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City Manager
Robert Fagen
418 2nd Avenue West, Spencer, IA 51301 Phone (712) 580-7200
E-mail: bfagen@spenceriowacity.com

Deputy City Manager/Finance Officer
Brian Weuve
418 2nd Avenue West,
Spencer, IA 51301 Phone (712) 712-580-7200
E-mail: bweuve@spenceriowacity.com

City Clerk
Theresa Reardon
418 2nd Avenue West,
Spencer, IA 51301 Phone (712) 580-7200
E-mail: treardon@spenceriowacity.com

City Attorney
Donald Hemphill
215 Grand Avenue, Spencer, IA 51301 Phone
(712) 262-6801
E-mail: don@hemphill-law.com

City Hall
Located at 418 2nd Avenue West, directly east of the Clay County Courthouse.

City Hall office hours are 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday thru Friday.

Mailing Address, Phone, and Fax
City of Spencer
418 2nd Avenue West
Spencer, IA 51301
Phone Number (712) 580-7200
Fax Number (712) 580-7236

Offices at City Hall include: Office of Mayor, Office of City Manager, City Clerk's Office, Public Works Department, Planning Department. The Spencer Council Chambers is located at the North end of the building with a separate entrance at 420 2nd Avenue West. The north entrance to City Hall is the entrances to the offices of the Spencer Chamber of Commerce, 122 West 5th Street, (712) 262-5680 and Spencer Main Street Company, 122 West 5th Street, (712) 262-7246.

Elected Officials

City Clerk's Office

The City Clerk's office is always full of activity as the Central Administration office for the City of Spencer. The City Clerk, Donna Fisher, is primarily responsible for the finances and record keeping for our City. There are five other full time support staff members in the Clerk's office portion of the City Hall that strive to assist the citizens of Spencer. Among a wide variety of duties for each staff member, we have a Deputy City Clerk who works primarily with investments and payroll, a Bookkeeper responsible for the accounting system records and reports, an Accounting Assistant who works with Public Works and Solid Waste billing, an Administrative Assistant to assist the needs of our citizens and is primarily responsible for our Cemetery records, and an Administrative Assistant who's primary focus is Accounts Receivable for the City of Spencer. As well as trying to do our best to keep the wheels of the City turning, our primary concern is to assist you in any way we possibly can as we represent our fine City! E-mail the City's Clerk's office if you have any questions or concerns.

Summary of Role and Duties of the City Clerk and the City Clerk's office:

City Council Secretary
Custodian of City Records and Proceedings
Finances of the City: Including bookkeeping, investments, commercial garbage
City Cemetery Records
Public Information
Code enforcement and licensing
Issue excavation, electrical and plumbing permits
Personnel and payroll
Secretary to City boards and commissions including:
Spencer Park Board
Spencer Golf Course Board
Planning and Zoning Commission
Airport Board of Trustees
Civil Service Commission
Zoning Board of Adjustment
Collection Rate Review Board
Americans with Disabilities Act Task Force
Voting Information

General Information
To register to vote you must be a citizen of the United States, at least 17 1/2 years old and declare Iowa as your voting residence. You must be at least 18 years old to vote.

You can register to vote at the following locations:

Clay County Auditor's office, 300 West 4th Street, Spencer, Iowa
City Clerk's office, 418 2nd Avenue West, Spencer, Iowa
When you renew your driver's license

For information on the nomination process for municipal elections, contact the City Clerk's office.

Voting Precinct Locations - Municipal, State, and Federal Elections
If you need precinct information for voting, contact the Clay County Auditor's office at (712) 262-4569.

All precincts vote at the Clay County Regional Events Center, 800 West 18th Street.

Click here for a map of Spencer wards.



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