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The City agrees that this information will be used for internal purposes only and will not be provided to third parties.

2017 Water Quality Report

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Allen County
Allen County Sheriff
State of Kansas
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Official City Sites
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Current Road Conditions
K-State Allen County Extension

Public Announcements

Water Treatment Burnout

City Wide Fall Clean-Up

Fall Clean-Up Information

Employment Opportunities

Firefighter/Paramedic & Firegfighter/EMT

New Ordinances

Ordinance 3477

Ordinance 3478

Next Council Meeting

Regular meeting, September 25, at 6 PM at the Riverside Park Community Building at 510 Park Ave.

Regular meeting of the City Council at the Riverside Park Community Building, every second and fourth Monday of each month.


Welcome to Iola, Kansas

Located in Allen County, Kansas at the US 54 Hwy. and US 169 Hwy. junction, Iola provides a number of opportunities for its citizens. The city is known for the rich community life and deep traditions created by its friendly residents. Iola has one of the largest town squares west of the Mississippi. Population approximately 5704 in the year 2010.

Along with a beautiful town square, Iola boasts of modern, affordable housing, a nearby county airport, a community college, five public parks, including a brand new zero-entry swimming pool facility at it's largest park, Riverside Park. The Recreation Department sponsors various year round activities to fulfil the needs of citizens of all ages.

We invite you to further explore the choices Iola offers by browsing this site.

Online Payments

An Online Payment option is now being offered as a convenience for City of Iola Utilities customers, and for individuals making payments for fines through Iola Municipal Court. Please do not use the online payment system if your citation lists "Court" in the field intended for the fine amount. You are required to appear in court on the court date listed on your citation.

Customers utilizing online payments will be charged a convenience fee. Credit/Debit cards will be assessed a fee of 2.5% of the payment amount.  Check payments will be assessed a fee of $1.50.  Customers can make payments at city hall and/or over the phone for no additional fee.

To access online payments, follow this link. You will be redirected to an external website.

Council Meeting Video

Council Meeting videos will  begin playing on Cox Cable channel 6,  at 11 am on the second day following the meeting.  The video will play continuously for approximately 48 hours.  This includes special called meetings. 

Council Meeting Video now on YouTube

Emergency Communications

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Be safe! Register your phone number with the Emergency Communications Network

Iola Storm Shelters