Kids Kingdom Clean Up

We need all hands on deck to give Kids Kingdom a facelift! Come for an hour or help the whole day! We’ll be pressure washing, painting/sealing, and making minor repairs.

When: Saturday & Sunday September 12th & 13th + Saturday & Sunday September 19th & 20th

Meet at the park at 8 AM.

Banner Order Form

Sponsor a public banner to be hung on lampposts around town or purchase a small banner for your yard!

Sponsoring a large banner is $200 (or $250 if purchased after Sept. 1, 2019). Your name or business will be located near the bottom of the public banner.

Titan Garden Banners can also be purchased for $50.

Checks can be sent to: Rockwell City Revitalization 335 Main Street Rockwell City, IA 50579

Deadline for ordering is September 30th, 2019.

Order forms will also be available at Sweet Corn Daze on Saturday, August 3rd.


RVTV T-shirt Order

RVTV t-shirt order form

RVTV — WHO Channel 13 — is coming to Downtown Rockwell City on September 11th to broadcast the evening news at 4, 5, 6, 9 & 10 PM as part of their Cyclone-Hawkeye Week coverage before the Cy-Hawk game on September 14th.

That means we’re having a big tailgate on the Square from 3:30 to 10 PM!

We have t-shirts for sale before the event to show off your team colors! Each shirt is $15 ($2-$3 extra for extended sizes) and comes in Cyclone, Hawkeye, or Divided colors.

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Print out the order form here and return to Revitalization Committee before Aug. 24th!

May 1st Meeting Agenda

Call to Order

Adoption of Agenda

Approval of notes from March meeting

Financial – $1,500 Rainbow Bridge ($1,300 rock, $200 signs)

Progress on past projects/ideas

-Rainbow Bridge

-Burma Shave signs

-Sand Volleyball


-Flag Poles around the Square

-REC center


-Chuck Boyd

-City Park rock entrance

-Archway over High Street

-Summer Concerts

New project ideas

Next meeting



March Meeting Minutes

President Joan Wagner called the meeting to order at 7.

The last meeting notes were reviewed. It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda and the last meeting notes. All ayes, motion carried.

Burma Shave signs — John said that they are waiting for the signs.

Dog park — The group agreed that the dog park project would be taken off the agenda due to lack of interest for the project.

Sand Volleyball — Jill talked to the City Council and they liked the idea of putting volleyball courts south of the tennis courts.

Pickleball — The city maintenance crew will paint lines on the basketball court in spring and repair lights at the court.

Flag poles around the square — Costs to buy traditional flags, metal flags, or banners need to be explored.

REC Center — Jill went over responses to the REC center survey. A core group will be formed to move forward with the project. The core group will consist of Kelly Smidt, Justina Ellis, Tyler Fistler, Jonathan Wetter, and Sara Jo Reynolds.

Fundraiser — The Revitalization account that is currently under Chamber will be switched to Revitalization and a new account will be opened for credit card/paypal contributions. The group voted that two signatures will be required for any transactions over $500 on the bank accounts. President – Joan Wagner , Vice President – Jill Heisterkamp , and Treasurer – Alyson Dietrich will be allowed to sign on these accounts.
Chuck Boyd — The group agreed that they would take all the items he is willing to put in the museum.

Summer concerts — Four dates have been set for the summer concerts. Concert dates will be May 31, June 14, July 5, and July 19.

Park entrance — Jill talked to the City Council about plans to fix the park entrance wall. The Council would like additional bids for the project.

Next meeting is May 1 at 7 at Library Community Center.

It was moved and seconded to adjourn, all ayes, meeting adjourned.

November Agenda

Call to Order

Adoption of the Agenda

Approval of notes from last meeting

Financial: $1500 Rainbow (1300 rock, 200 signs)

Progress on past projects/idea

  • Rainbow Bridge
  • Burma Shave Signs
  • Dog park
  • Disk golf
  • Sand volleyball/pickleball
  • Flag poles around the Square
  • REC center
  • Fundraiser

New project ideas

Next meeting date


October Meeting Notes

President Joan Wagner called the meeting to order at 7 with 16 people present.

The last meeting notes were reviewed. It was moved and seconded to approve the agenda and the last meeting notes, all ayes, motion carries.

Financial — Checkbook Balance $6,206.80

Rainbow Bridge — The County as agreed to take the Rainbow Bridge. Need to find attachment to cut brush.

Burma Shave Signs — Jill Hesitercamp has a call into REC for permission to place signs on their property. Need 72 feed of square tubing.

Dog Park — Jim Rokes will talk to Windstream about using the fenced property at the Corner of Tonawanda and 9th.

Disk Golf — The group discussed working with other towns to have tournaments once disk gold was installed. Jill will talk to Manson.

Sand Volleyball — The City Council had discussed the possible location of a Sand Volleyball pit. Potentially put two courts South of the tennis court.

Flagpoles around the Square — Smidt will check to see who has the Titan flags and how they are put on the Courthouse Square light poles. Check if they can be put up for volleyball/football/cross country.

REC Center — The group discussed building a REC Center at 312 Court St (old lumberyard). There was discussion to get the land East of he building that Landus owns.

Next meeting is November 14th at 7pm at Amvets.

It was moved and seconded to adjourn, all ayes, meeting adjourned.