Planned Power Outage

On Tuesday, October 25, 2022 Alliant Energy is planning to perform some maintenance on local facilities. There is a planned power outage for many City of Okoboji customers scheduled for 10:00am that is expected to last one hour. Alliant Energy should have already notified affected customers.  For questions, please contact Alliant Energy at 800-255-4268.

Water Tower Maintenance

Residents will notice crews repainting the Okoboji water tower over the next 2 to 4 weeks. Due to potential condensation issues during the application of paint it must be drained. With this being said, residents may experience lower water pressure.  

Post-Labor Day Garbage Pick Up Schedule

Just as a reminder, between Labor Day and Memorial Day garbage is now only picked up one time per week. Garbage pick up day is on Monday for the entire City. Garbage pick up twice per week will resume after Memorial Day 2023. For questions pertaining to your garbage collection, please call Waste Management at […]

Okoboji Centennial

Happy Birthday, Okoboji! Did you know the City of Okoboji was incorporated on July 28, 1922? Here are some fun City records from the 1920s and 1930s:      

Current Board & Commission Openings

Are you interested in being more involved with the City of Okoboji? The following Boards/Commissions have openings! Planning and Zoning Commission Park Board Design Review Committee Dickinson County Water Quality Commission Little Sioux Headwaters Coalition If any of these interest you, please consider fill out an application for appointment by clicking here. Should you have […]


As a reminder, Chapter 41.12 prohibits the use of fireworks within the City of Okoboji. You may review the full ordinance by clicking here. More specifically, Chapter 41.12.2 reads as follows, “Regulations. It is unlawful for any person to offer for sale, expose for sale, sell at retail, or use or explode any fireworks; …..” Please note that the discharge […]

HF2130 pertaining to ATVs/UTVs

On June 13, 2022 Governor Reynolds signed into law HF2130. The impacts of this law are as follows: By the new State Law any registered (ATV/UTV) vehicle may be operated in all 99 counties of Iowa as long as you obey the following laws: Max speed is 35 MPH. You must be at least 18 […]

Emerald Ash Borer Public Meeting

Dickinson County ISU Extension & Outreach will host an informational meeting concerning Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), an exotic, destructive insect of ash trees. This meeting will take place on June 15, 2022 at 6:00PM – 7:30PM located in the Mahan Hall at the Lakeside Laboratory (1838 IA-86, Milford, Iowa 51351). The public meeting is for […]

2022 Clean Up Day – Monday, June 6

The annual Clean-Up Day will be Monday, June 6th, 2022.  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 […]