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.

Local Redemption Centers

Since the summer of 2013, the local can redemption center in the City of Adel has been out of service. Here is a list of other redemption centers in the area. Some organizations accept cans and bottles as donations and use the proceeds for community projects. If your organization or facility would like to be featured on this webpage, please email with your information.


Address 2202 1st Avenue - Perry, IA 50220
Phone Number (515) 465-9335
Phone Number (515) 370-0700 (Cellphone)
Hours M-F 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Sat. 8:00 a.m. to noon
Special Service Business pick-ups

Southside Redemption Center

Address 321 N. 9th Street - Winterset, IA 50273
Phone Number (515) 468-8036
Hours M,Tue,W,F 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sat. 8:00 a.m. to noon

West Central Redemption Center

Address 121 S. Division - Stuart, IA 50250
Phone Number (515) 523-1400
Hours Tue,W,Th,F 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Sat. 9:00 a.m. to noon
Special Service Business pick-ups

Adel Lions Club

The Adel Lions Club accepts cans and bottles as donations. The club uses the proceeds for community projects. Please drop off your cans and bottles at the little building in the parking lot across the street east of the Dallas County Courthouse. Thank you for your support!