City of Glenwood, Iowa


Job Opening – GMU


Glenwood Municipal Utilities
Full Time Maintenance Operator Person
Glenwood Municipal Utilities is seeking applications for a Maintenance / Operator Person. Duties include, but not limited to, operations and maintenance of the water treatment facility, sewer and water systems, machinery, equipment, and related activities. . For more information regarding this position please go to the GMU website We are an equal opportunity employer. For consideration please send your resume and application to Glenwood Municipal Utilities c/o Search Committee 7 N. Vine St. Glenwood, IA 51534 or email to Position will be open until filled.


Openings on Planning & Zoning and Board of Adjustments

We have openings on both the Planning and Zoning Board and Board of Adjustments.  Both are appointed by Council for a 5 year term.  P & Z meets monthly at noon on the 2nd Monday of the month (if necessary) at the Police Department.  Board of Adjustments meets on an as needed basis.  If interested and would like more information; please call Devan Hitchcock at 712-527-9920; ext. 265



Board Openings

The City of Glenwood has openings in the following Boards:

Park Board…as of August 1, 2017  (This board member may live outside city limits)

Planning and Zoning

Board of Adjustments

Library Board

If you are interested in being on either of these boards; please call City Hall at 527-4717


Press Release




For immediate release



Snow Emergency



Glenwood, Iowa (February 1st, 2016) – The Honorable Mayor Brian Tackett has proclaimed a snow emergency for the City of Glenwood, to be in effect from 12 am on Tuesday the 2nd, 2016. With this proclamation no person shall park, abandon or leave unattended any vehicle on any public street or City-owned parking lot, other than designated overnight parking areas. The snow emergency parking ban shall continue from its proclamation until the snow ceases and the roads are plowed.SNOWSTORM

Mayor Kim Clark presents the Key to the City to Don Hall

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Mayor Kim Clark presented the key to the city to Don Hall during the Homecoming festivities on Saturday.  Don returned to Glenwood to be this year’s Grand Marshal.  His work on the Oscar-winning “Big Hero 6” movie was the inspiration for this year’s them- Heroes –






Food Pantry Needs

Our local food pantry had a serious shortage of items which have not been available to them by the food bank. If there  is anything you can help with please let them know.
Refried, Kidney & Chili Beans (canned)
Canned fruits — Peaches, Pears, Mixed Fruit, Mandarin oranges
Canned tomatoes — Diced, Whole, Stewed
Canned potatoes
Canned — Tuna, chicken, spam, ham, etc.
Soups — Tomato, Chicken Noodle, cream soups, Ramen soups
Hearty Soups — Vegetable Beef, Chunky Soups, Chili
Cereals — Cold & Hot Cereals
Dry Pasta — Elbow macaroni, Rotini, Bow Ties, Lasagna, Noodles
Pasta Sauces
Condiments – Ketchup, mustard, mayo, relish, bar-b-q sauce, steak sauce, salad dressings, pickles, etc.
Baking — Cake, Brownie, Muffin, Cookie Mixes and frosting, sugars, chocolate chips, etc.
Pancake Mix & syrup
Hygiene items — Children & Adult Shampoo, Conditioner, Toilet Paper
20 Mule Team Borax, Washing Soda, 4 lb. box baking Soda, Purex Crystals, bars Ivory Soap, Oxy Clean – to make laundry soap with.
Contact: Grace United Methodist Church 712-527-4607
Every can, every bottle, every package helps. Thank You!

City Election Information

Election Date:    November 3

Candidate Filing Period — August 24 to September 17  (this is done at the County courthouse)

Voter Pre-Registration Deadline —  Friday, October 23


Glenwood Homecoming Parade info: “HEROs”

The theme for our Homecoming Parade is “Heros” ~ 1:30 Pm on Friday, October 2nd on the Glenwood Square. Below is the information for registering a float. If you have any questions, please contact Larry Lincoln at 712-310-1212, Delores Williams at 712-525-1123, Lori McGoldrick at 712-527-9973, or Maddie Sieck at 402-618-0076.

Floats are able to register by emailing Floats can also register by attending register at the Legion Hall on October 1st from 6-8pm. All participants need to provide a float name, contact information, and slogan (advertisement or theme related). Prizes are given to 1st, 2nd, 3rd place winners in the following judged categories: Costumed
Children/Decorated Bicycles/Pets; K-1; 2-3; 4-5-6; 7-12 grades; School/Youth Clubs; Civic; Specialties (classic cars or antique tractors); Religious; Decorated Commercial; and Livestock. There are also categories for Political Parties and Undecorated Commercial.