Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Garbage Containers

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A reminder to all residential properties in Oelwein.  Black Hawk Waste garbage and recycling totes are address specific and stay with the property.  Totes are not to be moved to a new residence.

Garbage Recycling Schedule

Black Hawk Waste has released their 2019 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.

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Water Supply and Treatment Project

A Reaffirmation of the Categorical Exclusion has been issued for the City of Oelwein drinking water supply and treatment upgrades project.  Attached is more information.

City Hall Hours

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Effective Tuesday, August 1, 2017 City Hall will be open to the public as listed below:

               Monday         8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
               Tuesday        8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
               Wednesday    8:30 A.M. to 12:00 P.M.
               Thursday       8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
               Friday           8:30 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.

 

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.