Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Administration

Oelwein has a Mayor-Council form of government with an appointed City Administrator. This is the second most common form of government and is found mostly in in older, larger cities, or in very small cities, and is popular in the Midwest. The Council is elected and maintains legislative powers.

The Mayor is elected for a two-year term and the Council (one council member from each of the four wards, plus two at-large members serve four-year overlapping terms.

City Hall Staff

Dylan Mulfinger, City Administrator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Barbara Rigdon, Deputy City Clerk This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Nancy Meyer, Bookkeeper
Tammy Smith, Payroll Clerk
Bobbie Jo Wedemeier, Utility Clerk

City Hall hours are 8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

                                  8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. - Wednesday

Report Property Nuisance Violations


Visit the Oelwein Police Department's website for an easy way to report property nuisance violations in Oelwein. Click on the red tab along the left side of the screen on their website called "Report Property Nuisance Violation" and fill out the form.

Citizens may still call the Oelwein Police Department at 319-283-4311 to report violations.

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.