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Holiday Hours for City Hall

Spencer City Hall will be closed at noon on Thursday 12/24/20 and closed all day Friday 12/25/20 for Christmas.  We will also close at noon on Thursday 12/31/20 and be closed all day Friday 1/1/2021 for New Years.  Happy Holidays Everyone!

  • Pre-Season Aquatic Center Passes on Sale at a Discount

    November 18, 2020

    2021 Pre-Season Passes for Spencer Family Aquatic Center are being sold at a discounted rate, November 27, 2020 – December 31, 2020, online at spenceriowa.com    Also, remember that your 2020 passes are also valid for 2121.  Discount Season Pass Rates are: Family $115 plus tax Adult $60 plus tax Youth $45 plus tax If…

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  • Household Hazardous Materials Facility Closed beginning 11/17/2020

    November 17, 2020

    The Household Hazardous Materials facility at the Spencer Transfer Station will be closed beginning today, November 17, until further notice.  We ask that residents and businesses store their bulbs and other materials in a safe place until the facility reopens.  We apologize for the inconvenience.  Please feel free to call the transfer station if you…

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  • City Closures Due to COVID-19, effective 11-17-2020

    November 17, 2020

    Due to rising COVID-19 in our community and throughout out staff, effectively immediately, through December 31, 2020, Spencer City facilities will be closed to the public.  We will continue to serve the community through electronic means.  The transfer station will remain open and mitigation strategies will be in effect.  At this time, there will be…

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  • New Flood Plain Maps Coming in 2021

    November 13, 2020

    Revised flood maps for Clay County, including properties within the city of Spencer, will become effective July 2021. Flood regulatory maps are managed by FEMA with partners: Iowa Flood Center, DNR, and US Army Corps of Engineers. The City of Spencer is a delegated flood management community. Please be advised that the boundaries of the…

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  • Solid Waste (Garbage) Rate Reduction for 2020

    November 10, 2020

    Low to Moderate Income families may apply through the month of November, 2020, at Spencer City Hall, 101 West 5th Street, Spencer, Iowa or by calling 712-580-7200 for a Rate Reduction Consideration Application.  If you qualify, the reduction would be rebated in December 2020 on your Utility Bill. Income Guidelines for 2020: 1 Person   …

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  • Sidewalk Snow Removal Contractors Needed

    October 21, 2020

    The City of Spencer is now accepting applications for a Sidewalk Snow Removal Contractor for the 2020/2021 season. This contractor would provide snow removal services on properties that have not had snow removed by property owners within 24 hours of a snowfall. Contractor will be required to provide proof of liability insurance. Applications may be…

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  • Winter Weather Reminders

    October 21, 2020

    Snow Parking Ordinance City of Spencer prohibits street parking during snow events.   No parking on city streets or alleys from midnight to 7:00 am. This ordinance goes into effect if the National Weather Service predicts a snow accumulation of 2 or more inches or if new snow accumulation has reached 2 or more inches as…

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  • Job Opening at Street Division

    October 5, 2020

    The City of Spencer is now accepting applications for Maintenance II, Grade 19 Position in the Street Division.  Requires Class B CDL License with air brakes and tanker endorsement.  Duties include snow removal, street and sewer maintenance, light construction projects, concrete and asphalt work, limited equipment operations & maintenance, and basic computer operation.  Pay range…

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  • Leach Park Campground Reservations

    October 5, 2020

    The Leach Park Campground is currently open and accepting reservations.  Requests for reservations are asked to be made on line along with payment via credit card at the time of booking.  Due to COVID-19 Regulations, capacity is limited.  Currently, the shelter houses and restroom facilities are closed, camping units must be self-contained. Upon arrival at…

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  • Regional Collection Center for Hazardous Materials Closed Oct 2-7, 2020

    September 28, 2020

      The Regional Collection Center for Hazardous Household Materials at the City of Spencer Transfer Station will be closed October 2-7, 2020.  For Emergency Service, please call the Transfer Station at (712)580-7200.  Thanks!  

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