After thirteen years of working and volunteering at the Lake Park Public Library, Pam is resigning. Please join us in sending a card to Pam to thank her for her service and to let her know we will all miss her. You can drop cards off at the library or cards can be sent to:
PO Box 235
Lake Park, Iowa 51347
We Will Miss You Pam!
The Lake Park Public Library is accepting applications for a part-time Library Assistant up to 17 hours per week (Tuesday, Thursday and every other Saturday). This is a year-round position. Duties include: assisting the Library Director with the circulation desk, customer service, reference requests, shelving, cataloging new materials, adult and children’s programs and other duties as assigned. Submit application or resume to:
Lake Park Public Library Board
PO Box 344
Lake Park, Iowa 51347
Applications are available at the library, call 712-832-9505 to set up a time to pick one up.
Applicant must be at least 18 years of age, a high school graduate and have computer skills.
The City of Lake Park is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
A Finding of No Significant Impact (FNSI) has been issued for the City of Lake Park, IA wastewater project. The documentation is available online at www.IowaSRF.com/ER. If no objections to the project are received by the end of the 30-day comment period (October 21, 2020), the FNSI will be finalized and the environmental review will be complete.
It has been brought to the attention of the Police Department that individuals are hanging, sitting, and having photos taken of them being on top of the basketball hoops at the City Park. This is not the intended use of the basketball hoops.
The park and all amenities associated with it were funded by the. City using money collected from taxes, grants, and donations, therefore using property/amenities for other than there intended purpose constitutes criminal behavior.
The Code of Iowa, specifically Chapter 716.1 (Criminal Mischief) references damage, destruction, alteration, defacing, of property when done intentionally with no right to do so. By allowing a person to climb the pole and sit on the hoop is damaging to the pole and the basketball hoop itself, a person does not have the right to do so.
The Police Department would like to work with our citizens to get this action stopped. If you have contributed to this behavior please stop immediately, otherwise criminal charges can/will be filed.
Please help us to keep our park equipment in good shape, to be enjoyed by everyone.
Thanks for your cooperation!
Chief Tony Urwin
Lake Park Police Department
As fall approaches, we often turn to yard clean up before the snow flies. Just a few reminders:
Grass, leaves, yard waste
Do Not put this waste in the garbage bins or dumpsters. There is a drop-off spot located at the city shed. The disposal of waste, originating on the premises, by open burning is allowed.
Shall only be allowed north of Railroad Street on even numbered days and south of Railroad Street on odd numbered days. Recreational fires are allowed at any time.
As of July 27, Dickinson County is holding onto LAST place in the state for census response. Lake Park is at 52.3% which ranks below both Spirit Lake and Milford. Enough emphasis cannot be put on the importance of making sure you are counted. Population is used to determine a number of ways various federal/state funding is distributed. Complete your Census online at my2020census.gov or call 844-330-2020. YOU MATTER!!