Welcome to Spirit Lake, Iowa

Spirit Lake is located in the center of the Iowa Great Lakes. Spirit Lake was founded and continues to reflect the best of Midwestern values – offering families a wide variety of community, recreation, employment and business opportunities.

About Spirit Lake 

Spirit Lake, Iowa is one of the most beautiful and dynamic cities in the Midwest. With a four-seasons lifestyle, thriving business climate and a warm, friendly quality of life, you’ll find it all here in Spirit Lake.

In 2015, Spirit Lake, Iowa was recognized by Governor Terry Branstad as one of the healthiest cities in Iowa, winning the 2015 Healthy Iowa Award in the small city category.  The Healthy Iowa awards is a joint program of the Iowa Department of Public Health and the Healthiest State Initiative, which recognizes individuals and organizations that have developed and implemented policies and practices resulting in sustainable environmental change and healthier living for Iowans.

Spirit Lake has a vibrant downtown with an appealing mix of retail and service oriented businesses. The City has an industrial park that provides the space, accessibility and amenities to meet the needs of current and prospective employers. Our neighborhoods are safe and our abundant system of public parks provide opportunities for recreation.

Latest News & Announcements

Public Hearing and Letting for Sanitary Sewer Lining Project

Public notice is hereby given that the City of Spirit Lake, in Dickinson County, Iowa, will meet on
August 25, 2020 at 5:30pm, at which time and place a public hearing will be held in the Council
Chambers in the Spirit Lake City Hall located at 1803 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, Iowa 51360 (due to
COVID 19 requirements, the meeting may be via Zoom and if so, access information will be
provided on the final agenda issued prior to the meeting) on the proposed plans and
specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 2020 Sanitary Sewer Lining Project for
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Public Hearing & Letting for 12th Street Lift Station Replacement

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING AND LETTING
for 2020 City of Spirit Lake 12th Street Lift Station Replacement

Public notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Spirit Lake, in Dickinson County, Iowa, will meet on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, at 5:30 P.M., at which time and place a hearing will be held in the Council Chambers in the Spirit Lake City Hall located at 1803 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360 (due to COVID 19 requirements, the meeting may be via Zoom and if so, access information will be provided on the final agenda issued prior to the meeting) on the proposed plans and specifications, form of contract and estimate of cost for the 2020 City of Spirit Lake 12th Street Lift Station Replacement for said City. Sealed proposals will be received by the Spirit Lake City Administrator for the 2020 City of Spirit Lake 12th Street Lift Station Replacement until 2:00 P.M. on Thursday, August 6, 2020, at the Spirit Lake City Hall, Located at 1803 Hill Avenue, Spirit Lake, IA 51360; at which time the bids will be publicly opened and read. Proposals will be acted on by the Spirit Lake City Council at the aforementioned public hearing or at such later time and place as may then be fixed.

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Fireworks Ordinance

As we approach the Fourth of July holiday, the City of Spirit Lake would like to remind you of our fireworks regulations. Please read our ordinance for details.

Fireworks 2018 Ordinance Amendment

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