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Lot 1, and the North 25 feet of Lot 2, Block Six (6), Moody & Davy's Addition to Lake City, Calhoun County, Iowa.

Bid Requirements Must Include:  a) Bid Price for the Lot;  b) Plans for the construction of a new home, with a minimum cost of $100,000.  c) Other requirements as set forth in the Residential Purchase Agreement, of which a copy may be picked up at City Offices located at 105 N. Center St., in Lake City

Property is being sold "as is" with no warranties.

Sealed Bids are due at City Hall by 4:00 p.m. on January 30, 2017.

The City of Lake City reserves the Right To Accept or Refuse Any or All Bids.



In order to promote economic development within the downtown, TIF, and commercial areas in the City of Lake City, the city council has established a Bricks and Mortar Incentive Fund.  The City of offering a zero interest loan up to an amount of $15,000 for the following work:

  • Repair/Upkeep of commercial properties located in the downtown/commercial or TIF areas of Lake City
  • New Construction of a building located within the designated areas of Lake City.
  • Acquisition of a building within the designated areas.
  • Demolition of a commercial structure wtihin the designated areas

Applications are available at the City Office located at 105 N. Center St.  For more information, contact Lee or Eric at 712.464.3111.







Spring Reminders to Lake City Residents:

The City of Lake City would like to remind residents of a few city ordinances that often result in complaints upon violation.

  • Mowing.  Chapter 3-1A.01 of the City Code requires the mowing of property within the City.  Properties not mowed in accordance with the ordinance shall be mowed by the City or their agents, and billed to the property owner as established in the ordinance.
  • Grass Clippings.  Section 8-1.0103 prohibits grass clippings from being deposited in the street.  The reason for this regulation is because the grass will plug the storm sewers.
  • Tree Trimming.  Section 6-2.0104 requires property owners to keep tree branches trimmed at least 15’ above the street and 8’ above the sidewalks.
  • Tree Planting.  Be sure to check with the City for rules before planting trees in the parking (area between lot line and curb line).
  • Leash Law.  Section 3-2.0106 prohibits animals, including cats and dogs, from running at large within the city limits.
  • Solid Waste Removal.  Section 3-2.0113 requires removal and disposal of animal feces from public property or the property of another person, such as during walks.
  • Property cleanup.  Please keep your property free of junk, junk vehicles.  The City has  junk, nuisance, and dangerous building ordinances to aid in maintaining a clean community.

If you have any questions, please contact city hall at 464.3111.  Your cooperation in these matters is greatly appreciated.