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 at 130 N Park Place Cresco IA 52136

Upcoming Board Agendas

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


  Work for the US Census Bureau  

This week is National Recruiting Week for the 2020 Census. If you are looking for part-time work please take a moment to apply this week!

✔️Great Pay
✔️Flexible Hours
✔️Weekly Pay
✔️Paid Training

Apply Online:

2020 Census Jobs

Why Apply? Earn Extra Money. Could you use a little extra income? Jobs for the 2020 Census offer competitive wages that are paid weekly. Authorized expenses, such as mileage, are reimbursed for employees doing fieldwork.


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Proposed Property Tax Levy

Proposed Property Tax Levy


Please see the attached Proposed Property Tax Levy for the City of Cresco.


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.