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.

Contact us: 563-547-3101 or email: cityhall@cityofcresco.com or 130 N Park Place Cresco IA 52136

Yard Waste Fall Collection Ending

Tuesday, November 13th will be the last day for curbside pickup this fall.

All yard waste must be set out before 7:00 a.m.  It is unlawful for any person to deposit
leaves or grass clippings on any street.  It may wash into city storm sewers and clog the
sewers.  Please see the attached schedule. 

Code of Ordinances, Cresco, Iowa  Section 135.03

Upcoming Board Agendas

Please see the Boards-Commissions tab for current members, past minutes and agendas.

Audit Report


Gardiner Thomsen, Certified Public Accountants, has released the audit report for the City of Cresco.

Please see the attached news release.

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 Forms menu tab on the left to access a printable form.