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Mitchellville Utilities

Water, Sewer, Garbage and Recycle Collection


To obtain water, sewer, garbage and recycle collection services stop in City Hall at 204 Center Avenue North, or call (515) 967-2935. 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, contact City Hall (515) 967-2935.


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.

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.


Garbage is picked up every Wednesday. Please have your trash, in the green garbage bin (Waste Management), at the curb by 7:00 am. 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. Check out Metro Waste Authority’s website for recyclable items: and pick up calendar


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.


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