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GRUNDY COUNTY WILL REQUIRE A BILL OF SALE FOR TRANSFERRING VEHICLE TITLES BEGINNING JULY 1, 2020.  Effective July 1, 2020, the Grundy County Treasurer's Office will require customers to provide a Bill of Sale when transferring titles to motor vehicles between private parties.  A Bill of Sale or purchase agreement is already required for vehicles purchased from a dealership.  The Iowa State County Treasurer Association (ISCTA) in conjunction with the Iowa Department of Revenue (IDR) aim to substantiate vehicle purchase prices which have a direct impact on the fees that are remitted to the State's Road Use Tax fund.  The ISCTA Executive Board is encouraging all 99 counties to proactively require a Bill of Sale to be completed by both the seller and the buyer in advance of any administrative mandate.  Many counties already require a Bill of Sale between private parties and are allowed to do so pursuant to section 321.13 of the Iowa Code.  Grundy County will join other counties and require a Bill of Sale effective July 1, 2020.  The Bill of Sale should include the seller's name, make of the vehicle, year of the vehicle, vehicle identification number (VIN), buyer's name, date of sale, purchase price and signature of seller.  Get an example of a Bill of Sale by CLICKING HERE.


Do you have your Real ID yet on your Drivers License?  It will be needed to fly by October 1, 2020 even if the flight is just within the U.S.  Please read the following for more information by CLICKING HERE.


The Iowa State Association of Assessors (ISAA) has released a video on 2019 agricultural value changes. The ISAA wanted to explain how the ag rollback works and the effect it will have on 2019 taxable values. Additionally we hope this information will give farmers a better idea of what tax bill changes they might be looking at in the fall of 2020 (That’s when the 2019 assessments come into play).Grundy County is closest to Farmer C’s numbers.  Grundy County’s overall reduction in ag land values was 23% and estimate a 11% increase in taxable values. The varying 2019 productivity values will produce a different outcome in each county. CLICK HERE for the video.


Grundy County Public Health has a Household Sharps Disposal Program.  To find out more CLICK HERE


Have you ever wondered how the Property Tax System Works?   Property Taxes can be confusing, If you want help on understanding them please CLICK HERE for a great explaination.


On Grundy County's Beacon Site you can now apply for new Homestead, Military and/or Business Property Tax Credits.  Just search for your parcel, then scroll toward the bottom of the information on your parcel and you will see the three credits listed there.  Click on the credit you need to complete.  The form will open up on another tab and will auto fill for you with the information needed for your property.  Read through the whole form and complete the areas that still need to be completed and then sign your name by using your mouse.  Click Save in the upper left-hand corner.  If there are fields needing to be completed, a message box will appear on which field(s) and a red message will appear by the field(s).  When the form is successfully completed, another screen will appear.  Put in your email address if you wish to receive a copy for yourself  or you can print it a copy from that screen, then click the Submit Application button.  That is it.  CLICK HERE TO GET TO THE GRUNDY COUNTY'S BEACON PAGE.  If you have questions please contact the Assessor's Office at 319-824-6216.


Report a Crime by email to the Sheriff's Office. 

If you want to report a Crime, Wrongful Activity or Important Information for the Sheriff's Office you can email them at:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  This email will be sent to a person that is on duty and can act upon the information.  But for all emergencies call 911.


The Grundy County Emergency Management Agency is announcing that the Alert Iowa Emergency Notification System is ready for the public to sign up.  This Emergency Notification System is crucial in times of Emergency when there is a mass amount of people that are possibly affected.  the Grundy County Emergency Management will be able to put out Alerts by Cell Phones, Landline Phones, Text Message, Automated Voice Message and Email.  For the Public to sign up please  CLICK HERE   to go to the web page to fill in your information.  All residents are asked to sign up.  Please help family and friends who may not have computer access.  For the full press release please  CLICK HERE.