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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.

-Official Publications are published in the Waverly Newspaper and posted on our city website.

-Snow Emergencies are listed on KWWL TV News Station 7KCRG TV News Station 9 City Facebook Page, and E-mail community announcements.

-Other Emergency Alerts issued by Bremer County Emergency Management can be received by signing up for Alert IA by clicking here.

Quick Contacts

City Hall

227 Main Street

(319) 987-2905

M-Th 8:00am-4:00pm

F.  8:00am-12:00pm

Public Works

Public Works Director

Quinn B. 

Public Works Assistant

Bryce D. (319)464-2864






Option 3


227 Main Street

(319) 987-2925

M-Th Noon-6:00pm

F  1:00pm-5:00pm

S   9:00am -12:00pm

Post Office

401 Main Street

(319) 987-2137

Lobby Open 24/7

Office: Open M-F





Garbage and Recycling is picked up Thursday Mornings, operated by Black Hawk Waste Disposal.

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.

Appliance Disposal

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

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

(319) 352-4574

Open 8:00am-4:00pm M-S

Windstream/Iowa Telecom
Telephone: 1-866-259-3423

Telephone/Internet/Cable TV
Telephone: (800) 332-0245

Telephone: (319) 276-4458

Mid American Energy
Telephone: (888) 427-5632

City of Janesville
Telephone: (319)987-2905
City of Janesville
Telephone: (319)987-2905

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.

Get Involved 

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!

Emergency Services

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.

Other Necessities 

Convenience Store/Fuel
Kwik Star, Open 24/7
(Gasoline, Diesel, Food, Tobacco Products, Hygiene Products, Misc. Other) 


Janesville Consolidated School

               Pre-K through High School


Janesville Clinic    Open 7:00am - 4:30pm M-F

(Patient and Family Practice Services)

Janesville 1st Responders   Emergency Medical Service 24/7

 Area Hospitals 

(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

Nearby Airports

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! 

Janesville Days

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!  

Area Events

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!

Quick Contacts
Get Involved
Othe Necessities
Area Events
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