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    Notice to the Public

    UPDATED: Friday, December 8, 2023 @ 11:45am
    VAN METER, DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa – Authorities with the City of Van Meter have lifted the boil advisory for customers south of Richland Circle, homes along Richland Road/R-16 and the neighborhoods of Crestview & Grand Ridge Estates after 2 sets of water samples have been tested.

    Boil Order

    VAN METER, DALLAS COUNTY, Iowa - Authorities with the City of Van Meter have issued a boil advisory for customers south of Richland Circle, homes along Richland Road/R-16, and the neighborhoods of Crestview & Grand Ridge Estates due to public water infrastructure improvements.


    Notice of Intent to Appoint Council Member

    November 28, 2023 

    Due to the 2023 City Election, the City Council of the City of Van Meter will have a vacancy as a result of Joe Herman running for mayoral election & being elected Mayor effective January 1, 2024. The City Council intends to fill the vacancy by appointment at the regular City Council meeting beginning at 7:00 P.M., on December 11, 2023 at the Van Meter United Methodist Church, 100 Hazel Street, Van Meter, IA 50261. This meeting will be a public meeting.


    All construction traffic MUST enter the Hudson Heights Development from the construction entrance off of Hazel Street. NO construction traffic is allowed on Arlington Avenue or Lakeview Drive.

    Ordinance Amendment to Remove Department of Public Safety

    Revised Ordinance

    Tax Levy Notice

    Vacancies on the Board of Adjustment

    Vacancies on the Board of Adjustment 

    Apply Here


    Architectural Services RFP

    Architectural Services RFP


    The collection of natural Christmas trees is scheduled for Monday January 4. Place your tree at the curb by 6am.

    Remove all the tinsel, lights, decorations, tree stands and plastic bag from Christmas trees prior to collection.

    Contact Waste Connection of Iowa at 515-265-7374 with issues 


    The draft version of the Vision Van Meter 2040 Comprehensive Plan is now live and open for comment. Please use the link below to access the draft plan.

    http://www.visionvanmeter.com/2020/07/08/draft-vision-van-meter-2040-plan/