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Apr 27, 2021

Important Information About Your Drinking Water

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER
Humboldt Municipal Waterworks Failed to Report a Required Notification

Our water system, Humboldt Municipal Waterworks, recently failed to comply with a reporting requirement. Even though this was not an emergency, as our customers, you have a right to know what happened and what we did to correct the situation.
"We are required to report to the DNR when turbidity monitoring equipment is taken out of and returned to service within 24-hours. We are also required to return the equipment to service within 14 days. During the months of April and May 2020, we did not report the equipment being taken out or returned to service, nor did we return the equipment to service within 14 days."
What should I do?
There is nothing you need to do at this time. You may continue to drink the water. If a situation arises where the water is no longer safe to drink, you will be notified within 24 hours. 
What is being done?
We will report, within 24-hours, when a turbidity monitoring equipment is taken off line and returned to service. We will also ensure that the equipment is returned to service within 14 days. When equipment is taken offline grab samples are gathered every 4 hours, in accordance with Iowa DNR requirements. 

For more information, please contact City Hall at 515-332-3435 or mailing address 29 5th Street South, Humboldt, IA 50548

This Notice is being sent to you by Humboldt Municipal Waterworks.
State water System ID # 4641064
Date Distributed: 04-23-2021
Humboldt CCR Report 2020
Apr 26, 2021

People Service - Flushing Hydrants

People Services will be flushing hydrants around town on Tuesday April 27 & Wednesday April 28th.
Apr 12, 2021

Spring Clean-Up Notice

Spring Clean-Up for City of Humboldt Residents: Monday April 19,2021
JUNK ONLY - (NO BRUSH)
Items should be placed at curbside by 6:00a.m.
Again this year: Stickers are available at City Hall for the pick up of appliances, TVs and other electronic equipment at a cost of $10.00 each.
Collection Schedule:  Items to be collected should be placed by the curb no later than 6:00a.m. Monday April 19,  2021 even if your normal collection day is other than Monday. 
Preparation of items for collection: A one truckload limit per residence will be observed. Any items left after the date must be removed by the property owner to avoid a municipal citation.    
NO BAGS OR BOXES OF JUNK ALLOWED!
Any item or items that can be placed in a blue or yellow garbage bag will be left at the curb. Items not to be collected: waste oil, wire, tires, batteries, items that contain Freon, paint, shingles, construction & demolition materials and hazardous waste. These items will be left at the curb to be disposed of properly. Sanitation bags will be collected as usual. 

No commercial collection is provided. This is for City of Humboldt residents only. The City shall not be responsible for the collection of items left by the curb, which are not intended for collection. Your cooperation is necessary to ensure that this remains a cost effective and available service in the future. People are encouraged to ask property owners' permission prior to removing items intended for collection.

THE CITY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REJECT ALL ITEMS IF THE ABOVE GUIDELINES ARE NOT FOLLOWED. 
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Jan 18, 2021

Harry Reasoner Dam Project

Find out more about the County's work on the Harry Reasoner Dam and the West Branch of the Des Moines River on its story board! Read More
Oct 23, 2020

Job Opening: Police Chief

CITY OF HUMBOLDT

POLICE CHIEF

The City of Humboldt, Iowa (4,690) is seeking applicants for the position of Police Chief.  The City of Humboldt has been regionally known, and ranked near the top in Iowa as one of the safest communities.  The police chief will be part of a veteran leadership team and report to the city administrator to implement goals and priorities established by the city council.  Candidates must have a minimum associates degree in Law Enforcement or related college degree and five years increasingly responsible managerial experience in municipal law enforcement work.  An equivalent combination of experience may be substituted for education.  Position is full-time with excellent benefits.  Application and job description can be obtained at www.cityofhumboldt.org or at the City Clerk’s Office, 29 5th Street South.  Send completed city application, cover letter, and resume to City Administrator, 29 5th Street South, Humboldt, Iowa 50548; or by email to travisg@cityofhumboldt.org.  First review of applicants will be Friday, November 20, 2020.  The City of Humboldt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Oct 23, 2020

Trick or Treat Night

Saturday, October 31, 2020 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM has been set as Trick-or-Treat night in the City of Humboldt.
Sep 21, 2020

Fall Clean Up

Fall Clean Up

Brush Pickup has been scheduled for Monday October 12th.
Brush must be placed on the curb by 6 am. Brush pickup is limited to branches up to 7 feet in length and 6 inches in diameter. They must be placed close to the curb and away from sign posts and other things that might hinder the pick up. Limited to one truck load per residence.

