City of Oelwein Street Department employees Dennis Paul, Jim Spence, Steve Cherrier and Jerrod Rechkemmer have many years of experience with the City of Oelwein.
The Street Department is responsible for maintaining 62 road miles and right of ways within the city limits and strives to maintain and keep them in the best condition possible. They are responsible for pothole patching, surface repairs, snow and ice removal and street sweeping. Other responsibilities include street and traffic light signage, municipal parking lots, flat installations, emergency response for storm damage and tree trimming.
Yard Waste Disposal
A Yard Waste Disposal Site is located at the intersection of 4th Street and 7th Avenue SW and is open seven days a week. Natural Yard Waste is the only item that will be accepted. (Leaves, grass trimmings, brush, garden waste, etc.)
Leaving other items is unacceptable and violators are subject to fines and/or loss of dumping privileges.