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The 2017 Iowa Legislature made expansive changes in Iowa election law. Click Read More for a link to the summaries of the changes.
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06/28/2017
Decatur County Jail/Dispatch will be open.
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06/27/2017
The closure is due to state furlough.
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05/18/2017
The Board of Supervisors will conduct the canvass for this election on Monday, May 1, at 1:00 p.m.
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04/26/2017
*****Please note the Treasurer's Office will be closed on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 to allow all staff to attend training.*****
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04/03/2017
Please visit the "GIS/Property Information" link (at left) or the Assessor's page for a link to the site.
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03/31/2017
****Please note the Drivers License Station will be closed Friday, March 31, 2017 so that all staff can assist with the collection of property taxes****
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03/29/2017
Please visit the Elections Archive page for a link to the official results.
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03/28/2017
The filing deadline for candidates is Friday, March 31, at 5:00 p.m.
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03/28/2017
Please open the attached notice for details.
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01/25/2017
The Decatur County website allows you to ask a question or report problems and concerns online 24 hours a day, seven days a week!
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01/19/2017
Sign up for email alerts to be notified of news and events going on in Decatur County.
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01/19/2017
2016 plat books may be purchased from the Auditor's Office for $35 ($40 if mailed).
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11/28/2016
The Board canvassed the November 8 General Election on Tuesday, November 15.
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11/17/2016
A person wishing to become eligible for appointment as an assessor or as a deputy assessor must successfully complete an examination. These examinations are given approximately every six months.
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09/01/2016
The Clerk of Court's Office will be open, but it will be necessary to call ahead for access - 446-4331.
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07/20/2016
Official results are now available.
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06/07/2016
Absentee ballots are now available for in-person voting. The absentee polling location is the Auditor's Office. Or, a ballot can be mailed to you upon completion of an absentee ballot request form.
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04/28/2016
The Department of State YouTube channel has several passport related videos, the links for which are available here.
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03/24/2016
Bids are due by noon on Friday, April 8. Work will need to be completed before May 15, 2016.
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03/23/2016
Effective January 1, 2016, this address confidentiality program protects survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, trafficking, stalking and violent crimes.
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03/15/2016
It's time to renew your boat registration. To avoid a penalty, register by April 30. The registration is good for three years.
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02/19/2016
The filing period runs from March 7 until 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 30.
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02/09/2016
The Decatur County Auditor's Office will be accepting bids for the as-is purchase of a 2007 4-door Toyota Camry until 12:00 p.m. Monday, February 8.
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01/20/2016
Anyone with a valid Iowa driver's license or DOT-issued ID can utilize the new electronic voter registration system, which launched January 1, 2016.
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01/06/2016
The Sheriff's Office is now located at 203 NE Idaho Street (east side of square, former law office bldg). The Decatur County Jail is at 208 NE 2nd Street.
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12/04/2015
The forum will be held on Wednesday, November 18, at the Leon Golf & Country Club from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. A meal will be provided.
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11/17/2015
The Board of Supervisors canvassed the November 3 city elections and certified the results.
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11/09/2015
Unofficial results have now been posted on the website.
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11/03/2015
The survey starts September 15 through October 31. Click "read more" for the link to participate.
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09/11/2015
The polls have closed, and the unofficial results are now available.
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09/08/2015
The ballots have been received, so Absentee voting is now open.
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08/21/2015
All fair-goers will have the chance to vote for their "Fair Favorites!" This mock election will give voters and future voters an opportunity to see and vote on real voting equipment.
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07/07/2015
Candidates must file the nomination petition and affidavit of candidacy forms with the school secretary before 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 30.
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06/30/2015
The County Engineer's Office has recently updated the county's website with information about current and upcoming projects and road closures.
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05/28/2015
The Office will be closed for the day so that staff may attend training.
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05/19/2015
Click "Read More" for the link.
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03/24/2015
Click "read more" for the link to the unofficial results.
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03/17/2015
The Decatur County Treasurer's Office has a temporary, full time position available, with the possibility of becoming permanent.
