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City Hall

City Hall is located at 1206 Market Street (located right next to the library). Hours of operation are normally 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. The City Clerk’s phone number is 515-352-3999.

Get Alerts From The Gowrie Police Department

Sign up for Webster County Alerts including messages specifically for Gowrie from the Gowrie Police Department.  Click Here

How Does It Work?

In the event of an emergency or severe weather, an alert will be sent to the phone number provided by voice, text, email and/or pager. 

This is a free service provided by Webster County, IA, however, normal message fees may apply. To receive text messages to your cell phone, your cell phone must have text messaging capabilities. Notifications are dependent upon external providers and Webster County, IA cannot guarantee notifications will be received by the intended recipient. 

Alerts sent from WEBSTER Alerts will originate from 69310 for text messages and (515) 555-0911 for phone calls. Please be sure to save these in your phone book.

Reserve A Park For Your Get-together!

If you would like to reserve a park location please contact the Gowrie City Clerk at 515-352-3999 in advance with the date and park you wish to reserve.  There is no charge for use of shelters but you can reserve one for a special occasion.


Consists of a kitchen, bathrooms, play equipment and open shelters.

     Kitchen with bathroom - $75.00

     Kitchen - $50.00

     Bathroom - $25.00

     All options require a $25.00 deposit that will be refunded as long as you leave it clean

     and return the keys.


Consists of an open shelter, portable toilet, play equipment, disc golf course as well as tennis, pickle ball, basketball and horse shoe courts, plus located right by the Gowrie Swimming Pool.


Consists of an open shelter, bathrooms, portable toilet, play equipment, basketball court, batting cage, and a ball diamond.

     Bathroom access $25.00

     Requires a $25.00 deposit that will be refunded as long as you leave it clean

     and return the keys.

Click here for the full .pdf document for Gowrie's Code of Ordinances. 

City Council Representatives


Bruce Towne



Terry Willardson 

Mayor Pro-Tem


Bruce McCormack


Carrie Dalley


Austin Promes


Keith Streit


City Hall

1206 Market Street

Phone: 515 - 352 - 3999 City Clerk

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Hours

Gowrie Police Department

Patrick Monaghan #94-31
Chief of Police

Gowrie Police Department

1206 Market Street

Gowrie, IA 50543

Phone: 515-352-3800

     For Emergency Dial 911

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