Frequently Asked Questions


 When is City Hall open?

City Hall is open Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Friday Closed

City Hall offices are closed for the following holidays:        

  • New Year's Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day (Fourth of July)
  • Labor Day
  • Veteran’s Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Christmas Eve ½ day
  • Christmas Day

Holidays falling on a Saturday are normally observed on the preceding Friday.  Holidays falling on a Sunday are normally observed on the following Monday.

 When is garbage & recycling picked up?

Garbage & recycling pick-up day is Tuesday. If your garbage pick-up falls on a holiday, your garbage will be picked up on the following day.

  When and Where Do I Vote?

The American Legion (1110 6th Street) has been designated as the official polling place.

Election dates & other information can be found on the Black Hawk County Election page. Any further questions may be directed to the Black Hawk County Election Office. The telephone number is (319) 833-3007 and the email address is 

 Fireworks Information

Consumer Use dates for fireworks is July 3rd and 4th from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 p.m.