Welcome to Hartley, Iowa!

Hartley is a small community with an entertaining atmosphere that attracts young people and families to visit and stay. Hartley builds on its traditional agricultural strengths in diverse and innovative ways.  Hartley supports and attracts a range of new and diverse technology based businesses, with an economy that is supported by a variety of recreational activities and events.

Much of Hartley's local development has occured in Hartley's Industrial Park as well as new home development on the east side. Work from the Hartley Economic Development Committee is helping to ensure more development in Hartley. With the addition of Valero's Ethanol Plant, we hope that more businesses and families will be attracted to the area.






The City of Hartley is seeking a Swimming Pool Manager who has overall responsibility for managerial, administrative and facility operation of the pool. Responsibilities include but are not limited to enforcing policies and procedures, personnel management and training. Duties involve all swimming pool operations, including first aid, rotations, hiring and work schedule of staff, janitorial duties, limited pool maintenance including daily chemical analysis/testing, pool cleaning, cleaning of bathrooms, swim lessons, and all other duties as necessary or required. This employee should have excellent organizational, communication, and public relations skills. This position requires weekend and holiday work.  Education & Experience: Prefer candidates with knowledge and experience in pool management operations. High school diploma required and must be eighteen years or older. Must have Lifeguard Training, CPR & First Aid Certification.  Equal Opportunity Employer. Send resume or fill out job application at City Hall. Resume or job application must be submitted to City Hall at 11 S. Central Avenue, Hartley, Iowa 51346 or emailed to hartley@tcaexpress.net by 4:30 p.m. February 23, 2017. For more information, call the Hartley City Hall at (712) 928-2240.  Click here for application.


City of Hartley Seeking Lifeguards and Head Lifeguard

The City of Hartley is seeking lifeguards and a head lifeguard for the swimming pool. This is a seasonal part-time position for the 2017 summer season.

Applications can be picked up at Hartley City Hall 11 S. Central Avenue, Hartley, Iowa 51346 or at www.hartleyiowa.com.

Applications must be returned to City Hall or to hartley@tcaexpress.net by March 10, 2017. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Click here for application.




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City Waste Dump

City Yard Waste Dump will be open only on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Only lawn trimmings, leaves, garden and brush waste can be put there. 
We ask that you please not leave garbage at the site!


Snow Removal Reminders & Snowmobile Ordinances

Review the ordinances for removal of snow.  Click here.




Need a place to stay while visiting Hartley? 

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Building for Sale or Lease

Click here for brochure. (former Family Dollar building & lot)

City of Hartley offers financial assistance
for sidewalk replacement


(Formed August 8, 2016)

Jackie Stoltz, Kelsie Boyer, Wes Boyer, Pam Mohni
Cheryl Bethke, Ashley Daggett, Crystal Dolphin, Jessika Storm
Carlos Francisco Gallard, Joyce Tewes, Chris Wilson, Rachel Wilson
Brittany Dolphin, Kristina Bush, Erica Schierholtz

“A Land Beyond Expectations!”

We're proud of our region – Northwest Iowa. 
Please enjoy the video!

City Downtown Planning Meeting Results
We ask for your comments about Hartley’s downtown.

To do that email hartley@tcaexpress.net.
Click here for the SWOT Analysis.





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Learn to Play the Ukulele at the Public Library
Location: Hartley Public Library
Date: February 20, 2017  (6:00pm - 7:00pm)
H-M-S FFA Pancake Breakfast
Location: H-M-S High School
Date: February 26, 2017  (9:00am - 1:00pm)
Charlene Elyea presents "Biomusic: The Sounds of Nature"
Location: Hartley Public Library
Date: February 22, 2017  (Starts at: 3:00pm)
City of Hartley
11 S Central Ave.
Harley, Iowa 51346
Ph: 712-928-2240 Fax: 712-928-2878
Email: hartley@tcaexpress.net
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