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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

July 1, 2024

7 p.m., Odebolt City Hall

2024 City Council Members

Todd Bengford, Mayor

Carl Hemer, Council Member

Levi Thies, Council Member

Seth Duff, Council Member 

Ron Sorensen, Council Member

Drew Stuhrenberg, Council Member


Christy Hoefling, City Clerk


City Council Committees


  • Finance: Chair - Carl Hemer

  • Properties: Chair - Carl Hemer

  • Public Safety: Chair - Todd Bengford

  • Recreation: Chair - Seth Duff

  • Water/Sewer/Garbage: Chair - Drew Stuhrenberg

  • Streets: Chair - Ron Sorensen

  • Nuisance Abatement: Chair - Levi Thies


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.


Left to right: Council Member Drew Stuhrenberg, Council Member Levi Thies, Council Member Ron Sorensen, Mayor Todd Bengford, Council Member and Mayor Pro-tem Carl Hemer. Not pictured: Council Member Seth Duff


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 of Public Works: Michael Grote


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