Yard Waste Burn Days have been set for Saturday October 17th, November 7th and November 21st.
Burning is allowed between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. All fires must be constantly attended with a hose nearby. Burning is not allowed on City property including street right of ways.
Sep 02, 2020

Renewal for Off Road Vehicles now open at Recorder's Office

ATVs, Snowmobiles, ORVs & Off-Road Motorcycles may

be renewed NOW for the DNR 2021 License Year

at the Humboldt County Recorder’s Office

Aug 11, 2020

Volleyball Clinic and Tournament Team registration now available

Find the registration info and sign up link under the Parks & Recreation page!
Aug 05, 2020

2020 Roadway System Maintenance Project Newsletter now available

Click Here to read the 2020 Roadway System Maintenance Project Newsletter. Read More
Jul 02, 2020

All City offices closed Friday July 3, 2020

All City Departments will be closed on Friday July 3rd, in observance of Independence Day. All garbage routes will be on a normal pickup route. Yard waste bags will be picked up on Thursday July 2nd instead of Friday.
Jun 02, 2020

City Hall Open

City Hall is now open to the public. Read the notice with more information regarding our opening and procedures. Read More
Jun 02, 2020

HFAC OPEN FOR LAP SWIMMING AND SWIM LESSONS

The HFAC will be opening for swimming lessons and lap swimming June 8th!

Swim Lessons will be offered for 2 Sessions the week of June 8th and the week of June 15th. For each session there will be 3 time slots per level. Levels 4-6 will run at 8:15am, 9am, & 9:45am. Levels 1-3 will run at 2pm, 2:45pm, & 3:30pm.

Swimming lesson sign-up will be WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3RD FROM 3PM TO 8PM & THURSDAY, JUNE 4TH FROM 3PM TO 8PM AT THE AQUATIC CENTER. Each time slot and sessions will have a certain capacity and when it is filled it is filled no exceptions. You can not sign up before these times, but if you miss these days you can sign up at the Rec Center. The cost is $25 per child and only available for Humboldt County Residents.

Lap Swim & Aquacise Schedule:
Monday - Friday: 7a-8a, 12p-2p, & 4:30p-6p
Saturday: 7a-9a
Sunday: 12p-2p
Lap swimming will be available by reservation only and for 30 minute time slots. At this time lap swimming will be free for Humboldt County Reisdents only.

May 21, 2020

Closed for Memorial Day

All City offices will be closed on Monday, May 25th in observance of Memorial Day. Monday's garbage will be picked up on Tuesday along with Tuesday's normal route. All other garbage pick ups will be on their normal schedule.

Closed for Memorial Day
Apr 09, 2020

Spring Clean Up Days

Spring Clean Up Days have been set as follows:
Junk Days: April 20th
Yard Waste Burn Day : April 25
Brush Pick Up: May 4
Apr 09, 2020

Animal Control Services RFP

Monday night the council issued the following Request for Propsals for Animal Control services. All bids must be turned in by April 29, 2020 at 4:00 PM.

Click Here for more info.
Apr 09, 2020

Nuisance Mowing RFP

Click Here to see more information about the Request for Proposals for Nuisance Mowing. 
Mar 19, 2020

Now Hiring Seasonal Parks Help

See Job Openings for job description and application. Deadline is April 3 ,2020.
Mar 18, 2020

CITY HALL CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

EFFECTIVE END OF BUSINESS DAY MARCH 18, 2020, UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, CITY HALL WILL BE CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC. PAYMENTS CAN BE MADE ONLINE AT WWW.CITYOFHUMBOLDT.ORG OR LEFT IN THE DROP BOX. WE CAN ALSO BE REACHED BY PHONE 332-3435 DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS.

Mar 06, 2020

Yard Waste Burn Day Set

Yard Waste Burn Day will be Saturday April 25.  Burning is allowed between 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. All fires must be constantly attended with a hose nearby. Burning is not allowed on City property including street right of ways.

