City of Montrose

Here you will find information about our city in terms of places to visit and the many services we provide. You will also find permits and licenses. Picture above was provided courtesy of Lowell Junkins. To get a greater view please click on the picture. Click on the links at the bottom to view specific sections. Thank You for viewing.

Community
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S c h o o l s
L i b r a r y
G y m
Churches
Businesses
Utilities
Recycling
P e r m i t s

Community Center (top)

The Ivor Fowler Community Center is available to rent for weddings, birthday parties, reunions and everything in between.  Please contact Judy Brisby for more details at 319-463-5449.

 

Here you will find information about our city in terms of places to visit and the many services we provide. You will also find permits and licenses. Picture above was provided courtesy of Lowell Junkins. To get a greater view please click on the picture. Click on the links at the bottom to view specific sections. Thank You for viewing.

Community
P a r k s
S c h o o l s
L i b r a r y
G y m
Churches
Businesses
Utilities
Recycling
P e r m i t s

Community Center (top)

The Ivor Fowler Community Center is available to rent for weddings, birthday parties, reunions and everything in between.  Please contact Judy Brisby for more details at 319-463-5449.

 

Parks (top)

Montrose Youth Activities sponsors Co-ed baseball and softball for five to fifteen year olds. For more information, please contact Missy Benner at 319-463-5092; or Shane Weirather.

Montrose boasts three parks and two ball diamonds. The largest field is the Bud Metzinger Field. Our newest park is located at River View Park.

There is a new gazebo, a huge playground, and beautiful landscaping.  Boaters can put their boats in the water in the harbor.  There are also signs describing the Mormon Trek and Old Fort Des Moines.

Schools (top)

Central Lee School District K-12

Elementary and Junior High – 319-463-7636
Superintendent’s Office – 319-463-7321
www.central-lee.k12.ia.us

Gym (top)

Montrose Youth Activities sponsors Co-ed baseball and softball for five to fifteen year olds. For more information, please contact Missy Benner at 319-463-5092; or Shane Weirather.

Montrose boasts three parks and two ball diamonds. The largest field is the Bud Metzinger Field. Our newest park is located at River View Park.

There is a new gazebo, a huge playground, and beautiful landscaping.  Boaters can put their boats in the water in the harbor.  There are also signs describing the Mormon Trek and Old Fort Des Moines.

Schools (top)

Central Lee School District K-12

Elementary and Junior High – 319-463-7636
Superintendent’s Office – 319-463-7321
www.central-lee.k12.ia.us

Gym (top)

The Montrose Gym is closed until further notice.

Library (top)

Montrose Memorial Library – 200 Main St. 319-463-5532 Librarian is Lana Clark.

Library hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Saturday 9:00 – 1:00 p.m. Closed Tuesday.

Churches (top)

St. Barnabas Church (Click to see history)

Trinity United Methodist Church – 2nd and Cedar Street 319-463-5542

Montrose Nazarene Church – 102 North 5th St. 319-463-5837

Montrose Presbyterian Church – 300 Main Street 319-463-5543

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church – 503 Cedar Street 319-463-5999

Businesses and Restaurants (top)

Agrineed – 2490 Hwy 404, 319-463-5421

Confabulations Consignment – 611 Main Street, 319-463-7250 or at 319-470-1350

Dave’s Old-Fashioned Meats – 111 N. 1st St. 319-463-7150

Double Dipper Dairy Drive – 102 N. 1st St. 319-463-5136

Casey’s General Store – 111 Main Street 319-463-5915

Horsen Around – www.horsenaroundfarm.net

Lee County Economic Development Group – 110 Main Street – 319-463-5599

KSB Bank – 121 N. 1st St. 319-463-5455

Merschman Fertilizer – 1 Spruce St. 319-463-5477

Mount Idy Tattoo Parlor – 103 Main Street 319-463-7600 www.katiesellergren.com

Outboard Engine Repair – 103 Chestnut Street 319-795-1883

Montrose Health Center – 400 S. 7th St. 319-463-5438

Montrose Riverfront, Inc. – 201 N. 1st St. 319-463-5310 www.montroseriverfront.com

Park Ridge Workshop – 319-463-5465

Smurf’s Bar & Grill – 319 Main St. 319-463-7293

Trendy Looks – 204 S. 5th St. 463-5102

The Parlor Salon – 110 Cherry St. 319-463-7320 (Melody Slater, Proprietor)

Montrose Post Office – 400 Main St. 319-463-5446 (Melody Burke, Postmistress) Window Hours, Monday -Friday 9:00 a.m. – 11: a.m
and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
www.usps.com

Pelican Peg’s Bed & Breakfast – 3046 Koehler Lane, Montrose 319-463-5955
www.pelicanpegs.com

TempleView at Montrose – www.templeviewmontrose.com

The Nauview House – 15 Bluff Park, Montrose 309-266-8657 www.vacation@nauview-house.com

Utilities (top)

Phone company – Windstream. For Customer Service, please call 611 within Iowa. If calling from outside the Windstream Service area, please call 1-877-901-4692.

