Do you own a home in the City of Greene? Was your home damaged by flooding between September 21 and October 3, 2016? You may be eligible to receive home rehabilitation assistance. Even if you have repaired most or all of the flood damage to your home, you may still be eligible for this program.
The City of Greene has received a CDBG Rehabilitation Grant to aid homeowners affected by the river/flash flooding on September 21, 2016 to October 3, 2016. One of the requirement is that you owned and occupied the home at the time of the flood, and priority is given to low-and moderate-income households. Some restrictions apply for properties in the 100-year floodplain. If you are interested in receiving an application packet or have any questions, please feel free to contact Greene City Hall, 202 W South Street, Greene, Iowa or call 641-816-4631.
Copies of the City's Water Consumer Confidence Report
are available at City Hall.
Homeowners and tenants are required to have snowed removed from sidewalks within 24 hours of snow cessation. If snow has not been removed, the City may do so and assess the costs against the property owner for collection in the same manner as a property tax.
Vehicles must be removed from City streets and alleys during a snow emergency. A snow emergency consists when at least one (1) inch of snow &/or ice has accumulated upon City Streets. The parking ban on any streets or alley’s lasts for twenty-four (24) hours after cessation of such storm or all streets and alleys are cleared. Tickets will be issued accordingly.
.REMINDER - Lids on garbage and recycling cans MUST be closed. Jendro Sanitation will not pick up garbage or recycling if lids are not completely shut.
EFFECTIVE JULY 2016 GOLF CARTS WILL BE ALLOWED ON CITY STREETS. CARTS MUST BE REGISTERED. RULES AND REGULATIONS ARE AVAILABLE AT CITY HALL. THERE IS A $50 REGISTRATION FEE.
REMINDER TO RESIDENTS THAT TREES ARE REQUIRED TO BE TRIMMED TO AT LEAST 8' ABOVE SIDEWALKS AND 15' ABOVE STREETS AND ALLEYS
Effective December 23, 2015, Pit Bull Terriers, Staffordshire Bull Terriers, Rottweilers and Mastiffs (all pure and mixed breeds) are not allowed in the City of Greene. Animals in the City prior to that date will be grandfathered in but owners will be required to register animals with City Hall. Owners must prove $300,000 liability insurance, proof of current rabies vaccinations and a photo of the animal. Applications are available at City Hall and must be completed along with supporting documentation by 3:00 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016. If applicatinos are not completed, owners risk having their animals removed. An application is required for each animal.
Greene is alive and well because of volunteers and civic groups that help make the town a great place to live and visit. There are groups and activities for both young and old. Check out the list of organizations that help make “GREENE IOWA THE PLACE TO BE”!
Make sure you check out the Our Community page for more information about the new Community Center. The facility will comfortably seat up to 350 people and is available for rent for both large and small groups.
Greene, Iowa is a great place to visit and a better place to live, do business and raise a family! Located on the northwest edge of Butler County, the quality of life in Greene is outstanding!
A localized and personal educational system and family-friendly community activities are part of everyday life in Greene. The North Butler school system (Greene and Allison-Bristow consolidated) is a strength within our community, featuring outstanding educators and a staff who put kids first. Recreational opportunities are plentiful with a beautiful aquatic center, an outstanding golf course and driving range, two parks with shelter houses, a 24-hour fitness center, ball diamonds, and a campground, just to highlight a few.