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The Grundy County Veterans Affairs Commission is seeking a qualified person for part time employment as Veterans Affairs Administrator/Director for Grundy County. Application deadline is July 14, 2022. For more information CLICK HERE.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING:  Notice is hereby given that a public hearing will be held with the Grundy County Planning and Zoning Commission to review changes and additions to the Grundy County Development Ordinance on Monday July 11, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. at the Grundy County Courthouse 706 G Ave Grundy Center, IA. The draft copy is available in the Zoning office. This is an open hearing and the public is welcome to attend either in person or by agent in support or opposition to the request. Written or oral concerns or comments will be taken up until 4:00 pm on the day on the hearing. Submitted this 28th day of June, 2022 by Carie Steinbron, Grundy County Zoning Administrator.


There will be slurry seal coat work on County Road T47 (Q Ave) from County Road D17 (120th St) south through City of Stout to County Road D19 (160th St) starting on Tuesday, June 28th, 2022, weather permitting. This work will involve placing asphalt oil with aggregates and will be done under traffic and is expected to take 2 – 3 days. Please reduce your speed and drive accordingly to conditions.  Expect delays.


There will be seal coat work on County Road T37 (M Ave) from State Highway 14/175 north to County Road D35 (210th St) starting on Monday, June 27th, 2022, weather permitting. This work will involve placing limestone chips on oil and will be done under traffic and is expected to take 1 – 2 days. Please reduce your speed and drive accordingly to conditions.  Expect delays.


The Grundy County Emergency Management Commission is seeking a qualified person for full time employment as Emergency Management Director for Grundy County. Application deadline is July 15, 2022. For more information CLICK HERE.


The annual Pioneer Craft Fair will be held Sunday, September 11, 2022 from 11am-4pm.  For more information CLICK HERE.


The Proposed draft Grundy County Development Ordinance is available by CLICKING HERE.


The Grundy County Historical Collections has received an opportunity to take ownership of the old Presbyterian church in Morrison.  The church had its last service February 7th 1965, before merging with the Reinbeck United Presbyterian Church.  Currently the church is owned by Henry Schick, and has been offered to the Grundy County Historical Collections Board. 

 The board is in discussion on how funds could be generated to bring the building up to code to be used as a museum building.  Ideally the church would be restored to what it was like in the 1960’s, with ADA considerations so it could be seen by the public. 

The building is in need of a lot of restoration and updates to be able to have the church open to the public.  Estimates have been gathered to have the church become a museum facility, and they are large.  Early estimates are at the $300,000.00 amount, and like everything else continuing to rise. 

The board has decided to reach out to the public to see if there is any interest in monetary assistance to the project.  Honestly the future of the project may rest in the feedback we receive from you.  If you have an interest in helping preserve the church, please send responses to the Grundy County Conservation office at 204 4th Street, Morrison Iowa, 50657. Thank you in advance.  We look forward to hearing from you.


As a result of the population changes shown by the 2020 census, the precinct boundaries in Grundy County have changed and are effective immediately.  The new precinct map may be viewed by clicking here. The supervisor districts are as follows:  Supervisor District 1 is made up of Precincts 1 and 2; Supervisor District 2 is made up of Precincts 3 and 4; Supervisor District 3 is made up of Precinct 5; Supervisor District 4 is made up of Precinct 6; and Supervisor District 5 is made up of Precinct 7. 

The Iowa Secretary of State will be sending a postcard to all registered voters in Grundy County between May 18 and 20.  This mailing will advise each voter of the location of his or her polling place for the Primary Election to be held on June 7, 2022.  Registered voters should watch for this mailing so that they may be advised if their polling location has changed.


In partnership with the National Association of Counties (NACo) and the Iowa State Association of Counties (ISAC), Grundy County has installed a flag retirement box, at no cost to the county, on the first-floor lobby of the Grundy County Courthouse, 706 G Avenue, Grundy Center.  This box is in addition to the retirement box that serves the same purpose located at the Grundy Center Community Building.  The United States Flag Code prescribes flag etiquette – everything from flying it near other flags to instructions on how to raise and lower it.  “The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning,” says the code.  Flags should be folded respectfully before being placed in the box.  Grundy County will then be responsible for the proper disposal of the worn flags. 

“This centrally-located drop-off, in addition to the one at the Grundy Center Community Building, provides convenience while respecting our national symbol,” said Mark Schildroth, Grundy County Board of Supervisors Chairperson.  “The county is unified in helping enable our citizens to respect our great nation while disposing of old or worn flags.” 


GRUNDY COUNTY WILL REQUIRE A BILL OF SALE FOR TRANSFERRING VEHICLE TITLES BEGINNING JANUARY 1, 2022.  Effective January 1, 2022, 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 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 and buyer.  Get an example of a Bill of Sale by CLICKING HERE.


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


For up to date info on the paving project of part of Grundy Road, which is on the Black Hawk\Grundy County line.  Click on the following link:  https://www.blackhawkcounty.iowa.gov/759/Grundy-Road-Improvements


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.