CITY OF OSCEOLA
City of Osceola
Osceola is a city of the Second Class (population 880). Its form of government is Mayor-City Council. Officials are elected to serve four-year terms.
Tornado Siren/Outdoor Alert Warning System
A test occurs the second Monday of each month at 1:15 p.m. In case of inclement weather on the second Monday, the test will occur on the third Monday. The siren is a continuous blast.
For more information, Download Tornado Siren Flier.
Pet Licensing and Rules
All dogs and cats over 4 months of age kept, harbored, or maintained by citizens of the City of Osceola must be licensed every year at the city office. The cost is $11.25 per year per animal and is due by April 30th. THE FACT THAT YOU MAY KEEP YOUR PET INDOORS AT ALL TIMES DOES NOT MEAN YOU DO NOT NEED TO LICENSE YOUR PET. Licenses may be obtained by completing and returning the license application, proof of current rabies vaccination, and $11.25 per pet.
Keeping more than two dogs at one time over the age of three months requires a kennel permit. Contact the City Office for the Kennel Permit Form and requirements.
For more information, please read the pet ownership rules.
City Parks, Pool, and Ball Fields
City Park and Pool: Located at 621 N. State Street - North of Highway 81/92
City Baseball and Softball Fields: Located at 1570 -129th Road - South of Osceola on County Road 129, east of N Blvd
City Tee-ball Field: Located east of the pool on Kimmel Street
Walking and Bike Trail: Located on the south end of Osceola at intersection of Beebe Street and S. Nance Street (near the hospital) stretching to the Ball Fields
Pocket Park: Located at the southeast corner of N. State Street and Hawkeye Street
Governors' Park Arboretum: Located south of the Good Samaritan Center between N. Nance Street and N. State Street
Snow Season & Snow Emergency Reminders
As a general rule, when snow is predicted a snow emergency will be in effect for the entire City of Osceola. No cars are to be parked on the designated snow emergency routes when a snow emergency is in effect. The City can have vehicles towed at the owner's expense. Click the "Snow Season Reminders" below for more information.
The City of Osceola has a truck ordinance prohibiting the parking of semis in residential areas. Trucks should be parked in the city provided truck parking lot located on N. Nance Street east of Frontier Coop elevators and bins and south of the Fire Hall. The City provides the electricity for plugging the semis in.