Yards Must be Mowed

The Huxley Police Department has received several complaints regarding lawns exceeding the maximum height of 12 inches for grass and weeds per City Code 154.09. Please be aware that “No Mow May” does not supersede City Code and fines will be issued by Huxley Police for violators.

Mosquito Control Starts in June

Summer is almost here and that means MOSQUITOES!  The city has contracted with Clarke Mosquito Control again this year to spray for mosquitoes.  Specific treatment dates have been set:
June 7, 21
July 12, 26
August 9, 23
September 6

To view schedule or treatment records visit the website:  www.clarkeportal.com.  The trucks used for spraying have GPS so you can view the vehicle locations from website.



Branches less than 12″ in diameter can be dropped off at the city’s maintenance shop, 601 Oak Blvd., during regular Public Works hours of 7 am and 4 pm.  Branches must be dropped off on north side of building next to sign that says TREE DROP.

On Saturday, April 29th branches can be dropped off ONLY between 8:00 am and 12:00 noon.

Yard waste will not be accepted – no leaves, grass clippings or tree stumps allowed! Yard waste can be taken to the following locations in Ames: 

400 Freel Drive, Ames
April 15 – October 14: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 12 noon to 5 p.m., Saturdays 8 a.m. to 12 noon

Steenhoek Environmental
3892 N 500th Ave., Ames
Everyday from dawn to dusk

City Hiring Summer Help in Public Works Department

The City of Huxley is accepting applications for Public Works Seasonal employees.  Employees will perform work under general supervision.  Will perform various maintenance activities involving streets, parks, public utilities, buildings and grounds and varied duties as directed. See job description below.  Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.  Starting wage is $15.00/hour.

Please send completed job application to:

Heather Denger
515 N. Main Avenue
Huxley, IA  50124

OR email application to:  hdenger@huxleyiowa.org

Job Application



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.