Due to mechanical issues with the City’s garbage truck, City Staff was not able to complete the Spring Clean Up Day route in its entirety today (Monday, June 7, 2021). Those living on Lake Shore Drive between the address of 3607 Lake Shore Drive and 1815 Lake Shore Drive, Summer Circle, and Holliday Way will […]


The annual Clean-Up Day will be Monday, June 7th, 2021.  It will be 1 day only. Clean-Up Day is designed to pick up items not normally picked up for regular garbage collection & is for residential only.  Please limit the weight of items you wish to have picked up &  have your items at the curb before the designated day. Be sure all […]

Board of Adjustment Vacancy

The City of Okoboji is seeking a new Board of Adjustment member. If you are interested, please fill out the form here: https://okobojicity.com/government/application-for-appointments/ You may also fill out the application at City Hall. This is a position that is appointed by the City Council. All applications received will be forwarded to the Council for consideration. […]

Hydrant Flushing

The week of May 10 the City of Okoboji will be flushing hydrants. Flushing hydrants help ensure that the water in  the distribution remains clean and safe to drink. Please notify City Hall anytime you experience color, taste, or odor issues.

Call Before You Dig

April is National Safe Digging Month, and with the arrival of warmer weather, homeowners and construction crews will be anxious to get outside and begin new projects. Black Hills Energy has provided the following check list of things to do before digging, in order to get the job off to a safe state:    

US HWY 71 Meeting

The Iowa Department of Transportation is requesting public input for a proposed project on U.S. 71 from Okoboji Grove Road in Arnolds Park to East View Avenue in Okoboji. The project includes removing and replacing the existing pavement. Many of the existing sidewalks will be replaced. The existing decorative lighting throughout the project corridor will […]

Yard Waste Pick Up

The City of Okoboji will begin 2021 curbside yard waste pick up on Wednesday, March 31, 2021. Yard waste such as grass clippings, leaves, & brush must be placed in 30-gallon paper bags for curbside pickup. These bags must not exceed a total weight of 40 pounds per bag. Branches may also be bundled — limit the […]