Mar 06, 2020

Brush Pickup Set

Brush pick up day is set for Monday May 4. Brush pickup is limited to branches up to 7 feet in length and 6 inches in diameter. They must be placed close to the curb and away from sign posts and other things that might hinder the pick up, and is limited to one truck load per residence.

Feb 26, 2020

Junk Pick Up Set

Junk pick up will be Monday April 20, 2020. Everything must be out by 6:00 am that day to be eligible for pickup.
 
Only one load per household.
 
Please no liquids, tires, batteries, wire, hazardous materials or construction/demolition materials (i.e. drywall, insulation, etc).
 
All appliances require a special sticker (Can be purchased at City Hall for $10) and will be picked up separately from the other items.
 
It is the responsibility of the property owner to dispose of anything that is left after clean up is complete.
 
 
Feb 04, 2020

Max Levy Notice

Due to current legislation, we are required to post this notice. This is not reflective of the actual budget to be approved by City Council on March 16, 2020.  To view the actual notice, please click on "Archives".

FY 2021 Max Levy Notice Read More
Dec 27, 2019

Community Calendar Form now available!

Have an event that you want to put on the community calendar but you are not sure who to send the info to? Submit the Community Calendar Event Form now! Click Here to get to the form!

Dec 01, 2019

WINTER PARKING NOW IN EFFECT

WINTER PARKING NOW IN EFFECT!
ACCORDING TO CITY CODE CHAPTER 69.11    WINTER  PARKING RESTRICTIONS:
No person shall park any vehicle on any street between the hours of 3:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. of any day during the months of December, January, February, and March.
Nov 25, 2019

Christmasland Hours!

Christmasland will be open as follows for the 2019 season:
Nov 29 - 6:30-8:30pm
Nov 30 & Dec 1 - 2:30-4:30 & 6:30-8:30pm
Dec 5 - 6 - 6:30-8:30pm
Dec 7-8, 14-15 & 21-22 - 2:30-4:30 & 6:30-8:30pm
Weeknights Dec 10-Dec 20 - 6:30-8:30
Dec 23 - 2:30-4:30 & 6:30-8:30
Dec 24 - 2:30-4:30pm
Nov 22, 2019

All City Offices will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday

Due to the Thanksgiving Holiday, all city offices will be closed Thursday Nov 28th and Friday Nov 29. Trash for both days will be picked up on Wednesday the 27th, along with Wednesday's route.  The rest of the week is on regular schedule.
Nov 08, 2019

City Offices closed for Veterans Day

All City offices will be closed Monday, November 11th in observance of Veterans Day. Monday's garbage pickup will be done on Tuesday with Tuesday's normal route. All other garbage will be on normal schedule.
Nov 07, 2019

NOW HIRING FOR POOL MANAGER

Now hiring for a Pool Manager. Go to HOW DO I? -> JOB OPENINGS for more information 
Oct 31, 2019

2nd Burn Date

2nd burn date of the fall will be Sat Nov 2nd. Please see pop up for more information. 
Oct 30, 2019

BEGGARS NIGHT

Beggar's night in Humboldt will be Thursday October 31st from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sep 24, 2019

RENEW 2020 DNR LICENSE @ RECORDER'S OFFICE

ATV, SNOWMOBILES, ORV & OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLES MAY BE RENEWED NOW FOR THE DNR 2020 LICENSE YEAR @ RECORDER'S OFFICE.
Sep 20, 2019

Compost now available!

Compost now available for anyone who would like it. Pick up at the compost pile.
Sep 11, 2019

Fall Brush Pick Up/Burn Dates Set!

See our community calendar for the dates!
Jul 19, 2019

Discover the Humboldt Area now available!

Click here to see the new Discover the Humboldt Area! Read More

Spring Clean-Up Notice

NOTICE: 
Spring Clean-up Schedule for City of Humboldt Residents
JUNK ONLY - (NO BRUSH)
Items should be placed at curbside by 6:00 a.m.
Again this year: Stickers are available at City Hall for the pick up of appliances, TVs, and other electronic equipment at a cost of $10.00
Collection Schedule: Items to be collected should be placed by the curb no later than 6:00 a.m. Monday, April 19, 2021, even if your normal collection day is other than Monday.
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People Service - Flushing Hydrants

People Services will be flushing hydrants around town on Tuesday April 27th & Wednesday April 28th.