Welcome to the City of Cresco

Welcome to the City of Cresco

Welcome to the City of Cresco.
Here you will find valuable information on the services the City provides to the citizens of Cresco including utilities, street maintenance, and oversight of the Police Department, Public Library, and Fitness Center. Located in scenic Northeast Iowa, Cresco is a community with a population just under 4,000 and is the seat of Howard County. Cresco City Hall is located at 130 North Park Place just north of the Courthouse.
Contact us: 563-547-3101 or email: cityhall@cityofcresco.com

Counties Join to offer flood relief

Counties Join to offer flood relief

Howard County Business & Tourism and the Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce are partnering with the Northeast Iowa Community Action Corporation, United Way and the regional chambers and economic development organizations in Allamakee, Fayette, and Winneshiek counties to raise money for victims impacted by the recent flooding. All proceeds raised will be directly given back to flood victims.

Checks should be made to NEICAC Flood Relief with the designated county in the memo line. Contributions to NEICAC are tax deductible.

Donations and applications are available online at crescochamber.com or at:

Cresco Chamber

101 2nd Ave

Cresco, IA 52136

(563) 547-3434

See below the Press Release for more information and the application for assistance.

Sump Pump Inspection Program

for the mandatory inspection program

Sump Pump Inspection Program

The City of Cresco will be conducting mandatory inspections of sump pump, roof drains, beaver drains, and other clear water sources starting in June 2016.
For more information go to:  www.CrescoSump.com

Going Green with utility bill by E-mail - sign up today!

Starting February, customers have the option of Going Green by having their water utility bill sent via e-mail.  If you would like to participate in this program, go to the Utility Forms menu tab on the left to access a printable form.


In an effort to reduce costs and time for the City, we are urging residents to sign up for Direct Debit to pay their water bills by ACH (Automated Clearing House). ACH payments are automatically posted to the accounts.  Go to the Utility Forms menu tab on the left to access a printable form.