HELP WANTED: The City is seeking qualified applicants for the full-time position of City Clerk. For requirements, job application, and job description please contact City Hall by Oct. 6 at 712-944-5960, or by email at
The Proposed Property Tax Levy for FY2021 can be found under the minutes and newsletters tab above
CENSUS 2020 WAS APRIL 1, 2020 --- BE COUNTED!! IT IS MANDATORY THAT EVERYONE COMPLETE THE CENSUS -- IT DETERMINES THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEDERAL FUNDS, GRANTS, SUPPORT OF SCHOOLS, CITIES, ROADS, EMERGENCY SERVICES -- SEE THE UTUBE VIDEO @ to see some of the impact participating in the census brings. This video was produced with help from our local volunteers.
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: September 9 and September 22
Garbage Service has been changed to 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.
Garbage will not be picked up on Labor Day, it will be picked up on Sept. 8
September 2 - City Council Meeting 5:30 @ Friendship Center
September 7 - Labor Day - City Hall Closed
September 9 and 23 - Community Coffee 9:30-11 @ Friendship Center
September 11 - Patriot Day
September 11 - Homecoming Parade at 1:30pm
September 22 - First Day of Fall
City of Lawton Employees
COMMITTED TO SERVING THE COMMUNITY
CARLA EIDENSHINK City Clerk
JUSTIN DUNNINGTON Public Works Supervisor
JAMES JOY Public Works Assistant
City Hall Hours
101 E Maple Street, Lawton
City Maintenance Shop
206 West Main Street, Lawton
Fitness CenterLocated next to the school, is a fitness center open to students and available to community members with a low annual membership fee.
Tara Way ParkTara 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.
Presbyterian ChurchThe Community Presbyterian Church offers many services for members and the community.
Football FieldLawton's football field, track and baseball fields are home to many events year-round.
Picnic ShelterThe picnic shelter, located in Tara Way park, can be reserved for gatherings. The shelter includes a kitchen and bathrooms.
Veterans ParkVeterans' 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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