Huxley Has a New City Administrator!

David Haugland has worked as a City Manager/City Administrator for over 35 years, most recently serving as the City Administrator for West Liberty, Iowa. Mr. Haugland holds a Master of Public Administration from Iowa State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Economics from Buena Vista College. He has served as administrator for the communities of Marshall, Excelsior Springs and Bethany in Missouri and Nevada and Wilton in Iowa. Also, Mr. Haugland has been married for more than 36 years and has two adult children. He has been active in Boy Scouts and has been a member of Rotary for more than 28 years.

Mr. Haugland will begin his employment with the City of Huxley on April 3rd.

City Names New Police Chief

And the winner is:  Nathan Albaugh – the City of Huxley’s new Police Chief!!  Nathan was chosen from over 30 applicants.  Nathan has served as a police officer for the City of Huxley for 17 years.  The last five years as a police sergeant.

Please give Nathan a high five and congratulate him on this promotion.

City Begins Search for New Police Officer

The Huxley Police Department is currently taking applications for the position of Police Officer.

Huxley is a growing community of approximately 4500 citizens located between Ames and Ankeny.  The City of Huxley offers a small town atmosphere with big city access.  Six full-time officers provide 24/7 service to the cities of Huxley and Cambridge.  This is a full-time, hourly position with benefits.  Salary range is $55,000 to $58,000 depending  on experience and qualifications.

Pre-employment drug and alcohol and pre-employment physical required post offer.  The City of Huxley is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  EOE/AA.  The physical agility test and written exam will be waived for current ILEA Certified Officers in good standing.

Click on the link below for job description and application.

Cover letter, resume and application must be submitted no later than February 10th and sent to:

Police Officer Search
City of Huxley
515 N. Main Avenue
Huxley, IA  50124

or email to:

Job Description




The City is no longer accepting tree branches.  The maintenance plant is not available for drop-off as the city’s facility can not hold any more branches and is filled to capacity.  Branches can be taken to the following location:


The Fall No-Charge Yard Waste Days will be held as follows 8 am to 4 pm at GreenRU, 400 Freel Drive.  Please enter the site from Dayton to SE 5th Street, then north on Freel to the site; exit to the north to Lincoln Way.

November 12, 2022 — leaves and brush

November 26, 2022 — leaves

December 3, 2022 — leaves

GreenRU  ***CLOSED DECEMBER 16, 2022 – APRIL 1, 2023***

400 Freel Drive, Ames


Monday, Wednesday, Friday  12 noon to 5 PM

Saturdays  8 AM to 12 noon