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Welcome to Lamont, Iowa

Lamont (pop. 429) is located in the northeast corner of Buchanan County and is known as the "West Gateway to Backbone State Park" (Iowa's first state park).

Lamont offers several unique establishments including an international toy farm equipment business that offers all sizes and types of farm toy tractors and implements - some rare and collectible. It also has its own newspaper, antique and gift shop, kid's center, churches, and many businesses.

Be sure to stop by the Common Grounds Coffee House, operated by local volunteers, for lunch and dessert. Take a break at the beautiful Gazebo Park right next door.

The Boy Scout Park has many amenities including a tennis and basketball court, a campground with electrical hookups, and playground equipment.  The Scout House, with a kitchen and fireplace, along with an adjoining gazebo and picnic tables make this a perfect place to rent for family events.

Located along the Lamont Creek in the heart of Lamont the picturesque City Park is home to a rare soldier monument from the Civil War, a shelter, and playground equipment.

The Lamont Museum is located in a restored downtown bank building.  Built in 1910, it features characteristics from that era including oak woodwork, tin ceilings, tile, and hardwood floors.  The museum is two floors full of rich history including military, farming, school, and St. Mary's Church.

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News

Notice of Public Hearing – City of Lamont – Proposed Property Tax Levy – FY23

January 28, 2022

FY23 Proposed Property Tax Levy

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Northeast Iowa Mobile Food Pantry

January 28, 2022

Northeast Iowa Mobile Food Pantry will be on the 4th Wednesday of the month starting at 3:30 pm at the Lamont Fire Station at 644 Bush Street, Lamont, IA. Drive-thru in the alley behind City Hall; enter from Albert Street by the American Legion building. Please bring your big banana boxes back for packing.

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Notice of Public Hearing – City of Lamont – Proposed Property Tax Levy – February 10, 2021

January 25, 2021

Max Levy Hearing Notice FY22

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Garbage & Recycling Pick Up by Kluesner Sanitation

July 20, 2020

All toters need to be curbside by 6:00 a.m. on collection day which is Wednesdays except as changed by holidays.  Recycling will be picked up every other week.  Trash must be put into garbage bags before placing in toter.  Each toter contains a serial number and is recorded to the property and stays with the…

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Maximum Tax Levy Resolution 20-05

February 20, 2020

Maximum Tax Levy Resolution

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Calendar

May
20
Fri
11:30 am Senior Meal Program @ Community Room
Senior Meal Program @ Community Room
May 20 @ 11:30 am
Lamont Senior Meals will be held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m.  Call Paula Harvey at 563-924-2194 by 9:00 a.m. Wednesday to sign up.  Cost is $4.00
May
25
Wed
3:30 pm Northeast Iowa Food Bank – Mobil...
Northeast Iowa Food Bank – Mobil...
May 25 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry will be held on the 4th Wednesday of the month beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the Lamont Fire Station at 644 Bush Street.  Drive-thru in the alley behind…
May
27
Fri
11:30 am Senior Meal Program @ Community Room
Senior Meal Program @ Community Room
May 27 @ 11:30 am
Lamont Senior Meals will be held on Fridays at 11:30 a.m.  Call Paula Harvey at 563-924-2194 by 9:00 a.m. Wednesday to sign up.  Cost is $4.00
May
30
Mon
all-day Memorial Day @ USA
Memorial Day @ USA
May 30 all-day
Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those who have died in military service for the United States Last Monday in May Information provided by www.officeholidays.com

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