City Hall


City of Decorah



TO PROVIDE, in partnership with the community, an outstanding City in which to live, work, play and visit. 

TO PROVIDE quality service in an efficient, effective manner. 

TO IMPROVE the livability of our community through personal dedication, integrity, accountability, innovation and sensitivity. 

TO ENSURE an even better community for future generations.

PO Box 138
400 Claiborne Dr.
Decorah, Iowa 52101

Phone (563) 382-3651
Fax (563) 382-6525


City Administrator
Chad Bird  

City Clerk, Treasurer

Wanda Hemesath, MMC 

Deputy City Clerk
Debbie Cook - 

Billing Clerk/Office Assistant
Debra Hagensick -   


Don Arendt -
Mayor's Office hours: Monday and Thursday 9:00 a.m. - Noon

Council meets 1st and 3rd Monday 
of each month at 7:30 p.m