Welcome New Residents!
We're so glad you're here and are excited to welcome to you to the great City of Janesville! Here is some information to get you started in your new home. Please visit us at City Hall or give us a call with any questions.
-The City of Janesville posts announcements and notifications to our Facebook Page, City of Janesville IA and on our website.
-Residents may also sign up to receive e-mail community announcements by calling City hall or clicking here.
-Other Emergency Alerts issued by Bremer County Emergency Management can be received by signing up for Alert IA by clicking here.
227 Main Street
Public Works Director
Becky W. (319)464-2863
David F. (319)464-2864
227 Main Street
S 9:00am -12:00pm
401 Main Street
Lobby Open 24/7
Office: Open M-F
Garbage and Recycling is picked up Tuesday Mornings, operated by Rite Environmental.
Residents can choose between and 64 gallon or 96 gallon totes when setting up their accounts. Each home has a 64 gallon grey recycling tote.
Since our customer refuse fees are partially based on the tonnage delivered to the landfill, it is in our best interest to promote recycling in our city. Recycling will help our environment and reduce landfill costs! Your participation in the city's recycling program is greatly appreciated!
For more information about Garbage/Recycling Program, Click Here.
Scrap Metal Drive
The Janesville Lion's Club hosts a scrap metal drive during the spring City Wide Garage Sales.
Automobile Batteries, Tires, Rims, and Appliances may be picked up by City Personnel on Tuesday of each week, unless otherwise announced. Items must be paid for, in advance.
For more detailed information and pricing, Click Here
Yard Waste is collected free of charge each morning from May-September and must be placed in bio degradable bags or tied in bundles weighing no more than 30lbs and placed near the curb.
Residents can also haul their own to the city's yard waste site, call Public Works prior to as the site may not be accessible.
For more information about Yard Waste Pick Up, Click Here
Bremer County Sanitary Landfill
2049 200th St, Waverly, IA 50677
Open 8:00am-4:00pm M-S
Telephone: (800) 332-0245
Telephone: (319) 276-4454
Mid American Energy
Telephone: (888) 427-5632
City of Janesville
City of Janesville
The City of Janesville is governed by a Mayor and Council of five members. The council chambers are located inside City Hall at 227 Main Street.
City Council meetings are held the second Monday of each month at 6:00PM. The public is welcome and invited to attend.
To have a matter considered by the City Council, please contact the City Clerk at (319)987-2905 by Noon the Thursday before.
Boards and Commissions
A great way to serve your community is to serve by being on a board or commission. Examples include Boards of Adjustments, Planning and Zoning Commission, E911, Community Foundation Etc, Etc. Call the City Clerk's office to learn more about these opportunities.
Other Clubs and Service Organizations
Janesville is the home to many great clubs and service organizations, including 4-H Club, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, American Legion, Lions Club and more! Visit the Local Businesses & Organizations Page to learn more!
The Janesville Fire Department and 1st Responders are always looking for new members to join and serve. These separate volunteer departments require no past experience to join. Training is provided. Learn more by clicking on the appropriate links below.
Parks & Recreation
The City of Janesville has four different parks located throughout town. You will find there is something here for everyone from wide open spacious pet friendly play areas, to a softball diamond, playground equipment and more! A boat ramp is located at the Barrick Rd. City Park with access to the Cedar River, great for boating, kayaking, tubing, or fishing. If camping is more your style check out the nearby campsites in rural Waverly and Cedar Falls.
Kwik Star, Open 24/7
Gasoline, Diesel, Food, Tobacco Products, Hygiene Products, Misc. Other
Janesville Clinic Open 7:00am - 4:30pm M-F
(Patient and Family Practice Services)
Janesville 1st Responders Emergency Medical Service 24/7
(Primary Patient Care, Family Practice, Emergency Room, Urgent Care)
Waverly Health Care Center 12 minute Drive
Unity Point Allen Hospital 20 Minute Drive
Sartori Memorial Hospital 15 Minute Drive
MercyOne Waterloo (Covenant) 23 Minute Drive
No Airports in Janesville, IA
Waverly Municipal Airport 14 Minute Drive
Waterloo Regional Airport 15 Minute Drive
Cedar Rapids Eastern Iowa Airport 1 Hour 18 Minute Drive
There are no Hotels/Motels in the City of Janesville.
There are many great Hotels and Motels in surrounding towns of Waverly, Cedar Falls, and Waterloo. Most are only a 10 to 20 minute drive away!
Typically held the 4th weekend of July, This two day event features a parade, fireworks, food vendors, beverage garden, family entertainment and games, live music, and more!
Bremer County Fair
Typically held the last weekend of July this seven day event is hosted in Waverly and features carnival rides, animals, 4-H/FFA events, live music, food vendors, commercial exhibits and vendors, beverage garden, grandstand events, free entertainment and much much more!