The Proposed Property Tax Levy for FY2022 can be found under the minutes and newsletters tab above
The City of Lawton Welcomes You
The City of Lawton is located just 7 miles east of Sioux City, Iowa. A perfect place to call home or visit for the day, our small city is located in the heart of the Midwest and boasts great schools, a restaurant, an antique shop, upholstery shop, boutique, pumpkin patch and more!
Recycle Dates: October 5 and 19
Garbage Service on Mondays - have to curb by 7am, space cans 3 foot apart and away from vehicles, have wheels on cart towards your house, anything left outside the cart will not be picked up.
October 1- Yard Waste Disposal allowed at city tree pile site on Ash St (this will stay available until further notice unless we have issues with non-yard waste dumping) Dumpster is available for leaves, plant material, grass clippings, etc. No bags please. Thank you!
October 11 & 12- Hydrant flushing (can cause discoloration in water so please use caution when laundering light colored clothing)
October 13- City Council Meeting
October 20- City bills due
October 21 & 22- City hall will be closed for a conference
October 31- Happy Halloween! Trick-or-Treating 6-8pm Please turn on porch lights. Trunk-or-Treat opportunities at Bethel Lutheran and Lawton Senior Living
November 2- Election Day! Come vote for your city elected officials!
**Reminder effective February 2021, city council meetings will be held the second Wednesday of the month. Meetings will continue to be in the Friendship Center at 5:30pm.**
City of Lawton Employees
COMMITTED TO SERVING THE COMMUNITY
TRICIA JERNBERG City Clerk
JUSTIN DUNNINGTON Public Works Supervisor
LUKE LAMBERT Public Works Assistant
City Hall Hours
101 E Maple Street, Lawton
City Maintenance Shop
206 West Main Street, Lawton
Lawton Bronson Jr. Sr. High School is located on the east side of Lawton.
Located next to the school, is a fitness center open to students and available to community members with a low annual membership fee.
City Hall is open Monday through Friday to serve community members' needs.
Tara Way Park is a favorite for kids of all ages. The Park includes a large open area and a picnic shelter. Tara Way Park was established around 1994 on property donated to the city by Arlen and Clarice Zenor. This park is located east of Tara Way at the east end of Birch Street. A shelter house is available to rent with kitchen accessories. Contact the City Clerk's office for rental information.
The Community Presbyterian Church offers many services for members and the community.
Bethel Lutheran Church offers many services for members and the community.
Lawton's football field, track and baseball fields are home to many events year-round.
The picnic shelter, located in Tara Way park, can be reserved for gatherings. The shelter includes a kitchen and bathrooms.
Veterans' Memorial Park is located southeast of the intersection of Cedar and Maple Streets. The FAMILY group (Fathers And Mothers Interested in Lawton's Youth) has erected a gazebo in the park housing a veteran's memorial stone. This memorial was donated by the Lawton Civic Development Corporation.
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