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Blue Rapids City Council

Blue Rapids City Council will hold their next monthly meeting May 10, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center.  The public is invited to attend.

Deadline to request additions to the agenda will be accepted no later than 8 a.m. the Wednesday before a council meeting.

Blue Rapids Planning Commission

Blue Rapids Planning Commission will hold their next meeting April 26, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Community Center. The public is invited to attend.

Fair Housing

Questions or Concerns about Housing Discrimination?  The Housing Discrimination HOTLINE Number is toll-free at 1-800-669-9777.

Blue Rapids T-shirts

Blue Rapids t-shirts are available for purchase at the city office, Yungeberg Drug and Blue Rapids museum.  Cost is $13.  The proceeds of t-shirt sales goes to repay the production costs and for paint to repaint the street signs.  Promote your city with a t-shirt.

On-Line Payments

You can now pay your utility bill and court payment online with a credit card, debit card or electronic check. A service fee will apply.

Pay Online Now!

Vegetation Dump Site

A vegetation dump site is available for Blue Rapids residents only.  Key is available at city office.  Fee:  $1 per load with a $5 key deposit.  Limbs, leaves, garden vegetation only are allowed at this sight.   All other materials must be taken to the county landfill.

City-Wide Vegetation Pickup

The City will have a city-wide pickup for limbs and leaves beginning on/or about May 8th.  All items to be picked up must be at the curb by 7 a.m. May 8th.  The city will not return to any areas.  Limbs must be parallel to the curb and leaves must be in bags. No branches larger than 6″ in diameter will be picked up by the city.  In addition, the vegetation dump will be open at no charge from May 1st through May 15th to encourage citizens to take their own limbs, leaves and garden vegetation to the site.  It is important to remember the state allows ONLY limbs, leaves and garden vegetation at the site and the city can be fined if other items are left at the site.  All other items must be hauled to the county landfill.

Siren Notification

The fire call siren is a steady signal.  A tornado siren is a three minute up and down signal indicating a tornado has been sighted or is likely to form.  No all clear signal is given.


In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal.  To file a complaint of discrimination, write to: USDA, Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 1300 Independence Ave., S.W., Stop 9410, Washington, DC, 20250-9410 or call toll free (866) 632-9992 (English) or (800)-877-8339 (TDD) or (866)377-8642 (English Federal-relay) or (800)845-6136 (Spanish Federal-relay).  USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.