DUE TO COVID-19 OUR APRIL COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL BE HELD VIA CONFERENCE CALL. YOU WILL BE ABLE TO CALL 712-873-5150, ACCESS CODE 18563 AND LISTEN TO THE COUNCIL MEETING IN ITS ENTIRETY. WE ASK ANYONE WHO WOULD LIKE TO SPEAK TO THE COUNCIL TO CONTACT THE CITY CLERK BY 4:00PM ON THE DAY OF THE MEETING. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS - PLEASE CALL CITY HALL AT 712-944-5960. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE.
The Proposed Property Tax Levy for FY2021 can be found under the minutes and newsletters tab above
CENSUS 2020 IS COMING 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: April 7 and April 21
April 1 - Census Day - Be sure you are counted
April 6-8 - Fire Hydrant Flushing - Use caution when laundering
April 10 - Good Friday
April 12 - Easter
April 15 to May 1- Apply for a plot at the Community Garden
Be sure to check to see dates for the Easter Egg Hunt and the Annual Smile 5K/2K. Many events have been postponed due to COVID-19
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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