The Lamont Community Club will hosting ‘Trunk or Treat’ on Sunday, October 31, 2021 starting at 4:30 pm at Lamont City Park located at 715 Prospect Street. Everyone is welcome to participate.
City News & Updates
The Lamont Community Club meeting will be Monday, October 11, 2021 at 6:30 pm at The Alibi, 643 Bush Street
The filing period for the 2021 City Election is August 23rd to September 16, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. Anyone wishing to have their name on the ballot to serve as Mayor or on the City Council must complete two forms and submit them to the County Auditor during this filing period.
The two forms are an Affidavit of Candidacy, which must be completed by the candidate and signed in the presence of a notary, and a Nomination Petition, which must contain the signatures of at least ten eligible voters. These forms are available from the city clerk, from any courthouse in Iowa or from the Secretary of State website at https://sos.iowa.gov/elections/electioninfo/cityelections.html.
City of Lamont will have 5 positions up for election: Mayor 2-year term ending January 2, 2024, 3 Council Member At-Large 4 year terms ending January 2, 2026, and 1 Council Member at-Large to Fill Vacancy 2 year term ending January 2, 2024.
For more information about how to participate in the city election process, please contact the City Clerk at 563-924-2194 or Buchanan County Auditor & Commissioner of Elections at 319-334-4109.
The next Mobile Food Pantry will be Wednesday, September 22nd from 4:30 – 5:30 pm at the Lamont Fire Station at 644 Bush Street; drive-thru in the ally behind City Hall; enter from Albert Street by the American Legion building. If you have any questions, contact Kay Hoffman at 319-361-8100.
Water 13.41 first 1000 gals 4.46/1000 gals thereafter
Sewer 10.72 first 1000 gals 2.02/1000 gals thereafter
Garbage – Residential 17.50 64-gal cart
Garbage – Commercial 52.00 (2 yard) 75.00 (4 yard) 90.00 (6 yard)
SW Rehab Fee 10.00 per month
Storm Water 8.00 per ERU
Bills are issued by the 18th of each month and due on the 8th of the following month. A 10% penalty is applied to accounts not paid on or before the 8th. Accounts become delinquent on the 12th of the month and are subject to disconnection. A 10-day disconnection notice is sent to the account holder when an account is delinquent. A final notice is posted on the property 24 hours before disconnection. There is a $20.00 charge for final posting. April 1st to November 30th $25.00 will be charged to shut-off/reconnect water service during work hours. $50.00 will be charged to shut-off/reconnect water service after work hours. December 1st to March 31st $50.00 will be charged to reconnect water service during work hours. $75.00 will be charged to reconnect water service after work hours.
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 property. Any lost, stolen, or damaged container is the responsibility of the property owner, who shall be charged the replacement cost of the container. Additional Services/Fees would need to be paid in advance at City Hall and pick up would be done on normal scheduled pick up day. – Appliances or Electronics $20 per unit, Furniture/Mattresses $10.00 per unit, Tires $6.00 per tire. Dumpster & Roll Off Rentals are also available.
Please contact City Hall with any questions or concerns or to schedule additional services at (563) 924-2194.