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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 or email Breanne Appleby.

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 can be mailed to City of Mitchellville, PO Box 817, Mitchellville, Iowa 50169, 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, or by debit or credit card online at GOVPAYNET. GovPayNet does charge fees to use this convenient payment option, they decide the fees, we do not receive any of the fees charged only the amount of your payment before fees. We do not accept debit or credit cards over the phone at city hall, but you can come in and make a payment this way using our swipe machine as well. 

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 or you can fill the linked form out and deliver it to City Hall. City Hall is open from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday thru Friday, or by using our dropbox. The money is taken out of your account on the 25th of the month, you still receive a bill each month so you always know the amount that will be taken from your account automatically. 

Garbage is picked up every Wednesday. Please have your trash, in the BROWN 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 the Metro Waste Authority’s website for recyclable items: Accepted / Not Accepted Items and the 2022 Calendar.

Yard Waste is not picked up by the city. The city allows open burning all year round. It is your responsibility to check for burn bans placed by State and County Agencies. Is there a burn ban?

Mitchellville uses Mid American Energy for electrical and gas utilities. Please contact them to set up those utilities. 

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