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The Dallas Center Police Department is partnering with the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division to keep tobacco out of the hands of Dallas Center youth.

The program includes retailer training as well as compliance checks on local establishments.

Read the full press release here.


Click the "Business" menu tab to see commercial property for sale or lease in Dallas Center.


Text information about unlawful activities such as sales of alcohol to minors or underage use of alcohol, tobacco or drugs anywhere in Dallas County.

Please provide the location and time of such activities when possible.

TEXT-A-TIPS are anonymous.

Paid for by Dallas County JAAG (Juvenile Anti Alcohol Group), sponsored by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office & Juvenile Court Services.


National Flood Insurance Program

Effective February 22, 2010, Dallas Center residents are able to purchase federally backed flood insurance.

Click here to see the news release, and visit for coverage information and agent locations.



Remember that it is unlawful for any owner to allow an animal to run at large within the corporate limits of the City. Please put your animal on a leash!

If you have a US Flag that needs retired, drop it off at City Hall, and the Boy Scouts will take care of it for you.

Public attendance and input is always encouraged at Dallas Center public hearings, City Council meetings, and other meetings listed in the Events Calendar.

Are you ready for the next severe weather? Do a reality check here.

Always Call 911 immediately about any active or developing traffic, fire, weather, abuse, violence, criminal activity, medical condition or other situation you believe might be an imminent threat to life or property.

Welcome to Our Community!

Dallas Center - Quietly Progressive.

We are a community of 1600 that is proud of where we've been and excited about where we're going. We have a rich heritage in agriculture and host companies that lead the world in animal and plant genetics. We enjoy a small town quality of life within 20 miles of the greater Des Moines community.

Our library, parks, pool and other recreational activities provide opportunities for our residents to unwind. We are home to two Dallas Center-Grimes School buildings offering high quality educational opportunities to our K-8 children in great new facilities. The DC-G School system has strong academic, fine arts and sports traditions. Kids Korner, a local daycare and preschool center, has developed a unique partnership with our schools to provide before and after school care in a controlled, fun environment. We're proud of our kids!

Thanks for visiting!

Mitch Hambleton, Mayor
Dallas Center, Iowa

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City Events Calendar

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  • 2014-12-2, 0:00 am
    Single stream recycling
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  • 2014-12-7, 5:00 pm
    Pearl Harbor Day
8 9
  • 2014-12-9, 7:00 pm
    City Council Meeting
    Legion Hall
10 11 12 13
14 15
  • 2014-12-15, 4:30 pm
    Water Bill Payments Due
  • 2014-12-16, 0:00 am
    Single stream recycling
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21 22 23 24
  • 2014-12-24, 0:00 am
    Christmas Holiday, City Offices Closed
  • 2014-12-25, 0:00 am
    Christmas Holiday, City Offices Closed
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28 29 30
  • 2014-12-30, 0:00 am
    Single stream recycling
31 1 2 3

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