Water Main Maintenance – 23rd and Chicago, Wed, Dec. 9

The water department will be repairing what may be a leaking water main in the area of Boston and 23rd Street between 9 a.m. and Noon. This main serves a large area so residents at the following locations may experience a fluctuation in water pressure or temporary loss of water. 23rd Street – from Boston…

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Recycling Update: Thanksgiving Weekend

If you are scheduled for residential recycling pickup on Friday, that is part of the holiday per Waste Management and they have indicated that means pickup the “next day”, which they literally mean the next day which is this Saturday! It would also be reasonable to think that might mean next business day, so if…

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Board of Adjustment Notice of Public Hearing & Agenda

LET IT BE KNOWN that the Spirit Lake Board of Adjustment will meet on Wednesday, October 21st, 2020 at 5:15 PM via electronic Zoom meeting. The tentative agenda for said meeting is as follows: Consider a variance request for Brad & Teresa Beck at 503 11th Street for a 10 feet variance on the street…

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Recycling Program FAQs

Why is Shamrock Recycling no longer providing service? The City and Shamrock entered into a 9 month agreement effective January 1, 2020 which allowed residential and commercial recycling to continue as it had for many years.  That agreement would have automatically renewed indefinitely unless either party wanted to discontinue.  One of the issues at that…

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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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Hydrant Flushing

Starting June 16 for approximately two weeks the water department will be performing fire hydrant maintenance, including flushing of hydrants, in the northeast part of town (East of Hill and North of Highway 9). Residents may notice a temporary drop in water pressure while a hydrant is being flushed and water may be discolored as…

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