Entries by City of Alton, Iowa

Frank Van Es & Daryn Dau Retire

On behalf of the Alton Fire Department & EMS would like to say Happy Retirement to Frank Van Es and Daryn Dau. Frank had 40 years of total service he served as Assistant chief from 1988 to 2000 and as Chief from 2000 to 2015. Daryn Dau served as a firemen from 2003 to 2015. […]

Chamber News

Santa Is Coming To Alton: Santa will be at the Alton Public Library on December 12, 2015 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. Children can come meet Santa, have a snack and pick up a bag of treats! There will also be crafts! Ham Giveaway: The winners of the Thanksgiving Ham giveaway are: Rose Owens, Chris […]

Caring for Your Gas Meter in Winter

Outdoor natural gas meters and/or pressure regulator sets are designed to withstand extreme weather conditions. But please remember to protect them from ice and snow build-ups during our harsh winter months. Clean and repair your leaky eaves gutters regularly to prevent ice and melting snow from dripping onto the natural gas meter and/or pressure regulator set […]

Municipal Reminders

The Alton City Offices will be closed on Friday, December 25, in observance of Christmas Day and Friday, January 1, in observance of New Year’s Day. Reminder: Snowmobiles must stay off private, residential property unless permission has been obtained from the property owner. We would like to remind everyone of the sidewalk snow removal policy […]

Dunlop Wildlife Area

Efforts to develop a master plan for the Dunlop Wildlife Area, the Alton Roadside Park, and the surrounding area is now a step closer. A proposal from Nepple Architech & Landscaping, from Ames, was accepted. The firm will be charged with creating concept drawings that will include new park amenities, trails, and recreational spaces. Community […]

Chamber of Commerce News

Drawing: The winners of the Christmas Chamber Bucks were, Laura Lenz $100, Millie Harms $50 and Kevin Plathe $25. Valentine’s Day Drawing: Register to win a Sweetheart gift from the Alton Chamber of Commerce. Stop by your local Chamber Businesses, January 28, 2013 through February 11, 2013, to register for a chance to win.

Rides Van

After a year and a half of availability, the RIDES Van program will no longer be offered in the City of Alton. Due to lack of riders and the cost, the Council has decided to cut the program. The Van will continue to run Monday – Thursday 8:30-11:30 A.M. through Thursday, March 28, 2013. If […]

Avoid a Surprise in Your Water Bill

On occasion outside water meters stop measuring usage. If the City Staff notices your readings are substantially down from previous months this could result in a significantly higher water bill when it is caught up with the inside meter. To prevent the possibility of this happening, be sure to check your inside and outside water meters […]