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12/5 (Wed) Garbage Pick-up Delayed to 12/6 (Thurs)

ATTN BP RESIDENTS: Garbage pick-up for tomorrow (Wed, 12/5) will be delayed until Thursday for the north part of Belle Plaine.


The snow emergency for the City of Belle Plaine has been cancelled.  We were lucky and the worst of the weather missed us.

Volunteers Needed – Celebration of Life Perennial Garden

Planting of Belle Plaine’s Celebration of Life Perennial Garden at Box Park will be Saturday, Oct. 27, rain or shine, beginning at 9 a.m. Volunteers are needed to get this done; work for as long as you are able or have time for. Bring a hoe if you have one.
This tulip and lily garden is in honor of those suffering from or lost to a variety of diseases or conditions, and their caregivers.

Railroad Accident

ATTN BP RESIDENTS:  All 3 railroad crossings are closed due to an accident shortly before 5pm and will remain closed throughout the investigation.

Planting of BP Celebration of Life Garden – postponed

Planting of Belle Plaine’s Celebration of Life Perennial Garden has been postponed.

Recent rains, with a possibility of more in the forecast, have left the soil too wet for planting on Saturday, Oct. 6, as previously scheduled.

Planting will now take place at 9 a.m. on the first Saturday when conditions are favorable. Dave Kramer, garden coordinator, noted that bulbs can be planted until the ground freezes.

Volunteers are needed to plant the tulip and lily bulbs in the new garden at Box Park. It will honor
those suffering from or lost to cancer, other diseases and conditions, cancer survivors and caregivers.

When the date is set, notices will be posted on the city website:; Star Press Union website: and on the Belle Plaine Iowa Sesquicentennial Facebook page. To receive notification by phone, please call City Hall at 444-2200 and leave your contact information.


Possible Rusty Water

ATTN BP RESIDENTS: Due to project @ airport, we may have rusty water periodically over the next week or so.

Mosquito Spraying – Saturday, Sept. 15

ATTN Belle Plaine Residents: The City of Belle Plaine is expecting mosquito spraying to take place tomorrow night, Saturday, September 15.

Problems Resolved at Treatment Plant

Most problems at the waste water treatment plant are resolved this morning. Normal usage may resume. Thanks to everyone for their cooperation.


Due to some problems at the Belle Plaine Waste Water Treatment plant this morning, we are asking that all residents limit water/sewer usage as much as possible until further notice.  We are working to get the plant back up and running as quickly as possible.  Thank you.


This is a reminder that garbage pick-up will be delayed by one day due to the Labor Day holiday.  Those with normal pick-up on Monday will have garbage pick-up on Tuesday, 9/4.  Those with normal pick-up on Wednesday will have garbage pick-up on Thursday, 9/6.