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 City Government

* Office Hours

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00; (closed 12-1)

* Important Phone Numbers & Addresses

City Office   (620) 367-8111
fax  (620) 367-2774/ 101 S. Cedar
City Shop   (620) 367-4801

Police Department (to leave a message)   (620) 367-4803 or Email goespd@mtelco.net
Goessel Municipal Court   (620) 367-8111
101 S. Cedar - Community Room

Goessel Public Library   (620) 367-8440
101 S. Cedar

* Current Governing Body

Mayor  -  Dave Schrag
Council Members
  • Larry Lindeman
  • Larry Schmidt
  • James Wiens
  • Rollin Schmidt
  • Dean Snelling

* City Council Regular Meeting Date

Third Monday of each Month - 7:00 p.m. in the Civic Center Conference Room, 101 South Cedar  

* City Personnel

  • City Clerk/Deputy Court Clerk  -  Anita Goertzen
  • Court Clerk/Deputy City Clerk  -  Paula Flaming
  • Police  - Seth Louks
  • Public Works  -  Karen Dalke
  • City Attorney  -  Marilyn Wilder
  • Municipal Judge  -  Greg Nickel
  • Court is held every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Civic Center Community Room, 101 South Cedar, Goessel


*Community Room / Shelter House Rental

To reserve the Community Room located at 101 S. Cedar or the Shelter House at West Branch Park, call 367-8111 during office hours or leave a message and the City Clerk will contact you.

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* Dogs

  • All dogs over the age of six months must be licensed; contact the city clerk for information.

  • No residence shall have more than two dogs

  • All dogs shall be confined or restrained; the police Chief, Police Officer, and the Public Works Director are authorized to pick up any dog running at large and a pick up fee of $15.00 will be charged to the owner



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*City Ordinances

* City Utility Bills

CCR Report

  • The City of Goessel bills for water, sewer and trash pick-up
  • Water is $9.85 for 1,000 gallons + $2.62 per 1,000 additional gallons up to 5,000 gallons and $2.91for each 1,000 thereafter
  • Sewer is based on the average water usage for Jan., Feb., Mar, with a min. charge of $10.43
  • Trash carts are required and provided by Waste Connections at a cost of $10.50 for a 65 gal. or $11.00 for a 95 gal.  Cost includes administrative fee and disposal fee. Waste Connections - 800.388.5902
  • Bills are sent on or about the first of each month and are due by the 10th of that month with a late fee added to the remaining balance on the 11th
  • Water service is disconnected on the 21st if no payment is received - a $30 reconnect fee is charged to have service restored
  • Payments can be made by mail or by placing them in the utility payment box on the East side of the Goessel Civic Center
  • The city office is open Monday-Friday 8 am- 12 & 1 to 5 pm.
  • The Public Works shop is located just to the north of the Fire Station; 214 1/2 East Main; the Public Works Director is not always in the building
  • Trash pick-up is on Tuesday mornings - have trash at the road by 7:00 am.

* Leaves And Brush Disposal

  • The City of Goessel has a burn ordinance in effect that prohibits any burning other than for cooking purposes.
  • A tree limb and brush disposal site is located at 400 S. Summit - south of West Branch Park.
  • This facility is locked; residents need to obtain a key from any city council member, the city clerk, or the public works director.
  • A compost area is also at this same site to accept leaves and grass clippings; this compost is available to city residents when it is ready
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