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CITY OF COLO

A Place to Call Home

 
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CITY COUNCIL MINUTES

August 1, 2022

 
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2021 WATER QUALITY REPORTS

 
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CITY NEWSLETTER

 

CITY OF COLO

Welcome to Colo, Iowa!
"A Place to Call Home"

​​Colo is home to 871 people 

  • Home to the Crossroads of the Nation. 

  • Founded April 26, 1876

  • One of the 3 communities that make up the Colo-NESCO School District.

  • ​Historic Reed/Niland Corner

  • Nearby Cities - Nevada, Ames,  Marshalltown, Des Moines

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"COLO"

Colo was incorporated on April 26, 1876. Railroad official John Blair named the community after his dog.

 
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CITY HALL

Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

209 Main Street, Colo, IA 50056

641-377-2238

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CITY COUNCIL

Mayor:  Brent Bappe

Mayor Pro-tem:  Rodney Geisinger

COUNCIL MEMBERS
COLTIN ADAMS - AVERY KING - RANDY STOEFFLER - JOSH VAUGHN

COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE THE 1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH

CITY CLERK/MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - AMY KOHLWES

PUBLIC WORKS - DANNY WILSON

 
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Colo Public Library


Welcome to the Colo Public Library. The library is your one stop source for all of your informational needs. We have a large selection of books, magazines, newspapers, and electronic resources available to be checked out by our library card holders.

 
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FIRE DEPARTMENT

Colo Fire and Rescue

Colo Fire and Rescue provides substantial rescue services for the eastern side of Story County and the western side of Marshall County.  Colo Fire & Rescue have five fire fighting apparatuses, one EMS truck, and two special-purpose trailers.  All ready to handle any water emergency, medical emergency, rail incident, rope rescue, or grain bin rescue.  We are here for you!

 

COLO-NESCO PARKS & REC

"It is our belief to provide Colo, Zearing and McCallsburg recreational activities for all ages"

 

COLO CEMETERIES

ST. JAMES CEMETERY

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IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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UTILITY BILLING

Utility bills are due on the 10th of the month.  After the 10th a 10% penalty is added.

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GARBAGE GUYS

Garbage is picked up every Wednesday unless there is a holiday that week then garbage will picked up a day later.

AUTOMATIC BANK COLLECTION

The City of Colo can ACH your bill out of your account to make easy payments!

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RECYCLING

Recycling will be picked up every other Tuesday.

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CITY BURNING

The City Burn Pile is located at the far east of Progress Drive.  Available for Colo residents only! Call City Hall before you dump at 641-377-2238  Under surveillance at all times.