The City is aware of the tree damage along the Okoboji Promenade. City Staff will work as efficiently as possible to clear the promenade. Total clean up could take several days. Please use extreme caution around any downed trees.
If you have debris from Thursday evening’s storm, please have it on your curb Monday morning if you wish for the City to pick up. Please have you branches no more than 6′ in length. Additionally, the Dickinson County Recycling Center will be open Friday and Saturday from 9:00am – 4:00pm. There will be no […]
Waste Management pick up schedule has returned to one day per week. Garbage and recycling will be picked up on Mondays.
The west side of the Okoboji Promenade will be temporarily closed for construction. Eden Street may have lane closures due to utility work with the anticipated completion date of September 15.
The City of Okoboji City Hall will be closed on Labor Day (Monday, September 3rd, 2018). City Hall will reopen on Tuesday, September 4th at 8:00am.
Okoboji, Iowa is a moderately sized city that serves as a vacation destination in Northwest Iowa. The City’s credit profile benefits from a stable operating history with strong reserves, ample revenues raising flexibility, and a very low pension burden. On August 15th, 2018 Moody’s Investors Services upgraded the City’s general obligation unlimited tax rating to […]
All emergency high water rules for Dickinson County have been lifted. For more information, please visit http://www.dcem.us/. Big Spirit & Little Spirit Lakes: Ended at 7:45pm on July 16 East & West Okoboji, Upper & Lower Gar, and Minnewashta: Ended at 9:00pm on July 20
As of 9:15 am, Wednesday, July 11th, the 72-hour period since East and West Okoboji were at 6.54′ has ended. The lake-side 5mph is lefted and the 600′ rule is now in effect for East and West Lake Okoboji. Note: Rain is in the forecast for Thursday night and Friday morning. Additional rain will cause […]
Please see the following from Dickinson County Emergency Management as it relates to the no-wake rule: — Back on July 3, the Emergency Management Commission met in emergency session to discuss the ongoing flooding situation and lake levels. The Commission opted to enact the emergency 5 mph rule on all lakes in Dickinson County a […]
On July 3rd, 2018, the Emergency Management Commission met in an emergency session (pursuant to Iowa Code 21.4(2)(b)) to discuss the current levels of the lakes in Dickinson County. After taking input from residents and state and local officials, the Emergency Management Commission today implemented a lake-wide emergency 5 mile per hour speed limit. This […]