City of Decorah
PO Box 138, 400 Claiborne Dr.
Decorah, Iowa 52101

  • (563) 382-3651
  • (563) 382-6525
  • Monday - Friday  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Mayor Don Arendt

Mayor - Don Arendt
Mayor's Office hours:
Mon & Thur 9 a.m. - Noon

Chad Bird, City Administrator

City Administrator
Chad Bird

City Clerk, Treasurer
Wanda Hemesath, MMC


Deputy City Clerk
Debbie Cook


Billing Clerk/Office Assistant
Debra Hagensick


Payroll Clerk
Lisa Lensing


City of Decorah Vision Statement

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.