City Property Purchase

The City of Iowa Falls is buying 58 acres of land along River Road with plans to turn it into a housing development. The property is currently home to only a barn, which City Manager Jody Anderson said would be restored where it stands. 

The Iowa Falls Council gave its permission last week for the city to buy 58 acres of land for $350,000 with the hope that it will become the Scenic City’s newest neighborhood.

The council met in special session Friday afternoon with one business item on its agenda: discuss and consider the purchase of land. The land in question is 58 acres that lie within city limits along River Road. The property has been owned by Justin and Tiffany Jordahl since 2013. The only structure on the land is a barn, which City Manager Jody Anderson said the city would plan to protect and restore.

River Road Development

The City of Iowa Falls is buying 58 acres of land (outlined above in blue) for $350,000 with the plan to subdivide it into lots that can be sold for construction of new homes.

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We have 40 some houses for sale right here in Iowa Falls. Why isn't the city helping us to sell some of those rather than purchasing more land for more houses. I don't get their theory at all!

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