Beginning Monday, March 8, 2021 Fayette County will be closing a portion of 6th Street NE (from 8th Avenue NE east approximately 1500') in an attempt to prevent extensive damage to the road surface.
The City of Oelwein will hold a Public Hearing on Proposed Property Tax Levy for Fiscal Year 2021-2022 at 6:00 P.M. at the Oelwein Community Plaza. More information on the levy can be found here.
The annual rental property registration season has arrived. Like last year, single family homes are $85, and buildings with multiple units are $85 per building plus $25 for each additional unit. For example, a triplex is $135 ($85+25+25) to register. All rental properties must be registered, even if only occupied for part of a year.
The annual deadline to renew or register all rental properties is March 1st, 2021. Failure to do so will result in a late fee of $10 per day, up to $300, per property. Even if your property has already passed rental inspection and is compliant, registration is still required.
To register your rentals, you may go to the City website at: http://www.cityofoelwein.org/departments/communitydevelopment-department.html and follow the bright yellow “register” link. The Rental Housing and Maintenance Guide can
The City of Oelwein has developed a program using Tax Increment Financing money to provide for forgivable loans for improvments and business development in the downtown area. Funding eligibility will be ranked on renovation, reconstruction, updating, maintenance, facade improvement and upper story housing.
A public meeting will be held February 15, 2021 at 6:00 P.M. at the Community Plaza to review the program and answer any questions. Check here to review the full program details
Black Hawk Waste has released their 2021 schedule for garbage and recycling collection. Check here for your scheduled collection dates.
Due to automation of pickup, containers must be placed curbside with a 4' clearance on each side with the lid closed.
The City is not experiencing any water related issues this morning. Water is tested and monitored regularly. Facebook posts are false.