Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Notice of Public Hearing/Notice to Bidders

Sealed proposals will be received by the City Clerk of the City of Oelwein, Iowa in the City Hall on the 21st day of June, 2018 until 10:00 A.M. for the construction of the Paving Connector Taxiway to Runway 13 End.  The complete notice can be found here.


A Public Hearing on the Proposed Plans, Specifications, Form of Contract, and Estimate of Cose for the project is scheduled for 6:00 P.M. June 25, 2018.

Position Available

The City of Oelwein is looking for a team oriented, self motivated, totally awesome, excellent character individual to fill the full time position of Bookkeeper/Accounting Clerk. Competitive salary and benefits. Minimum Associate’s Degree in accounting or clerical with emphasis on bookkeeping or five years experience in accounting and related office work. Knowledge of fund accounting helpful. Requires regular attendance, outstanding work ethic, excellent communication skills, familiarity dealing with the public, and pride in completion of related work. Detailed job description and applications accepted through May 23 available at www.cityofoelwein.org or at Oelwein City Hall 20 2nd Avenue SW, Oelwein, IA 50662, Attn: Barb. EEOC/AA

Red Cross Swim Lessons Scheduled

Aquatics Manager Emily Woods has released the 2018 Red Cross Swimming Lesson Schedule.  Registration forms will be distributed through area schools.  They are also available at City Hall and here.  Class descriptions can be found on this link.


Private lessons are available for those who prefer a one-on-one experience.

Garbage Recycling Schedule

Black Hawk Waste has released their 2018 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.

container placement

History of Oelwein

The town of Oelwein was laid out in a corn field purchased from G.A. Oelwein on the coming of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railroad (later called the Rock Island) in 1872. Some years later... Read More

Contact Us

 (319) 283-5440
 (319) 283-4032
 20 2nd Ave. S.W.