City News

Legal fireworks or firecrackers may only be ignited and caused to be exploded from June 24th to midnight July 4th.  Please see times below:

June 24   8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

June 25 – June 29  8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

June 30-July 1   8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

July 2   8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

July 3   8:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

July 4   8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. midnight

Have fun, be considerate of your others and always keep safety in mind.


Pool hours are 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

$2.50 daily pass

$40.00 single summer pass

plus $10.00 each family member up to $80.00 for family

For swimming lessons contact Megan or Carmen at the pool  468-5551.


Warm Weather activities are getting underway with school getting out for the summer and outside activities in full swing.  Don’t forget to check out the city parks, pool, baseball fields, soccer fields and the Public Library.  The Gibbon Valley View Municipal Golf Course located north of town is open.  For a tee time call 468-5884.   Just a few reminders, pets must be on a leash and picked up after, grass must be kept mowed and not discharged into the streets and the city has a noise ordinance.  Be safe and watch for people walking and on bikes during these nice days.


 Yard Waste Collection Area

The City’s yard waste collection area is open to Gibbon residents on Monday through Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.   Residents can drop off leaves, grass clippings, garden waste, branches and small limbs.  For access to the area after regular hours 24/7 a resident can purchase a gate card for $25 at City Hall.

The garbage company will not dump any garbage dumpsters that contain yard waste. It is unlawful to dump yard waste & tree limbs in ditches along county roads and maybe subject to a fine.

There is an ordinance against leaving clippings in the street after mowing and property owners are responsible for mowing alleyways abutting their property. Also City ordinance states that lawns must be kept 8 inches or less.   Residents must also keep their sidewalks clear of debris, foliage and tree branches.

The city’s public recycle dumpster is now located in the yard waste collection area.  This was previously located on Front Street at the former Fox Grain building.


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The various advisory boards and commissions are an important component of city government, and provide valuable information to the Mayor and City Council.  Serving on a board or commission is a great opportunity to be involved in your community.

Current Board and Commission Opening:      Golf Board

To be considered for an appointment, please fill out and submit an application which can be picked up at City Hall or online under fees and forms.



Automatic withdraw from your bank account can be set up just stop at City Hall and fill out the authorization form.

The city is now accepting credit card payments online. Click here for more information.

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