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  RAGBRAI Committee Meeting on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at Old City Hall

Please join the Underwood RAGBRAI Committee on Wednesday, June 19 at 7 p.m. at Old City Hall, 218 Second Street.  Discussion of volunteers, the route, plans and road closures.

REMINDER:  The City has an ordinance for Peddlers, Solicitors and Transient Merchants.  Permits must be requested and approved by City Hall.

No vendors are allowed on private property.

The only permits that will be issued for July 21 will be located on 3rd Street from East of Railroad Highway to the Gravel Road.  Applications accepted until June 15, or a late fee will be assessed.

Any vendors that are not approved by the City and that are not on the location listed above are prohibited and will be enforced.  Any questions please call City Hall at 566-2373.


City Wide Garage Sale – June 22

Underwood Lutheran Church Family Movie Night

Friday, June 21-A Dog’s Way Home / Friday, July 12-The Greatest Showman / Friday, August 9-Breakthrough

Click on the link:   2019 Family Movie Night Flyer

Monday Markets begin Monday, June 24 

Friends of Underwood have themes for each Monday Market – check out the calendar on the website.


Avenue of Flags Subscription – Junior Optimists – 2019

Please click on the link for the subscription sign-up for the High School J.O.I. Club for Flags for the following national holidays:  Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Patriot Day and Veteran’s Day.

Spring 2019 Junior Optimist Flag Subscription

City of Underwood 2019 Photography Contest

Do you have some amazing photos of our area?  Would you like to see them featured in the 2019 City of Underwood website?

Here’s the scoop:  We are looking for unique color photographs that represent the beauty and wonder of life in our beautiful town.  Photos must have been taken inside Underwood addresses.

 This contest is open to all citizens who have an Underwood address or go to school at Underwood Community Schools.  There will be 3 age categories:  6-12, 13-18, 19+.

Submissions must be RECEIVED in our office by Monday, August 5, no later than 2:00 p.m.   

Entry Agreement/Photography Release (page 2) MUST be completed and signed and submitted with photos.

2019 City Photo Contest

Dog License Renewals 2019 Information – DUE DATE WAS 3/1/19

Dog License Renewal Letters have been mailed out to licensed owners. If you know of someone who has a new dog to them, please notify them to contact City Hall. We have begun issuing dog licenses.  Late fees effective 4/1/19.

Dog License Application 2019



Zoning Ordinances

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City Council

What’s Happening in Underwood:

Recycling How To

Recycling Calendar January through June 2019

Recycling Calendar July through December 2019

January 2019 Newsletter