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Jefferson is a Community that exemplifies the meaning of Midwest living. We are a progressive community of citizens who show a genuine concern about Life and the values of it for our present and future generations.

Mayor Matt Gordon


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FREE Dumpsters & Special Items for Spring Cleaning

Spring is here and it’s time to get cleaning! Read more about our FREE dumpster program and special item charges here: Questions? Call City Hall at 515-386-3111. ...

Yard Waste Pick Up: April 24-26

The City of Jefferson will be having it’s first yard waste pick up April 24-26, 2023. Yard waste MUST have orange yard waste sticker. Stickers can be purchased at City Hall. Questions? Call City Hall at 515-386-3111. ...

Help Wanted: Animal Shelter Facility Caretaker

The City of Jefferson, Iowa (Pop. 4136) is accepting applications for permanent part-time Animal Shelter Facility Caretaker. Duties include inspecting and cleaning all animal holding stations, litter boxes, and animal runs in compliance with local and state animal ordinances, feeding and caring for animals, coordination with local police personnel for investigations and emergency situations, record maintenance, answering phones, data entry, ... Read More ...

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As Mayor of Jefferson, I invite you to consider making Jefferson your home.

Jefferson is a great place to raise a family! Our small town quality of life is safe and friendly. Our schools and health care are excellent. Our new Greene County Early Learning Center provides education-based child care. Our parks and recreational programs give kids and adults plenty of free time choices. Our location within an hour of Des Moines and Ames gives easy access to additional cultural events and attractions, while our distance eliminates the hassles of metropolitan living.

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