Cable Company – Mediacom. Customer Service is 1-800-523-6835.

Electric Company – Alliant Energy. Customer Service is 1-800-332-0245.

Gas Company – Liberty Utilities, Customer Service is 1-855-216-6305.

The City supplies homes and businesses with water, sewer and garbage services. Utilities are billed at the end of every month and due by the 10th of the following month. If you are unable to make payment during regular business hours, please use the drop box located on the front of the City Hall building; or send payment to P O Box 57, Montrose, Iowa 52639. The water charge is $29.45 for the first 1,000 gallons and $3.95 per thousand over 1,000, plus tax; Sewer is $31.65; Garbage is $7.00 and Integrated Waste Services is $1.00. Garbage pickup is provided by contract to Kohlmorgan Hauling. Weekly pickup is on Tuesday. Please have your garbage out by 7:00 a.m. A water/sewer deposit of $134.78 is required for all new customers. A $7.50 service charge is required if the water to the home has been shut off. For more information, please contact Deputy City Clerk; or, City Clerk Celeste Cirinna at 319-463-5533

If you are planning new home construction, you must first speak with the Water/Wastewater Operator at 319-463-5533 regarding water and sewer service connections. The fees for water and sewer connections are $200.00 for each connection.

If you are adding on, putting in a fence, or digging anywhere on your property, State Code provides you must call Iowa One Call for locates. The utility companies serving the City will locate lines on your property. Please call One Call at 1-800-292-8989. IT’S THE LAW!

City Permits & Licenses (top)

Pet Tags are available at City Hall for owners of dogs and cats. You must present a current Rabies Certificate from your Veterinarian to purchase a tag. From October 1, through December 31 , the tags are $5.00 per pet. After December 31, the tags are $10.00 per pet. If you are a new resident, you have 30 days to get your pet a tag at $5.00 per tag. Pets under three months of age are not required to have a tag. Animal ordinances are strictly enforced.

Cigarette Permits are required by businesses selling tobacco products. To get the application, please visit this website – http://www.state.ia.us/tax/forms/70014.pdf Applications are due to City Hall by June 15th and the fee of $75.00 paid to the “City of Montrose”. The permit year runs from July 1st to June 30th.

Liquor Licenses are required by businesses or organizations selling beer or liquor. The License year varies depending on when the business first applied for a license and for how many months the applicant needs the permit/license. Please visit http://www.iowaabd.com/alcohol/licensing/licensing.jsp for more information.

Cemetery Deeds – The price for a grave is $200.00. There are new Cemetery Rules. Click on the link to view the Cemetery Rules. Please see Cemetery Caretaker Michael Hoenig or call
319-463-5533 for more details.

Building Permits are available at City Hall. Please call the Clerk at 319-463-5533 for more information. If you are planning new home construction, you must first speak with the Water/Wastewater Operator at 319-463-5533 regarding water and sewer service connections. The fee for water and sewer connections are two hundred dollars ($200.00) for each connection. Click on the link to view Building Permit Fee Schedules.

If you are adding on, erecting a fence, or digging anywhere on your property, State Code provides you must call Iowa One Call (free call) for locates. The utility companies serving the City will locate lines on your property. Please call One Call at 811 or 1-800-292-8989 at least 48 hours prior to excavating.

The “Iowa One Call Law” (Chapter 480, Iowa Code) is enforced by the Iowa Attorney General, who, upon the receipt of a complaint, may institute any legal proceedings necessary to enforce the penalty provisions of the “Iowa One Call Law.”

Recycling (top)

A recycling container is located on South Fourth Street adjacent to the gym. Please break down all cardboard boxes before putting them in the container. This is not a garbage receptacle.

In addition, there are numerous apartment buildings in town. The Montrose Health Care Center is located here, as well as two Senior Housing units.

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