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Announcements

The Sheriff's Office is looking for a Part Time Communication Operator/Jailer.  CLICK HERE for the job information.


The Secondary Road Department is looking for a Part Time Person as an Utility Position and Operate Heavy Equipment.  CLICK HERE for full details and job application.


WOLF CREEK PARK IS CLOSED INDEFINITELY FOR THE REST OF THIS YEAR DUE TO STORM DAMAGE 


The property tax statements have been prepared and are arriving in the mailboxes of owners of real estate in Grundy County.  In an effort to let the public know how their property tax dollars are divided, the charts for each city in the county as well as for the rural area that shows the percentage of property tax dollars that are paid to various entities, including cities, schools, county, community colleges, assessor, and others – CLICK HERE FOR THE CHARTS


 NOTICE - THE DRIVER'S LICENSE OFFICE IS OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.  Please call 319-824-1212, extension 1, to make an appointment.


NOTICE – The Courthouse and other County buildings are open to the public.  Grundy County is mindful of the existence of community spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in our county and the State of Iowa and appreciates the inconvenience presented by the closure of county buildings.  In an attempt to protect the health and safety of those in our communities and the employees of Grundy County, the public is asked to practice social distancing when visiting the courthouse and other county buildings and is encouraged to make an appointment before arriving at the courthouse and other county buildings.  It is also recommended that the public wear a mask when visiting the courthouse and other county buildings.  Many county services may be obtained via telephone, email, regular mail correspondence, and the use of the brown drop box south of the courthouse.  If you have questions regarding access to particular services or meeting a deadline, please contact the pertinent department by phone or email and discuss accommodations that can be made.  Contact information for all county departments is available at grundycountyiowa.gov.  


Governor Reynolds issued a proclamation that give some assistance to Iowans dealing with the impact of COVID-19’s arrival in our state.  There are changes in driver's license and car registrations.  Please CLICK HERE to find out the full details.


 The Public Health Office has released information on donating PPE and instructions on how to make mask and gowns that can be dropped off at the Public Health Office.  They will distribute donations to County long term care and assisted living facilities and maybe even to businesses.  PLEASE CALL THEM AT 319-824-6312 BEFORE DROPPING THEM OFF SO THEY CAN MEET YOU AT THE DOOR.  Please CLICK HERE to get all the information on helping this wonderful cause.


 FOR UP TO DATE INFORMATION FROM THE STATE OF IOWA ON COVID-19 OUTBREAK PLEASE  CLICK HERE.  


New Public Transportation Option Available in Grundy County -  Reliable and on-demand transportation is just a phone call away for residents of Grundy County! With the start of 2020, the Regional Transit Commission is operating a bus throughout Grundy County – which can take residents of any age or income level to destinations within the county or to Waterloo-Cedar Falls or Marshalltown. This is great news for those who may find it challenging to travel to doctor’s appointments or medical tests – and GCMH is pleased that RTC has expanded its services and is helping to remove the barrier that lack of transportation may present. Rides may be reserved 24 hours in advance by phoning (800) 369-3022. CLICK HERE for more information.


GRUNDY COUNTY WILL REQUIRE A BILL OF SALE FOR TRANSFERRING VEHICLE TITLES BEGINNING JULY 1, 2020.  Effective July 1, 2020, the Grundy County Treasurer's Office will require customers to provide a Bill of Sale when transferring titles to motor vehicles between private parties.  A Bill of Sale or purchase agreement is already required for vehicles purchased from a dealership.  The Iowa State County Treasurer Association (ISCTA) in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR) aim to substantiate vehicle purchase prices which have a direct impact on the fees that are remitted to the State's Road Use Tax fund.  The ISCTA Executive Board is encouraging all 99 counties to proactively require a Bill of Sale to be completed by both the seller and the buyer in advance of any administrative mandate.  Many counties already require a Bill of Sale between private parties and are allowed to do so pursuant to section 321.13 of the Iowa Code.  Grundy County will join other counties and require a Bill of Sale effective July 1, 2020.  The Bill of Sale should include the seller's name, make of the vehicle, year of the vehicle, vehicle identification number (VIN), buyer's name, date of sale, purchase price and signature of seller.  Get an example of a Bill of Sale by CLICKING HERE.


Grundy County Public Health has a Household Sharps Disposal Program.  To find out more CLICK HERE


On Grundy County's Beacon Site you can now apply for new Homestead, Military and/or Business Property Tax Credits.  Just search for your parcel, then scroll toward the bottom of the information on your parcel and you will see the three credits listed there.  Click on the credit you need to complete.  The form will open up on another tab and will auto fill for you with the information needed for your property.  Read through the whole form and complete the areas that still need to be completed and then sign your name by using your mouse.  Click Save in the upper left-hand corner.  If there are fields needing to be completed, a message box will appear on which field(s) and a red message will appear by the field(s).  When the form is successfully completed, another screen will appear.  Put in your email address if you wish to receive a copy for yourself  or you can print it a copy from that screen, then click the Submit Application button.  That is it.  CLICK HERE TO GET TO THE GRUNDY COUNTY'S BEACON PAGE.  If you have questions please contact the Assessor's Office at 319-824-6216.


Report a Crime by email to the Sheriff's Office. 

If you want to report a Crime, Wrongful Activity or Important Information for the Sheriff's Office you can email them at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This email will be sent to a person that is on duty and can act upon the information.  But for all emergencies call 911.


The Grundy County Emergency Management Agency is announcing that the Alert Iowa Emergency Notification System is ready for the public to sign up.  This Emergency Notification System is crucial in times of Emergency when there is a mass amount of people that are possibly affected.  the Grundy County Emergency Management will be able to put out Alerts by Cell Phones, Landline Phones, Text Message, Automated Voice Message and Email.  For the Public to sign up please  CLICK HERE   to go to the web page to fill in your information.  All residents are asked to sign up.  Please help family and friends who may not have computer access.  For the full press release please  CLICK HERE.