Mitchellville Utilities

Water, Sewer, Garbage and Recycle Collection



ACH Authorization Form

Please send completed forms to our Utility Clerk Breanne Appleby at

To obtain water, sewer, garbage and recycle collection services stop in City Hall at 204 Center Avenue North.  A $150.00 utility deposit is required on all new accounts. The balance of the utility deposit is returned after your final bill. Any questions about any of the utilities, call the Breanne Appleby at (515) 967-2935 or email


The city bills residents for water, sewer, garbage, recycle collection monthly on a single statement. Payments are due by the last day of the month, and may be mailed to City of Mitchellville, PO Box 817, Mitchellville, Iowa 50169, or paid in person in city hall at 204 Center Avenue North; if the office is closed, a drop box is available by the front door.

The city offers credit and debit card payment options over the phone, in office or online. Fees apply, these fees are set by GovPayNet and all fees go to them and is a convenience fee. The city only receives the amount you pay for your bill. Fees are different depending on what your bill amount is, usually comparable with an ATM fee.

You also have the option of having your bill paid directly from your checking or savings account. Forms for automatic bill pay, are available at City Hall. City Hall is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday. The money is taken out of your account on 25th of the month, no fees apply with this option.


Garbage is picked up every Wednesday. Please have your trash, in the BROWN garbage bin (Waste Management), at the curb by 7:00 am, we advise you to put it out on the curb the night before to be sure you have your garbage can out in time for pickup.  Please place small items that might blow out of your container when emptied, such as packing peanuts, in a bag within the container. (Pick-up day is a day later after the following holidays, unless the holiday falls on a weekend: New Years, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day.)

Recycling is picked up every other Wednesday. Please have your recycle, in the GREEN recycle bin (Metro Waste Authority), at the curb by 7:00 am, we advise you to put it out on the curb the night before to be sure you have your recycling can out in time for pickup. Check out Metro Waste Authority’s website for recyclable items, pick up, calendar, how to get a second cart, and tips to ensure proper pickup.

To request a second Recycling Cart contact Cassie Riley with MWA at 515-244-0021

Yard Waste is not picked up by the city. The city allows burning twice a year, March 15 to May 15 and October 1 to November 30.


Other Utility Contacts for Mitchellville

Mid-American Energy – Gas/Electricity
(888) 427-5632

Century Link-Telephone, Internet
(800) 603-6000

Mediacom –Cable/TV/Telephone
(515) 246-1555

Metro Waste Authority- Landfill
(515) 244-0021

Dish Network – Cable/TV
(888) 329-1774