City Council

The Odebolt City Council meets the first Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at the Odebolt Community Center. For special accessibility needs, please call 668-2231, at least 24 hours in advance.


Next City Council Meeting

Dec. 13, 2021 (date change)

7 p.m., Odebolt Community Center

See Agenda

City Council Members

Mike Hoefling, Mayor

Christy Hoefling, City Clerk

Todd Bengford, Mayor Pro-Tem, Council Member

Jim Scott, Council Member

Lee Hemer, Council Member

RuthAnn Mohr, Council Member

Brian Pierce, Council Member



City Council Committees


  • Finance: Chair-Hemer

  • Properties: Chair- Bengford

  • Public Safety: Chair- Hoefling

  • Recreation: Chair-Mohr

  • Water/Sewer/Garbage: Chair-Pierce

  • Streets: Chair-Scott

  • Nuisance Abatement: Chair- Mohr

  • Safety: Chair- Pierce


A complete list of committees, including co-chairs, is available at City Hall.


City Attorney

George Blazek 
Franck, Sextro & Blazek PLC


Tax Abatement Application


Interested in starting a new business in Odebolt, or making improvements to your existing Odebolt business? Tax abatements may be available. Download the application here. For more information on incentives to starting a business in Odebolt, call City Hall at (712) 668-2231.


Members of the 2021 City Council are Brian Pierce, Lee Hemer, Chad Peterson, Todd Bengford, Mike Hoefling (Mayor), Ruth Ann Mohr, and Christy Hoefling (City Clerk).

2021 CITY COUNCIL (pictured above)
Front: (Inset: Brian Pierce)  Lee Hemer, James Scott;  Back: Todd Bengford, Mike Hoefling (Mayor), Ruth Ann Mohr, and Christy Hoefling (City Clerk) Photo courtesy of the Ida County Courier


City Hall

205 W. Second St.

P.O. Box 433

Odebolt, IA 51458

(712) 668-2231 - City Clerk - Assistant

Hours: 8:30 a.m. - Noon and 1-3 p.m., Monday - Friday


Waste Water Office

401 W. Market St.

Odebolt, IA 51458

(712) 668-2669

Superintendent: Bill Tysor