updating our current construction codes. The currently adopted code is the 2012 series of codes published by the International Code Council (ICC). We will be updating this to the 2018 cycle of the ICC published codes, and the 2017 National Electrical Code (NEC). The following chapters […]


The City of Altoona has had a busy year of road construction.  We have been all over town installing new roads, widening roads, and refurbishing roads.  Winter will bring a welcome relief to the orange cone obstacle course that has been road construction not only in Altoona but throughout the Des Moines Metro area. One […]

Spring Creek Trail Closure – Starting 8-30-19 thru’ Spring 2020Aug 30, 2019