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01/23/2015
The "Office of the Medical Examiner" page can be found under the "Government" heading at the top of the page.
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01/09/2015
The Absentee precinct is the Auditor's Office. Davis City is holding a special election to fill a City Council vacancy.
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12/24/2014
The official results of the 11/4/14 General Election can now be found on the website.
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11/04/2014
Wellness Center Membership Form and Children's Flu Vaccine Form are now available on the Public Health page!
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10/07/2014
The ACLU of Iowa has published an updated tri-fold on how to vote and information about basic voting rights in Iowa.
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10/06/2014
Sample ballots can now be viewed on the "11/4/14 - General Election" page.
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09/23/2014
Sign up for e-notifications to receive an e-mail as sheriff's sale notices are added to the calendar.
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09/12/2014
The mission of this national campaign is to increase awareness of passport requirements and service offerings.
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08/29/2014
Official Results can be found in the Elections Archive.
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06/10/2014
Click "Read More" for a link to the unofficial results.
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06/02/2014
The Decatur County Auditor's Office will be closed so that staff can attend elections equipment training.
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04/16/2014
The contractor, Janssen Waterproofing, Inc., will be renovating the clay tile roof system, the exterior masonry and the clock tower.
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04/08/2014
Federal, state and county office filings are now complete for the June 3, 2014 Primary Election.
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04/04/2014
No Driver License issuance on Monday, March 31, as all staff will be assisting with property tax collection.
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03/28/2014
Official results can be found in the Elections Archive.
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02/18/2014
The Sheriff's Office and Clerk of Court will remain open. The Board of Supervisors will meet on Tuesday, February 18.
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02/11/2014
Lamoni voters will be electing a city council member to fill a vacancy.
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01/28/2014
Lamoni is holding a special election to fill a City Council vacancy.
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01/24/2014
The Auditor's Office is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time (37.5 hours per week) Deputy Auditor.
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12/24/2013
The Decatur County Courthouse will close at Noon on Tuesday, December 24, and on Tuesday, December 31. The Courthouse will be closed all day on Wednesday, December 25, and on Wednesday, January 1.
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12/10/2013
Check the Elections Archive for official results.
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10/31/2013
This free event will be held at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 4 at the Lamoni Community Center.
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10/24/2013
Check here for unofficial results.
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10/22/2013
The Jail Committee will meet on 10/24 at 6pm in the courtroom (3rd floor) of the Decatur County Courthouse. As always, the public is invited and encouraged to attend.
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10/21/2013
The Decatur County Jail Authority, in conjunction with the Decatur County Board of Supervisors and the Decatur County Sheriff's Office, have set dates for informational meetings.
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10/04/2013
Davis City voters will be electing a city council member to fill a vacancy.
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10/03/2013
City voters will be electing city officers. All voters, countywide, will decide the outcome of Decatur County Public Measure "E" regarding whether to authorize the Decatur County Jail Authority to issue $3,300,000 in revenue bonds to construct a jail facility.
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09/26/2013
The Supervisors, along with Steve Davis (Architect) and Jeff Heil (V.P.-Public Finance, Northland Securities), will be presenting information and answering questions about the Decatur County jail project and the upcoming November 5 special election.
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09/25/2013
The Jail Committee will meet again on Thursday, October 3, at 6:00 p.m. in the courtroom - 3rd floor of Decatur County Courthouse.
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09/19/2013
The official results are now available on the Elections Archive page.
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09/10/2013
Click on the Sheriff/Jail Committee page to find the newly updated jail Q&A brochure, as well as all jail committee meeting minutes and the latest report from the State Jail Inspector.
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09/06/2013
Take a tour of the Decatur County Jail during the "Open House" from 1:00 until 6:00 p.m. The Jail Committee meeting will follow at 6:00 p.m. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
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08/21/2013
City Election Candidates may file their Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petitions until 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19.
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08/15/2013
Check here for official results.
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08/06/2013
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06/28/2013
Welcome to the official website for Decatur County, Iowa!
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06/24/2013


 
 
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