Please Note: The 2017 Citywide Garage Sale will be held on Saturday, April 22. The 2017 Spring Cleanup will be held on Saturday, April 29. Please view the March 2017 newsletter for more information.



Adel Parks & Recreation's 2017 Spring/Summer Activity Guide is now available! Please review it for the latest and most up-to-date information on programs, including the Adel Family Aquatic Center's 2017 rates.



The City is now accepting applications for a number of Board & Commission positions. Please click here for more information. If you'd like to download an application, please click here.



Please click here to view the Notice To Bidders and Notice Of Public Hearing for the 2017 Adel Brick Streets Project. Please consult all addendums for the most accurate information on this project: Addendum #01 - Addendum #02 - Addendum #03



Please click here to download the 2017 Recycling Calendar.



The second and final public input meeting for the Parks & Trails Master Plan was held on Monday, December 12. If you missed it, please here to view the presentation.

You may also view the presentation and boards that were presented during the October 27 meeting.


The City's Economic Development Commission has updated the residential tax abatement program F.A.Q.




The City is in the process of updating its website.

Until further notice, information and links
below may not be completely up-to-date.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

City Documents

Listed below are selected documents related to various City activities for public reference. These documents are published online as a convenience to citizens. Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of material published online, citizens are advised the only official editions or copies of any documents listed on this site are maintained by the City Clerk. Please note there may have been amendments, additions, or deletions to these documents. For more information, contact the City Clerk's office at (515) 993-4525.

• City of Adel 2009 Comprehensive Plan - 75 Mb PDF document

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• 2009 EPA Brownfield Grant

• 2010 Adel City Council Goals

• 2010 Brick Street Project

• City Budgets

• City Financial Audits

• City of Adel 2009 Comprehensive Plan - Individual Chapters

• Economic Development

• Historic Presevation Documents

• Infrastructure Studies and Information

• Storm Water Utility

• 2011 Customer Satisfaction Survey

• 2012 Community Survey

• 2013 Five Year Strategic Plan Summary

• 2016 Goal Setting Session Summary Report

• 2016 Waste Management Recycling Calendar

• City Cable Franchise - 2006-2016

• City of Adel - Manual of Policy and Procedure

• City of Adel Employee Handbook

• Economic Development Strategic Plan - Current As Of 1/28/2014

• Library Budget and Statistics - February 2010

• Ordinance No. 289 - Vacant Building Permit

• Peddlers, Solicitors, and Transient Merchants Ordinance

• Vacant Buildings Tri-fold Brochure